Bucknell rallies past #10 UVA wrestling, 20-16
The 10th-ranked UVA wrestling team dropped a 20-16 decision at Bucknell Saturday (Dec. 20) at Davis Gym. The Cavaliers (5-2) were leading 16-7 with four bouts remaining, but the Bison (1-1) captured all four weight classes to pull off the comeback victory.
UVa got wins at 133 and 141, respectively, from No. 10 George DiCamillo (R-So., Highland Heights, Ohio) and No. 13 Joe Spisak (R-Sr., Boiling Springs, Pa.) before seventh-ranked Gus Sako (R-Sr., Cleveland, Ohio) pinned Victor Lopez at 1:23 of the first period to give the Cavaliers a 12-4 lead.
The Bison picked up three straight wins to tie the match at 16 heading into the final bout, where Bucknell’s No. 19 Joe Stolfi earned a major decision over Collin Campbell, 11-1, to clinch the victory.
After the holiday break, the Cavaliers return to competition Jan. 1-2 at the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tenn. UVa next will compete in dual action Jan. 9-10 when it heads to Hampton, Va., for the Virginia Duals.
Bucknell 20, No. 10 Virginia 16
125: No. 16 Paul Petrov (BU) major dec. Will Mason (UVa), 12-4; BU, 4-0
133: No. 10 George DiCamillo (UVa) dec. Grim Gonzalez (BU), 13-7; BU, 4-3
141: No. 13 Joe Spisak (UVa) dec. Colling Boylan (BU), 8-2; UVa, 6-4
149: No. 7 Gus Sako (UVa) pinned Victor Lopez (BU), 1:23; UVa, 12-4
157: Rustin Barrick (BU) dec. Andrew Atkinson (UVa), 7-3; UVa 12-7
165: No. 2 Nick Sulzer (UVa) major dec. Rob Schlitt (BU), 18-6; UVa 16-7
174: Rory Bonner (BU) dec. Greg Bacci (UVa), 7-2; UVa 16-10
184: Tom Sleigh (BU) dec. Tyler Askey (UVa), 3-1; UVa 16-13
197: Tyler Lyster (BU) dec. No. 14 Zach Nye (UVa), 5-3 TB1; Tied 16-16
285: No. 19 Joe Stolfi (BU) major dec. Collin Campbell (UVa), 11-1; BU 20-16