No. 22 Penn Sweeps Wagner, 54-0

Philadelphia, Pa. - The No. 22Penn wrestling team(2-2)made a clean sweep of injury-plagued Wagner (0-9) taking the match, 54-0, in Penn's second of three meets on the afternoon at The Palestra. In their six matches wrestled on the mat, the Red and Blue notched three pins, a technical fall and a major decision.

Junior Mike Silengo won by fall over Adam Amster in 1:29 at 133 and senior Matt Smith pinned John Gaeffe in 3:29 at heavyweight. Rookie Chris Banket had the fastest fall on the afternoon pinning Freddy Pontoriero in 33 seconds.

Freshman Jack Kitchen won by technical fall over Anthony Pontoriero, 16-0 at 174. Senior Kyle Bernholz earned a 13-1 major decision over Justin Ensign, while JeffEveleth won a high-scoring match at 141 pounds byedging out Mike Tutunjian, 11-10.

No. 22 Penn 54, Wagner 0

*125: Mason Lenhard (P) won by forfeit

133: Mike Silengo (P) pinned Adam Amster, 1:29

141: Jeff Eveleth (P) dec. Mike Tutunjian (W), 11-10

149: Kyle Bernholz (P) maj. dec. Justin Ensign (W), 13-1

157: Chris Banket (P) pinned Freddy Pontoriero (W), 0:33

165: Rich Ferguson (P) won by forfeit

174: Jack Kitchen (P) tech. fall Anthony Pontoriero (W), 16-0 (3:43)

184: Dan Gallagher (P) won by forfeit

197: Marcus Schontube (P) won by forfeit

285: Matt Smith (P) pinned John Gaeffe (W), 3:29

-Written by Kelly McCarthy, athletic communications assistant