Centenary 2017 Preview

8617Team: Centenary University
Head Coach: John Garriques
Years at School as Head Coach: 12
Career Record at Current School: 91-68-1
Assistant Coaches: Doug Hamann, Chris Burdge, Chris Jones


2016-2017 Dual Meet Record: 11-3

2017 NCAA Qualifiers: Max Nauta (141), Chris Muce (149), Etiini Udott (197)

Returning NCAA Qualifiers: Nauta, Muce, Udott

Top Returning Starters:
Bobby Demeter- Sophomore- Competed in 19 matches, winning five. Recorded two falls, two forfeits and a decision.
Max Nauta-  2017 national qualifier
Chris Muce- 43-18 career record, 2017 national qualifier
Alec Donovan- 32-4 record and placed 4th in the region. 8th place in the 2017 University Greco-Roman Nationals
Jeremy Nurnberger- 9-10 record.
Etiini Udott- 42-17 career record, 2x NCAA qualifier
Anthony Colabella- 23-8, placed 3rd in the bob quade tournament and top 8 in regional

Top Incoming Wrestlers:
Isaac Lopez – 24-9, 2nd at the Palmyra tournament, placed 2nd in his district, and qualified for the region tournament
Nick Rivera – 112-11 career record, NJ state runner-up

Season Outlook:
Centenary’s entire lineup returns from last year and should again be able to put multiple wrestlers in the NCAA tournament.