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Hunter College Hawks
Head Coach: Michael Simmon-Pappadakos
Years at School as head coach: 2
Career Record at school: 7-11
Assistant Coaches: Chris Mazzatta, Shintaro Higashi (clinician)

2009-2010 Dual Meet Record: 7-11
Number of returning wrestlers who competed in 2010 national qualifier: 7

Top returning starters:
125 SO Ariel Guerrero (10-9)
133 JR Jimmy Mustakis (10-8, 3rd Place Empire State Games)
141 JR Sean Messina Jr (24-9 :3rd Metro Conference)
149 RSSO Matthew Cartusciello Inj (11-17 FR)
157 SR Eduardo Delgado (3rd Place Metro Conference)
165 SR Emman Sawari (12-12 5th Place Ithaca Invitational)
184 SO Anthony Daly (7-10)

Top incoming wrestlers:
Jarret Freeman, Penn State Transfer, 2x NYS Placefinisher
Joe Halakais NYC Section Champion NYS Qualifier
Dillion Ritchie 106-26 Southington HS CT, Open State Runner Up, 6th NE
Trevor Ritchie 150-21 Southington HS CT, Open State Runner Up, 4th NE
Oliver Astone 3rd Place Section 8 Championships, 7th Eastern States

Season outlook:
Hunter College graduated only 3 seniors in May and will bring back 7 starters from last season.  Led by Metropolitan Conference place finishers Eduardo Delgado and Sean Messina the Hawks have a tremendous amount of talent and leadership in the room making their goal to improve upon last years 7-11 record very attainable.  Several Hawks spent time competing in various tournaments this off season to prepare for the 2010-2011 season.  Mike Simmon has brought in new assistant coach Chris Mazzatta and clinician Shintaro Higashi to give the Hawks the best chance of getting on the podium come March.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Sounds like Hunter is on the right track to building a successful program. Best of luck & health to all the wrestlers & the coaching staff!

    We are….

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