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Fifth-year senior Bill Ashnault posted a 25-14 record with 12 pin falls two years ago at 133 pounds in his first season with the Scarlet Knights, which ended with an?NCAA?Championships appearance.

Bill Ashnault, above, and Gregory Zannetti were two of three Knights that fell a takedown shy of major decisions.

Bill Ashnault and Gregory Zannetti, left, were two of three Knights that fell a takedown shy of major decisions.

Rutgers head wrestling coach?Scott Goodale and the Scarlet Knights went 2-1 this weekend at the Northeast Duals, bringing the fourth-year coach’s dual-meet record to 73-22-1. Rutgers’ next dual is Friday at the Louis Brown Athletic?Center against Old Dominion.

Sixth-year senior linebacker Edmond Laryea played fullback and linebacker at the start of last year before suffering a season-ending knee injury.

Junior 174-pounder Gregory Zannetti went 22-12 as a sophomore in the Scarlet Knights’ lineup, including a 7-6 record in tournament matches.?He is 3-0 with a title after Rutgers opened its season last weekend at the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold?Classic.

Head wrestling coach Scott Goodale preaches to his team that a redshirt season is meant for improvement, not to take time off.

Junior Gregory Zannetti went 22-12 in the 2009-10 season at 174 pounds but redshirted last year.?He will face Brendan Ard tonight in wrestle-offs.

The Rutgers wrestling team made changes to its offseason training and its in-season approach to decision-making with the goal of placing All-Americans in March at the NCAA?Championships. Scott Winston, Mario?Mason and Dan Rinaldi all expected to earn a spot on the podium last season and have the same goal this year.

Junior goalkeeper Emmy Simpkins is 11-9 as a starter over the past two seasons for the Scarlet Knights.

Senior forward Ibrahim Kamara, who earned a spot on the Big East Weekly Honor Roll earlier this week, is one of three Rutgers players with a goal through one game this season.

After posting four saves in a 4-1 victory against Fordham on Monday night, junior goalkeeper Emmy Simpkins (left) will face a pair of high-scoring attacks over the weekend in California. Sophomore forward Jonelle Filigno leads the Knights with four goals this season after her hat trick showing Monday in Piscataway.

More than 20 University students lie outside of the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue campus during an LGBTQ rally for safer spaces and communal acceptance. The rally was in response to Tyler Clementi's suicide on Sept. 23 after his roommate Dharun Ravi took a webcam video of him participating in sexual activities with another man.

Rutgers fans will get their best look at junior running back De'Antwan Williams at Rutgers Stadium tomorrow since he carried the ball six times for 70 yards in Week 1 last year against Norfolk'State.

Junior cornerback Brandon Jones intercepted South Florida quarterback BJ'Daniels as a redshirt freshman and also recovered two fumbles in his career.

Sophomore defensive tackle Michael Larrow (90) contributed six tackles and a sack last season in a reserve role for the Knights but figures to see an increased workload after junior Scott Vallone suffered a lower leg injury during Rutgers' first scrimmage.

Senior defensive end Justin'Francis provided one of the defensive highlights of the Rutgers football team's scrimmage Saturday, when he recovered a botched snap and returned the fumble for a touchdown. Francis recorded 21 tackles and two sacks last season.

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