Giorgio Named Pilgrim Rookie of the Week

NEW LONDON, CONN.--(11/21/11)--Coast Guard Academy freshman Nate Giorgio has been named the Pilgrim Wrestling League Rookie of the Week after placing second at the Doug Parker Invitational at Springfield College.

Giorgio posted a 3-1 record losing the championship match at 125 pounds to place second.

He was named the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Rookie of the Week last Monday after he 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.

Giorgio is 10-3 this season tied with Pat Leavitt (10-5) for the team lead with ten wins on the year.