Maryland Drops Duquesne, 21-13

Feb. 8, 2003

DURHAM, N.C. -In an unscheduled match, seniors Jake Stork and Sal Aquia won their opening matches to help lead the Terps to a 21-13 win over Duquesne here Saturday.

Stork defeated Brian Neuman 6-4 for his 23rd consecutive win, and Aquia defeated Matt Doak 7-4 to give the Terps a 6-0 lead early. For the third consecutive match this season, Stork and Aquia were able give the Terps the upper hand by winning the opening bouts of the match.

Eric Fehnel lost a major decision 11-0 to Marc Allenmang, but three consecutive Terps wins gave them an 18-4 lead. Matt Pandullo won a 3-0 decision, Mike Lupa won a 4-1 decision, and John-Henry Zarzycki earned a forfeit as the Terps piled on 12 consecutive points.

Adam James lost a tough match, 6-4, to put the Dukes within reach at 18-7, but Jason Kiessling defeated Rob Dempsey 3-1 to finally put the Dukes away.

With a 21-7 lead, Sean Collins lost a 9-3 decision and Patrick Cissne lost a 14-12 decision to finalize the score at 21-13.

The Terps handed the Dukes their eighth loss of the season, while the Terps won for the first time in three matches.

Maryland will be in action next Wednesday, Feb. 12th in Washington D.C. against American. The match is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

Maryland 21, Duquesne 13
                                                             DUQ MD
184  Jake Stork (MD) dec. Brian Neuman (DUQ)          6-4    0   3
197  Sal Aquia (MD) dec. Matt Doak (DUQ)              7-4	 0   6
HWT  Marc Allenmang (MD) maj. dec. Eric Fehnel (MD)   11-0   4   6
125  Matt Pandullo (MD) dec. Keith Pavlekovsk (DUQ)   3-0    4   9
133  Mike Lupa (MD)  dec. Dean Jacobs (Duq.)          4-1    4   12
141  John-Henry Zarzycki (MD) wins by forfeit                4   18
149  Jon Denk (DUQ) dec. Adam James (MD)              6-4    7   18
157  Jason Kiessling (MD) dec. Rob Dempsey (DUQ)      3-1    7   21
165  Bill Boeh (DUQ) dec. Sean Collins (MD)           9-3    10  21
174  Mike Himes (DUQ) dec. Patrick Cissne (MD)        14-12  13  21