SPRINGFIELD, MA – Highlighted by the first wins of the season for Matt Chun, Drew Esquivel, Pepe Velarde, and Joe Lowman, the engineers showed a big improvement wrestling in the Doug Parker Invitational Tournament at Springfield college compared to one week before. Also recording a victory was Grant Genzman, who–like Chun, Esquivel, and Velarde–finished the day 1-2. Lowman finished 2-2 on the day and also recorded his first fall of the season. Jonathan Brown finished 0-2 on the day at 197lbs.
BRISTOL, RI – In the first tournament of the season and their collegiate debuts, freshmen Jonathan Brown (197lbs) and Jordan Wick (157lbs) recorded their first collegiate victories at the 2015 Roger Williams Invitational Tournament. Wick won his collegiate debut against Roger Williams, and Brown recorded a fall in the consolation bracket against Bridgewater State. Grant Genzman recorded his first victory of the season at 165lbs, finishing the day 1-2. Also competing but failing to place at this tough early season tournament were Matt Chun at 125lbs, Drew Esquivel at 133lbs, Pepe Velarde at 141lbs, and Joe Lowman at 197lbs.