University of Connecticut Team Press Releases
Huskies Take 2nd Place in Connecticut Classic
Storrs, CT-The UConn wrestling team opened its 2013-14 season on National Wrestling Day with a 2nd place finish in their annual Connecticut Classic Wrestling Tournament held in the Willis N. Hawley Armory Gym in front of an overflow crowd. UMass, with 70 pts., edged UConn by 3.5 pts. in the 10 team field. The Minutemen passed UConn by winning the last 3 wt. classes as Jake Stallone, Brian Stapleton and Emmit Tkach all won individual titles. UConns two individual titles were won by Joey Battinelli @ 157 lbs. and Freshman Joe Maida @ 133 lbs., who was selected as the winner of the Bryan Simons Outstanding Wrestler Award for the event. 3rd place UAlbany, with 57.5 pts., was led by Nicolas Engert @ 125 lbs., who was the only champion of their 4 finalists. Other champions included Northeasterns Luke Baroda & Jason Dack, Kevin Jimenez of SUNY-Westchester and Kyle Parella of SUNY-Cortland. Defending National Champion Cassie Corey was the Womens Div. Champion and was selected for the John Bulldog Satti Outstanding Wrestler Award for Women.
The UConn wrestling team is entering its 6th season of competition in the NCWA and is poised to compete at a high level with many new faces in the starting lineup.
UConn Husky Pack Off and Running12/05/2009
| Storrs, CT - The University of Connecticut Wrestling Team opened the ’09-’10 season in impressive fashion with dual meet wins over UAlbany, University of New Haven and perennial NCWA powerhouse Naval Academy Prep. The defending ’08-’09 Connecticut NCWA State Champions are known about cam....|
Husky Pack Sweeps, Repeats as Connecticut State Champs02/24/2010
|NEW HAVEN, CT – The University of Connecticut’s wrestling team defeated teams from the University of New Haven and Yale University before an overflow crowd at the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center on the UNH campus on Sat., 2/20/10 to earn its second consecutive NCWA State of Connecticu....|
Huskymania Hits Connecticut, the Pack is Back01/02/2011
|Storrs, CT - The 2010-11 University of Connecticut wrestling team has picked up right where they left off last season with successful competition in events in the Northeast Conference of the NCWA this past semester. With the loss of Co-Captains Mike Gorton and Pat Neilan due to graduation....|
Huskies Take 1st Annual Connecticut Classic02/25/2012
|Storrs, CT-Two teams with the same popular team nickname faced off against each other in the final match of the day in the first wrestling match on the Storrs, CT campus in nearly four decades which featured two NCWA Northeast Conf. teams from Massachusetts and two teams from Connecticut. ....|
Huskies Take 2nd Place in Connecticut Classic11/21/2013
|Storrs, CT-The UConn wrestling team opened its 2013-14 season on National Wrestling Day with a 2nd place finish in their annual Connecticut Classic Wrestling Tournament held in the Willis N. Hawley Armory Gym in front of an overflow crowd. UMass, with 70 pts., edged UConn by 3.5 pts. in ....|