Underclassmen prove their worth

January 25, 2006 Brandon Lee 0

While many students were on semester break, the College’s wrestling team was grappling, slamming and pinning the competition at the annual Lions’ Invitational and the Budd Whitehill Dual Meet Challenge hosted by Lycoming College.

Freshman Chris Prihoda led the Lions by collecting a 3-0 record at 141 pounds, while senior Keith Bjorhus posted a 2-0 record at 285 pounds, keeping his undefeated season intact at 9-0. […]

Lions capture first place at Scranton

December 7, 2005 Signal Editorial Staff 0

The College’s wrestling team was powered to a first-place finish at the Scranton University Invitational on Sunday behind three individual champions and five individual second place tallies.

Junior Pat Cross captured the 184-pound title, sophomore Brett Jankos finished atop the 197-pound class and senior Keith Bjorhus took first at heavyweight to help the Lions total 168 team points in the nine-team field. […]

Osgoodby impresses as a fill-in for injured Harrington

November 30, 2005 Scott Miccio 0

High expectations. As is always the case with the College’s wrestling team, high expectations will be the theme all season.

The bar has been set high for the team, and although it is still early in the season, the team seems to be on the right track.

The Lions started off the season ranked No. […]

Lions open season by dominating NYU violets

November 16, 2005 Chris George 0

The College’s men’s wrestling team followed up last weekend’s tournament win at Ithaca with another strong performance this weekend. On Friday, the team cruised to an impressive win in a dual match against New York University 40-3 and finished third in total points with 113. […]

Seven wrestlers earn spot in national meet

February 23, 2005 Scott Miccio 0

The College’s wrestling team is now one step closer to the NCAA championships after an impressive team performance at the Metropolitan Conference Championships (METs) on Sunday.

The winners at each individual weight class all gained entrance into the NCAA Division III Wrestling championships. […]

Wrestling ends regular season with 10 straight wins

February 9, 2005 Scott Miccio 0

If timing is everything in life, the College’s wrestling team is in great shape.

The sixth-ranked Lions ended their regular season on a 10-match winning streak, providing plenty of momentum heading into the postseason. Last weekend, the Lions made a statement by completely dominating their three opponents, SUNY-Oswego, the University of Scranton and Wilkes University. […]

Wrestling defeats Springfield

February 2, 2005 Scott Miccio 0

Although the College already had the match well in hand by the time junior heavyweight Keith Bjorhus had to wrestle on Sunday, he certainly gave those faithful Lions fans who stuck around until the end quite a treat.

The College squared off against Springfield College on Sunday in a match that pitted the sixth and eighth-ranked teams in the country, respectively, against each other. […]

Lions’ All-Americans come through in 3-1 weekend

January 26, 2005 Scott Miccio 0

A great weekend for the College’s wrestling team was highlighted by sophomore David Icenhower Jr.’s win against the number one wrestler in the country in his weight class.

The Lions participated in the 2005 National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals, held at Cleveland State University in Ohio. […]

Injury-plagued Lions still win dual meets

December 8, 2004 Tim Fox 0

Despite having eight of its 10 regular starters out, the Lions handily defeated their first two opponents of the year, doubling up Hunter College 28-14 and tallying a 29-15 win over New York University (NYU) on Dec. 1.

Heading into its first dual meets of the season, the team was without several notable starters including two All-Americans, three conference champs and its best transfer. […]

Vinciguerra leads Lions at Ursinus meet

December 1, 2004 Eric Juray 0

With many injuries still plaguing the College’s wrestling team early in the season, senior Nick Vinciguerra is proving his worth as co-captain.

Vinciguerra, ranked sixth in the nation, won his third title in as many weeks and remains unbeaten on the season at 197 pounds. […]

Wrestling performs well despite numerous injuries

November 17, 2004 Kristen Zimmerman 0

Despite wrestling without four key starters, the Lions had senior co-captain Nick Vinciguerra take first and five others place in the Central Jersey Open hosted by the College on Sunday.

After being the only Lion to win his weight class at the Ithaca College Invitational last week, sixth-ranked Vinciguerra once again led the Lions with a first-place finish at 197 pounds in the senior division. […]

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