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Collegeville, PA. The College of New Jersey wrestling team boasted four
champions at the Ursinus College Fall Brawl on Sunday with five other
grapplers take second in the non-team scored event.

TCNJ's first title came at 133 pounds as seventh-ranked senior Ray
Sarinelli (Rockaway, NJ/Morris Hills) won all four of his bouts including
a 5-2 decision over Steve Kingsland of Ursinus in the championship.
Sarinelli is now 10-0 on the season.

Two weight classes later,  sophomore Tyler Branham (Newton,
NJ/Kittantinny) won the 149-pound weight class with a convincing 11-0
major decision over Muhlenberg's Rob Kein in the finals. Branham, who is
ranked fourth nationally in his weight class, was 4-0 on the day and with
his second win in the tournament earned his 50th career victory.

The Lions won back-to-back weight classes at 165 and 174 pounds with
freshman Justin Bonitatis (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill East) winning at
165 and junior Greg Osgoodby (Waldwick, NJ/Waldwick) at 174.

Bonitatis needed five wins to claim his weight class as he clinched the
title with a pin of teammate Al Wonesh (Columbus, NJ/North Burlington) in
1:50. Those five wins puts Bonitatis at a near-perfect 13-1 in varsity
action this season.

Osgoodby won his second tournament of the season with an 18-1 technical
fall of Lycoming's Troy Hayre in the finals. It was Osgoodby's second win
of the tournament by technical fall, while adding a pin and a major
decision in his other two victories.

In addition to Wonesh's second-place finish, the Lions had four others
reach the finals. At 125, Kyle Kinchen (Jackson, NJ/Jackson) fell 6-4 in
overtime to York's Kyle Flickinger, who is ranked seventh nationally. TCNJ
dropped another close decision in the finals at 141 as freshman John
Barnett (Oakridge, NJ/Jefferson Twp.) fell 5-3 to Damian Rose of Thiel.

Sophomore Dan DiColo (Budd Lake, NJ/ Mount Olive) fell by a narrow 7-6
margin at 157 to seventh-ranked John Niedrich of York (PA) College, while
senior Steve Carbone (Cranford, NJ/Cranford) fell 3-0 to York's Luke
Panizzi in the finals at 285 in a battle of ranked opponents. Panizzi is
ranked ninth with Carbone one spot behind in 10th.

TCNJ also had three grapplers battle back to place third. Jon Biango
(Waldwick, NJ/Waldwick) was third at 157, Mike Denver (Bayville,
NJ/Central Regional) finished in that same spot at 174 and Shawn
Vanwingerden (Wantage, NJ/High Point) at 197.

The Lions will return to the mat on Wednesday, November 28 heading to
King's College for a dual meet with the Monarchs.