2021-2022 Wesleyan Preview

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Team: Wesleyan University
Head Coach: Drew Black
Years at School as Head Coach: 23
Career Record at Current School: 211-190-2
Assistant Coaches: Niko Fillipakis, Victor Ekpenyong, Zach Bylykbashi, Seth Dunipace

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Returning NCAA Qualifiers, NCAA All-Americans, and NWCA Placewinners:
174 Marco Gaita, 7th seed at 2020 NCAA Championships

Top Returning Starters:
125 Greg Fischer JR, former NYS placer, 2019-20 record 9-10
149 Dario Molina SO, NY, 8-8 record in 2019-20, 1 win from placing in NE Region
157 Aaron Goldman JR, 15-10 in 2019-20, 6th place in NE Region, 20-19 as a Freshman
174 Marco Gaita JR, NE Region Champ 2020, 7th seed at NCAA’s 2020, 32-4 record
184 Duncan Kreutter SR, 13-12 record in 2019-20

Top Incoming Wrestlers:
125 Shailen Savur FR., NJ, 81-33 overall, 2 x District Champ, 2 x Regional Placer
125 Terry Brannigan SO,. 118-37, CT State Open Placer
133 Max Martinez FR.-NJ State Qualifier, Top 6 in Super Region last year (combined Regions), 98-29 in HS, 2 x Region Medalist
141 CJ Shea FR., CT, 98-37 record, 2 x NE Prep Runner-Up, National Prep AA, NHSCAA All-American
149 Andrew Maiorini FR., NY, 4 x All Nassau County, 120-35 career record
149/157 Ciaran Edwards, FR., NY, 3 x NY Section Placer , 1 x Section Champ
157 Felix Clayton SO., NJ 4 x National Prep Qualifier, top 12 in 2020, 100 career wins
157Jack Reusing FR., NY, NYS Qualifier, 131-28 record, Section Champ, Greco Roman State Champ
157 Drew Guttentag FR., MD, 2 x Region Champ, 2 x MD State Placer 5th & 6th
174/184 Joe Colon FR., NJ, 4th in NJ 182, 2 x Region 2nd, 3 x District Champ
174 Lucas Hughes SO, NY, 67-23, 2 x New England Prep placer, 1 x Finalist
174/184 Marcus Brown, FR., NY, 2nd in Section 9, 34-9
184 Aris Dashiell, FR. OH, 8th in the State 195, St Edwards-68-32 overall record
184 Sam DosSantos Fr. MA, 52-30 overall, MA D1 State Placer
197 Dean Omirly, FR. NC, 118-9 career record, 4 x Prep NC State Finalist
197 Joshua Koshayev, FR., NY, NYS Greco Champ, NYS Freestyle States 3rd

Season Outlook:
The team has a great influx of talented freshman and sophomores (really two freshman classes with no season last year) combined with great veterans and upper class leadership. The team is looking to develop, compete, improve, and peak in the 3rd period of the season at the NCAA Regional and National Tournament.