ROUNDUP: LHU wrestling rallies to beat Columbia

From staff and wire reports

The No. 23 Lock Haven University wrestling team rallied for four wins in the final five bouts to dig itself out of a 10-point hole midway through the dual, and the Bald Eagles held on for a 21-19 win Sunday at Columbia (3-9).

Four of Lock Haven’s five wins came with bonus points as the Bald Eagles bounced back from the tough Eastern Wrestling League loss at No. 19 Rider on Saturday.

No. 8 Chance Marsteller quickly put the Bald Eagles up 5-0 after earning a 20-4 tech fall over Max Elling. The win pushed Marsteller to 32-1 on the season and followed last night’s huge upset win over No. 4 and previously unbeaten Chad Walsh of Rider.

Despite losing returning national champion Jason Nolf to injury, Penn State came from behind to defeat Rutgers, 25-15. Nolf injured his right knee during his 157-pound bout with Rutgers’ John Van Brill, and was forced to injury default 3:33 into the bout.

Vincenzo Joseph, Mark Hall, Bo Nickal, Anthony Cassar and Nick Nevills won the final five bouts with a combined six bonus points to turn a 15-6 deficit into a 25-15 win.

• Stephen Brown scored 21 points and Bucknell avenged its last loss and opened a two-game lead atop the Patriot League with a 91-79 win over Boston University in men’s basketball.

Zach Thomas added 18 points and Nana Foulland 15 for the Bison (15-8, 9-1), who won their eighth straight since losing at home to the Terriers (11-10, 7-3). The winning streak is their longest since winning 12 straight in 2011-12.

College Wrestling

No. 23 Lock Haven 21, Columbia 19

165: #8 Chance Marsteller (Lock Haven) tech fall Max Elling (Columbia) 20-4. 174: #33 Tyrell White (Columbia) dec. Jared Siegrist (Lock Haven) 7-6 (SV-2). 184: Andrew Psomas (Columbia) dec. #31 Corey Hazel (Lock Haven) 6-5 (SV-1). 197: Michael Bulkin (Columbia) dec. Trey Harstock (Lock Haven) 4-3. 285: #14 Garret Ryan (Columbia) pinned Derek Dragon (Lock Haven) 3:50. 125: Luke Werner (Lock Haven) major dec. Spencer Good (Columbia) 19-11. 133: DJ Fehlman (Lock Haven) major dec. Alec Kelly (Columbia) 18-6. 141: #24 Kyle Shopp (Lock Haven) tech fall Val Miele (Columbia) 17-0. 149: #16 Ronnie Perry (Lock Haven) dec. Jacob Macalolooy (Columbia) 6-3. 157: #15 Markus Scheidal (Columbia) major dec. Alex Klucker (Lock Haven) 14-4.

No. 2 Penn State 25,

No. 13 Rutgers 15

125: #1 Nick Suriano RU pinned Devin Schnupp PSU, WBF (6:41). 133: #19 Scott Delvecchio RU dec. Corey Keener PSU, 6-2. 141: #7 Nick Lee PSU dec. Michael Van Brill RU, 5-2. 149: #1 Zain Retherford PSU maj. dec. #13 Eleazor DeLuca RU, 14-2. 157: #17 John Van Brill RU inj. def. #1 Jason Nolf PSU, inj. def. (3:33)*. 165: #1 Vincenzo Joseph PSU dec. #11 Richie Lewis PSU, 5-4. 174: #2 Mark Hall PSU tech fall Joe Grello RU, 24-9 (TF; 7:00). 184: #1 Bo Nickal PSU dec. #12 Nicholas Gravina RU, 6-5. 197: Anthony Cassar PSU maj. dec. Anthony Messner RU, 16-5. 285: #6 Nick Nevills PSU maj. dec. Ralph Normandia RU, 21-7.

*Penn State loses team point for unsportsmanlike conduct

Records: Penn State 11-0, 7-0 B1G; Rutgers 5-5, 1-4 B1G

Men’s basketball

Bucknell 91, Boston 79

BUCKNELL (15-8)

Moore 3-6 1-2 7, Thomas 6-10 4-5 18, Foulland 7-10 1-1 15, Brown 8-13 2-2 21, Mackenzie 1-4 4-4 7, Meeks 0-0 0-0 0, Sestina 4-7 0-0 8, Newman 1-1 0-0 2, Sechan 0-2 0-0 0, Robertson 1-1 0-1 2, Toomer 3-4 0-0 8, Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Sotos 1-3 1-2 3. Totals 35-61 13-17 91.

BOSTON U. (11-10)

Mahoney 5-8 0-0 10, Scanlon 5-14 1-2 12, Goff 2-5 2-3 6, McCoy 3-5 0-0 8, Whyte 5-12 3-5 14, Havener 3-10 1-1 7, Mathon 5-8 0-0 10, Chambers 0-1 1-2 1, Johnson 1-2 0-0 3, Petcash 3-5 1-1 8. Totals 32-70 9-14 79.

Halftime–Bucknell 44-32. 3-Point Goals–Bucknell 8-22 (Brown 3-7, Toomer 2-3, Thomas 2-5, Mackenzie 1-3, Moore 0-1, Sechan 0-1, Sestina 0-2), Boston U. 6-12 (McCoy 2-2, Johnson 1-1, Whyte 1-2, Scanlon 1-2, Petcash 1-3, Goff 0-2). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Bucknell 30 (Thomas, Brown, Sotos 5), Boston U. 33 (Whyte 10). Assists–Bucknell 14 (Brown 5), Boston U. 11 (Goff 4). Total Fouls–Bucknell 16, Boston U. 17. A–900 (1,800).

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