Wesleyan Preview

In his 10th season, Drew Black has set a top 3 finish in New England as a goal for 2008. To that end, six New England placewinners return and are joined by a strong freshman class that will contend for spots in the starting lineup. 20 match winners Dan Bloom and Josh Wildes will try to replace the void left by 2x NCAA qualifier Dan deLalla and represent Wesleyan at the NCAA Championships.

School: Wesleyan University
Head Coach: Drew Black
Years at School: 10th year
Assistant Coaches: Chris Eldridge, Thomas Medonis

2006-2007 Dual Meet Record: 11-7-1
2007 NCAA Place: 44th
2007 National Qualifying Tournament Place: 6th NEWA

Returning NCAA Qualifiers and All-Americans: —

Total Number of Returning Starters: 7

Notable Incoming Freshmen:
Charles Hoeg (Mt. Sinai, NY) @141 (2 x NYS placer)
Grant Giordano (Norfolk Academy, VA-3 x State Prep Champion, 5th @ National Preps) @ 149-157
Nick Matayoshi (Iolani School, HI, 4 x HI State placer, 1 x State Champ) @ 125
Chris Alvanos (Agawam HS, MA, MA state placer, 2 X New England qualifier)
Dan Conroy (Kellenberg HS, NY, 2 x NYS qualifier) @ 197 or HWT

Projected Lineup
125: Dan Bloom
133: Josh Wildes
141: Kyle Baicker-Mckee
149: Dave Bachy
157: Zach Rolfe
165: Drew Marvin-Smith, Josh Berkovic, Chris Mixon
174: Greg Hurd
184: Jeremy Stuart, Alex Segal, Cam Maloni
197: John Gottfried, Mike Lima
285: Andrew DePalma, Dan Conroy