Former Franklin & Marshall College wrestling standout and 1983 Athletic Hall of Fame inductee Stanley Mousetis '50 passed away on Tuesday in Lancaster due to complications from heart Surgery. He was 88.
Franklin & Marshall 285-pounder Antonio Pelusi finds out his seeding for the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, held at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on March 15-17, when the brackets are released this Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
Antonio Pelusi led Franklin & Marshall at day one of the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) Championships with a 2-1 showing. As one of just eight competitors remaining in the 285-pound bracket, Pelusi, ranked No.31 in the nation, guaranteed himself his second-career placement at the tournament.
With seven wins in 10 bouts, including three pins, Franklin & Marshall’s wrestling team rolled to its third-straight dual win and first conference victory of the season with a dominant 37-11 decision against Sacred Heart on Saturday evening at the Mayser Center.
With convincing wins in the final two bouts, Franklin & Marshall’s wrestling team retained the Rupp Cup for the eighth consecutive season with a strong 24-15 victory over Millersville on Thursday evening in the Mayser Center gym.
Holding on to a slim two-point advantage in the team lead, Philip Robilotto’s first-period pin at 197 pounds sealed Franklin & Marshall’s 22-17 win in non-conference wrestling competition against George Mason on Sunday afternoon in Virginia.
Franklin & Marshall travels to Fairfax, Va. this Sunday for a non-conference dual against George Mason at 3:00 p.m. The Diplomats are looking to gain an edge in the all-time series, which is tied at 10-10 dating back to 1974.
Franklin & Marshall provided a strong performance against one of the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association’s (EIWA) most-respected programs, falling short on the road to Penn by a hard-fought 31-16 score on Saturday evening.
Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) foe Bucknell heads to the Mayser Center on Friday night for a 7:30 p.m. matchup with Franklin & Marshall, who is entering the final month of the 2017-18 regular season.
Former Franklin & Marshall grappler David H. Lehman ’68 was announced for induction into the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as a recipient of the “Outstanding American” Award – reserved for individuals who were wrestlers but achieved excellence in another walk of life.
The fifth-straight Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) opponent lines Franklin & Marshall’s schedule this week as the Diplomats hit the road on Saturday for a 7:00 p.m. matchup with Penn.
Franklin & Marshall’s DI wrestling team opened its home dual schedule in Mayser on Saturday, falling to a pair of Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) opponent’s Brown (33-12) and Harvard (30-6).
Franklin & Marshall 285-pounder Antonio Pelusi ranks at No. 31 in the first NCAA Division I Wrestling Coaches’ Panel Rankings of the 2017-18 season. The final rankings will be one of the tools used as part of the selection process to determine the qualifiers for the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, which are set to be held at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on March 15-17.
Franklin & Marshall wrestling is set for their home dual opener on Saturday, welcoming Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) opponents Brown (12:00 p.m.) and Harvard (2:00 p.m.) to the Mayser Center.
Franklin & Marshall’s wrestling team went toe-to-toe with one of the top programs in the country and led after the opening four matches before Drexel pulled away in a gritty, hard-fought 30-12 decision on Thursday night in Philadelphia.
Two top Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) opponents line Franklin & Marshall’s slate of contests this week and signify the beginning of the Diplomats’ second-half dual schedule when F&M travels to Drexel on Thursday and Princeton on Saturday.
Antonio Pelusi secured the highest finish ever for a Franklin & Marshall wrestler at the David H. Lehman F&M Open with a second-place finish at 285 pounds to lead a group of Diplomat competitors on Saturday afternoon in Lancaster.
Franklin & Marshall wrestling is set for its first competition of the new year when the Diplomats host the annual David H. Lehman F&M Open on Saturday. The tournament enters its sixth year and its fourth since being renamed in honor of the program's 1968 alumnus.
Franklin & Marshall’s David H. Lehman F&M Open, slated for a 9:00 a.m. start this upcoming Saturday, Jan. 6 at the Alumni Sports and Fitness Center in Lancaster, will provide unprecedented video and live result coverage for viewers at home.
Franklin & Marshall’s DI wrestling team concluded competition at the South Beach Duals on Saturday afternoon, falling short to North Dakota St. by a 34-10 score before dropping a 44-0 contest against No. 22 Rider in the final matchup of the weekend.
Franklin & Marshall’s Division I wrestling team battled a pair of top teams in the opening day of the South Beach Duals in Florida, falling short to Binghamton by a hard-fought 31-15 tally, before concluding Friday with a 25-12 defeat against the Big 10’s Michigan St.
A prestigious 55-year event, as well as a unique first-year competition, highlights an exciting final week of 2017 for the Franklin & Marshall wrestling team. The Diplomats are set to send a pair of unattached grapplers to the annual Midlands Championships on Friday, while also squaring off with four of the nation’s top dual teams at the first-ever South Beach Duals in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.