Bulls In Search of Third Straight Dual Win at SIU-Edwardsville on Friday

Bulls In Search of Third Straight Dual Win at SIU-Edwardsville on Friday

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BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo wrestling team will travel to SIU-Edwardsville to face the Cougars in a Mid-American Conference dual. The Bulls are in search of their third straight dual win after knocking off Clarion and Hofstra.

The Bulls are coming off a 25-12 win over Hofstra on January 6. Buffalo's match at SIU-Edwardsville is the first of six straight Mid-American Conference duals. UB is 7-3 in duals this season.

The Bulls have two wrestlers in the national rankings. Senior Bryan Lantry is ranked 10th at 141 lbs. and senior Jake Gunning is ranked 12th at heavyweight.

SIU-Edwardsville is 0-6 in duals on the season and is coming off 42-6 loss to Wyoming on December 30.

This will be the fourth meeting between the schools. Buffalo leads the all-time series, 3-0. The Bulls won the last meeting, 24-14, at SIUE last season.

Friday's dual is scheduled to start at 8 pm (EST). Click here to watch a stream of the game.

Projected Matchups vs. SIU-Edwardsville
125: Kyle Akins (10-4) vs. Austin Macias (2-11) or Gage Datlovsky (3-10)
133: Derek Spann (13-2) vs. Jake Blaha (2-10) or Lucas Bernal (1-4)
141: #10 Bryan Lantry (5-0) or John Arceri (10-10) vs. Coleman Brainard (0-3)
149: Jason Estevez (7-6) vs. Tyshawn Williams (10-5)
157: Alex Smythe (7-2) vs. Justin Ruffin (10-5)
165: Troy Keller (7-4) or Noah Grover (10-14) vs. Nate Higgins (6-10)
174:  Jake Lanning (2-9) vs. Kevin Gschwendtner (4-10)
184: Logan Rill (7-9) or Pete Acciardi (20-9) vs. Sergio Villalobos (4-10)
197: Brett Perry (11-7) vs. Christian Dulaney (6-5)
285: #12 Jake Gunning (10-3) vs. Colton McKiernan (9-6)