Castleton 2017 Preview

Team: Castleton University
Head Coach: Scott Legacy
Years at School as Head Coach: 1
Career Record at Current School: 11-14
Assistant Coaches: Steve Forrest, Joe Duca, Jeff Whitesell

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2016-2017 Dual Meet Record: 11-14

2017 NCAA Qualifiers: Zak Hale (141)

Top Returning Starters:
Nick Camacho 133 (16-18)
Jared Costa 157/165 (27-8)
James Kilgo 157 (19-16)
Cameron Milliken 157 (15-9)
Mitch LaFlam 184 (26-17)
Reece Millington 149 (15-9)
Ryan Cabezas 141 (9-9)
Nick Scott 285 (18-17)
Nolan Viens 165/174 (16-15)
Joe Galusha 184/197 (16-18)
Jacob Woodside 174 (16-15)

Top Incoming Wrestlers:
Troy Gassaway (125) Sophomore –
Bennington, Vermont
Mount Anthony Union High School
Attended SIUE Fall Semester 2015

Career Record: 239-19
4x State Champ

3x New England Finalist
2 x New England Champ

2x NHSCA All American (Jr. and Sr. Division)

Dave Schultz Award Winner

Vermont Wrestler Of The Year

USA Magazine All-American

10-5 @ SIUE

Kevin Meloni-125 –
Town: Shoreham
School: Shoreham-Wading River
Career Record: 155-16
Season Record: 44-3 senior year
4 Years On varsity
Section 11 division 1
3x League champion
2x All county (2016 runner up)
Ranked 2nd in Suffolk County
2x New York State qualifier
Ranked top 5 in NYS
2016 All State (5th in NYS at 106)
2x Eastern states place finisher
Suffolk All-Star team member

Century Club Member Lóng Island
2016 SWR MOW

Frankie Darwak- 125 –
Stillwater NY,
Stillwater High School
Career Record: 87-21
Season Record: 35-4.
2016 Greco State Champion,
2017 NY Free Style and Greco Finalist
NY national team member
NY State Qualifier

CJ Schultz- 133-
Town: New Milford, CT
School: New Milford High
Career Record: 145- 40
Season Record: 39-7
3rd CT. Open

William DiBenedetto- 133 -6th Section 1, NY

Chris Solo- 133
Deering High School
Two year totals at Deering
Junior and Senior Year: 76-9

State Qualifier 2 times
2015-16- Class A states-6th
2016-17 Class A states – 1st
Region Champ 2 times
New England Qualifier

Ben Billings -141
High school: Plymouth Whitemarsh
Career Record: 85-46
Senior Year: 24-6
145, 152
2012-2013: Section 5th; District DNP (AAA)
2013-2014: Section 1st; District DNP (AAA)
2014-2015: Section 1st; District 2nd; Region DNP (AAA)
2015-2016: Section 2nd; District 3rd; Region DNP (AAA)

Cedrick Stephens -197
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Windgate HS

Transfer from Nassau Community College
2016-17 Record 18-5
2 Time NJCAA National Qualifier

NJCAA Eastern District Champion @ 197 2017

NJCAA All-American 2017

Jesse Webb-285
Bennington, Vermont
School: Mt. Anthony HS/and transfer from Ohio University (2 year starter)
Senior Year HS:
Career HS: 235-9
4 Time State Champion
4 Time New England Place Winner
2 Time New England Champion

Vermont Wrestler of the Year
Dave Schultz Award Winner
USA Magazine All American

4 Time NHSCA All American
1st -Freshman, 1st Sophomore, 5th Junior, 2nd Senior

Super 32 Champion and Finalist

4 Time Junior National All-American
2nd In Freestyle

2015 Freshman/Sophomore Michigan State Open Champ

5th MAC Confernece 2015

Max Tempel -141/149
Averill Park NY
Averill Park High School
Career record:148-33

Senior year: 41-4
4X Class B Champion
2X NYS Qualifier
2015 Section 2 Champ
3X Section 2 Finalist
5th in New York State
2015 Section 2 MOW
3X Varsity Wrestling Captain

Matt Saville-133/141
South Glens Falls, NY
South Glens Falls HS

Career Record: 198-49
Season Record: 31-3
Section 2 Champion 2016
Section 2 Finalist 2017
School record win holder.
2nd in freestyle states 2016

Ryan Butcavage -141/149
Pennington New Jersey
Hopewell Valley Central HS

Career Record: 93-54
Season Record: 30-10
65 Career Pins
District Champion
2016 National Duals Team

Trent Goodman- 174/184
Sedgwick ME,
Ellsworth High School
Career Record: 150-9
3x State Champion
3rd at New England’s

David Wingate – 197/285
East Greenbush, NY
Columbia High School
Career Record: 113-34
Season Record: 36-8
3rd Section 2 (2017)
5th Section 2 (2016)

Matt Mustillo 141/149
Manalapan New Jersey

Season record: 25-13
1st place District 21

Name: Jason Ashline – 133
Town: Whitehall , NY
School: Whitehall Central
Career Record: 104-37 Season Record: 34-8
2017 Section 2 Champ
2016 Section 2 Finalist
5th in NYS Freestyle 2016 and 2017

Name: Rhys Zigich-149/157
Town: Frenchtown NJ
School: Delaware Valley Regional
Career Record: 80-50
Season Record: 33-8
Member of 2017 Group II NJ State Champion Team / 3x Sectional Champions
2017 District 19 Champion
2016 & 2015 District 17 3rd Place
Fargo Qualifier
Daniel Hutchens OW award 2016
Member of the DV 60 win club*
Recipient of 2017 SEPA Scholarship for Outstanding DV Wrestler
Recipient of 2017 DV Wildcat Award
4 year varsity letter recipient

Name: Kyle Stoll
Town: Dingmans Ferry , PA
School: Delaware Valley High School

Career Record: 85-40
Season Record 25-11
3x District Placer
2x Regional Qualifier

Tom Long -197/285
Sandy Hook, CT.
Newtown High School

Career Record: 146-51
Season Record: 42-6
All New England (4th)
All State (2nd) CT. Open
3x All Conference,
2x top 3 Finisher at Lowell Holidays , 2nd and 3rd
Team Captain

Hunter Martel
Town: Titusville, New Jersey
School: Hopewell Valley

Career Record: 53-28
Season Record: 29-7
2nd in district 18 as a senior.

Season Outlook:
Castleton returns 21 wrestlers from their first year as a program and has added a very strong recruiting class of Freshmen and transfers. With a nice blend of returnees (most of the starting line-up) and with only one senior on the team, in their second year with the program, Incoming freshmen, junior college and Division 1 transfers, the team is looking to improve on a successful year number one.