2017 National Champion Dan Del Gallo (149)

Huskies Open 2018-19 Season with 31-10 Win Over Bridgewater State

Huskies Open 2018-19 Season with 31-10 Win Over Bridgewater State

 

BRIDGEWATER, Mass.  – Winning the first four weight divisions consecutively the University of Southern Maine Huskies rolled to a 31-10 season-opening dual meet win over the Bridgewater State University Bears in a wrestling dual meet Saturday afternoon.

With the win, Southern Maine starts its season at 1-0.  Bridgewater State, also competing in its season-opener is now 0-1. 

Southern Maine won seven of the ten bouts in the contest, including wins by fall from sophomore Austin Shorey (Lebanon, Maine/Noble), a 2018 NCAA Division III National Championship qualifier, at 149 pounds.  Shorey defeated BSU's Riley Tufts, putting him to the mat in 4:08.  Wrestling up a class to start the season, nationally-ranked at 125 pounds, junior Peter Del Gallo (Gardiner, Maine) started his season with a 12-3 major decision win over Caleb Lamarre at 133 pounds.  Junior Josh Smith (York, Maine) had a dominate win by technical fall competing 174 pounds.  

Southern Maine returns to action on Saturday (9:30 a.m.) at the Roger Williams Invitational. 

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