Wrestling outlasted by Messiah College

February 13, 2018 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

The wrestling team had a bittersweet weekend, devastating Delaware Valley University on Friday, Feb. 9, with a final score of 33-5. The next day, the Lions travelled to Grantham, Pennsylvania to face Messiah College, who narrowly defeated the College by just two points.

The Lions, ranked No. 19 nationally,  managed to win eight out of the 10 bouts against Delaware Valley, ultimately securing the win. Sophomore Dan Ortega got the Lions off to a quick start at the 125-pound bout by pinning his opponent in less than two minutes. Senior James Goldschmidt continued the momentum by winning his match 8-3 at the 133-pound bout. […]

Lions maul opponents at Messiah College Open

February 6, 2018 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

The wrestling team continued to show their dominance this past weekend, winning their fifth consecutive dual meet on Friday, Feb. 2, against Wilkes University, 42-6.

The Lions also excelled at the Messiah College Open tournament on Saturday, Feb. 3, in which eight Lions placed and two were champions. With this past weekend’s performance, the Lions are now 14-4 on the season with only two dual meets to go. […]

Lions sweep opponents at Metro/New England Duals

January 30, 2018 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

The wrestling team continued its strong performance this past week, beating No. 20 Roger Williams University, according to InterMat Wrestling, for the second time at the Metro/New England Duals on Saturday, Jan. 28. On Friday, Jan. 26, the Lions traveled to Massachusetts and dominated Springfield College, winning 27-9.
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Lions dominate at Budd Whitehill Duals

January 23, 2018 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

The wrestling team won nine straight matches from Dec. 9 to Jan. 13. The Lions swept their competition at the Mariner Duals at the United States Merchant Marine Academy on Dec. 9, then defeated King’s College and Muhlenberg College in back-to-back duals on Jan. 5.
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Wrestling struggles on road

December 8, 2017 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

The College’s wrestling team had a rough afternoon on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the New Standard Invitational. Out of 17 teams, the Lions placed 11th in the tournament overall, with a score of 43.5 points. Only two Lions wrestlers placed within the top five of their bracket in the entire tournament.
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Freshman wrestler achieves All-American status

March 21, 2017 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

The College concluded its wrestling season on March 11 in La Crosse, Wis., at the NCAA Division III Wrestling National Championships. The team finished 35th out of 68 teams in the competition with freshman Dan Kilroy earning All-American honors.

Kilroy, who weighs 174 pounds, is the second active Lion to place eighth nationally next to senior Doug Hamann. […]

Three Lions qualify for National Championships

February 28, 2017 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

The Lions traveled to Rocky Mount, Va., on Friday, Feb. 24, and Saturday, Feb. 25, to wrestle in the NCAA Eastern Regional tournament. The team took ninth place, scoring 56.5 points in a heated and competitive tournament. Three Lions placed in the top three spots of their respective weight classes.

The three wrestlers will go on and wrestle in the NCAA Division III National Championships. Senior Nick Herring, freshman Dan Kilroy and senior Doug Hamann all placed second in their weight classes. Sophomore JT Beirne finished sixth at the 149, falling short of qualifying for the national championship. […]

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