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Drexel Wrestling Finishes 2-0 at Fighting Camel Duals

Buies Creek, N.C. - Drexel went a perfect 2-0 at the Fighting Camel Duals taking down Northern Colorado, 26-11, before knocking off host Campbell, 23-13.

Drexel Wrestling Finishes 2-0 at Fighting Camel Duals

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Buies Creek, N.C. – Drexel went a perfect 2-0 at the Fighting Camel Duals taking down Northern Colorado, 26-11, before knocking off host Campbell, 23-13. The Dragons used four bonus point wins, including a pin by sophomore Austin Sommer over Northern Colorado's Nick Alspaugh at 157 pounds. The pin marks Sommer's team-leading third on the season.
 
Drexel took seven of ten matches against the Bears to start off the duals. Senior Kyle Frey didn't disappoint as he picked up a major decision over Henry Chino taking two bouts off of the Bears' heavyweight this year. Frey won his second match, 3-1, over Campbell's Joe Nolan just after Brandon Palik picked up his second win on the day at 197 pounds. Palik, who picked up his third major decision over Northern Colorado's Nick Bayer, 9-1, and took his second match with a 10-6 decision over Campbell's John Weakley.

Sommer, Michael Gomez and Josh Yurasits also went a perfect 2-0 on the day. Sommer's second match ended in overtime with a 6-4 decision over Campbell's Ryan Krecker. Gomez took both bouts at 125 pounds as he outscored his opponents 12-5. Yurasits, in his season depute, showed his capabilities at 133 pounds taking both matches at the dual meet helping to give Drexel a lead they would not relinquish against both teams.
 
Alex Rinaldi, Nick Becattinni and Shane Fenningham all went 1-1 on the day helping to push Drexel to 3-1 overall this season. Drexel returns to action this Sunday, Dec. 18 with a 1:00 p.m. match against No. 22 Virginia in the Dragons third home match of the season at the John A. Daskalakis Athletic Center.
 

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