ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Bucknell wrestling team was defeated by Navy, 26-10, in their first meeting since 2009 on Sunday at Wesley Brown Field House.
Smith moved to 13-3 on the season with his 4-1 victory over Nicholas Gil. Smith used a first-period takedown, a second-period escape and a 2:19 advantage in riding time to remain undefeated in dual meets at 5-0.
Phipps tied Smith for the team lead with four wins by major decision on the strength of his 14-2 victory over Connor Doyle. Phipps, who only ceded a pair of escapes and held a 2:50 edge in riding time, posted a four-point near fall, a two-point near fall and two takedowns during the bout. With its result, he moved to 5-1 in his past six matches.
Hoffman stretched his winning streak to five bouts by blanking Joshua Roetman, 3-0. Hoffman used a third-period reversal and 2:51 advantage in riding time to slip past Roetman.
In his first dual appearance at heavy weight, Brandon Stokes fell, 6-5, to Austin Faunce. After Stokes scored a takedown with three seconds remaining to tie the bout at 5-5, Faunce escaped with one second left on the clock to pull out the win.
The Bison return to action when they compete at the Virginia Duals on Jan. 12-13. The brackets will be announced early this week.
125: Aslan Kilic (Navy) dec. over Geo Barzona (BU) 6-3
133: Cody Trybus (Navy) dec. over David Campbell (BU) 6-2
141: #13/11/13 Tyler Smith (BU) dec. over #-/14/- Nicholas Gil (Navy) 4-1
149: Corey Wilding (Navy) tech fall over Seth Hogue (BU) 21-6
157: Zack Davis (Navy) fall over Christian Bassolino (BU) 2:31
165: Drew Daniels (Navy) dec. over D.J. Hollingshead (BU) 4-1
174: A.J. Alford (Navy) dec. over Nick Stephani (BU) 3-1
184: Drew Phipps (BU) maj. dec. over Connor Doyle (Navy) 14-2
197: Garrett Hoffman (BU) dec. over Joshua Roetman (Navy) 3-0
285: Austin Faunce (Navy) dec. over Brandon Stokes (BU) 6-5
Note: Rankings are Intermat/The Open Mat/FloWrestling