F&M Opens Season at Terrapin Duals

F&M Opens Season at Terrapin Duals

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Franklin & Marshall opened its 2011-12 campaign with a quartet of matches at the Terrapin Duals hosted by Maryland in College Park on Sunday. The Diplomats dropped all four matches of the season-opening dual meet, falling to Bloomsburg (27-10), West Virginia (41-0), Johns Hopkins (18-16) and 11th-ranked Maryland (39-3).

Freshman Richard Durso was impressive in his collegiate debut for the Diplomats, posting victories in three of the four matches at 141-pounds, all by decision, to lead the way for F&M. Durso took down Bloomsburg's Matt Rappo, 3-0, and Hopkins' Duncan Crystal, 6-3, before earning the lone points in F&M's loss to Maryland with an 8-5 triumph over the Terrapins' Lou Mascola.

Kenny Knapp and Colin Ely also notched wins against Bloomsburg. Knapp won at 133 with a 4-2 decision against Nick Wilcox, while Ely posted a 16-3 major decision at 197 over Sam Shirey.

Against Hopkins, Andrew Murano, Adam Schroeder and Matt Fullowan each joined Durso in the victory column. Murano defeated Henry Stauber at 149, 10-4, Shroeder blanked Jody Gowen, 12-0, for a major decision win at 165, while Fullowan pinned Evan Johnson in 6:49 at 174 for F&M.

The Diplomats return to action on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Drexel at 7:00 pm.

Bloomsburg 27, Franklin & Marshall 10

125 - Sean Boylan (B) t-fall David Hershberger (FM), 2:30

133 - Kenny Knapp (FM) dec. Nick Wilcox (B), 4-2

141 - Richard Durso (FM) dec. Matt Rappo (B), 3-0

149 - Bryce Busler (B) mdec. Andrew Murano (FM), 9-1

157 - Frank Hickman (B) t-fall Eric Norgard (FM) 5:29, (19-2)

165 - Kevin Hartnett (B) dec. Colin Lahiff (FM), 8-2

174 - Mike Dessino (B) dec. Matt Fullowan (FM), 2-0

184 - Mike Mirra (B) mdec. Matt Latessa (FM), 12-2

197 - Colin Ely (FM) mdec. Sam Shirey (B), 16-3

285 - Zac Walsh (B) dec. Alex Henry (FM), 3-0

West Virginia 41, Franklin & Marshall 0

125 - Shane Young (WV) fall David Hershberger (FM) (3:40)

133 - Colin Johnston (WV) mdec. Kenny Knapp (FM), 11-0

141 - Pennesi (WV) dec. Richard Durso (FM), 6-3

149 - Perryman (WV) dec. Andrew Murano (FM), 8-2

157 - Nathan Prezzia (WV) dec. Eric Norgard (FM), 8-4

165 - Eason (WV) dec. Colin Lahiff (FM), 5-0

174 - Bryson (WV) fall Matt Fullowan (FM)

184 - Ryan (WV) mdec. Paul Alessandrini (FM), 11-0

197 - Mancuso (WV) mdec. Colin Ely (FM), 15-7

285 - Williamson (WV) t-fall Alex Henry (FM), 16-0

Johns Hopkins 18, Franklin & Marshall 16

125 – Paul Bewak (JH) dec. David Hershberger (FM), 1-0

133 – Ray Yagloski (JH) dec. Robert Ruiz (FM), 8-4

141 – Richard Durso (FM) dec. Duncan Crystal (JH), 6-3

149 – Andrew Murano (FM) dec. Henry Stauber (JH), 10-4

157 – Matt Fusaro (JH) dec. Eric Norgard (FM), 2-1 OT

165 – Adam Schroeder (FM) mdec. Jody Gowen (JH) 12-0

174 – Matt Fullowan (FM) pinned Evan Johnson (JH) (6:49)

184 – Ben Finelli (JH) dec. Paul Allessandrini (FM), 6-3

197 – Reid Mosquera (JH) dec. Colin Ely (FM), 6-5

285 – Rick Danikowicz (JH) dec. Alex Henry (FM), 6-4

Maryland 39, Frankilin & Marshall 3

125 – Jenkins Monzey (MD) t-fall David Hershberger (FM), 21-5

133 – Kenneth Collado (MD) dec. Robert Ruiz (FM), 6-5

141 – Richard Durso (FM) dec. Lou Mascola (MD), 8-5

149 – Ben Dorsay (MD) dec. Andrew Murano (FM), 6-3

157 – Kyle John (MD) tfall Eric Norgard (FM), 16-0

165 – Josh Asper (MD) tfall Colin Lahiff (FM), 21-6

174 – Corey Peltier (MD) fall Matt Fullowan (FM) (2:11)

184 – Alex Pagnotta (MD) mdec. Matt Latessa (FM), 13-3

197 – Christian Boley (MD) mdec. Isaiah Cromwell (FM), 19-5

285 – Dallas Brown (MD)mdec. Alex Henry (FM), 9-1