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WRES: Duke Cruises Past SIUE, Davidson; Pushes Win Streak to 4

Posted February 2, 2013

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— The Duke University wrestling team will put its two-match win streak to the test Saturday with a pair of duals at Davidson College. The Blue Devils will take on SIU Edwardsville at 12:30 p.m., and then the host Wildcats at 2 p.m., at Belk Arena.

Davidson Tri-Meet Details
The tri-meet begins at 11 a.m., with Davidson and SIUE facing each other at 11 a.m. Admission to the matches at Belk Arena is free. There will be live video available for all three matches with the purchase of a subscription. Fans also can follow the live scoring free of charge. Details and links are available at GoDuke.com.

Duke Riding Two-Match Win Streak
Duke heads into the weekend with a two-match win streak under its belt. The Blue Devils avenged previous losses to Appalachian State and Boston University last week to improve to 4-5 overall for the year. Duke upended the Mountaineers 24-15 in the home opener as it got bonus points from Marcus Cain, Immanuel Kerr-Brown and Trey Adamson. The Blue Devils dominated the Terriers three days later, posting four falls en route to the 30-13 victory. Adamson, Diego Bencomo, Brandon Gambucci and Cain each registered pins in the win. Duke’s four wins this season are one more than its total from a year ago.

Series Histories
Duke and Davidson continue their long-standing rivalry as they meet for the 50th time since the first match in 1927. The Blue Devils are 38-11 all-time against the Wildcats and have won five straight, including last season’s 43-0 victory. Duke last lost to Davidson, 18-17, in 2007. The Blue Devils will face SIUE for the first time in program history. The bout against the Cougars and Wildcats will be Duke’s third and fourth Southern Conference opponents this season. The Blue Devils are 2-0 against SoCon foes this year with wins over VMI and Appalachian State.

Scouting Duke
Sporting a 4-5 record after a pair of home wins, Duke has nine more outings before heading to the ACC Championships March 9. Redshirt sophomore Brandon Gambucci is 11-3 overall for the year and 6-2 in duals at 133 pounds, while Tanner Hough is 14-12 overall and 5-4 in dual matches in the 141-pound division. Also breaking into the double-digit wins category recently is Adamson at 174, with a 12-12 overall record. Adamson is 5-4 in duals and has scored bonus points in three of his past four outings for the Blue Devils. At 184 pounds, Bencomo has won two straight to move to 8-9 for the year, while Kerr-Brown is 18-11 for the year at 157 pounds. Wrestling up a weight class, Brian Self is 3-3 in duals at heavyweight.

Duke Probable Lineup
125: Peter Terrezza (2-11)
133: Brandon Gambucci (11-3)
141: Tanner Hough (14-12)
149: Marcus Cain (14-7)
157: Immanuel Kerr-Brown (18-11)
165: Randy Roden (4-15)
174: Trey Adamson (12-12)
184: Diego Bencomo (8-9)
197: Michael Chapman (2-4)
285: Brian Self (9-11)

Scouting the Cougars
SIUE comes into the road swing with a 2-12 overall record and 1-2 mark in the SoCon. The Cougars are coming off of at 41-3 loss to The Citadel and own a conference win over Gardner-Webb. Patrick Myers headlines the Cougar lineup at 133 pounds with a 13-7 overall record, while David Devin is 11-5 at 285. Kyle Lowman owns three falls among his six wins this season.

Probable Lineup
125: Forfeit
133: Patrick Myers (13-7)
141: Brandon Brindley (2-12)
149: Logun Taylor (1-10)
157: Kyle Lowman (6-12)
165: Forfeit
174: Jake Residori (13-7)/DeShoun White (5-8)
184: Derek Nagel (3-3)
197: Chris Johnson (1-6)
HWT: David Devine (11-5)

Scouting the Wildcats
Davidson (5-8, 0-3 SoCon) is looking to snap a seven-match losing streak this weekend. The Wildcats started the season 5-1, but have since lost seven straight. Scott Patrick paces the team with a 13-6 record at 184 pounds and also leads the team with five pins. At 125, Philip Elias is 11-4 overall.

Probable Lineup
125: Philip Elias (11-4)/Matt Zarth (1-6)
133: Anthony Elias (3-4)
141: Sejiro Littleton (6-7)
149: Kevin Birmingham (4-7)/Patrick Devlin (1-3)
157: Nathaniel Powers (1-8)/CT Talevi (0-3)
165: Chris Cirenza (4-7)
174: Ian Solcz (7-5)
184: Scott Patrick (13-5)
197: Carson Stack (6-6)
HWT: Ed Isola (5-3)/Jordan Ownbey (0-5)

In Common
Duke shares four common opponents overall with SIUE and Davidson. The Cougars and Blue Devils both have wrestled against Appalachian State and Northwestern, while Davidson and Duke have Boston University and VMI in common. Duke defeated Appalachian State, but lost to Northwestern, while SIUE lost to both squads. Davidson dropped decisions to both the Terriers and Keydets, while Duke picked up wins over both.

In Common
Opponent Duke Vs. SIUE Vs.
Appalachian State W, 24-15 L, 9-28
Northwestern L, 12-33 L, 12-39

Opponent Duke Vs. Davidson Vs.
Boston University W, 30-13 L, 6-34
VMI W, 22-15 L, 0-36

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