RIT moves to 5-1 in 2018-19 with wins over King's and Oswego State
January 05, 2019

 


Tigers win 17 of the 20 total matches

OSWEGO, NY – The RIT wrestling team (5-1) began the 2019 calendar year in fine fashion, rolling to a pair of wins Saturday at the New York/Pennsylvania Duals hosted by Oswego State University. RIT opened the day with a 54-0 win over King's College (0-9) and knocked off host Oswego (2-2), 38-10.

Seven different RIT grapplers won a pair of matches Saturday. Versus King's, RIT recorded four wins by forfeit and four more wins by fall.

The Tigers rolled in the win over Oswego State, as Zach Stedeford (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny), Kaidon Winters (Athens, PA/Athens Area), Joe Cutugno (Ventnor, NJ/Atlantic City) and Connor Calkins (Almond, NY/Alfred-Almond) earned pins, while Chris Horton (Athens, PA/Athens Area) recorded a win by technical fall.

Stedeford won both of his matches by fall, improving to 16-5 in 2018-19. Winters, ranked second at 157 lbs. in Division III, moved to 19-0 on the season, while picking up his 11th pin. Calkins improved to 16-5 with his pair of wins, while Dempsey King (New Hartford, NY/New Hartford), who earned a victory by fall and 4-0 decision, moved to 15-3. Horton moved to 17-5 on the year, while Cutugno is now 14-4. John Donohue (Smithtown, NY/Hauppauge) won his 17th match of the season with a fall against King's.

RIT is right back in action next Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Duals. The Tigers will take on Roger Williams University at 11 a.m., Trinity College at 1 p.m. and host WPI at 3 p.m.

RIT 54, King's (PA) 0
125: Chris Dean (Long Branch, NJ/Long Branch) (RIT) over Dakota Quick (KIPA) (Dec 9-4)
133: Chris Horton (Athens, PA/Athens Area) (RIT) over (KIPA) (For.)
141: Isaiah Ocasio (Vineland, NJ/Vineland) (RIT) over Tony Immediato (KIPA) (Fall 1:39)
149: Zach Stedeford (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny) (RIT) over Matt Sparks (KIPA) (Fall 1:42)
157: Kaidon Winters (Athens, PA/Athens Area) (RIT) over (KIPA) (For.)
165: Dempsey King (New Hartford, NY/New Hartford) (RIT) over Nicholas Palazzolo (KIPA) (Fall 0:57)
174: John Donohue (Smithtown, NY/Hauppauge) (RIT) over Nicholas Price (KIPA) (Fall 2:49)
184: Joe Cutugno (Ventnor, NJ/Atlantic City) (RIT) over (KIPA) (For.)
197: Joey Monteleone (East Syracuse, NY/East Syracuse-Minoa) (RIT) over Isaac Mensah (KIPA) (Dec 5-0)
285: Connor Calkins (Almond, NY/Alfred-Almond) (RIT) over (KIPA) (For.)

RIT 38, Oswego State 10
125: Chris Dean (Long Branch, NJ/Long Branch) (RIT) over (SUOS) (For.)
133: Chris Horton (Athens, PA/Athens Area) (RIT) over Wyatt Gorman (SUOS) (TF 16-1 2:37)
141: Evan Corso (SUOS) over Isaiah Ocasio (Vineland, NJ/Vineland) (RIT) (Dec 11-6)
149: Zach Stedeford (Pittsburgh, PA/North Allegheny) (RIT) over Joshua Bressette (SUOS) (Fall 6:03)
157: Kaidon Winters (Athens, PA/Athens Area) (RIT) over Christian Gramuglia (SUOS) (Fall 6:37)
165: Dempsey King (New Hartford, NY/New Hartford) (RIT) over Trevor Hoffmier (SUOS) (Dec 4-0)
174: Troy Seymour (SUOS) over John Donohue (Smithtown, NY/Hauppauge) (RIT) (Dec 5-2)
184: Joe Cutugno (Ventnor, NJ/Atlantic City) (RIT) over Jeff Lombardi (SUOS) (Fall 6:03)
197: Bryce Reed (SUOS) over Joey Monteleone (East Syracuse, NY/East Syracuse-Minoa) (RIT) (MD 15-3)
285: Connor Calkins (Almond, NY/Alfred-Almond) (RIT) over Nicholas Schmitt (SUOS) (Fall 1:48)





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