This fall, the Drexel men’s wrestling team will begin competition in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association, and head coach Matt Azevedo thinks a batch of incoming recruits will be able to contribute. During the Dragons’ first year in the EIWA, they will be facing an elevated level of competition, and they will look to a [...]
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Forty-seven days after the Drexel men’s wrestling team competed in the Colonial Athletic Association Championships, the program announced its intention to leave the CAA for the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association next season. The Dragons, who accrued an 8-12 overall record with a 3-3 record against CAA opponents, will join the EIWA next year along with [...]
The Drexel University wrestling team had a good showing at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships. Both redshirt junior Brandon Palik and senior Frank Cimato earned their place in the NCAA Championships. Palik took first place at the CAA Championships, while Cimato took second place in his division. The Dragons headed to Boston to compete in [...]
The Drexel University wrestling team ended its regular season with a weekend of mixed results. While the team dropped its Feb. 24 dual against the University of Pennsylvania at the Palestra, there was some good news on the day. Kevin Devoy Jr., competing at 125, took first place, while Matt Cimato, at 149, took third [...]
The Drexel University wrestling team struggled Feb. 15 against Rutgers University in its final home dual of the season at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Rutgers spoiled Drexel’s Senior Night by defeating the Dragons 26-10. With the defeat, Drexel fell to 8-11 overall on the season while the Scarlet Knights improved to 16-3. The dual started [...]
The weekend road trips for Drexel University wrestling ended with mixed results. The Dragons had a strong performance Feb. 8 against Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., besting the Diplomats 27-9. The next dual, however, did not go as well for the team. The Dragons stumbled Feb. 10 in their conference match against Rider [...]
The Drexel wrestling team had a strong showing Feb. 1 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center against conference opponent Boston University. The Dragons headed into the heated matchup coming off one of their most impressive weekends of the season with their performances against Sacred Heart University and at the Messiah Open. They continued their good play [...]
The Drexel Dragon wrestlers bounced back strongly from their recent losing streak Jan. 26 with an impressive home victory over the Sacred Heart University Pioneers at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. After falling in their four previous matches, the Dragons were able to take advantage of their opponent’s misfortune and capitalize on their opportunities en route [...]
The Drexel wrestling team struggled Jan. 19 in the Colonial Athletic Association duals in Fairfax, Va., dropping two conference meets against the Binghamton University Bearcats and the Old Dominion University Monarchs. The Dragons fell to Binghamton 29-14 in their first meet and 27-9 to Old Dominion in the second. The Dragons fell into an early [...]
The Drexel wrestling team fell short Jan. 13 in its matches against Iowa State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. In back-to-back duals, the Dragons fell 31-12 and 24-10, respectively, against the two collegiate powerhouses. The Dragons headed into the matches coming off a stretch of [...]
The Drexel wrestling team fared well in its past three outings, which resulted in two wins and a good showing at the BRUTE Invitational. The Dragons’ first win came on one of the biggest stages as they took down the George Mason University Patriots Dec. 16 in the Grapple at the Garden at Madison Square [...]
Drexel wrestling bounced back in its first homestand of the season, sweeping the weekend’s matches. In the first match at the Daskalakis Athletic Center this season Dec. 1, the team wrestled hard en route to a victory against the Virginia Military Institute. The Dragons followed up their strong performance with another impressive win the next [...]
The most recent road trips for Drexel wrestling ended with mixed results. The team had success Nov. 17 at the East Stroudsburg Open, placing fourth overall in the tournament. The next weekend, however, did not go as well for the Dragons. They lost all three matches to Cornell University, Columbia University and Bloomsburg University in [...]
The opening day of the season came with mixed results for Drexel wrestling. The Dragons split their back-to-back matches Nov. 8 against California Polytechnic State University and California State University, Bakersfield in Bakersfield, Calif. The weekend came with positives for the team, as four Dragons placed in the Road Runner Open. The Dragons began their [...]
The Drexel wrestling team heads into a new season with the addition of a new assistant coach in Tyler Nauman. Nauman recently graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was a four-year letter winner, a two-time All-American and a winner of over 100 matches. He was the team captain his junior and senior years. [...]
Men’s Lacrosse Names 2012-13 Captains After a largely successful season that almost put the Drexel University men’s lacrosse team into the NCAA Tournament, the players have named their new captains. Midfielders Garrett McIntosh and Aaron Prosser and defenseman Chris Walsh, all seniors, will be captains for the 2012-13 season. McIntosh didn’t make any starts in [...]
In a week that saw Drexel hold its breath to the last second as the men’s basketball team fell just short of beating Virginia Commonwealth University and sealing an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, events at the Colonial Athletic Association wrestling championship were relatively straightforward. Hofstra University, the strong favorite going into last weekend’s [...]
In sport, much like in the rest of life, success often comes down to peaking at the right time. For the Drexel wrestling team, the Colonial Athletic Association Championships March 3 in Binghamton, N.Y. present the perfect opportunity to bring a season’s hard training to bear. “We have had some great individual and team performances [...]
For Drexel wrestling seniors Alex Rinaldi, Michael Gomez and Kyle Frey, Feb. 11 will always carry special significance. On that day, these three athletes took to the mat in the Daskalakis Athletic Center for the last time in the colors of Drexel University. Their opponents of the day were the visiting George Mason University Patriots, [...]
The Drexel wrestling team bounced back Feb. 4 with two impressive wins on the road over Brown University and Boston University. This comes after their home loss against Army two weeks prior. The Dragons clinched their first win over Brown 23-13 and finished off the day with a solid 21-14 win over the Terriers. The [...]
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