NEW LONDON, Conn. – Coast Guard sophomore Matt McGowan has been named the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Wrestler of the Week.
Last week, McGowan, ranked fourth in New England at 149 pounds, upset Da'mani Burns of Johnson & Wales, who was ranked second nationally, 11-6 in the #25 Bears' 22-15 loss to the #3 Wildcats.
McGowan would later in the week pin Cooper Fleming from Castleton in 4:40 in a 37-14 win.
This season, McGowan is 8-3 overall with three pins and 6-1 at 149 pounds. He placed second at 149 pounds at the Ted Reese Invitational.