Hofstra won eight of ten matches en route to a 27-6 victory over the Army Black Knights on Thursday at a match held in Christl Arena, West Point. 2009 Monroe Woodbury graduate Jamie Franco, a red-shirt sophomore for Hofstra, recorded a 2-1 victory over Army’s Jordan Thome at 133lbs. Thome was a national qualifier last year and has been ranked in the top 20 in the nation at 133 in some polls. Click here for complete story including box score.
The Hofstra Pride won seven of the ten bouts enroute to recording a 25-12 victory over Wisconsin. The Hoftra (1-0) win was the first for new Head Wrestling Coach Rob Anspach. Wisconson dropped to 5-1 on the season.
One of the Pride’s victories came from 2009 Monroe Woodbury graduate Jamie Franco. Franco, a 133 lb. red-shirt sophomore, recored a 4-3 vicyory on an escape in the first tiebreaker. For the complete story and all individual results click on the link below.
Hofstra University red-shirt sophomore Jamie Franco placed 6th at 133 pounds in 2011 Binghamton Open held on Sunday in the West Gymnasium on the campus of SUNY Binghamton. Franco, a 2009 Monroe Woodbury graduate, went 4-3 on the day. Hofstra returns to action on Sunday, 11/20, in a home match against Wisconsin. To view the completed bracket for the 2011 Binghamton Open, click on the link below. Congratulations Jamie and keep up the good work!
2009 Monroe Woodbury graduate Jamie Franco won his wrestle-off and is the projected 133 lb. starter for D1 Hofstra University. Franco, a redshirt sophmore, beat blue-chip true freshman Joey Kosinski (Carol Stream, IL) by a score of 4-2. Congratulations and best of luck to Jamie! SectionIXwrestling.com will be following you this season!!!