Three wrestlers reach podium at CKLV Invitational – Binghamton University Athletics


Three wrestlers reach podium at CKLV Invitational – Binghamton University Athletics,

LAS VEGAS, NV. – The Binghamton wrestling team finished action at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Saturday afternoon, putting three competitors on the podium. Anthony Sobotker and No. 11 Lou DePrez finished in seventh place, and Joe Doyle took eighth.

“There’s a ton of nationally ranked opponents out here,” head coach Kyle Borshoff said. “I’m happy to get three guys on the podium out here. It’s the first time we are leaving with three place winners. This event has given us a lot of things that we need to work on moving forward.”

Sobotker and DePrez each went 2-1 on the day, winning in the blood round before falling in their next match, capping the day off with wins in the seventh-place match. Doyle won his blood round match, and medical forfeited his next two bouts to take eighth.

At 133-pounds, Sobotker kicked off the day against Columbia’s Mason Clarke. With the bout tied at two, the senior earned a takedown and quickly turned his opponent. A few seconds later, he walked away with his seventh pin of the year and a spot on the podium.

In his next match, he fell behind Jake Gliva 3-1 after two periods. Sobotker did get a key reversal to start, but relinquished an escape which turned out to be the difference. 

His seventh-place match started similarly to his previous match, as he fell behind early. Down 4-3 in the third, he scored a key takedown and ride out for the win. His opponent was ranked No. 24 in the country.

DePrez dominated EIWA foe Jacob Koser to kick off his day, earning a major decision in the final minute. He started strong against No. 6 seeded Thomas Penola with two takedowns, but gave up one in the second and third. He eventually fell by decision.

Doyle had a strong comeback in his matchup to reach the podium. He fell behind 4-2 after one, but had a big reversal to tie it up after two. Another takedown in the third carried him to victory.


Day Two Results (Numbers are seeds)

133 consi | No. 10 Anthony Sobotker (BU) FALL Mason Clarke (Columbia), 3:48

133 consi | No. 9 seed Jake Gilva (Minn) DEC No. 10 Anthony Sobotker (BU), 4-3

133 7th place match | No. 10 Anthony Sobotker (BU) DEC No. 6 Matt Ramos (Purdue), 5-4

197 consi | No. 5 Lou DePrez (BU) MD No. 9 Jake Koser (Navy), 12-2

197 consi | No. 6 Thomas Penola (Purdue) DEC No. 5 Lou DePrez (BU). 7-5

197 7th place match | No. 5 Lou DePrez (BU) DEC Evan Bockman (Utah Valley), 8-2


285 consi | No. 8 Joe Doyle (BU) DEC Michael Woulfe (Purdue), 8-6

285 consi | No. 8 Joe Doyle (BU) MED FOR vs. No. 5 Lucas Davison (Northwestern)

285 7th place match | No. 8 Joe Doyle MED FOR vs. Michael Mcaleavey (The Citadel)


Day One Results (Numbers are seeds)

133 | No. 7 Haiden Drury (UVU) MD No. 10 Anthony Sobotker (BU), 11-2

133 | No. 10 Anthony Sobotker (BU) FALL Caleb Gross (SDSU), 2:33

141 | No. 5 Parker Filius (Purdue) DEC Michael Zarif (BU), 2-0

141 consi | Michael Zarif (BU) DEC Christian Nunez (CBU), 10-5

141 consi | Cole Mattin (Mich) FALL Michael Zarif (BU), 2:44.

149 | Nick Lombard (BU) MD Chaz Hallmark (CBU), 16-5

149 | No. 2 Sammy Sasso (OSU) MD Nick Lombard (BU), 12-4

149 consi | Nick Lombard (BU) DEC PJ Crane (Navy), 3-2

149 consi | No. 10 Cory Crooks SV Nick Lombard (BU), 3-1.

157 | No. 4 Kendall Coleman (PU) FALL Logan Gumble (BU), 4:03

157 consi | Adam Santoro (Cornell) MD Logan Gumble (BU), 14-6

165 | Brevin Cassella (BU) DEC Cael Carlson (MINN), 4-0

165 | No. 6 Julian Ramirez (Cornell) DEC Brevin Cassella (BU) 8-6.

165 | Matthew Olguin (Oregon State) DEC Brevin Cassella (BU), 5-3

174 | No. 6 Troy Fisher (NW) DEC No. 11 Jacob Nolan (BU), 6-3

174 | No. 11 Jacob Nolan MED FOR vs. Shane Finney (Navy)

184 | No. 5 Kaleb Romero (Ohio State) FALL S. DePrez (BU), 4:18

184 | Jackson McKinney (Oregon State) DEC Sam DePrez (BU), 6-4.

197 | No. 5 Lou DePrez (BU) DEC No. 12 Luke Stout (Princeton), 10-4.

197 | No. 4 Eric Schultz (Nebraska) DEC No. 5 Lou DePrez (BU), 2-0.

285 | No. 8 Joe Doyle (BU) FALL Robert Winters (N. Colorado), 1:44.

285 | No. 1 Tate Orndorff (Ohio State) MD Joe Doyle (BU), 10-2.

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