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Bengal Bouts: Semifinals, 151 pounds

Chris Allen, Megan Finneran, Kaitlyn Murphy, Allan Joseph and Matt Robison | Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Tim ‘The Slayer’ Thayer def. Tommy ‘The Hebrew Hammer’ Schanzer
 Senior captain Thayer opened the fight on the offensive, delivering continuous jabs to his classmate’s jaw. Schanzer returned the favor, beginning the second round with intensity. Control of the match switched back and forth, but Thayer’s strength behind his punches could not be matched. He delivered blow after blow, many of which could be heard from the stands. Thayer took the match in a unanimous decision.

Bobby Powers def. Andrew Kristensen
Sophomore Kristensen ended the first round with the advantage, but junior Powers started the second round by knocking Kristensen off his feet and nearly out of the ring twice in a row. These two consecutive hits caused the referee to call the match with 1:05 left in the second round, giving Powers the win.