Wrestling Rolls in Long Center Return Over Hunter, 46-6

Junior Aidan McNally was one of five Royals to collect pinfall victories on Wednesday vs. Hunter in the John Long Center. © Photo by Timothy R. Dougherty / doubleeaglephotography.com
Junior Aidan McNally was one of five Royals to collect pinfall victories on Wednesday vs. Hunter in the John Long Center. © Photo by Timothy R. Dougherty / doubleeaglephotography.com
Aidan McNally Jeremiah Oakes William Laughlin

 

SCRANTON - Five members of The University of Scranton wrestling team recorded victories by pinfall, as the Royals easily got past Hunter on Wednesday in a dual match, 46-6, in Scranton's first contest inside the John Long Center since November.

With the win, Scranton moved to 10-2 on the year in duals. Here are some highlights from the dominating win for the Royals

  • Earning pinfall victories on the day were: freshman Anthony Clarizio (Cedar Grove, N.J. /Cedar Grove) at 141 (4:31), junior Kyle Shaffer (Mahwah, N.J./Mahwah) at 157 (4:16), freshman Jeremiah Oakes (Scranton, Pa./Scranton) at 165 (2:22), junior William Laughlin (Lansdale, Pa./North Penn) at 174 (2:45) and sophomore Aidan McNally (Scranton, Pa./Scranton) at 184 in the fastest time of the afternoon at 1:47.

  • Elsewhere, sophomore Matthew Murawski (Harrington Park, N.J./Northern Valley - Old Tappan) continued his winning ways with a 16-5 major decision victory at 125 pounds.

  • Two Royals earned victories by forfeit to round out the afternoon in junior Kiel Pechko (Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood) at 197 pounds and senior Keegan Connelly (Schnecksville, Pa./Allentown Central Catholic) at 285 pounds.

Later in the afternoon, Wilkes wrestled Hunter and collected a 47-6 decision. For full results on the afternoon, click here: https://athletics.scranton.edu/sports/wrest/2019-20/files/Wrestling_vs._Hunter_Wilkes_Results.pdf

The University of Scranton returns to action on Saturday, in what will be a busy day at the North/South Duals, which will be hosted at Ursinus. Action gets underway at 10 a.m. 

--ROYALS--