Bulls Conclude Dual Season With 31-9 Win Over Binghamton

Bulls Conclude Dual Season With 31-9 Win Over Binghamton

VESTAL, NY – Competing in their final dual of the season, the University at Buffalo wrestling team took down Binghamton, 31-9, at the Binghamton Events Center on Friday night. It was the Bulls' 11th dual win of the season which is their most since 2004.

Justin Patrick started things off for the Bulls at 125. Patrick jumped out to a 4-2 lead after the first period and held on for the 7-6 decision over Steven Bulzomi.

Bryan Lantry continued his great season with a third-period pin of Audey Ashkar. It was Lantry's sixth straight win and his fifth pin of the season.

Jason Estevez followed with a 3-2 decision over Dylan Caruana at 141. It was Estevez's third straight dual win.

Alex Smythe won a 7-1 decision over Tristan Rifanburg at 157 and Tyler Rill followed with an 11-1 major decision over Jake Einbinder at 165.

Brett Perry had the biggest win of his career with a 7-6 decision over 15th-ranked Steve Schneider at 184. It was Perry's first career win over a ranked opponent.

Nate Rose earned a forfeit win at 197. Jake Gunning capped off the win with a 6-2 decision over Connor Calkins at 285. The win improved Gunning's record to 14-3 in duals on the season.

"It was a great team performance tonight," head coach John Stutzman said. "Brett Perry stole the show with an upset of a nationally-ranked opponent."

Up next for the Bulls are the Mid-American Conference Championships beginning March 4.

BUFFALO 31, BINGHAMTON 9
125: Justin Patrick (UB) won by decision over Steven Bulmozi (BU), 7-6
133: #15 Bryan Lantry (UB) won by fall over Audey Ashkar (BU), 6:53
141: Jason Estevez (UB) won by decision over Dylan Caruana (BU), 3-2
149: Parker Kropman (BU) won by fall over Colt Cotten (UB), 4:23
157: Alex Smythe (UB) won by decision over Tristan Rifanburg (BU), 7-1
165: Tyler Rill (UB) won by major decision over Jake Einbinder (BU), 11-1
174: Anthony Lombardo (BU) won decision over Muhamed McBryde (UB), 5-2
184: Brett Perry (UB) won by decision over #15 Steve Schneider (BU), 7-6
197: Nate Rose (UB) won by forfeit, 6-0
285: Jake Gunning (UB) won by decision over Connor Calkins (BU), 6-2