Bulls Host a Pair of Duals this Weekend

Bulls Host a Pair of Duals this Weekend

BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo wrestling team is back home this weekend to host a pair of duals. The Bulls will face Columbia on Saturday at 2 pm and Sacred Heart on Sunday at 1 pm.

Buffalo is riding a three-match winning streak in duals. The Bulls beat Kent State on December 11 and Indiana and Indiana Tech on December 18. UB had to win its final five matches to earn its first ever win over the Hoosiers.

This will be the fifth meeting with Columbia. The Lions hold a 3-1 edge in the series, including an 18-15 victory last season. Columbia is 0-3 in duals this season.

The Bulls have never lost to Sacred Heart, holding a 6-0 advantage. Buffalo beat the Pioneers, 32-6, last season. Sacred Heart is 2-3 in duals this year.

Both matches this week can be seen on ESPN3. Click here to watch the Columbia dual. Here is the link for the Sacred Heart dual.

Projected Matchups vs. Columbia
125: Kyle Akins (5-2) or Justin Patrick (6-4) vs. Johnson Mai (0-2)
133: Bryan Lantry (10-3) vs. Alec Kelly (6-7)
141: Jason Estevez (4-3) vs. Jacob Macalolooy (10-7)
149: Colt Cotten (10-4) vs. Dan Reed (6-7) or Brock Morgan (3-5)
157: Alex Smythe (9-6) or Kobe Garrehy (9-9) vs. Tyler Ponte (3-7)
165: Tyler Rill (6-4) or Austin Weigel (12-4) vs. Tyrel White (10-8)
174: Muhamed McBryde (16-9) vs. Austin Coniker (5-7)
184: Brett Perry (9-10) vs. Jacob Young (0-4)
197: James Benjamin (9-2) or Nate Rose (12-5) vs. Matt Doggett (0-9)
285: Jake Gunning (9-3) vs. Garrett Ryan (13-4)

Projected Matchups vs. Sacred Heart
125: Kyle Akins (5-2) or Justin Patrick (6-4) vs. Tim Johnson
133: Bryan Lantry (10-3) vs. Gerald Daly
141: Jason Estevez (4-3) vs. Brandon Levesque
149: Colt Cotten (10-4) vs. Alex Harnsberger
157: Alex Smythe (9-6) or Kobe Garrehy (9-9) vs. Casey Mitchell
165: Tyler Rill (6-4) or Austin Weigel (12-4) vs. Matt Fisher
174: Muhamed McBryde (16-9) vs. Mark Boyle or Joe Toci
184: Brett Perry (9-10) vs. Elliott Antler
197: James Benjamin (9-2) or Nate Rose (12-5) vs. Sasha Oliinyk
285: Jake Gunning (9-3) vs. Dan Hayden or John Hartnett