Terriers Send 11 Wrestlers to Nittany Lion Open

GO TERRIERS Sophomore B.J. Suitor defeated opponents from Edinboro, Lock Haven and Old Dominion.
Sophomore B.J. Suitor defeated opponents from Edinboro, Lock Haven and Old Dominion.

Dec. 4, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Boston University sent 11 wrestlers to the Nittany Lion Open, the largest one-day collegiate tournament in the country, on Sunday. Sophomore B.J. Suitor led the way for the Terriers with three victories in the 133-pound bracket.

Junior Kyle Czarnecki (165) and sophomores Alex Najjar (184) and Kevin Innis (285) each recorded two victories on the day while senior Ryan Dowd (125) and freshman Tyler Scotton (149) each picked up a victory.

BU now enters its semester break and will return to action on Jan. 6 when it visits Franklin & Marshall.


Ryan Dowd
Lost to Nicholas Megaludis (Penn State), 17-3 (md)
Pinned Andrew Brown (Cleveland State), 0:39
Lost to David Terao (American), 10-3


B.J. Suitor
Pinned Anthony Michael (Edinboro), 4:32
Defeated Brandon Choate (Old Dominion), 2-0
Lost to Kyle Gilchrist (Columbia), 7-4
Defeated Cody Wheeler (Lock Haven), 4-2
Pinned by Justis Flamio (NYAC), 5:33


Tyler Scotton
Defeated Domenic Pietropaolo (Pittsburgh), 3-1
Lost to Casey Smith (Army), inj. default

Peter Ishiguro
Lost to Dan Gormley (Buffalo), 9-5


Andrew Maksimovic
Lost to Thomas Gantt (N.C. State), 4-1




Matt Rubin
Lost to Nicholas Carr (Kent State), TF: 16-1

Mitchell Wightman
Lost to Joe Chamish (Binghamton), 5-3


Kyle Czarnecki
Defeated Kean Loupee (Central Michigan), 8-0 (md)
Defeated Jacob Schalles (Navy), 5-3
Pinned by David Taylor (Penn State), 2:33
Lost to Adam Fondale (Columbia), 3-2


Alex Najjar
Defeated Matthew Snook (Maryland), 7-5 (sv)
Defeated Andy Vaughan (Pittsburgh), 3-2
Lost to Quentin Wright (Penn State), TF: 15-0 (6:01)
Lost to Angelo Malvestuto (Virginia Tech), 11-1 (md)


Kevin Innis
Pinned Christopher Innace (George Mason), 1:30
Defeated Kevin Lester (Columbia), 10-4
Lost to Jack Delia (Lehigh), 6-5
Lost to Michael Horton (Edinboro), 7-5

Brad Castronovo
Pinned by Bobby LaVelle (Virginia Tech), 2:17
Lost to Michael Horton (Edinboro), TF: 16-0 (2:25)

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