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.
Giorgio, Shermot lift Coast Guard to third place finish at NEWA Duals
SPRINGFIELD, Jan. 25 -- Senior All-American Nate Giorgio and junior Mike Shermot each won all four matches as Coast Guard won three of four matches to finish third at the Headlock for Hunger New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Duals.Coast Guard improves to 9-6 in dual meets this season. The nine wins matches the most the Bears have won 2003-04 season.
The Bears won nine of ten matches, including six straight pins, in a 48-3 win over No. 13 seed Bridgewater State in the first match of the day as Giorgio recorded his 10th technical fall win of the season, the most in Division III, winning 16-0 at 133 pounds and Shermot pinned his opponent in 2:49 at 174 pounds.
Freshman Matt McAllister of Colchester won 16-6 at 141 before Coast Guard ripped off six straight pins -- Matt Vieira (149) in just 21 seconds,Steve Kidwell (157) in 6:58, Mike Palomba (165) in 6:54; Shermot, Dan Fiorvanti (184) in 1:58 before Phil Azzari recorded the Bears sixth straight pin in 6:51 at 197 pounds. Mark Howard won a 3-2 decision at heavyweight to close out the match.
In the second round the fourth-seeded Bears beat fifth-seeded Rhode Island College 22-17. Coast Guard won only one of their first four bouts and trailed by five. But Coast Guard finished strong, outscoring RIC, 16-5 to move to the semifinals, where the Bears lost to eventual champion Roger Williams.
Coast Guard would end the day with a 31-15 win over sixth-seeded Springfield as the Bears won six of the ten matchups including two pins, a win by forfeit and a major decision. Dominick Summers won by forfeit at 125 pounds and Giorgio needed just 52 second to record a pin and remain perfect on the season improving to 28-0 on the season. His brother Mike also won by tech fall at 149 pounds as the Bears took a 17-6 lead.
Shelton's Gillen has 13 wins with No. 14 Virginia
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Junior Patrick Gillen of Shelton is 13-7 with the No. 14 University of Virginia wrestling team. Gillen is 11-5 at 285 pounds. He wrestled four bouts earlier in the season at 197. The Cavaliers are 10-3 overall and 2-0 in the ACC. Virginia handed No. 10 Pittsburgh its first ACC loss on Sunday with a 17-16 victory and extended its home win streak to 32 bouts.
Brown hands Sacred Heart its 10th loss
PROVIDENCE, Jan. 24 -- Before a capacity crowd in Providence, Brown University (4-2) won nine of 10 bouts to beat winless Sacred Heart (0-10) in its Beauty and the Beast meet, 37-6 on Saturday. The Brown gymnastics team competed prior to the wrestling match. Kyle Brady (141) picked up the win for the Hearts with a pin. The Hearts have lost 11 in a row, dating back to last season.
Roger Williams defends title, wins NEWA Duals
SPRINGFIELD, Jan. 25 -- The Roger Williams University Wrestling team successfully defended their New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Duals Championship Sunday with a 24-15 victory over Johnson & Wales in the championship match.
After advancing to the finals with decisive wins over Worcester Polytechnic and Coast Guard, the Hawks found themselves trailing 15-0 in the tournament finals to Pilgrim League rival Johnson and Wales, Ty Herzog (157) stopped the Wildcats momentum by earning pin to cut the J&W lead to 15-6. Francisco Colom followed up with a close two-point victory to cut the lead to six, 15-9. Daniel Ressler’s victory cut the lead to three, 15-12 and Joe Albina (184) won by four, 12-8, to tie the bout at 15 each with two matches remaining.
David Welsh gave the Hawks their first lead with a 9-6 decision and Kyle Foster closed out the match with a pin that brought the final score to 24-15. Herzog and Welch went a perfect 3-0 in their matches at the tournament. Roger Williams will be participating in the NEWA Metro Dual Challenge next weekend at the College of New Jersey.
King's Kilpatrick medals at
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Freshman Howard Kilpatrick of King’s College took fourth at 157 pounds at the Middle Atlantic Conference championship Saturday. Kilpatrick, a Colchester resident who wrestled for Bacon Academy, went 2-2 in the tournament. He beat Steve Orlic of Delaware Valley, 10-2 before falling to No. 2 Sean Lombardi of Wilkes in the semifinals, 13-2. Kilpatrick (13-8) dropped a hard-fought decision to Wilkes’ Nick Racanelli, 10-8 in the consolation final. Kings was fifth as a team.
Trinity standout inducted into NEWA Hall of Fame
SPRINGFIELD, Jan. 25 -- Former Trinity standout Mark Foresi was honored in a special ceremony and inducted into the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Hall of Fame.
He became the sixth Bantam to be enshrined joining former Trinity head coach Sebastian Amato (2005 inductee) and wrestlers N. Tucker MacLean (2003 inductee), Joe Adam (2005 inductee), Michael Blair (2007 inductee) and Ray Jones (2011 inductee) in the NEWA Hall of Fame.
During his collegiate career, Foresi had a 90-30 record with 19 career pins wrestling at both 141 and 149 lbs. He was a four-time All-New England honoree and an All-American during his freshman campaign in 2000-01. He currently ranks fourth in program history in wins and ninth all-time in pins. He graduated from Trinity in 2004.