|HOFSTRA BEATS WAGNER 53-0
IN HOME OPENER
|Hofstra (1-0) defeated Wagner (0-2), 53-0, before nearly 1,000 fans at the David S. Mack Sports Complex in Hempstead, NY. The Pride won all ten bouts contested and were led by Lou Ruggirello (5-0) at 133, Jonny Bonilla-Bowman (3-1) at 157, Ryan Patrovich (4-1) at 165 and All-American Alton Lucas (4-0), a senior at 174 pounds. Ruggirello, a junior applied a tight bar arm to secure his fifth consecutive fall on the season, Bowman used a barrage of double leg takedowns to post a 21-8 major decision, along with Patrovich who used a combination of single leg takedowns and a duck under hook ankle pick en route to a 16-4 verdict. Lucas overpowered his opponent and used a strong half nelson to record his fall at the 4:15 mark and gave the host team an insurmountable 37-0 lead with three bouts remaining in the dual.|
| HOFSTRA 53 WAGNER 0
125- Steve Bonanno (H) tech.fall. Jason Mandragena, 16-0.
133- Lou Ruggirello (H) pinned Nick Keshecki, 2:07.
141- Jeff Rotella (H) pinned Jake Villaret, 2:39.
149- P.J. Gillespie (H) pinned Ryan Cornell, 4:36.
157- Jonny Bonilla-Bowman (H) maj.dec. Larry Peotter, 21-8.
165- Ryan Patrovich (H) maj.dec. Sean Quinn, 16-4.
174- Alton Lucas (H) pinned Ryan Malloy, 4:15.
184- Ben Clymer (H) tech.fall. Peter Morano, 17-0.
197- Rob Piscitello (H) pinned Mark Wagner, 3:43.
285- Jordan Enck (H) tech.fall. Angelo D'Amico, 15-0.
|Hofstra Coach, Tom Shifflet with some of his New York recruits : Ryan Patrovich, Lou Ruggirello, Alton Lucas, and Jonny Bonilla-Bowman.|
Patrovich single legs Wagner's Sean Quinn.
|Jonny Bonilla-Bowman, Hofstra uses a single leg to takedown Larry Peotter, Wagner.|
|P.J. Gillespie of Hofstra follows Nick Dalcero of Wagner.|
|Hofstra's Lou Ruggirello works to turn Wagner's Nick Kreshecki.|
|Steve Bonanno, Hofstra, holds on to Jason Mandragena, Wagner.|
|Hofstra's All-American, Alton Lucas, upends Wagner's Ryan Malloy. Lucas won by fall at 174 pounds. The Pride is currently ranked 16th.|