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PSC Wrestling splits tri-meet with AIC and Wesleyan

PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Plymouth State College's wrestling team split a pair of dual matches Sunday at Foley Gymnasium, defeating Wesleyan University 43-3 but losing to American International College, 26-25. AIC also was on the winning end against Wesleyan, 37-16.

In the closest match of the day, the AIC-Plymouth State encounter came down to the final two bouts. PSC senior Todd Oljey (Byfield, MA) pinned AIC's Dan Vargas (Agawam, MA) at 149 pounds to give the Panthers a 25-20 lead, but AIC's Kevin Sullivan (Newington, CT) returned the favor, pinning PSC's Derek Warshafsky (Chelmsford, MA) in the third period at 157 pounds to give the Yellow Jackets the one point victory.

Five Panther wrestlers were double winners on the afternoon. Oljey won his two bouts at 149 to improve his season record to 15-7; junior Shawn Kain (Lakeville, MA) won twice at 165 to up his mark to 13-10; junior Ben Baker (Gardiner, ME) was 2-0 Sunday at 174 to improve to 17-7; sophomore Brent Arbogast (Nashua, NH) had two pins at 141 pounds, giving him a 24-4 record with a team-high 10 pins; and senior Ryan Carr (Salem, NH) won twice in the heavyweight division to up his season mark to 25-5.

Double winners on the day for AIC included Yves Lamitie (Cambridge, MA) at 125, Brice Kelly (Blossavale, NY) at 133, Sullivan at 157, Joe Pistone (Middletown, NY) at 184, and Ben McCrillis (Westbrook, ME) at 197.

Plymouth State is now 10-5 overall, while AIC is now 9-5 and Wesleyan drops to 2-6.

The Panthers will be home again next Saturday (Feb. 6), hosting a multi-team meet at Foley Gymnasium that will include Springfield, Trinity, Southern Maine and Johnson & Wales (1:00 p.m.).

Collegiate Wrestling Results --- at Foley Gymnasium, Plymouth, N.H. --- Jan. 31, 1999

AIC 37, Wesleyan 16 165 lbs. Derek Plonka (AIC) def. Shuang Wang (W), 5-3 174 lbs. Chris Jeffries (W) won by Forfeit 184 lbs. Joe Pistone (AIC) def. Ryan Tookes (W), pin 1:36 197 lbs. Ben McCrillis (AIC) def. Myron Allukian (W), TF 6:00 (20-5) HWT John Green (W) def. Ed Carson (AIC), pin 1:51 125 lbs. Yves Lamitie (AIC) def. Dave McDougall (W), pin 3:14 133 lbs. Brice Kelly (AIC) won by Forfeit 141 lbs. Rafael Calixto (AIC) def. Rob Carrillo (W), 16-5 149 lbs. Brian Fair (W) def. Kane Vandal (AIC), 11-3 157 lbs. Kevin Sullivan (AIC) def. Britton Boyd (W), 17-2

PSC 43, Wesleyan 3 165 lbs. Shawn Kain (PSC) def. Shuang Wang (W), Pin 1:03 174 lbs. Ben Baker (PSC) def. Chris Jeffries (W), TF 6:00 (19-3) 184 lbs. Russ Pamulak (PSC) def. Ryan Tookes (W), pin 1:59 197 lbs. Myron Allukian (W) def. Todd Austin, 4-2 HWT Ryan Carr (PSC) def. John Green (W), pin 1:38 125 lbs. Nate Buffington (PSC def. Dave McDougall (W), pin 0:52 133 lbs. No Match 141 lbs. Brent Arbogast (PSC) def. Rob Carrillo (W), pin 0:19 149 lbs. Todd Oljey (PSC) def. Brian Fair (W), 18-5 157 lbs. Derek Warshafsky (PSC) def. Britton Boyd (W), 3-2

AIC 26, PSC 25 165 lbs. Shawn Kain (PSC) def. Derek Plonka (AIC), 9-0 174 lbs. Ben Baker (PSC) won by Forfeit 184 lbs. Joe Pistone (AIC) def. Russ Pamulak (PSC), 14-4 197 lbs. Ben McCrillis (AIC) def. Todd Austin, pin 1:36 HWT Ryan Carr (PSC) def. Percey Smith (AIC), 7-3 125 lbs. Yves Lamitie (AIC) def. Nate Buffington (PSC), 13-0 133 lbs. Brice Kelly (AIC) def. Jim Freda (PSC), 1:54 141 lbs. Brent Arbogast (PSC) def. Rafael Calixto (AIC), pin 5:00 149 lbs. Todd Oljey (PSC) def. Dan Vargas (AIC), pin 0:55 157 lbs. Kevin Sullivan (AIC) def. Derek Warshafsky (PSC), pin 5:23

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