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The No. 17 Rutgers wrestling team entered the Journeymen/Asics Northeast Duals on Sunday with a chance to make an early-season statement. With match-ups against No. 13 North Carolina, No. 22 Oklahoma and No. 25 Northern Iowa in front of them, the Scarlet Knights were going to learn how they stacked up against three top programs for the first time this season.At the conclusion of a long day of wrestling in Troy, New York, that included three highly competitive matches, the Knights had walked away just two points shy of completely sweeping the Northeast Duals. Rutgers (5-1) fell late to Oklahoma, 19-18, in its first match, but came back strong by squeezing past No. 13 North Carolina, 19-13, and cruising right by Northern Iowa, 28-10, to finish the dual meet with a 2-1 record.“It was a major test having three nationally ranked programs like that who wrestle really, really hard, traditionally,” said head coach Scott Goodale.
The Rutgers wrestling team has been looking forward to this Sunday’s meet for a long time. The No. 17 Knights (3-0) travel to Troy, New York, to participate in the Journeymen/Asics Northeast Duals.
In the latter stages of his high school career, Richie Lewis didn’t have an exact college in mind for where he planned on continuing to wrestle at the next. Although he didn’t have a specific school in mind, Lewis was settled on going somewhere away from his Toms River, New Jersey, residence.So even though head coach Scott Goodale recruited Lewis when he was a junior in high school and constantly told him that he was a fan of his, Rutgers wasn’t on his radar of prospective schools due to its proximity to his hometown.But Lewis decided to attend junior college at Iowa Central to work on his craft more before choosing which four-year university to move on to. In his first two seasons at Iowa Central, Lewis claimed the title of an All-American in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) twice at his 157-pound weight class.
Change is not always the easiest thing for an athlete to endure.Whether it is changing positions or the changing teams, it can be especially tough for a wrestler to adjust to his new surroundings.
Entering the season, Rutgers head wrestling coach Scott Goodale harped on the importance of having depth in each weight class. For a program that competes in the top wrestling conference in the country, he said it was important to have two grapplers in every class that are capable of winning a big match.
It was hard to find any flaws in the No. 18 Rutgers wrestling team’s season debut.At the Rutgers Duals last Sunday, the Scarlet Knights (3-0) swept their competition in Centenary, Franklin & Marshall and Binghamton at the quad meet by a total score of 131-0.
It's hard not to look back at the finish of Anthony Ashnault’s redshirt-freshman season for the Rutgers wrestling team and ask one question. What if?Competing in the 141-pound weight class, Ashnault was 1 of just 4 Scarlet Knights to qualify for the NCAA Tournament in St.
The Rutgers wrestling team has high expectations for this season.With two All-Americans already on the roster, the No. 18 Scarlet Knights hope that more wrestlers can capture that title in the overall quest to become a top-10 program.
"Starting off the season strong" — a phrase that offers a message that would otherwise seem to be implied, yet it is constantly thrown around by teams as they embark on a new season. While all teams would prefer to begin their seasons with a strong showing and a victory, debut performances don’t always turn out that way.
Head coach Scott Goodale started his press conference at the Rutgers wrestling team’s media day by offering up an example of how the change in the event's location is an accurate reflection of the program's recent growth. “Last year, we were upstairs at College Ave.
Going into the third week of classes, many Rutgers students finished up familiarizing themselves with their class schedule and routine for the fall semester.
All-American sophomore Anthony Ashnault has been practicing patience with his technique as dual-meet season approaches.
Redshirt-freshman Anthony Ashnault earned All-American honors in 2014 after posting a 28-9 record for the Knights.
When the Amateur Wrestling News publication announced its 2015 All-Rookie Team April 28, only one member of the Rutgers wrestling team was selected.With three newcomers to the Scarlet Knights lineup in the 2014-2015 season, the lone Rutgers wrestler that stood out was redshirt-freshman 141-pounder Anthony Ashnault.Along with the national recognition for being one of the top-30 rookies in the country, The Daily Targum named Ashnault Rookie of the Year.Ashnault started out the 2014 season as well as anyone could have expected.
ST. LOUIS – Every Rutgers wrestler’s goal entering the 2015 NCAA Tournament was to advance as far as possible in the bracket and find themselves atop the podium as an All-American.The Rutgers wrestling team had a realistic chance to accomplish those goals, too.
Redshirt-freshman 141-pounder Anthony Ashnault raises his hand after defeating Lehigh's Randy Cruz by a 3-2 decision. Ashnault clinched a spot on the podium with the win becoming head coach Scott Goodale's second All-American.
ST. LOUIS — Standing in the Morgan Street Brewery, a small pub in the historic Laclede’s Landing neighborhood of downtown St.
Anthony Ashnault clutches his left leg after injuring his hamstring in the first period against Dean Heil of Oklahoma State. He finished the bout, but the injury ended his tournament.
ST. LOUIS – Anthony Ashnault’s dream of reaching the top of the podium at 141 pounds is stillalive. But, to the dismay of the Rutgers wrestling team, his journey is the only one that still existsin the NCAA Championship bracket.After a commanding 9-2 decision Wednesda
COLUMBUS – Anthony Ashnault wanted to win the Big Ten title at 141 pounds. Anthony Perrotti also wanted to stand at the top of the podium.