NEW LONDON, CONN.--(11/14/11)--Coast Guard freshman Nate Giorgio has been named the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Rookie of the Week.
Giorgio went 4-0 at 125 pounds to capture first place at the Roger Williams Invitational. He was also named the meet's Lightweight Most Outstanding Wrestler.
He began the day with a pin in 3:16 before recording a 15-0 major decision to advance to the semifinals. He earned a berth in the championship match with a 5-2 win over Brandon Gauthier, a returning All-American from Rhode Island College, before beating Sam Shames from MIT 13-8 to win the 125 pound weight class.
Giorgio has a record of 7-2 on the season after placing fourth at the Messiah Invitational with three wins in five matches to open the season.
March 23, 2012 Giorgio Named D3Wrestle.com Freshman of the Year
March 10, 2012 Giorgio Earns All America Honors
February 27, 2012 Giorgio Named Most Outstanding and Rookie of the Year
February 26, 2012 Giorgio Wins N.E. Championship to Lead Bears
February 11, 2012 Taylor Wins Three in Final Dual Meets of Season
February 10, 2012 Giorgio Brothers Lead Bears to Split
February 5, 2012 Bears Top DIII Team at All-Academy Championships
January 28, 2012 Bears Win One of Three at NEWA-Metro Duals
January 22, 2012 Nate Giorgio Wins Three More
January 18, 2012 Bears Drop Pair at Southern Maine
January 14, 2012 Bears Split; Get First Win of Season
January 11, 2012 Bears Blanked at Merchant Marine
December 7, 2011 Bears Drop Dual Meet Opener
December 3, 2011 Giorgio Wins 125 Weight Class at York
November 21, 2011 Giorgio Named Pilgrim Rookie of the Week
November 19, 2011 Giorgio Places 2nd at Springfield
November 14, 2011 Giorgio Named NEWA Rookie of the Week
November 12, 2011 Giorgio Wins 125 Class; Named Outstanding Lightweight
November 5, 2011 Six Bears Place at Messiah Invitational