Neal Richards Goes Undefeated at Bucknell Quad
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Neal Richards Goes Undefeated at Bucknell Quad

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Red-shirt junior Neal Richards won all three of his matches Sunday as the VMI wrestling team faced stiff competition at the Bucknell University Quad Dual in Davis Gym.

VMI fell 36-3 to the host school, 35-8 to Cleveland State University and 35-4 to the University of Buffalo.

Richards scored a 13-7 decision over his Bucknell opponent, had a technical fall victory (25-5) against Buffalo and a major decision (12-4) against his foe from Buffalo. He is now 5-2 in the 174 pound weight class on the season with two major decisions and two technical falls.

Dom Gallo recorded a 7-2 win against Kyle Henning from Cleveland State at 141. Jerrod Hunziker lost just 2-1 against his Bucknell adversary at 149 and Hunter Starner was defeated 2-0 at 133 against Cleveland State.

VMI (0-4) heads back to Pennsylvania next Sunday to take part in the Keystone Classic in Philadelphia.


VMI at Bucknell Quad Duals, November 11, 2018

Davis Gym

Bucknell 36 – VMI 3

125: Geo Barzona (BU) tech fall over Derek Shockey (VMI) 21-5

133: Brett Rezendes (BU) dec. over Hunter Starner (VMI) 8-2

141: Matthew Kolonia (BU) dec. over Dominick Gallo (VMI) 5-2

149 Joey Schiele (BU) dec. over Jerrod Hunziker (VMI) 2-1

157: Zach Hartman (BU) fall over Darren Ostrander (VMI) 6:42

165: D.J. Hollingshead (BU) fall over Jakob Kennedy (VMI) 4:34

174: Neal Richards, II (VMI) dec. over Nick Stephani (BU) 13-7

184: Kyle Inlander (BU) dec. over Max Gallahan (VMI) 5-2

197: Drew Phipps (BU) maj. dec. over Christopher Beck (VMI) 10-0

285: Brandon Stokes (BU) dec. over Tre Momon (VMI) 7-0


Buffalo 35 – VMI 4

125: Kyle Akins (UB) maj. dec. over Clifton Conway (VMI) 9-0

133: Derek Spann (UB) maj. dec. Hunter Starner (VMI) 16-7

141: #11/13/12 Bryan Lantry (UB) maj. dec. Dominick Gallo (VMI) 12-2

149: Jason Estevez (UB) dec. Jerrod Hunziker (VMI) 7-2

157: #17/18/- Alex Smythe (UB) maj. dec. over Darren Ostrander (VMI) 21-8

165: Noah Grover (UB) maj. dec. Jakob Kennedy (VMI) 12-2

174: Neal Richards, II (VMI) maj. dec. over Jake Lanning (UB) 12-4

184: Logan Rill (UB) dec. Max Gallahan (VMI) 4-1

197: Brett Perry (UB) maj. dec. over Christopher Beck (VMI) 14-4

285: Jake Gunning (UB) tech fall over Tre Momon (VMI) 15-0


Cleveland State 35 – VMI 8

125: Cameron Lathem (CSU) maj. dec. over Clifton Conway (VMI) 13-5

133: Armando Torres (CSU) dec. over Hunter Starner (VMI) 2-0

141: Dominick Gallo (VMI) dec. over Kyle Hennig (CSU) 7-2

149: Brady Barnett (CSU) fall over Zach Schmidt (VMI) 0:55

157: Nico O’Dor (CSU) maj. dec. over Darren Ostrander (VMI) 9-1

165: John Vaughn (CSU) fall over Jakob Kennedy (VMI) 0:46

174: Neal Richards, II (VMI) tech fall over Dimitri Williams (CSU) 25-5

184: Chris Morrow (CSU) dec. over Max Gallahan (VMI) 9-5

197: Ben Smith (CSU) dec. over Christopher Beck (VMI) 7-4

285: Collin Kelly (CSU) fall over Tre Momon (VMI) 0:53