Brown Wrestling Falls at Army and Lehigh

Brown Wrestling Falls at Army and Lehigh

Providence, R.I. – The Brown wrestling team traveled West Point on Saturday to take on Army and multiple Bear wrestler won their respective matches, but the Knights came away with the team victory, 28-13. On Sunday at Lehigh, the Bears were topped again, but Grant Overcashier picked up a decision victory.

Against Army at 149, Giuseppi Lanzi picked up a win for Brown, taking the match 8-3 in a decision. Dave Foxen was also victorious at 174. Foxen won by majority decision, 11-0.

Brown's other win came at 184 as Ziad Kharbush pinned Army's Derek Stanley in 1:34. 

The Bears nearly picked up another victory at 125 as Billy Watterson lost by a very close decision to David White, 3-2.   

In Sunday's matchup at Lehigh, Overcashier highlighted Brown's day with a 4-2 decision win. Several other Bears had very close matches which unfortunately did not go Bruno's way.

Watterson had a second close decision, this time 7-6 in favor of Lehigh. Lanzi also found himself on the wrong side of a decision, 4-1 to Joey Napoli.

Brown returns to the mat next weekend, February 5th, when they take in a full day of matches against Penn, Princeton and Drexel.


Army 28, Brown 13

125: David White (A) dec. Billy Watterson, 3-2 (OT2)

133: Jordan Thome (A) pinned Cortlandt Choate, 2:14

141: Casey Thome (A) dec. Grant Overcashier, 6-3

149: Giuseppi Lanzi (B) dec. Nicholas Bundy (A), 8-3

157: Jimmy Rafferty (A) dec. Patrick LaBuz, 10-3

165: Alex Smith (A) dec. Jeff Lemmer, 6-3

174: Dave Foxen (B) maj. dec. Michael Gorman, 11-0

184: Ziad Kharbush (B) pinned Derek Stanley, 1:34

197: Daniel Mills (A) maj. dec. Brandon Shull, 13-2

285: Jacob Bohn (A) pinned Tyler Cowman, 0:46

Lehigh 43, Brown 3

125: Mitch Berger (L) dec. Billy Watterson (B) 7-6, t.b.

133: Frank Cagnina (L) maj. dec. Cortlandt Choate (B) 18-6

141: Grant Overcashier (B) dec. Albert Woody (L) 4-2

149: Joey Napoli (L) dec. Giuseppi Lanzi (B) 4-1

157: Sean Bilodeau (L) pinned Pat LaBuz (B) 2:33

165: Brandon Hatchett (L) tech fall Dave Foxen (B) 16-1, 7:00

174: Austin Meys (L) pinned Brandon Vorrius (B) 2:42

184: Robert Hamlin (L) pinned Ziad Kharbush (B) 3:31

197: Joe Kennedy (L) pinned Brandon Shull (B) 3:29

285: Zach Rey (L) major dec. Tyler Cowman (B) 14-1