JWU 2016-2017 Preview

JWU_150px[1]Team: Johnson & Wales University
Head Coach: Lonnie Morris
Years at School as Head Coach: 19
Career Record at Current School: 282-135-4
Assistant Coaches: Brian Allen (17 years), James Gilbert (15 Years)

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2015-2016 Dual Meet Record: 18-7

2016 NCAA Qualifiers: Joe Gaccione (149, 8th), Bobby Jordan (125), Joe Ferinde (133), Stephen Jarrell (174)

Returning NCAA Qualifiers (any year): Jordan, Ferinde, Jarrell

Top Returning Starters:
125 Bobby Jordan NQ
133 Jay Albis (Ranked nationally all year until injured) 19-3
141 Joe Ferinde NQ
149 Tommy Grippi
165 Michael Gargano 6th Northeast Region
174 Stephen Jarrell NQ
184 Michael Labell 6th Northeast Region 2015
197 Khamri Thomas 4th in Northeast Region
Hwt Jonah Aurelio

Top Incoming Wrestlers:
125 Stephen Nadera NJ State Qualifier
141 Marvin Cunningham GA State Champ
149 Malik Abdur-Rasheed NY State Place winner
149 Antonio Deaguero CO State Place winner
149 Brady Robin NY State Place winner
157 Anthony DiMauro RI State Place Winner
157 Jordan Giacomelli NJ State Qualifier
157 Dale White NY State Place Winner
165 Zachary Deaguero CO State Qualifier
157 Dylan Dupre RI State Place winner
165 Adrian Gonzalez CT State Champ, New England finalist 2007
165 Joe Ryan CT State Champ
174 Tanner Kelly NJ Region Place winner
184 Kyle McQuaide MA State Champ, New England Place winner
184 Patrick Daly NJ State Place winner
184/197 Michael DiNardo NY State Finalist
197 Nicholas Kovacs NJ State Qualifier
285 Michael Larm NY State Place winner
285 Kevin Lewis NJ State Qualifier
285 Johanser Joseph NJ Region Place winner

Season Outlook:
Johnson & Wales adds a great recruiting class made up of freshman and transfers to an already solid group of upper classmen. Bobby Jordan 125, Jay Albis 133, Joe Ferinde 141, Stephen Jarrell 174, Mike Labell 184, and Khamri Thomas 197 will lead the way to Wisconsin. If this group can stay healthy and a few of the young guys catch fire it could be an exciting year for JWU Nation.