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November 25, 2009

2009-2010 Season - 10th ranked Cornell drops wrestlers 34-6

Freshmen Hunter Feraco (Gull Lake HS, Battle Creek, Mich.) and Steve Poffenberger (Allegan HS, Paw Paw, Mich.) both claimed individual victories but it was not enough as Augustana dropped a 34-6 dual meet to 10th ranked Cornell on Wednesday, November 25 in the Carver Center. The Rams recorded pins three of the first five weight classes and jumped off to a 24-0 lead.

The match started at 149 pounds and it was not until Feraco picked up a 4-2 win in overtime against Andrew Anderson at 197 pounds that the Vikings got on the scoreboard.

Following Feraco’s victory Augustana dropped close matches at 285 and 125 pounds. George Papandreou (Waukegan HS, Waukegan, Ill.) lost to Wyatt Bauman 1-0 at 285 and Kyle Brodwater (St. Joseph Hamm HS, Medford, New Jersey) dropped a 3-0 decision to Timothy Hood at 125.

Poffenberger picked up a thrilling 3-3 w/riding time win over Nick Nothern at 133 pounds to account for the other Viking victory.

Cornell is now 4-2 on the season while Augustana falls to 0-2.


Cornell 34, Augustana 6
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Carver PE Center *** Augustana College *** Rock Island, Illinois

Match began at 149 pounds
149 – Jacob Schwebke (C) pinned Tyler Hernandez @ 4:06
157 – Nicholas Loughlin (C) beat Zac Holland (A) 10-5
165 – Joe Hambleton (C) pinned Ian Knepshield (A) @ 4:13
174 – Cliff Robertson (C) beat Alex Vavra (A) 7-4
184 – Andrew Roberts (C) pinned Matt Nykaza (A) @ 3:50
197 – Hunter Feraco (A) beat Andrew Anderson (C) 4-2
285 – Wyatt Bauman (C) beat George Papandreou (A) 1-0
125 – Timothy Hood (C) beat Kyle Brodwater (A) 3-0
133 – Steve Poffenberger (A) beat Nick Nothern (C) 3-3 – riding time
141 – Kevin Donohue (C) beat Alec Rizzo (A) 14-0

RECORDS: Cornell 4-2….Augustana 0-2