BINGHAMTON, New York The Boise State University wrestling team completed its trip to the state of New York on Sunday (Nov. 23) posting a 2-1 record at the Sprawl & Brawl Duals.
Ranked No. 13, Boise State defeated Clarion 31-6 and Rutgers 25-13, while dropping its match to No. 15 Edinboro, 20-12. The Broncos are now 6-1 in dual matches this year. On Saturday (Nov. 22), the Broncos won the Cornell Body Bar Tournament in Ithica, New York.
Three Bronco wrestlers went undefeated during the day. Kirk Smith, ranked No. 5 at 184 pounds, posted a 3-0 decision over Clint Podish of Clarion, handed Chris Orzechowski of Rutgers a 6-1 defeat and recorded a 7-2 decision over No. 14 Chris Honeycutt of Edinboro. Smith is undefeated this season with a record of 15-0.
Andrew Hochstrasser went undefeated on Sunday in the 133 pound weight class recording a pin over Cameron Moran of Clarion at the 4:14 mark of the match, handing Paul Grogan of Rutgers a 16-4 major decision loss and defeating Ricky Deubel of Edinboro, 7-1. Hochstrasser is also undefeated this season at 15-0.
Competing in the 174-pound weight class, Kurt Swartz was the final Bronco to go undefeated on Sunday. Swartz recorded a pin over Scott Joseph of Clarion at the 2:27 mark of the match, posted an 8-2 decision over Mike Cuccinotto of Rutgers and downed Paul Paddock of Edinboro 6-1.
The Broncos will now take a two-week break from action before competing in the annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational December 5 and 6 (Friday and Saturday).
Following are complete results from all three matches.
BOISE STATE 31 CLARION 6
125- Brian Owen (BS) dec. Jay Ivanco (CL) 2-1
133- Andrew Hochstrasser (BS) pinned Cameron Moran (CL) 4:14
141- Sal Lascari (CL) dec. Eli Hutchison (BS) 7-6
149- Jason Chamberlain (BS) dec. Greg Lewis (CL) 8-3
157- Adam Hall (BS) dec. Hadley Harrison (CL) 5-2
165- Tyler Sherfey (BS) maj. Dec. Dominic Ross (CL) 11-1
174- Kurt Swartz (BS) pinned Scott Joseph (CL) 2:27
184- Kirk Smith (BS) dec. Clint Podish (CL) 3-0
197- Jamie Luckett (CL) dec. Ryan Allen (BS) 7-4
HWT- Sam Zylstra (BS) dec. Quintas McCorkle 4-1
BOISE STATE 25, RUTGERS 13
125 Alan Bartelli (BS) dec. Mike Demarco (RT) 3-1
133 Andrew Hochstrasser (BS) major dec. Paul Grogan (RT) 16-4
141 David Greenwald pin Eli Hutchinson (BS) 2:16
149 Nathanial Holt (BS) win by forfeit
157 Adam Hall (BS) dec. Scott Winston (RT) 7-5
165 Tyler Shervey (BS) dec. Matt Rigoglioso (RT) 7-0
174 Kurt Swartz (BS) dec. Mike Cuccinotto (RT) 8-0
184 Kirk Smith (BS) dec. Chris Orzechowski (RT) 6-1
197 Karim Mahmoud (RT) dec. Ryan Allen (BS) 7-2
HWT D.J. Russo (RT) major dec. Chris Givens (BS) 12-2
EDINBORO 20, BOISE STATE 12
125 Brian Owen (BS) dec. Kyle Fluke (EU) 9-8
133 Andrew Hochstrasser (BS) dec. Ricky Deubel (EU) 7-1
141 Joel Webster (EU) dec. Cory Fish (BSU) 3-0
149 Torsten Gillespie (EU) dec. Jason Chamberlain (BS) 6-0
157 Gregor Gillespie (EU) dec. Adam Hall (BS) 1-0
165 Jarrod King (EU) dec. Tyler Sherfrey (BS) 6-5
174 Kurt Swartz (BS) dec. Paul Paddock (EU) 6-1
184 Kirk Smith (BSU) dec. Chris Honeycutt (EU) 7-2
197 Pat Bradshaw (EU) maj. Dec. Ryan Allen (BSU) 14-3
HWT Joey Fendone (EU) maj. Dec. Sam Zylsta (BS) 8-0