Harvard Wrestling Headed to Commonwealth Ave. for Boston Duals

Harvard Wrestling Headed to Commonwealth Ave. for

Harvard Wrestling Headed to Commonwealth Ave. for Boston Duals


The Harvard wrestling team will make the short trip to Commonwealth Ave. this weekend as it travels to Boston University's Case Gymnasium for the Boston Duals Sunday, Jan. 12. The Crimson will first be in action at 10 a.m. against EIWA foe American, and will also meet conference opponents Binghamton and Army at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively.

Last Time Out
Harvard split a pair of duals at Rider and Rutgers last weekend as the team's dual meet schedule officially got underway. The Crimson first defeated the Broncs, 25-13, thanks to wins at seven of the 10 weight classes before splitting bouts with the Scarlet Knights in a 24-15 loss.

Related Links: Wrestling Takes Down Rider in Dual Meet Opener, 25-13; Wrestling Drops 24-15 Decision at Rutgers

Centennial Celebration
First established in 1913, the Harvard wrestling team is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013-14, making the Crimson one of the oldest collegiate wrestling programs in the nation. As part of that celebration GoCrimson.com is releasing the "Top Moments in Harvard Wrestling History," beginning this week with No's. 25-21.

  • #25-#21 (released Jan. 8)
  • #20-16 (released Jan. 22)
  • #15-11 (released Feb. 5)
  • #10-#6 (released Feb. 19)
  • #5-#1 (released March 5)

Ivy League Digital Network
For the first time ever, all four of Harvard's home dual meets will be streamed in HD quality featuring a live scoreboard, new graphics package and play-by-play commentary through the Ivy League Digital Network. Subscribers to the network can watch meets both live and On-Demand on their computers, tablets or smart phones, and will have access to live and On-Demand content for all Harvard events throughout the duration of their subscription.


Follow Harvard Athletics on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay connected with all the breaking news from around Cambridge and to get inside access to your favorite Crimson programs.






Projected Lineups









Harvard (1-1, 0-1 EIWA)
Max Mejia (0-0, 0-0)

Jeff Ott (2-5, 1-1) or
Ryan Osleeb (3-4, 0-0)
Todd Preston (10-7, 1-0) or
Colby Knight (1-5, 0-1)
Nicholas Stager (2-8, 0-2) or
Alexis Wagener (0-4, 0-0)

Tyler Grimaldi (10-9, 2-0) or
Paul Liguori (1-6, 0-0)
Devon Gobbo (6-4, 2-0) or
Colton Peppelman (2-4, 0-0)
Eric Morris (13-9, 1-1)
Cameron Croy 8-6, 2-0) or
Sam Ekanem (0-2, 0-0)
James Fox(6-4, 2-0)
David Ng (4-4, 1-0) or
Nicholas Gajdzik (1-5, 0-1)

American (1-2, 0-0 EIWA)
#12 David Terao (17-7, 1-2)

Esteban Gomez-Rivera (14-10, 2-1)

Tom Page (5-7, 0-1) or
Matt Crockett (0-8, 0-2)
Cole Moseley (9-8, 1-1) or
Mark Cirello (11-7, 0-1) or
Brad Mutchnik (6-6, 0-0)
John Boyle (13-11, 0-3) or
Cristian Masaya (1-6, 0-0)
Marcos Peralta (3-11, 1-2)

Keithen Cast (10-9, 1-2)
Jason Grimes (9-11, 0-3)

#9 Daniel Mitchell (13-3, 3-0)
Blake Herrin (9-6, 1-2)

Binghamton (1-5, 0-2 EIWA)
David White (13-6, 3-3)

Mike Sardo (5-7, 0-1)

Nick Tighe (19-12, 0-5)

Dylan Caruana (13-11, 1-3)

Brian Conrad (0-0, 0-0) or
Ben Price (2-7, 0-2)
Vincent Grella (4-6, 0-2)

Jack McKeever (19-7, 2-3)
Caleb Wallace (9-6, 3-3)

Cody Reed (13-8, 3-3)
Tyler Deuel (15-5, 4-2)

Army (2-2, 1-2 EIWA)
Hunter Wood (9-12, 3-1) or
Nathan Santhanam (9-5, 0-0)
Justin Seim (2-6, 0-0) or
Christian Doyle (4-8, 0-0)
Tyler Rauenzahn (4-4, 2-2)

Lincoln Mallinger (0-6, 0-0) or
Ryan Bilyeu (2-3, 1-1)

Paul Hancock (14-8, 3-1) or
Javier Rodriguez (4-6, 0-0)
Chandler Smith (22-8, 1-0) or
Cole Gracey (17-9, 2-1)
Brian Harvey (16-7, 0-0)
Ryan Tompkins (15-6, 3-0) or
Nathan Dow (7-6, 1-0)
Bryce Barnes (10-8, 2-2)
Stephen Snyder (9-10, 0-1) or
Trevor Smith (8-9, 0-0)

Harvard opened its dual meet schedule with a 25-13 win at Rider, extending the team's dual-meet win streak to six matches dating back to last season and marking the team's longest win streak since taking seven in a row in 2000-01. The Crimson finished last season with an 8-5 overall record and a 5-4 against the EIWA, marking the first time since that same 2000-01 season that Harvard posted a winning record overall and in the conference.

Back to Business
Jay Weiss, The David G. Bunning '88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling, discusses the team's preseason conditioning program and the tradition of running the Harvard Stadium stairs.

Related Video: Harvard Wrestling Preseason Conditioning

Guess Whose Back
Eight starters and 23 letterwinners from last year's squad which finished its dual meet schedule 8-5 overall, 5-4 in the EIWA, marking the program's first winning dual-meet record since it won the EIWA in 2000-01 and its first winning record in the conference since the same year. The 2012-13 version of the Crimson also placed eight on the podium at the EIWA Championships and earned seven All-Ivy League selections, again the most since 2001.

Related Videos: 2013-14 Harvard Wrestling Season Preview; Harvard Wrestling Preseason Spotlight: Cameron Croy

Adding Depth
Seven freshmen have joined the Crimson for the 2013-14 season; Zachary Dinan, Samuel Ekanem, Tyler Grimaldi, Colby Knight, Eric Morris, Colton Peppelman and Bradley Perkins.  The seven member class of 2017 hails from five different states, represents five different weight classes and is made up of three All-Americans, two state champions and a private school state champion.

Related Link: Seven Grapplers Will Join Harvard Wrestling for 2013-14 Season

Taking the Lead
Senior Cameron Coy and junior James Fox have been elected by their peers to serve as captains for the 2013-14 season. Croy was an honorable mention All-Ivy League selection last year after going 20-16 at both 174 lbs. and 184 lbs., and placing eighth at the EIWA Championships as a 174-pounder. Fox, meanwhile, was named to the All-Ivy League second team and qualified for the NCAA Championships with a runner-up performance at the EIWA Championships.

"Both Cameron and James have shown their leadership potential at different times of their careers and we are expecting big things from them over the next year," stated Jay Weiss, The David G. Bunning '88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling. "They will have a lot to do with the success of the program in the 2013-2014 campaign, as well as in future years."

Well Rounded Experience
The Harvard wrestling team was recognized as the top academic program in the country in 2012-13, marking the third time in four years the honor has been bestowed upon the Crimson. Under the tutelage of head coach Jay Weiss, Harvard has been ranked in the top 10 10 times and in 2011, the Crimson set the record for highest GPA among Div. I wrestling teams with a combined 3.5133.

Andrew Chesebro

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

Harvard University



@GoCrimson | @ADChesebro


All Ranked Wrestlers Coming To CKLV 2017

Tony Rotundo Kollin Moore

As you prepare for Thanksgiving or are finishing up with your turkey day meal, you may feast your eyes upon a smorgasbord of ranked wrestlers coming to CKLV.

NCAA DI Stock Report: PSU Shakes Up 197 Pounds

Juan Garcia Anthony Cassar Keystone

The 197-pound weight class continues to swirl with volatility in our weekly look at the big movers in the NCAA top 20 rankings. Penn State's Anthony Cassar is the biggest gainer, going from unranked to No. 11 at 197 and taking the place of his teammate and three-time NCAA qualifier Matt McCutcheon in the top 20.

Full Ironman Team List

Matt Shuck Joey Silva

Some of the baddest high schoolers in the country are heading to Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, once again this year in search of claiming the title at the 24th Walsh Jesuit Ironman Tournament on Dec. 8-9. 

Tom Brands Smiling Discussing Marinelli And Lee

Screen Shot 2017-11-22 at 8.59.57 AM.png

Iowa Head Coach Tom Brands discusses when we'll see Marinelli, if he's ready to go and the availability of Spencer Lee on this Hawk Central interview. 

George Bossi Lowell Holiday Wrestling Tournament Live on Flo

Lowell Holiday.jpg

Considered the Grand Daddy of them all, the annual George Bossi Lowell Holiday Wrestling Tournament draws the best teams from all over New England and beyond.  Over 70 teams will converge on the Tsongas Arena for what some have called “The High School Midlands of the Northeast”.

7 Crucial Keystone Classic Conclusions

Juan Garcia Mark Hall Keystone Classic

The 2017 Keystone Classic lived up to the hype in the City of Brotherly Love this past weekend. Penn State shined at at the historic Palestra on UPenn's campus, but there was plenty of competition from the field. Northwestern, Rider, Drexel, Duke, Penn, Harvard, and Eastern Michigan all had finalists that made for an electric Sunday of NCAA wrestling. Here's what we learned.

News And Notes From Week 3 In D1 Wrestling


A smattering of interesting tidbits and match results from the world that is Division 1 college wrestling, in particular things that may not have made it into our articles on top upsets or the stock report.

Did They Accidentally Announce Spencer Lee's Iowa Debut?


The Iowa wrestling team shared its latest "move of the week" in a Twitter post on Monday, and the Hawkeyes may have hinted at a massive early-season change to their lineup in the process.

Top 12 Upsets From Week 3

Juan Garcia Anthony Cassar

Take a look at the 12 best upsets from week three of the Division I college wrestling season.

FRL 246 - Iowa Has A Huge Decision To Make


FRL 246 discusses the last week in DI wrestling, what Iowa should do with its lineup, and thoughts on SDSU and Minnesota as well as the match of the year.