VESTAL, NY – The University at Buffalo wrestling team went on the road and earned a dominant 29-10 road win at Binghamton on Thursday night. Kyle Akins started things off with a pin at 125 and Derek Spann followed with a first-period tech fall at 133 to set the early tone.
Akins earned his first fall of the season with a pin of Steve Bulzomi midway through the second period. Derek Spann wasted little time taking care of Jason Javier, earning a 17-0 tech fall, in the first period, to improve to 5-0 on the season. The Bulls led 11-0 after just two matches.
After dropping a decision at 141, Jason Estevez got the Bulls back on track with a 13-7 decision over Matt Swanson at 149 to increase the UB lead to 14-3.
Alex Smythe got the Bulls' second pin of the night with a first-period pin of Dylan Wood. Smythe needed only 1:54 to get the win and extend the Buffalo lead to 20-3.
Troy Keller earned his first dual win with the Bulls in come-from-behind fashion. The junior transfer from Niagara County Community College trailed 4-0 before coming back to win a 7-6 decision.
"It was a great win," head coach John Stutzman said. "Akins and Spann started it off. Keller came back from being down, 4-0. It was a great team win, top to bottom."
The Bulls improved to 4-2 in duals. They will next wrestle at George Mason on Saturday.
BUFFALO 29, BINGHAMTON 10
125 – Kyle Akins (UB) won by fall over Steve Bulzomi (BU), 4:37
133 – Derek Spann (UB) won by technical fall over Jason Javier (BU), 17-0 (3:00)
141 – Anthony Sparacio (BU) won by decision over Kyle Todrank (UB), 8-3
149 – Jason Estevez (UB) won by decision over Matt Swanson (BU), 13-7
157 – Alex Smythe (UB) won by fall over Dylan Wood (BU), 1:54
165 – Troy Keller (UB) won by decision over Aidan Monteverdi (BU), 7-6
174 – Vincent DePrez (BU) won by major decision over Jake Lanning (UB), 14-4
184 – Lou DePrez (BU) won by decision over Logan Rill (UB), 7-0
197 – Brett Perry (UB) won by decision over Anthony DePrez (BU), 5-1
285 – Jake Gunning (UB) won by decision over Joe Doyle (BU), 7-4