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Peet Finishes 2-2 at Wrestling Nationals

Peet Finishes 2-2 at Wrestling Nationals

Alfred State wrestler Tyler Peet (Gilbertsville/Unadilla Valley) was 2-2 in the 149 lb. weight class at the NJCAA National Championships.  Peet accounted for all of the Pioneers 5.5 points in the event.

Peet opened up the competition with a pin of Jose Mariscal (Triton (IL) College) in 2:45.  In his 2nd round match, Peet lost a hard fought 6-2 decision to Mac Malderelli (Nassau CC).  In the consolation bracket, Peet rebounded with a pin of Demetrius Taylor (Ellsworth (IA) CC) in 1:53.  In his consolation 3rd round match, Peet lost a one-point decision, 8-7, to Casey Williams (Itasca (MN) CC) to see his season come to an end.

Peet finishes his 2011-12 season with a 15-5 record and he finishes his two-year career with a 42-17 mark.

Josh Simons (Campbell Savona) also represented Alfred State at the Nationals in the 165 lb. weight class.  Simons fell in both his matches, 11-0 to Bryce Lewis (Colby (KS) CC) and 11-4 to Paul Saraiva (Middlesex County (NJ) College).

The Pioneers finished tied for 33rd in the team standings.  There were 43 teams at the National Championships in Rochester, MN.