Anthony Abidin of Nebraska works for a throw on Mark Gray of Cornell. Abidin won this 141 pound match-up 18-5 as the Cornhuskers took the dual 21-14.

Michael Hughes of Hofstra takes down Ray O'Donnell of Princeton to secure a 4-2 decision at heavyweight.

Gabe Dean,

Cornell's defending NCAA champion at 184, posted an 11-3  major decision over Nebraska's TJ Dudley.


   Fourth-ranked Nebraska (6-0) upended Cornell, 21-14, at the 4th annual Grapple at the Garden in one of the marquee duals of the event. The Cornhuskers were paced by Long Island native Anthony Abidin (Hills East) who turned in a solid 23-5 rout at 141 pounds. The Big Red got top performances by AA Nahshon Garrett (133), NCAA finalist Brian Realbuto (174) and unbeaten NCAA champion Gabe Dean (7-0) in the 184-pound class.

                     Nebraska 21   Cornell 14

125- Tim Lambert (N) dec. Dalton Macri 6-4

133- Nahshon Garrett (C) md Eric Montoya 11-3

141- Anthony Abidin (N) tech fall Mark Grey 23-5

149- Jake Sueflohn (N) md Joe Galasso 12-4

157- Tyler Berger (N) dec. Chris Dowdy 11-4

165- Austin Wilson (N) dec. George Pickett 2-0

174- Brian Realbuto (C) dec. Micah Barnes 9-6

184- Gabe Dean (C) md TJ Dudley 11-3

197- Aaron Studebaker (N) dec. Jacon Taylor 3-2 OT

285- Jeramy Sweaney (C) dec. Colin Jensen 3-2


   Princeton won seven of the ten bouts contested to roll with a 33-9 victory over host Hofstra. LI product Mike D'Angelo (Commack) posted a 3-2 win at 149. Hofstra's Jamel Hudson scored with a key late double takedown to eke out a wild 14-13 decision at 141pounds. Other Pride winners were Frank Affronti (174) who recorded a 2-0 decision for this 11th victory on the season and NYS Intercollegiate champion Michael Hughes who upped his record to 12-2 on the year at 285 pounds.

                 Princeton 33    Hofstra 9

125- Pat D'Arcy (P) pinned Bryan Damon 5:25

133- Trey Aslanian (P) won by forfeit.

141- Jamel Hudson (H) dec. Jordan Lester 14-13

149- Mike D'Angelo (P) dec. Ryan Burkert 3-2

157- Fran Fabozzi (P) md Jahlani Callender 11-3

165- Judd Ziegler (P) md Bobby Fehr 16-5

174- Frank Affronti (H) dec. Jon Schleifer 2-0

184- Abram Ayala (P) md Cory Damiana 12-3

197- Brett Harner (P) pinned Omar Haddad 1:14

285- Michael Hughes (H) dec. Ray O'Donnell 4-2





Team Hofstra

Jason Tsirtsis



NCAA champ. 




Illinois' Isaiah Martinez defending NCAA Champ is in deep on Maryland's Louis Mascola en route to a 24-9 technical fall at 157 pounds. The Fighting Illini won the dual 34-9.

Hofstra's Jamel Hudson rides Princeton's Jordan Lester to win 14-13 at 141 pounds.

Nahshon Garrett (Cornell)