Army Wrestling Takes Down Bucknell
As they head down the final stretch of the regular season, the Army West Point Wrestling team scored a 29-7 dual match win against EIWA foe Bucknell on Sunday. The Black Knights (9-3, 3-1 EIWA) won eight of their 10matches against the Bison (9-6, 8-3 EIWA), including three bonus point victories.
With the dual beginning at 184 pounds, Noah Stewart was able to set the tempo from the start. The Lewistown, Pa. native scored a fall victory at the buzzer of the second period to give the Black Knights an early 6-0 lead.
After Bucknell was able to get on the board with a decision win at 197, Army rattled off wins in the next four matches to take control of the dual. In the heavyweight bout, Bobby Heald won a 4-1 decision over Brandon Stokes. At 125 pounds, Trey Chalifoux scored early and throughout, as he earned a 15-3 major decision over Geo Barzona.
The 133 and 141 pound contents were tight affairs from start to finish. Andrew Wert Jr. (3-2 dec.) and Logan Brown (8-7 dec.) both were able to hang on to one-point wins to make it 19-3 in the team score after six matches. Matthew Kolonia won Bucknell's second match at 149 pounds -- a 15-3 major decision over Noah Hanau. Read more.