No. 5 Cornell Tops Brown in Ithaca
Ithaca, N.Y. – The Brown men's wrestling team had its second matchup in as many days, taking on one of the nation's top teams in No. 5 Cornell on Saturday afternoon. The Bears were able to pick up two wins in the dual meet and saw three others narrowly decided. Despite some impressive performances, the Bears were topped 36-6.
It was a senior-led effort for Brown as Jeff Lemmer (Milwaukee, Wisc.) and Dave Foxen (Garden City, N.Y.) were both victorious at 165 and 174 pounds, respectively. Lemmer registered an 8-4 win over Derek Schriener, using two takedowns, a reversal and a near fall to secure the W. Foxen took a 4-1 decision over Billy George.
Sophomore Billy Watterson (Pound Ridge, N.Y.) had a great bout against nationally ranked Frank Perrelli. Watterson was narrowly edged, 4-1, by the No. 6 wrestler in the country at 125 pounds.
Freshman Zack Tanenbaum (Leawood, Kan.) and senior Max Lewin (Wayland, Mass.) were each edged 6-1 at 141 and 157, respectively.
The Bears are back in action on Satrurday, January 28, when they host dual matches against Army (10 a.m.), Rhode Island College (Noon) and Johnson & Wales (2 p.m.).
No. 5 Cornell 36, Brown 6
125- No. 6 Frank Perrelli (Cornell) dec. Billy Watterson (Brown), 4-1 (Cornell, 3-0)
133- Nick Pena (Cornell) dec. Beau Martino (Brown), 7-1 (Cornell, 6-0)
141- Mike Nevinger (Cornell) dec. Zack Tanenbaum (Brown), 6-1 (Cornell, 9-0)
149- Chris Villalonga (Cornell) win by fall Ricky Bailey (Brown), 2:44 (Cornell, 15-0)
157- Craig Eifert (Cornell) dec. Max Lewin (Brown), 6-1 (Cornell, 18-0)
165- Jeff Lemmer (Brown) dec. Derek Schreiner (Cornell), 8-4 (Cornell, 18-3)
174- David Foxen (Brown) dec. Billy George (Cornell), 4-1 (Cornell, 18-6)
184- No. 3 Steve Bosak (Cornell) win by fall Ophir Bernstein (Brown), 1:51 (Cornell, 24-6)
197- No. 1 Cam Simaz (Cornell) win by forfeit (Cornell, 30-6)
HWT: Maciej Jochym (Cornell) win by fall Marcos Aranda (Brown), 1:37 (Cornell, 36-6)