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Hunter College Hawks
Head Coach: Mike Simmon-Pappadakos 3rd Year
Career at School: 10-27
Assistant coaches:  Chris Mazzatta 2nd Year, Josef Waples 1st Year

2011 Dual Meet Record: 3-15
2011 NCAA Qualifiers and All-Americans: Eduardo Delgado 157

Top Returning Starters:
125 Oliver Lopez 14-12
133 Chris Gogatz 4th Metros
141 Sean Messina 2x Conference Placefinisher (2010 3rd, 2009 5th)
157 Matt Cartusciello 13-10
165 Jesse Capello-Colon
174 Ryan Baxter
184 Alan Djovic

Incoming wrestlers:
125 Kenny Albert  4th  Section 8
125 Brandon Hegarty 3x All League Section 11
133 Monil Shah 3rd PSAL
133 Ryan Gerondal  1st Section 11, 4th NYS, Binghamton Transfer
141 Patrick Dudek
141 Emmanuel Grullon
149 RJ Paquette 2x All League Section 11
149 Nick Wilke 3rd Section 1
157 Joe Halkais 1st PSAL, NYS State Qualifier
157 Jack Dituro Section 8 Runner-Up
165 Brandon Rust
165 Thor McHugh Section 1 Runner-Up, NYS State Qualifier
174 TJ Ranchko
174 Jordan Donahue 3x Masters Placefinisher ,California State Qualifier
184 Luke Pragdatt 2x District Champ, 2x NJ State Qualifier
197 Mussa De’Resee 3rd NY College States, Nassau Transfer
HWT Leon Bodden 3rd Place Section 11, Nassau Transfer
HWT Joseph Pearl

Season outlook:
Led by Metropolitan Conference place finishers Sean Messina and Chris Gogatz, the Hawks will certainly improve upon last year’s injury plagued year.  A talented 18 man recruiting class will give the Hawks the depth and talent they need to contend in the always tough Metro Conference. Nassau transfers Mussa De’ressee and Leon Bodden will strengthen the upper weights, while numerous freshman and returners will battle for 165, 174 and 184.  Coach Simmon has brought in Assistant Coach and 2011 165 All-American Josef Waples from St. Olaf to help the Hawks achieve their goals.