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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Team Press Releases

MIT Wins 2012 Groundhog Day Tournament

02/11/2012 -
The MIT wrestling team won the 2012 Groundhog day tournament by a 4 point margin over Navy Prep (NAPS). MIT put 5 in the fianals and came away with 3 champions. Sophomore Sam Shames continues his dominance @ 125 pounds with 2 pins and a technical fall in the finals. Junior Ryan Madson won the 165 pound weight class pinning all 3 opponents giving him 19 pins on the year. Junior Bee Vang competing @ 133 pounds looked great winning his weight class. The move down from 141 was a good decision for Bee. Junior Brian Anderson finished 2nd @ 184 pounds. Brian is wrestling very well right now. He will have an opportunity this weekend to get revenge on his loss in the finals. Sophomore Jake Laux finished 2nd @ 197. He had 2 pins and hurt his knee in the semi finals and defaulted to 2nd place. Sophomore Tyler Laprade finished the day 1 and 2 with a pin. The team will be competing Saturday at noon against Navy Prep and West Chester in Newport, Rhode Island.

MIT wins Groundhog Day Invitational

02/13/2010
The MIT wrestling team placed first in the first annual Groundhog Day Invitational scoring 108 points. The Engineers had 3 champions and 3 runners up. Junior Grant Kadokura was 3 and 0 on the day with a pin, technical fall and a major winning the 125 pound weight class and improved his r....

MIT competes at Roger Williams Tournament

11/14/2010
Coaches Comments: The MIT wrestling team finished in 11th place at the Roger Williams Tournament on Saturday, November 13th. Sophomore, Ryan Madson placed 2nd in the 165 pound weight class losing in the finals to Messiah's Matthew Cross 3-2. Ryan had 4 wins including 3 pins. Senior, Gran....

Shames knocks off number 1 ranked wrestler in New England

12/05/2010
MIT Freshman Sam Shames won the Ted Reese Invitational this weekend going 4 and 0 on the day. Shames defeated the number 1 ranked 125 pounder in New England, Josh Huber of Plymouth State by a score of 7 to 4 in the finals. Sam was also voted the most outstanding wrestler of the tournamen....

Madson defeats #4 ranked Division 3 wrestler

11/13/2011
The MIT wrestling team competed at the Roger Williams Invitational on Saturday, November 12, 2011. The team finished tenth overall. Sophomore captain, Sam Shames finished second in the 125 pound weight class. Sam was very impressive winning his first 2 matches by technical fall and hi....

Madson, Shames Dominate Doug Parker Tournament

11/21/2011
Co-captains Sam Shames and Ryan Madson won their respective weight classes this past weekend at the Doug Parker Invitational hosted by Springfield College. Sam won all four of his matches in dominatng fashion. He had 3 pins and won 10-0 in the finals over Nate Giorgio of The US Coast G....

MIT Wrestling goes 3 and 0 on the day

01/21/2012
The MIT wrestling won all 3 matches this weekend at the Springfield Technical CC quad. MIT defeated Hudson Valley 36-18, University of Connecticut 36-18 and STCC 25-24. Captains Sam Shames and Ryan Madson both won all 3 of their matches by fall. Brian Anderson finished 3 and 0 on the d....

MIT Wins 2012 Groundhog Day Tournament

02/11/2012
The MIT wrestling team won the 2012 Groundhog day tournament by a 4 point margin over Navy Prep (NAPS). MIT put 5 in the fianals and came away with 3 champions. Sophomore Sam Shames continues his dominance @ 125 pounds with 2 pins and a technical fall in the finals. Junior Ryan Madson w....

MIT qualifies 5 wrestlers for NCWA National Tournament

02/27/2012
The MIT wrestling team competed at the Northeast Conference Qualifier held at the University of New Hampshire this past weekend. The team qualified 5 wrestlers for the NCWA National Championships which take place in Daytona Beach, Florida, March 8th to the 10th. MIT placed 4 wrestlers in ....

Sam Shames to represent NCWA at 2012 All-Star Classic

10/16/2012
On November 3rd, Junior Co-captain and 2-time NCWA All-American, Sam Shames will be wrestling in the NWCA All-Star Classic. Sam will be competing along side many of the top division 1 wrestlers in the country, including the feature match of the night, NCAA champion David Taylor of Penn St....

MIT Finishes 4th at New England Conference Tourney

02/23/2013
The MIT wrestling team finished in 4th place as a team at the New England Conference tournament. MIT had 3 champions and 1 second. Junior co-captain, Sam Shames went 2-0 on the day with 2 pins to win the 125 pound weight class. He is currently 24-0 on the season. Senior, Bee Vang went 3-....

MIT Wrestling team finishes in 2nd place at the Northeast Conf Championships

03/04/2013
The MIT wrestling team finished in 2nd place this past weekend at the Northeast Conference Championships. The US Naval Academy Prep School won the team title finishing with 152 points. MIT was second with 103 points followed by the University of Massachusetts Amherst scoring 99 points. ....

THE MIT WRESTLING TEAM WINS THE NCWA DIVISION 2 NATIONAL WRESTLING TEAM TITLE

03/23/2013
On the 100th anniversary of MIT wrestling, the Engineers won the NCWA Division II National Championship edging out runner-up University of South Carolina. MIT qualified six wrestlers for the tournament and were lead by its captains, senior Ryan Madson and junior Sam Shames. Ryan capped of....

MIT Sam Shames Wins Roger Williams Tourney

11/18/2013
The MIT wrestling team competed at the Roger Williams Tournament this weekend finishing in 12th place. Defending National Champion, Sam Shames won the 133 pound weight class in dominant fashion going 4 and 0 on the day. Sam had a pin and 2 major decisions on his way to winning the weight....

Shames wins 3rd Doug Parker invitational

11/24/2013
Senior, Sam Shames won his 3rd Doug Parker Invitational posting a 5 and 0 record. He had 2 pins, 1 major decision and 1 regular decision on the day and in the finals his opponent medial defaulted. Sam is currently 9 and 0 this year. The Engineers will travel to the University of Sout....

Shames Wins 4th Ted Reese Invitational for MIT

12/09/2013
The MIT wrestling team competed at the Ted Reese Invitational this past weekend. Senior, Sam Shames won the 133 pound weight class going 3 & 0 on the day with 3 pins. Sam is the first wrestler to win 4 Ted Reese Invitationals in the history of the tournament. Senior, Max Powers competed....

MIT finishes in 3rd place at the Northeast Conference Regional

03/06/2014
The MIT Wrestling Team finished in 3rd place at the Northeast regional qualifier behind Alfred State and Navy Prep. MIT also qualified 8 wrestlers for the national tournament being held in Allen, Texas from March 13th to March 15th. Senior, Sam Shames won the 133 pound weight class in do....