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Waters Finals at Cortland Open
Hyman finishes fifth overall

Nov. 15, 2003 | Results

CORTLAND, N.Y.- Junior transfer Daniel Waters (Laurel, Del./Penn State) captured second place in the 184-pound division at the 2003 Cortland Open Wrestling Tournament on Saturday after falling to No. 6 ranked Brad Christie in a 3-1 decision.

Waters defeated Patriot League foe Matt Bernard of Army to advance to the second round, where he then defeated Tom Sforza of Boston University. Waters continued to triumph as he defeated Tyler Shovlin of Cornell to advance to the final round of the tournament where he fell to Christie.

Senior Tom Kniezewski (Boyertown, Pa./Boyertown) also wrestled well for the Eagles, falling to James Strouse 4-2, one round away from placing. Senior Matt Pelligrino (Manalapan, N.J./Freehold) won two matches but fell two round from placing to Alejandro Alvero of Cornell.

Heavyweight Jared Hyman (Norcross, Ga./Norcross) round out the tournament for the Eagles, placing 5th after a medical forfeit by Andy Freas from Kutztown.


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