The key bout that night, according to head coach Lester Ware, was at 220 pounds, where Mariner Rafal Rokosz came up with a big 12-7 decision over Jake Harrington. Harrington is a talented wrestler who last season pinned Southampton’s current 285-pounder, Peter Strassfield, twice. Ware said that Stony Brook was counting on a win at that weight on Friday.
“Rafal just outclassed him,” Ware said. “[Stony Brook’s] strategy to win included Harrington pinning Rafal.”
Strassfield took the mat next and made quick work of Christopher Rudzitis, pinning him in just 30 seconds. Southampton also earned important wins at 145... more