Before the wrestling team entered the season, Head Coach Todd Beckerman asked all his athletes to write down their personal goals.
The wrestling team suffered a weekend sweep at the hands of No. 20 Lehigh and Columbia.
The wrestling team continued its three-week homestand Saturday, hosting conference opponents Harvard and Boston University.
The wrestling team grappled in front of a home crowd for the first time this season at the Pizzitola Center over the weekend.
In the final act of the 2011-12 season, wrestlers Dave Foxen ’12 and Ophir Bernstein ’15 competed in the NCAA Tournament Thursday in St. Louis. Both wrestlers went 0-2 at the tournament and were eliminated, but despite the losses, Head Coach Dave Amato said he was pleased with the effort shown by both wrestlers.
The men’s wrestling team earned three big home wins this past weekend, putting the squad in contention for second place in the Ivy League standings. Bruno defeated Boston University 19-16 and Roger Williams 41-9 Saturday and took down Ivy rival Harvard 22-17 Sunday before falling to Lehigh 35-3. The victories give the Bears momentum heading into the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships in early March.
The wrestling season officially kicked off Sunday at the Bearcat Open in Binghamton, N.Y. For many team members, the season’s start itself is welcome news.