Caputo, O'Connor and Keith Pick Up Wins as Wrestling Falls to Lehigh
Photo of Louis Caputo, Jay Weiss and J.P. O'Connor courtesy of DSPICS.com.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior co-captain J.P
O’Connor and freshman Steven Keith earned bonus points wins
in Harvard’s loss to No. 7 Lehigh, 37-11, Sunday at the
Malkin Athletic Center. Senior co-captain Louis Caputo picked up an
important win over nationally ranked David Craig.
Freshman Steven Keith started the Crimson off with a 13-0 major decision over Mitch Berger at 125 pounds. Keith scored early in the match and controlled the tempo en route to his 14th win over season.
O’Connor earned his 24th win of the season with a 16-5 major decision over Brian Tanen. The top-ranked wrestler at 157 pounds is unbeaten on the season and has 13 win s by bonus points.
Fifth-ranked Caputo defeated No. 15 David Craig, 6-0, to improve to 17-2 on the season. All of the scoring came from back points in the second period. It was Caputo’s first win over Craig in three years.
Caputo and O’Connor were recognized prior to the start of today’s match, their final at the Malkin Athletics Center, with a standing ovation from the crowd of more than 800 fans.
Harvard closes out its dual season at Columbia and Cornell Friday and Saturday respectively.