HARTFORD, Conn. – Sophomore Bradley Beaulieu earned a pair of wins as the University of Southern Maine Huskies picked up a pair of dual meet wins at Trinity College Saturday night.
Southern Maine defeated Western New England 24-17 in its first contest and then rumbled past Trinity 27-15. In the opener junior Peter Del Gallo (Gardiner, Maine) opened with a 4-2 win at 125 pounds over Nick Arborio, and Beaulieu followed with a 12-3 major decision against Austin Roche. Senior Brendan Weir had a win by technical fall, 18-3, over Andrew Piedrahita in the 149-pound match, while sophomore Brandon Cousino earned a third period pin over Daniel Price at 197 pounds.
Against Trinity, Leo Amabile won at 125 pounds, 5-1, over Finnegan McGovern and Del Gallo had a win by forfeit at 133. Wrestling at 141, Beaulieu earned a 5-1 win over Joe Penna, and was followed by a win by forfeit at 149 by Jared Garcia. Zac Thompson had a 7-4 decision at 157 to give USM a commanding 21-0 lead. Trinity won the next four matches to make it 21-15 before Risti close the win pinning Devon deFillipi in 1:23.
With the pair of dual meet wins, Southern Maine is now 7-9 in its dual meets. Southern Maine returns to action on Sunday, February 10 (10:00 a.m.) at the Wesleyan Tri-Match.
Southern Maine 24, Western New England 17
Wt. Results Running Score
125 Peter Del Gallo (SM) dec. Nick Arborio (WNE), 4-2 USM, 3-0
133 Brad Beaulieu (SM) m dec. Austin Roche (WNE), 12-3 USM, 7-0
141 Justin DeLucia (WNE) tech. fall Jacob Garcia (SM), 15-0 USM, 7-5
149 Brendan Weir (SM) tech Andrew Piedrahita (WNE), 18-3 USM, 12-5
157 Ryan Monteiro (WNE) dec. Zach Thompson (SM), 7-5 OT USM, 12-8
165 Jeffrey Suschana (WNE) dec. Juan Vernaza (SM), 4-3 USM, 12-11
174 Davey Goodall (WNE) dec. Josh Smith (SM), 4-2 WNEU, 12-14
184 John Boyle (WNE) dec. Raul Gierbolini (SM), 7-1 WNEU, 12-17
197 Brandon Cousino (SM) pinned Daniel Price (WNE) USM, 18-17
285 Mike Risti (SM) won by forfeit USM, 24-17
Southern Maine 27, Trinity 15
125 Leo Amabile (SM) dec. Finnegan McGovern (T), 5-1 USM, 3-0
133 Peter Del Gallo (SM) won by forfeit USM, 9-0
141 Brad Beaulieu (SM) dec. Joe Penna (T), 5-1 USM, 12-0
149 Jared Garcia (SM) won by forfeit USM, 18-0
157 Zac Thompson (SM) dec, Kevin Lyskawa (T) 7-4 USM, 21-0
165 Jack Reilly (T) dec. John Smith (SM), 4-0 USM, 21-3
174 Steve Cerrone (T) dec. Raul Gierbolini (SM), 5-2 USM, 21-6
184 Anders Klass (T) pinned. Juan Vernaza (SM), 1:40 USM, 21-12
197 Mason Sangillo (T) dec. Brandon Cousino (SM), 6-3 USM, 21-15
285 Mike Risti (SM) pinned Devon deFillippi (T), 1:23 USM, 27-15