Gettysburg Season Preview

With the start of competition a month away, will begin to preview the teams for 2007-2008. Today, we start with Gettysburg College.

Head Coach Andy Vogel takes over for Troy Dell, who left to become Athletic Director at Frostburg State University. Gettysburg returns two national qualifiers and gets sophomore 165 lb. wrestler Pat Doherty back from a season ending knee injury of a year ago. Undefeated Florida state champ heavyweight Bobby Christopher anchors a freshman class that should also see significant action this year.

School: Gettysburg College
Head Coach: Andy Vogel
Years at School: 1st Season
Assistant Coaches: Gino Frank, Steve Kareha, Wes Brenner

2006-2007 Dual Meet Record: 3-12-1
2007 NCAA Place: 50th
2007 National Qualifying Tournament Place: 7th in Centennial

Returning NCAA Qualifiers and All-Americans: NCAA Qualifiers Matt Shank (149) and Andrew Goldstein (157)

Total Number of Returning Starters: 5

Notable Incoming Freshmen:
Bobby Christopher – Florida State Champ (285)
Jack Bostrom – 2x Massachusetts Qualifier (125)
Joe Aversa – National Prep Qualifier (125)
Ben Cutrell – National Prep Qualifier (197)

Projected Lineup
125: Joe Aversa/Jack Bostrom
133: Rich Masella
141: Ray Cottiers
149: Matt Shank
157: Andrew Goldstein
165: Pat Doherty/Aaron Balk
174: Ben Swanson/Zach Travis
184: Drew Wolenter
197: Ben Cutrell
285: Bobby Christopher