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.


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