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Topic: Brown Wrestling

Ricky Cabanillas ’23 defeated Matt Swanson of Binghamton and  Matt Kolonia of Bucknell to guarantee a top-eight placement.


Brown wrestling combines for one placer, 10-20 record at EIWAs

March 8, 2020 Comments are Disabled

The wrestling team was led by Ricky Cabanillas ’23 at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships, who placed seventh at 149 lbs.

Bastianelli has fought to a 17-11 record this season, which includes three pins and three technical falls.


Nino Bastianelli ’21 edges wrestling association rivals

February 28, 2020 Comments are Disabled

Nino Bastianelli ’21 picked up two crucial victories this weekend to close out the wrestling team’s regular season, helping the Bears edge Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association rivals Harvard and Sacred Heart.

After two weeks of training, Bruno will head to Columbia on Feb. 15, hoping to bounce back from an upsetting double loss.


Brown wrestling falls to Penn, Princeton in EIWA doubleheader

February 3, 2020 Comments are Disabled

The wrestling team dropped both of its dual meets to Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association rivals Penn and Princeton in two tightly contested bouts at the Pizzitola Sports Center this weekend.

Charlie Faber ’21 (133 lbs) dominated his Binghamton opponent in a 15-6 win, and challenged Cornell’s No. 4 Chas Tucker in an 8-3 defeat.


Wrestling splits road trip against Binghamton, Cornell

January 27, 2020 Comments are Disabled

The wrestling team notched its first victory of the year with a 19-14 triumph over Binghamton University Saturday before falling 36-4 to No. 22 Cornell later that day.

Butterbrodt (left) was the 26th seed of the 33 wrestlers in his weight class, but came within one match of attaining All-American status.


Men’s wrestling takes four wins at NCAA Tournament

April 1, 2019 Comments are Disabled

After a strong conference tournament run, the wrestling team looked to parlay their momentum into the NCAA Wrestling Tournament in Pittsburgh March 21-23.

Christian LaFragola ’19 clinched a crucial 3-1 win in overtime against Brian Bonino of Columbia. The Bears’ decisive victories over the weekend coincided with the team’s Senior Day, when visiting alums showed up to support the team. Next week, the team will take on Harvard in Cambridge before returning home for their final match against Sacred Heart University.


Wrestling sweeps EIWA rivals on Senior Day

February 20, 2019 1 comment

The men’s wrestling team took out Columbia and Hofstra University Saturday in two critical victories on their Senior Day. The dual against Columbia came down to the wire, with the Bears needing a win from Tucker Ziegler ’19 (197 lbs) in the final bout.

The wrestling team lost against Cornell Saturday. The Bears then fell  to  Binghamton at the annual “Rumble and Tumble” event in the Pizzitola Sports Center, which also featured a gymnastics competition.


Wrestling drops matches against Cornell, Binghamton

January 27, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The wrestling team was defeated by both Cornell and Binghamton University Saturday, losing 42-6 to the Big Red and 19-15 to the Bearcats. Bruno found tough sledding against a No. 10 Cornell team that had five of 10 wrestlers ranked in the top 20 nationally. 

Trey Keeley ’20 earned his first career victory over a ranked opponent, defeating 20th-ranked Cole Verner of the University of Wyoming in the 125 lb weight class.


Wrestling finishes 35th in Las Vegas Invitational

December 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Following tournaments at Binghamton University and the United States Naval Academy, the wrestling team headed west to Las Vegas this weekend to take on several of the nation’s best teams at the prestigious Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.

Wrestling duo earns titles at Bearcat Open


Wrestling duo earns titles at Bearcat Open

November 15, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The wrestling team put on an impressive performance at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open Sunday.

With his second straight bid, CJ LaFragola ‘19 will be one of three students representing the University wrestling team at the NCAA Championships. Justin Staudenmayer ’18 and Jon Viruet ’19 will also be competing.


LaFragola ’19 wins second NCAA bid

March 8, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Last year, CJ LaFragola ’19 had to wait to receive an at-large bid to the 2017 NCAA Championships.