2018-19 Wesleyan Preview

Team: Wesleyan University
Head Coach: Drew Black
Years at School as Head Coach: 20
Career Record at Current School: 204-169-2
Assistant Coaches: Devon Carrillo, Niko Filippakis, Victor Ekpenyong, Matt Moran, Dan DiCenzo

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2017-2018 Dual Meet Record: 12-7

2018 NCAA Qualifiers:
174 Dominic Pirraglia
197 Devon Carrillo 8th
285 Isaiah Bellamy 3rd

Top Returning Starters:
125 Zack Murillo 21-7, 1 win from placing at NE Regionals 2018
133 Dylan Jones 18-16, 1 win from placing at NE Regionals 2017; Tristan Stetson 14-15, Futures Champ
141 James Matias 22-10, 4th place NE Region
149 Shane Ross 8-4, 14-10 season before, both seasons cut short to injury
165 Roy Forys 12-7
197 Simon Chee 15-21
285 Harrison Karp 9-9

Top Incoming Wrestlers:
125 Greg Fischer 6th NYS
149 Aaron Goldman 3rd TX
157 Tucker Kirchberger NJ State Qualifier
174 Marco Gaita 5th NJ
184 Duncan Kreutter NJ District placer, Regional Qualifier
285 Owen Verespy top 12 PA

Season Outlook:
Wesleyan ended on a high note with an 18th place finish at the NCAA Championships, 2 All-Americans (3rd & 8th), and the #1 and #3 pinners in the country. The Cardinals graduated a great senior class but should have another ready to leave their mark.