Wrestling Cruises Past SUNY-Sullivan, 50-6

Wrestling Cruises Past SUNY-Sullivan, 50-6

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. – The Castleton University wrestling squad picked up its third consecutive dual match victory on Wednesday evening, taking down SUNY-Sullivan by a final score of 50-6 at Columbia High School in East Greenbush, N.Y.

The Spartans claimed nine of the 10 weight classes on the evening, including five wins via fall.

Owen Kretschmer opened the day  at the 125 with a 9-2 victory via decision, before Michael Gonyea upped the lead to 9-0 with a win via fall in 1:02 in the 133. After SUNY-Sullivan took the 141-pound bout via fall, Castleton earned six points on a forfeit by SUNY-Sullivan at the 149.

Cooper Fleming notched a win via technical fall at the 157, taking his match 19-2. Cameron Milliken kept it rolling at the 165 with a pin in 1:01, before Chance LaPier and Jason Hoffman added dominant wins via fall in their respective weight classes. SUNY-Sullivan forfeited both the 197 and 285-pound bouts, giving Castleton the easy victory in mid-week action.

The Spartans return to the mat on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for the NEWA Championship Duals at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I.