#2 JWU Dominates Norwich & Southern Maine

#2 JWU Dominates Norwich & Southern Maine

NEW LONDON, Conn. – The second-ranked Johnson & Wales University wrestling team rolled to a pair of victories on Sunday. The Wildcats went on the road to defeat Norwich, 54-6, and Southern Maine, 33-9, at the Coast Guard Academy.

The wins up JWU's record to 14-4 on the year. The Wildcats have won 34-straight dual meets against New England schools.

After Norwich got a forfeit at 125 pounds, the Wildcats dominated the Cadets with nine-straight pins. The fastest was by fifth-ranked Michael DiNardo at 197 pounds as he won in just 38 seconds. Thomas Grippi and Da'mani Burns each posted pins in under a minute.

The second match was nearly just as lopsided. The Huskies got six points from a forfeit at 125 pounds, but the Wildcats went on to win eight of the next nine matches. Third-ranked Khamri Thomas posted a 25-8 tech fall at 184 pounds and DiNardo pinned Dylan Schenk in just 22 seconds of their 197-pound bout.

Next Sunday the Wildcats host the NEWA Duals at the Providence Convention Center. 

JWU 54 Norwich 6                                                                                                                   JWU-NOR
125:      Dylan Marone (NOR) wins by forfeit                                                                               0-6
133:      Christopher Caban (JWU) def. Jacob Forsman (NOR) Fall 1:02                                       6-6
141:     Joe Ferinde (JWU) over Drake Troyer (NOR) Fall 4:20                                                    12-6
149:      Da'mani Burns (JWU) def. Tyler Barker (NOR) Fall 0:57                                                  18-6
157:      Thomas Grippi (JWU) def. Zach Morris (NOR) Fall 0:56                                                   24-6
165:      Adrian Gonzalez (JWU) def. Cameron Lapierre (NOR) Fall 1:29                                       30-6
174:      Christopher Behen (JWU) def. Hunter McLaughlin (NOR) Fall 1:13                                   36-6
184:      Khamri Thomas (JWU) def. Ethan Johnson (NOR) Fall 1:48                                             42-6
197:      Michael DiNardo (JWU) def. Satchel Stauffer (NOR) Fall 0:38                                          48-6
285:      Tommy Wrzesien (JWU) def. Gabriel Duden (NOR) Fall 1:34                                           54-6                 

Johnson & Wales 33, Southern Maine 9                                                                                  JWU-USM
125:      Peter Del Gallo wins by forfeit                                                                                        0-6
133:      Bobby Jordan (JWU) def. Brad Beaulieu (USM) Major Decision 11-3                                4-6
141:      Joe Ferinde (JWU) def. Austin Shorey (USM) Decision 4-1                                              7-6
149:      Da'mani Burns (JWU) def. Brendan Weir (USM) Major Decision 12-1                               11-6
157:      Malik Rasheed (JWU) def. Zac Thompson (USM) Major Decision 14-5                             15-6
165:      Adrian Gonzalez (JWU) def. Josh Smith (USM) Major Decision 16-3                                19-6
174:      Raul Gierbolini (USM) def. Nick Caracappa (JWU) Decision 9-4                                       19-9
184:      Khamri Thomas (JWU) def. Sam Strozier (USM) Tech Fall 25-8                                       24-9
197:      Michael DiNardo def. Dylan Schenk (USM) Fall 0:22                                                        30-9
285:      Tommy Wrzesien (JWU) def. Mike Risti (USM) Decision 7-6                                            33-9