BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo wrestling team put on a show for the home crowd on Saturday night as the Bulls won the first six matches, en route to a 26-6 win over Clarion.
The night was highlighted at 165 where junior Troy Brown scored a technical fall over Evan DeLang, 17-2. He put the match away in the third period with four near fall points on three separate occasions. Kyle Akins began the night at 125 with a 7-2 win, while Derek Span won at 133, 5-2.
Bryan Lantry rejoined the Buffalo lineup after missing time due to injury, and he came away with a 6-1 win at 141. UB also picked up a 7-2 win at 149 from Jason Estevez and a 3-2 win at 157 from Alex Smythe. Through the first six matches, UB was shutting out Clarion, 20-0.
The Golden Eagles got on the scoreboard with wins at 174 and 184, but Buffalo was able to win the final two matches of the night. Redshirt freshman Sam Schuyler won 6-3 at 197 and senior Jake Gunning ended the night with a 3-2 win at 285.
The Bulls will return to action next weekend when they take part at the annual Midlands Championships at Northwestern. Action will begin on Saturday Dec. 29.
Buffalo 26, Clarion 6
125 – Kyle Akins (Buffalo) won by decision over Gavin Park (Clarion), 7-2
133 – Derek Spann (Buffalo) won by decision over Seth Koleno (Clarion), 5-2
141 – Bryan Lantry (Buffalo) won by decision over Andrew Gapas (Clarion), 6-1
149 – Jason Estevez (Buffalo) won by decision over Jalin Hankerson (Clarion), 7-2
157 – Alex Smythe (Buffalo) won by decision over Avery Shay (Buffalo), 3-2
165 – Troy Keller (Buffalo) won by technical fall over Evan DeLang (Clarion), 17-2
174 – Taylor Cahill (Clarion) won by decision over Jake Lanning (Buffalo), 6-4
184 – Shae Bloom (Clarion) won by decision over Logan Rill (Buffalo), 9-4
197 – Sam Schuyler (Buffalo) won by decision over Tyler Bagoly (Clarion), 6-3
285 – Jake Gunning (Buffalo) won by decision over Toby Cahill (Clarion), 3-2