NEWS STAFF REPORT
The University at Buffalo’s two remaining wrestlers in the NCAA Championships were eliminated from the competition on Friday.
Joe Ariola, wrestling at 184 pounds, lost a close decision to Jeff Koepke of Illinois in the consolation round. A late stalling call against Ariola cost him a point and gave Koepke a 2-1 decision.
Meanwhile, Colt Cotten of the Bulls dropped a 5-2 decision to Mitch Finesilver of Duke, who was ranked 14th in the 149-pound weight class.
The competition was held at Madison Square Garden in New York City.