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Trio of Wrestlers Win Two Matches Against Army and Boston University

Trio of Wrestlers Win Two Matches Against Army and Boston University

Photo of Steven Keith courtesy of Gil Talbot.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A trio of grapplers picked a pair of wins for the Harvard wrestling team Saturday as the Crimson fell to Army, 35-11, and Boston University, 35-15, at the Malkin Athletic Center.

Freshman Steven Keith and senior co-captain J.P. O’Connor won both their matches by bonus points. Keith defeated Ryan Dowd, 12-1, and Lance Penhale of Army, 11-2 to improve to 13-5 on the season.

O’Connor moved into sole possession of second on Harvard’s all-time wins list with his 117 career victory this afternoon. O’Connor defeated Andrew Swank of Boston University, 19-2, and Army’s Rudy Chelednik. The top-ranked wrestler at 157 pounds is 20-0 on the seaon.

Senior co-captain Louis Caputo won by forfeit against Boston University and defeated Collin Wittmeyer of Army, 8-1. With his second win of the afternoon, Caputo moved into third all-time of the Harvard wins list with 116 career victories.

The Crimson continues its homestand next weekend with a pair of Ivy League duals. Harvard takes on Penn Saturday at 10 a.m. before meeting Princeton at 3 p.m.

 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS