MIT defeats Northeastern University and RPI to start the season 2-0
The MIT Wrestling Team traveled to Troy, NY and defeated Northeastern University 28-9 and defeated RPI 25-18. All of the MIT wrestlers each registered at least 1 win. Freshman, Keith Skaggs went 3-0 on the day including a pin. Junior, Spencer Kelleher went 1-2. Grad student, Jacob Adam went 2-0 on the day including a major and a technical fall. Grad student, Brendan O’Neill went 2-1 on the day including a 14-0 win. Senior captain, Frank Soucy went 2-0 on the day including a technical fall. Senior captain, Jonathan Brown went 2-0 on the day including a pin against RPI that won the dual for the Engineers. The Engineers were up 19-18 in the heavyweight match win Brown scored the fall at 5:29. Coach Layte was very happy with how the team performed today. “Today was a good day from the standpoint of seeing where we are at and what we have to improve on. We have a lot to work on but I really liked the effort every guy put forward.”
The Engineers next competition is the Ted Reese Tournament hosted by the University of Southern Maine on Saturday, December 1st.