RUTGERS WRESTLERS LOSE TO BLOOMSBURG

Bloomsburg, PA (February 12, 1999) -- The Rutgers University Wrestling (4-4-1) squad lost to Bloomsburg University (7-4-1) by a score of 21-12 at Bloomsburg today. Bloomsburg won the war of attrition, as neither team posted a pin. The Scarlet Knights’ only points of the match came from a forfeit in the Heavyweight class, and from decisions by senior Joe Wysocki (Rahway, NJ/Rahway) in the 165 weight class and sophomore Tom Tanis (Oak Ridge, NJ/Jefferson Twp.) in the 174 weight class.

Bloomsburg 21 Rutgers 12

125 Russ Witt (BU) dec. Greg Theony (RU) 5-3
133 Brian Chartowich (BU) dec. Brett Taylor (RU) 3-1
141 Brett Tullo (BU) dec. Tom Wysocki (RU) 4-1
149 George Carter (BU) dec. Jon Forster (RU) 7-5
157 Hunter Guenot (BU) dec. Doug Riddell (RU) 4-2 (OT)
165 Joe Wysocki (RU) dec. Brad Gilbert (BU) 11-6
174 Tom Tanis (RU) dec. Jim Hogan (BU) 3-2
184 Chad Eckert (BU) dec. Rick Romero (RU) 5-3 (OT)
197 Kris Smith (BU) dec. Chris Federici (RU) 7-3
HWT Tom Petko (RU) Forfeit