Coaches poll, week 7
New England Division III college wrestling poll for week 7, ending Jan. 26. Rankings based on finish in recent NEWA Duals.
Week 7, Jan. 12, 2015
Rec. Pts LW
1. Roger Williams 1
2. Johnson & Wales 2
3. Coast Guard 3
4. Springfield 5
5. Williams 3
5. Rhode Island College 5
7. Wesleyan 7
8. WPI 8
9. Southern Maine 9
10. Norwich University nr
Co-NEWA Wrestler of Week
Michael Ferinde, Johnson & Wales, 141, SR, (Nutley, NJ).
Ferinde went 4-0 and notched his 100th career victory. The returning All American led his team to a second place finish. Ferinde had a fall and two wins by major decision. He also beat 2 wrestlers ranked top 6 in the NEWA.
Dylan Foley, Springfield College, 165, SR, (Southborough, MA).
Foley went 4-0 and notched his 100th career victory. The returning All-American and No. 1 ranked wrestler in the country led Springfield to a top 4 finish. Three of Foley’s wins were against NEWA wrestlers ranked in the top 6 in New England
Brown 37, Sacred Heart 6
At Providence, R.I.
125: Billy Watterson (B) dec. Patrick Skinner, 12-6; 133: Zeke Salvo (B) pin Tim Johnson, 3:28; 141: Kyle Brady (S) pin Brendan O'Connor, 3:59; 149: William McDonald (B) dec. Brendan Goldup, 14-6; 157: Justin Staudenmayer (B) tech fall Casey Mitchell, 16-0, 2:39; 165: Christian LaBrie (B) dec. Johnny , 4-2; 174: Ricky McDonald (B) dec. Conan Schuster, 8-2; 184: Ophir Bernstein (B) pin Elliott Antler, 4:08; 197: Austin Pfarr (B) dec. Sasha Oliinyk, 14-6; 285: Sebastien Levin (B) dec. John Hartnett, 9-3
Records: Sacred Heart 0-10, 0-6 EIWA, Brown 2-4, 1-1 EIWA
2014 NEWA Duals
Coast Guard 48, Bridgewater State 3
Wesleyan 23, Western New England 18
Williams 54, Trinity 6
WPI 26, Southern Maine 18
Springfield 36, Norwich University 10
Rhode Island College 34, Plymouth St.12
Johnson & Wales 60, Daniel Webster 0
Roger Williams 27, WPI 12
Coast Guard 22, Rhode Island College 17
Johnson & Wales 34, Wesleyan 12
Springfield 22, Williams 16
Roger Williams 25, Coast Guard 15
Johnson & Wales 20, Springfield 18
Championship: Roger Williams 24, Johnson & Wales 15
Consolation: Coast Guard 31, Springfield 15
5th place: Williams 31, Rhode Island College 16
7th place: Wesleyan 22, WPI 15
Ninth place: Norwich 33, Southern Maine 19
11th place: Plymouth State 23, Western New England 21
13th place: Bridgewater State 51, Daniel Webster 4
Daniel Webster 24, Trinity 21
Norwich Univ. 24, Western N. England 15
Norwich University 54, Trinity 0
Plymouth State 30, Bridgewater State 16
Rhode Island College 27, WPI 9
Southern Maine 29, Plymouth State 15
Williams 28, Wesleyan 13
2015 All NEWA Team
125: Andrew Gauthier, Bridgewater State
125: Brian Amato, WPI
133: Nate Giorgio, Coast Guard
141: Michael Ferinde, Johnson & Wales
157: Jorge Lopez, Williams
157: Ty Herzog, Roger Williams
157: CJ Luth, Southern Maine
157: Frankie Weir, Western New England
157: Markus Jacobo, Daniel Webster
165: Dylan Foley, Springfield College
165: Zach Gibson, Norwich
184: Chris Perrault, Plymouth State
197: Isaiah Bellamy, Wesleyan
197: Taylor Hennessy, Trinity
285: Terrance Jean-Jacques, RIC
Roger Williams 27, WPI 12
125: Brian Amato (WPI) def. Nicholas Barbaria, 3-2; 133: Stephen Jendritz (WPI) def. Matt Elias, 3-1; 141: Tyler Hrycak (RWU) def. Jack Nigro, 5-2; 149: Tyler Tilbe (WPI) def. Danny Downes, 6-4; 157: Ty Herzog (RWU) def. Torin Zonfrelli, 5:36; 165: Andy Tanner (WPI) def. Dennis Farro, 4-2; 174: Dan Ressler (RWU) def. Justin Marsh, 7-3; 184: Alec Golner (RWU) def. Lucas Muntz, 15-12; 197: David Welch (RWU) def. Joe Pizzuto, 2:24; 285: Jake Kruger (RWU) def. Logan Mendelson, 1:53
Roger Williams 25, Coast Guard 15
125: Nick Barbaria (RWU) def. Dominick Summers, 7-3; 133: Mike Giorgio (CGA) def. Matt Elias. 15-0; 141: Justin Cochran (RWU) def. Sean McAllister, 2-1; 149: Danny Downes (RWU) def. Matt Vieira, 9-1; 157: Ty Herzog (RWU) def. Chris Sullivan, 13-6; 165: Francisco Colom (RWU) def. Mike Palomba, 6-3; 174: Mike Shermot (CGA) def. Joseph Russo, 10-2; 184: Joe Albina (RWU) def. Daniel Fiorvanti, 12-6; 197: David Welch (RWU) def. Joel Wyman, 6-0; 285: Mark Howard (CGA) def. Jake Kruger, 6-0
Roger Williams 24, Johnson & Wales 15
125: Bobby Jordan (JWU) def. Nicholas Barbaria, 8-2; 133: DJ Tirelli (JWU) def. Matt Elias, 9-0; 141: Mike Ferendi (JWU) def. Justin Cochran, 9-3; 149: Joey Gardone (JWU) def. Daniel Downes, 9-3; 157: Ty Herzog (RWU) def. Andrew Stock, 5:00; 165: Frank Colom (RWU) def. Sean Pear (JWU), 5-3; 174: Daniel Ressler (RWU) def. Doulsom Brown, 6-5; 184: Joe Albina (RWU) def. Michael LaBell, 12-8; 197: Dave Welch (RWU) def. Pete Halle, 9-6; 285: Kyle Foster (RWU) def. Phill Kelly, 3:50
Records: Johnson & Wales 15-5, Roger Williams 11-1
Springfield 22, Williams 16
125: Matt Morris (WIL) forfeit; 133: Tyler Keane (SPR) def. Daniel Evangelakos, 10-3; 141: Jacob Strohman (SPR) def. Gabirel Corrochano, 17-3; 149: Jake Savoca (WIL) def. Zach Joseph, 14-0; 157: Jorge Lopez (WIL) def. Eric Hamrick, 5-2; 165: Dylan Foley (SPR) def. Tim Garripoli, 3-2; 174: Will Henson (SPR) def. Kyle Gaffney, 6-2; 184: Christopher Chorzepa (WIL) def. Michael Case, 12-5; 197: Hunter Ayen (SPR) def. Dan Kurnick, 1:21; 285: Irakli Kakauridze (SPR) def. Ben Wertz, 9-3
Williams 28, Wesleyan 13
125: Matt Morris (WIL) forfeit; 133: Daniel Evangelakos (WIL) def. Frank Crippen, 7-3; 141: Gabriel Corrochano (WIL) def. DJ Lemieux, 7-1; 149: Edward Pierce (WEL) def. Jake Savoca, 10-2; 157: Jorge Lopez (WIL) def.Chris Siracusa, 11-2; 165: Tim Garripoli (WIL) def. Carter Armednarez, 16-0; 174: Jospeh Koshakow (WEL) def. Kyle Gaffney, 7-6; 184: Christopher Chorzepa (WIL) def. Simon Levin, 14-1; 197: Isiah Bellamy (WEL) forfeit; 285: Ben Wertz (WIL) def. Joe Bongo, 9-2
New England Wrestling Association (NEWA)
Jan. 26, 2015
1-Brian Amato - Worcester Poly Tech
2-Bobby Jordan - Johnson & Wales
3-Nick Barbaria - Roger Williams
4-Matt Morris - Williams
5-Jonathan Murray- R.I. College
6-Chris Cuccolo- Western New England
1-Nate Giorgio - Coast Guard
2-Joao Vicente - Johnson & Wales
3-Jonathan Costa- R.I. College
4-Tyler Keane - Springfield-
5-Dan Evangelakos - Williams
6-Frank Crippen- Wesleyan
1-Mike Ferinde - Johnson & Wales
2-Ricando Cole - R.I. College
3-Justin Cochran - Roger Williams
4-Jacob Strohman - Springfield
5-Jack Nigro - Worcester Poly Tech-
6-Matt McCallister - Coast Guard-
1-Joey Gaccione - Johnson & Wales
2-Dan Del Gallo - Southern Maine
3-Shawn Giblin- R.I. College
4-Tyler Tilbe - WPI
5-Dan Downes - Roger Williams
6-Ed Pierce - Wesleyan-
1-Jorge Lopez - Williams-
2-Eric Hamrick- Springfield-
3-Ty Herzog - Roger Williams
4-Ray Welch - Plymouth State-
5-Carl Luth - Southern Maine
6-Andrew Stock - Johnson & Wales
1 Dylan Foley - Springfield
2 Francisco Colom - Roger Williams
3 Tim Garripoli - Williams
4 Andrew Tanner - Worcester Poly Tech
5 Sean Prell - Johnson & Wales
6 Mike Palomba - Coast Guard
1 Will Burns - Norwich Univ.
2 Danny Ressler - Roger Williams
3 Ryan Sblendorio - Wesleyan
4 Mike Shermot - Coast Guard
5 Brandon Conrad - R.I. College
6 Justin Marsh - Worcester Poly Tech
1 Chris Chorzepa - Williams
2 Jon Deupree - Southern Maine
3 Chris Perreault - Plymouth State
4 Joe Albina - Roger Williams
5 Mike Labell - Johnson & Wales
6 Marc Wagner- Coast Guard
1 David Welch - Roger Williams
2 Isaiah Bellamy - Wesleyan
3 Hunter Ayen - Springfield
4 Philip Azzari - Coast Guard
5 Sean Fagan - Southern Maine
6 Cody Carrillo- Plymouth State
1 Terrance Jean-Jacques - R.I. College
2 Kyle Foster - Roger Williams
3 Phil Kelly- Johnson & Wales
4 Marc Howard - Coast Guard
5 Irakli Kakauridze - Springfield
6 Steve Maldonado - Norwich Univ.
Coast Guard wins three to improve to earn 12th win
WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 31 - Coast Guard won three matches Saturday at a quad meet at WPI -- defeating Oneonta State 24-12, University of Southern Maine 27-19, and WPI 29-7. Coast Guard is now 12-6 in dual meets under first year head coach Kevin Bratland, the most wins since the Bears finished 14-6 in the 2000-2001 season.
In the Bears first match they fell behind 3-0 early to the Red Dragons but then rattled off four victories to take a commanding 17-6 lead.
Senior All-American Nate Giorgio raised his record to 31-0 on the season with a technical fall victory, a forfeit victory, and a major decision at 133. He is now 99-32 in his career and will go for his 100th career win next weekend.
Senior Mike Giorgio (149) and sophomore MIchael Palomba each had two wins on the day and the only two pins for Coast Guard.
Freshman Christopher Sullivan and sophomoreDan Fiorvanti also registered two wins at 157 and 174 pounds both coming on decisions.
The Bears return to action Saturday, February 7th when they take part in the All-Academy's Wrestling Tournament host by the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
Another loss for Sacred Heart at home
FAIRFIELD, Jan. 31 -- The Sacred Heart wrestling team hosted its final home dual match of the season at the Pitt Center Saturday night, falling 42-0 to the Binghamton Bearcats.
Binghamton took bonus points in each of the first three matches on its way to a 14-0 lead. At 157 pounds, Casey Mitchell (South Windsor) escaped from Vincent DePrez three times but couldn't get the takedown he needed in the final seconds to force overtime and lost 5-3.
Conan Schuster earned an escape in the second period of his match at 174 pounds against Steve Schneider, but Schneider did the same in the third period to force overtime. Schneider had an escape in the third overtime period to win the bout 2-1. Elliott Antler (Xavier) led 1-0 after two periods in his match against Jack McKeever. However, McKeever escaped to open the third period, then took down Antler with four seconds remaining to win 3-1.
Sacred Heart (0-11) travels south to North Carolina next weekend for a pair of dual meets, beginning on Saturday, Feb. 7 at Duke.
Binghamton 42, Sacred Heart 0
125: David White (BU) dec.Patrick Skinner (SHU) 13-3; 133: Joe Nelson (BU) pin Tim Johnson (SHU) 2:49 ; 141: Dylan Caruana (BU) dec.Kyle Brady (SHU) 10-2]; 149: Nick Tighe (BU) def. Brendan Goldup (SHU) 8-3]; 157: Vincent DePrez (BU) def. Casey Mitchell (SHU) 5-3]; 165: Zack Zupan (BU) dec.Johnny Vrasidas (SHU) 13-4; 174: Steve Schneider (BU) def. Conan Schuster (SHU) 2-1 OT; 184: Jack McKeever (BU) def. Elliott Antler (SHU) 3-1 ; 197: Caleb Wallace (BU) pin Sasha Oliinyk (SHU) 3:48 ; 285: Tyler Deuel (BU) pin Dan Hayden (SHU) 1:06
Trinity drops three matches
WILKES BARRE, Pa., Jan. 31 – The Trinity College wrestling team went 0-3 in quad match in Wilkes Barre, Pa., over the weekend against No. 11 Wilkes, Scranton and Alfred State at the Marts Center. The Bantams fell 46-3 to Alfred State, 50-6 against Wilkes and 32-18 versus Scranton. Leading the way for Trinity was junior Taylor Hennessy (New York, N.Y.) with a pair of victories at 197. He won by a 13-7 decision in his match versus Alfred State to give the Bantams their first three points of the day and later added a victory by forfeit against Scranton.
Against Wilkes, senior Varun Konanki (Newton, Mass.) won by forfeit at 184. In the final match of the day, Trinity produced 18 points thanks to victories from Hennessy, Konanki and sophomore Cameron Driscoll (Riverside, Conn.). Driscoll was impressive in his match at 149 as he won by fall in under a minute.The Bantams return to action next weekend, Feb. 7, with a dual match versus regional rival Western New England.
Tucker starts for team in Iowa
Former Masuk-Monroe wrestler Eric Tucker is a starter for the Cornell College wrestling team in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Tucker (285), a junior, has a record of 20-11 for Cornell College, which is 12-7 on the season. The school competes at the Division III level.