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Due to injuries along with untimely and unsightly losses, competitors on the Rutgers wrestling team have fallen in national rankings and a few have even dropped off the list entirely.John Van Brill is not one of them.Fresh off of two ranked wins this past weekend, the sophomore from Mullica Hill, New Jersey, made his mark on the Intermat top-25 rankings, featuring at No. 20 in the 157-pound division, as well as coming in at No. 11 in The Open Mat's rankings.“(It is) cool to be recognized for some hard work, but (I) just want to keep climbing, that’s my whole goal,” Van Brill said.His teammate, senior Richie Lewis, started the season at No. 6 in the weight class, but his ranking soon dropped after missing matches due to injury.“I train with Van Brill a lot, and Van Brill is pretty much my main partner in the room during weight cuts, during those hard periods,” Lewis said.
The last time the Rutgers wrestling team prepared for a dual meet was three weeks ago when the Scarlet Knights geared up for a historic Battle at the Birthplace against Princeton three weeks ago.In their toughest affair up to that point, the Knights cleaned up with a 19-16 victory over their in-state rivals.But since then, Rutgers has found itself shrouded in tournaments and double-dual meets and it has been a while since the team has been able to do battle against another program, matching its best with the opponent’s best.“I don’t think it’ll be an issue, trying to switch over from tournament and double dual meet style to dual meet,” said sophomore 157-pounder John Van Brill, who recently crept into the national rankings at No. 20 this week.
On a day where head coach Scott Goodale was hoping to set his starting lineup into stone, the Rutgers wrestling team gave him plenty to work with.The Scarlet Knights left the 2016 Journeymen Tussle with 10 of its 14 competitors placing, with 165-pounder redshirt freshman Willie Scott finishing in first place in his division.
After a 28-10 loss to No. 8 Cornell at last weekend’s Grapple at the Garden at Madison Square Garden,the No. 12 Scarlet Knights (5-1) look to redeem themselves on Sunday at the 2016 Journeymen Tussle at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.
Ken Theobold completed his junior season with a record of 24-9 and an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships. His reward was taking a redshirt season the following year.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Rutgers wrestling team split its two matches Sunday afternoon at the fifth annual Grapple at the Garden in Madison Square Garden.The No. 10 Scarlet Knights (5-1) kicked off the day with a resounding 39-3 victory over Columbia (0-1) but followed that up with a 28-10 loss to No. 8 Cornell (3-0).
With 16,178 fans, friends and family in attendance, the Rutgers wrestling team defeated Princeton University 19-15 in the first ever Battle at the Birthplace.The event, as part of a Saturday doubleheader at High Point Solutions Stadium with the football team hosting No. 8 Penn State at 8 p.m., saw the second-largest crowd in collegiate wrestling dual meet history, only trailing Iowa’s outdoor event with Oklahoma State this time last year.Rutgers head coach Scott Goodale did not mince words when it came to the overall feel of the afternoon. “It was an awesome atmosphere,” Goodale said.
Sixty-two and sunny and not anything less.With the Battle at the Birthplace fast approaching, about as much training as has been done to battle the conditions than the other team.“We’ve had it, a couple outdoor practices to prepare for it,” Rutgers wrestling head coach Scott Goodale said.
On November 6, 1869, Rutgers College and the College of New Jersey played the first game of intercollegiate football on a plot of ground in New Brunswick, N.J.
It didn’t take much time for the Rutgers wrestling team to get into midseason form.The Scarlet Knights (3-0) opened the 2016-2017 on a road trip to California where they defeated San Francisco State (0-4), CSU Bakersfield (2-1) and Cal Poly (3-3).Friday night saw Rutgers dispose of San Francisco State and CSU Bakersfield handily, collecting 45-0 and 25-16 wins, respectively.
It’s been eight months since Goodale and company have hit the mats, but the wait is finally over.The No. 10 Rutgers wrestling team christens the 2016-2017 campaign with a trip to the Golden State.The Scarlet Knights open the season in a 7 p.m.
Before leading the Rutgers wrestling team to potentially the best season in program history, Scott Goodale was standing on the sidelines of High Point Solutions Stadium calling plays as the offensive coordinator at Jackson Memorial High School in the state championship game.After winning three state football titles with the Jaguars, Goodale hung up his headset and became the head coach of the wrestling team at the South Jersey high school, and the rest is history.More than a decade later, Goodale was back on the gridiron in Piscataway as he addressed the Rutgers football team in the Bubble Thursday morning prior to its seventh practice of the spring.This time, the talk had nothing to do with X’s and O’s.
It was a change in footwear that coincided with Anthony Perrotti’s monumental run to an All-American finish in 2014.Sporting Nike sneakers, Perrotti lost his debut match at the NCAA Championships in Oklahoma City two years ago.
There wasn’t much celebration from Anthony Ashnault after he took down Jimmy Gulibon of Penn State to become the first Big Ten Champion in Rutgers wrestling history. While the sophomore 141-pounder was proud of the achievement, there was a bigger goal out there for Ashnault — one that had been his main focus for over a year.Not satisfied with his eighth-place, All-American finish in his first NCCA Championships last year as a redshirt freshman, Ashnault set out on a mission to capture a national title at the 2016 tournament in New York City.On the heels of an 18-1 dual season, becoming the program’s first Big Ten Champion and landing a No. 4 seed entering the tournament, the South Plainfield, New Jersey, native seemed to be well on his way to making a serious run at the national title.Following the championship round at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, Ashnault was standing on the podium yet again with his fellow 141-pound All-Americans.But although he was positioned higher than he was on last year’s podium in St.
In the days leading up to the start of the Rutgers wrestling team’s season, head coach Scott Goodale laid out the ultimate goal for the 2015-16 campaign at its media day.“You gotta put more than one guy on that podium," Goodale said.
Anthony Ashnault became the first wrestler in program history to win a Big Ten title when he defeated No. 8 Jimmy Gulibon of Penn State in the 141-pound category.
The Rutgers wrestling team attempts to secure automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament with strong performances at the Big Ten Championships in Iowa City, Iowa, this weekend.
Just moments after the Rutgers wrestling team closed out its dual season with a thrilling 18-15 win over No. 7 Lehigh in the NWCA National Duals Championship Series, Anthony Perrotti was seated at the front of press room in the Rutgers Athletic Center.Alongside of head coach Scott Goodale and senior heavyweight Billy Smith, Perrotti was asked about what it means to end his dual career with a win over a top-10 program at the RAC.The 165-pounder began his answer praising Smith — who had beaten No. 14 Max Wessell in overtime in the dual-deciding bout—and noting how good he has been as a "closer" for the Scarlet Knights in his career.But after the senior was done talking about his teammate he paused for a moment and then went on a tangent discussing everything that No. 13 Rutgers had accomplished in the 2015-16 dual season.He was in awe and disbelief.“Phew.
The Rutgers wrestling team defeat No. 7 Lehigh 18-15 Saturday night, capped off by deja-vu for heavyweight Billy Smith.
The Rutgers wrestling teams hosts Drexel and No. 7 Lehigh in the final dual meet of the season, a final tune-up before the Big Ten and NCAA tournaments.