West Virginia took first with 130.5 points, followed by Kent State (116), Navy (113.5), NC State (87) and Rutgers (84.5). The Citadel (73.5), UNC-Greensboro (10) and Macdaniel (4) rounded out the team scoring.
McGrath, who did not place at the season-opening Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Tournament last weekend, was unseeded but handed Navy’s Andrew Adamp a 10-1 loss in the opening round. McGrath then shut out third-seeded Jordan Everett of The Citadel, 4-0, and knocked off second-seeded Adrian Thompson of West Virginia, 3-2, in the semifinals. In the finals, McGrath knocked off Navy’s Jim Letchford, seeded fourth, 7-3.
Austin, who took third at the Brockport tournament last weekend, won his first two bouts, but fell in the semifinals to NC State’s Jake Giamoni on an escape in double overtime, 3-2. Bounced to consolation action, Austin defeated Navy’s Adam Brochetti, 3-2, and Kent State’s Jason Bake, 14-7, in the consolation finals.
Sabatino lost his first-round match to second-seeded Brant Miller of West Virginia, 5-2, but fought back with four-straight wins in consolation action. Unseeded, Sabatino beat fourth-seeded John Kimble of UNC-Greensboro, 1-0, in the consolation semis and third-seeded Billy Linane of The Citadel, 4-0, in the finals.
Sophomore Andy Roy (Wall, NJ) placed fourth, falling to NC State’s Dustin Kawa, 6-5, in the semifinals. After pinning Navy’s Mike Barikian in his first consolation bout (5:41), Roy took a medical forfeit in the consolation finals. Sophomore Andrew Tilles (Devon, PA) also took fourth at 133, while Chris Ressa (Andover, NJ) finished fifth at 165.