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Morrisville State wrestling ends season with duals against NYU and University of Scranton

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College wrestling team concluded its 2008-09 season hosting New York University and University of Scranton, falling 43-10 and 28-19 respectively, Saturday afternoon in Morrisville.

Against NYU, Nate Cross (Kingsbury, NY) and Wheeler Brunschmid (Sherburne, NY) each picked up wins for the Mustangs, Cross pinning opponent Andrew Cotlov in 56 seconds at 149 pounds and Brunschmid a major decision (15-4) over Rudy DeLaCruz at 184.

Morrisville State raced out to a 13-6 lead over the University of Scranton in the second match-up for the Mustangs, but couldn’t hold on as the Royals took the match by a 28-19 final score. Joe Lanza (Herkimer, NY) was credited with the forfeit win at the 125 pound weight class. Justin Delamothe (Cross River, NY) tallied the 7-0 decision over Adam Gault at 133 before Cross picked up his second win of the day at 149 with a 10-4 decision over Jeff Kapica. At 174 Chad McCray (Albany, NY) defeated Steve Glickman by a 7-4 decision. Brunschmid was 2-0 on the day at 184, tallying the 10-4 decision over Matt Terry.

Morrisville State concludes the season 0-8 in dual matches.

Complete individual match results are as follows:

NYU 43, Morrisville 10
Wt. Results NYU Morrisville
125: Bryon Tuyay (N) maj. dec. Joe Lanza, 10-0 4 0
133: Clement Bommier (N) dec. Justin Delamothe, 8-3 7 0
141: Matthew Boyd (N), forfeit 13 0
149: Nate Cross (M) dec. Andrew Cotlov, fall 0:56 13 6
157: David Rice (N) dec. Goodson Phillipe, fall 5:16 19 6
165: Calvin Hawkes (N), forfeit 25 6
174: Sean Conners (N) dec. Chad McCray, fall 5:45 31 6
184: Wheeler Brunschmid (M) maj. dec. Rudy DeLaCruz, 15-4 31 10
197: Jamie Myers (N) dec. Bill Tuohy, fall 1:32 37 10
285: Jordon Schimmenti (N), forfeit 43 10

NYU 33, University of Scranton 9
Wt. Results NYU Scranton
125: Bryon Tuyay (N), forfeit 6 0
133: Clement Bommier (N) dec. Adam Gault, fall 2:56 12 0
141: Dan Lutz (S) dec. Matthew Boyd, 4-2 12 3
149: Tom Manning (S) dec. Andrew Cotlov, 7-2 12 6
157: Mike Guenther (S) dec. Calvin Hawkes, 7-6 12 9
165: David Rice (N) dec. Steve Glickman, 8-5 15 9
174: Sean Conners (N) dec. Matt Terry, 4-0 18 9
184: Steve Massey (N) dec. Luke Genovese, 8-6 21 9
197: Jamie Myers (N), forfeit 27 9
285: Jordan Schimmenti (N) dec. Sean McCauley, fall 5:40 33 9

University of Scranton 28, Morrisville 19
Wt. Results Scranton Morrisville
125: Joe Lanza (M), forfeit 0 6
133: Justin Delamothe (M) dec. Adam Gault, 7-0 0 10
141: Dan Lutz (S), forfeit 6 10
149: Nate Cross (M) dec. Jeff Kapica, 10-4 6 13
157: Mike Guenther (S) maj. dec. Goodson Phillipe, 11-1 10 13
165: Michael Bonomo (S), forfeit 16 13
174: Chad McCray (M) dec. Steve Glickman, 7-4 16 16
184: Wheeler Brunschmid (M) dec. Matt Terry, 10-4 16 19
197: Luke Genovese (S) dec. Bill Tuohy, fall 4:41 22 19
285: Sean McCauley (S), forfeit 28 19

Morrisville State enters its third year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2008. Upon successful completion of the provisional period, Morrisville State will be a candidate for full accreditation as a member of the NCAA.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.