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. […]

Wrestling drops tough bout against Falcons

February 14, 2017 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

The Lions traveled to Doylestown, Pa., to wrestle Delaware Valley University on Friday, Feb. 10. The Lions won a tight 21-19 match. Senior Pat Schinder clinched the narrow victory with a winning decision.

The weekend was bittersweet as the Lions suffered a tough home loss against Messiah College, 37-6, on Saturday, Feb. 11. […]

Colonels and Falcons throw off Lions out west

February 7, 2017 Maximillian C. Burgos 0

The wrestling team traveled last weekend to Wilkes University on Friday, Feb. 3, and then to the Messiah College Open on Saturday, Feb. 4. The Lions ultimately fell to the Wilkes University Colonels, and the team’s record fell, 11-12.

Some standouts from this weekend are sophomore Ryan Erwin, who took fifth place at the Messiah College open, followed by junior Kyle Cocozza who finished third place at the Messiah College open. […]

Weary Lions prove they’re stronger pride

January 31, 2017 Miguel Gonzalez 0

The Lions were busy at Packer Hall on Saturday, Jan. 28, and Sunday, Jan. 29, hosting the New England Wrestling Association /Metro meet on Saturday and defeating the Springfield College Pride on Sunday.

The Lions went 2-1, defeating Williams College, 28-22, and Bridgewater State University, 22-21. The nationally seventh ranked Roger Williams college gave the Lions loss, defeating them, 26-9. […]

Wrestling achieves 700th program win

January 24, 2017 Miguel Gonzalez 0

The wrestling team was one of busiest teams at the College during winter break.

The Lions achieved their 700th program victory in dual meet play, finished eighth place at the Budd Whitehill Duals and won against the United States Merchant Marine Academy and the College of Mount Saint Vincent, while conceding losses to Centenary and New York universities.

The Lions traveled to Fort Wayne, Ind., on Jan. 5 to compete in the NWCA Duals meet. […]

Lions coup Monarchs, falter in tournament

November 28, 2016 Connor Smith 0

After a tough loss to open the season, the College’s wrestling team bounced back in a big way as they trounced the King’s College Monarchs on Wednesday, Nov. 16, with a 33-6 victory. The Lions also earned one win and two losses on Saturday, Nov. 19, in the York College Duals. […]

Ducks squeak past Lions in opener

November 15, 2016 Connor Smith 0

The College’s wrestling team opened its season on Wednesday, Nov. 9, on the road against the rival Stevens University Ducks. The Lions also competed in the Ursinus College Fall Brawl on Saturday, Nov. 12. […]

Wrestling wins close match on criteria

February 16, 2016 Connor Smith 0

By Connor Smith and Sean Reis Social Media Editor and Production Manager The wrestling squad battled adversity during its final matches of the regular season. The Lions ended their home schedule in exciting fashion — […]

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