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Hofstra wrestling splits weekend contest at home

On a cold Sunday afternoon where the  Hofstra wrestling alumni were honored, the Hofstra wrestling team split a doubleheader against Northern Colorado University and Virginia Military Institute at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. They beat VMI 28-15 but fell to Northern Colorado 21-13. Before the match against Northern Colorado, the banner honoring alumni Nick Gallo, Hofstra’s only nation champion, was unveiled.

Dylan Ryder has strong showing at Vegas Invitational

Ten Hofstra University wrestlers competed in the Cliff-Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational starting on Friday, Nov. 30. The tournament featured top teams from around the country including No. 2 Ohio State University. Hofstra’s Dylan Ryder (125) was the only wrestler from Hofstra to advance to the second day of the tournament.

Three wrestlers place in EIWA Championships

“Officials, you may now begin your bouts!” As those words were broadcasted over the loudspeakers at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, the crowd erupted. The 2018 Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) Tournament was underway. This year’s tournament, running March 3-4, was the 114th running of the event, but the first time Hofstra had hosted the competition. 

Heller, Hughes score pinfalls in EIWA defeat

Sage Heller and Michael Hughes recorded Pride pins, but they were unable to help Hofstra roar back from its deep deficit as the wrestling team fell 31-12 to the fire-breathing Drexel Dragons. The Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) match took place at the David S. Mack Physical Education Center on Saturday afternoon.