2017-18 Wrestling News

  • Mike Sugermeyer Appointed Full-Time Wrestling Coach
    July 11, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (July 11, 2018) – Western New England University Director of Athletics Matthew LaBranche has appointed Mike Sugermeyer to the position of full-time head wrestling coach. Sugermeyer had previously held the position in a part-time capactity.
  • Eight Golden Bears Earn NEWA Awards
    March 24, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 24, 2018) – Eight members of the Western New England University wrestling team were recognized with end-of-year awards from the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA), the organization announced on Thursday.
  • WNE Wrestling to Host Golf Outing on Sunday, April 29
    March 21, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 21, 2018) – The Western New England University wrestling program will be hosting a golf outing on Sunday, April 29 at Tekoa Country Club in Westfield, Mass.
  • Boyle, Guers & McLinden Named to NWCA All-Academic Team
    March 12, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 12, 2018) – Senior Tim McLinden (Plaistow, N.H.) and sophomores John Boyle (Rowley, Mass.) and Ryan Guers (Orwigsburg, Pa.) of the Western New England University wrestling team have all been named to the 2017-18 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III All-Academic Team, the organization announced last Thursday. 
  • Boyle Places Fourth at NCAA DIII Championships
    March 10, 2018
    CLEVELAND, Ohio (March 10, 2018) – Western New England University sophomore John Boyle (Rowley, Mass.) placed fourth in the 184-pound weight class following the second day of action at the NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday at the Cleveland Public Auditorium.
  • All-American! Boyle Secures Spot in National Semifinals with Two Wins on Opening Day of NCAA Championships
    March 09, 2018
    CLEVELAND, Ohio (March 9, 2018) – Sophomore John Boyle (Rowley, Mass.) of the Western New England University wrestling team earned All-America honors and secured his spot in the 184-pound national semifinals with a pair of wins on the opening day of the NCAA Division III Championships on Friday at the Cleveland Public Auditorium. 
  • John Boyle to Represent Golden Bears at NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships
    March 08, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 8, 2018) – Sophomore John Boyle (Rowley, Mass.) will be representing Western New England University at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships on Friday and Saturday at the Cleveland Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio. 
  • Boyle Punches Ticket to NCAA Championships, Three Other Golden Bears Earn All-Northeast Region Honors
    February 25, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. (February 25, 2018) – Four members of the Western New England University wrestling team earned All-Region honors for their top-six finishes over the weekend at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships, hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute at the Sports & Recreation Center. 
  • Golden Bears Compete at NCAA Northeast Regional Championships
    February 24, 2018
    WORCESTER, Mass. (February 24, 2018) – Ten members of the Western New England University wrestling team competed on Saturday at the NCAA Division III Northeast Regional Championships, hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute at WPI’s  Sports & Recreation Center. 
  • Gresis & Price Lead Golden Bears at NEWA Futures Tournament
    February 18, 2018
    BRISTOL, R.I. (February 18, 2018) – Ten members of the Western New England University wrestling team competed on Sunday at the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Futures Tournament, hosted by Roger Williams University. 
  • Golden Bears Roll to 56-0 Triumph at Plymouth State
    February 10, 2018
    PLYMOUTH, N.H. (February 10, 2018) – The Western New England University wrestling team rolled to a 56-0 triumph over Plymouth State University on Saturday afternoon in the Golden Bears’ dual meet finale at the Bank of New Hampshire Field House. 
  • Golden Bears Defeat Trinity & SUNY Sullivan at Southern Maine Quad
    February 03, 2018
    GORHAM, Maine (February 3, 2018) – The Western New England University wrestling team defeated Trinity College and SUNY Sullivan at a quad meet hosted by the University of Southern Maine on Saturday afternoon at the Costello Sports Complex. 
  • Nick Arborio Named NEWA Rookie of the Week
    February 02, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (February 2, 2018) – Freshman Nick Arborio (Berlin, Conn.) of the Western New England University wrestling team was named the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Rookie of the Week on Thursday afternoon.
  • Western New England Takes Down Castleton on Senior Night, 25-15
    January 27, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 27, 2018) – The Western New England University wrestling team registered a 25-15 victory over Castleton University on Saturday evening in New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) action at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • Boyle & Cole Earn Spots in Latest NEWA Individual Rankings
    January 25, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 25, 2018) – Two members of the Western New England University wrestling team earned spots in the latest New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) individual rankings, which were released on Thursday morning. 
  • John Boyle Breaks into NWCA National Rankings
    January 23, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 23, 2018) – Sophomore John Boyle (Rowley, Mass.) of the Western New England University wrestling team has broken into the national rankings at 184 pounds, according to InterMatWrestle.com. 
  • Western New England Places Tenth at NEWA Duals
    January 21, 2018
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (January 21, 2018) – The Western New England University wrestling team placed tenth in the 16-team field at the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Duals on Sunday, hosted by Johnson & Wales University at the Providence Career & Technical Academy. 
  • Western New England Places Fifth at Will Abele Invitational
    January 13, 2018
    COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (January 13, 2018) – Led by freshman Nick Arborio’s (Berlin, Conn.) first place finish at 125 pounds, the Western New England University wrestling team placed fifth in the 13-team field on Saturday at the Will Abele Invitational, hosted by Ursinus College at the Floy Lewis Bakes Center Field House. 
  • Golden Bears Fall to Bridgewater State and Roger Williams
    January 10, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 10, 2018) – The Western New England University wrestling team fell to both Bridgewater State University and Roger Williams University in a tri-match on Wednesday afternoon at the Alumni Healthful Living Center.
  • McLinden Leads Golden Bears at Williams Open
    January 06, 2018
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (January 6, 2018) – Senior captain Tim McLinden (Plaistow, N.H.) finished first in the 133-pound weight class, highlighting the Western New England University wrestling team’s performance on Saturday at the Williams College Open inside Lasell Gym.   
  • Golden Bears Wrap Up First Semester with 36-6 Win at New England College
    December 08, 2017
    HENNIKER, N.H. (December 8, 2017) – The Western New England University wrestling team wrapped up its first semester schedule with a 36-6 victory over New England College on Friday evening in New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) action at Bridges Gym.
  • Western New England Rolls to 44-2 Win over Rhode Island College in Home Opener
    December 01, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (December 1, 2017) – The Western New England University wrestling team rolled to a 44-2 victory over Rhode Island College on Friday evening in its home opener at the Alumni Healthful Living Center. 
  • Western New England Moves Up in NEWA Coaches’ Poll
    November 25, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 25, 2017) – The Western New England University wrestling team has moved up in the latest New England Wrestling Association Coaches’ Poll, which was released on Tuesday. 
  • Western New England Falls to WPI, 36-9
    November 21, 2017
    WORCESTER, Mass. (November 21, 2017) – Western New England University fell to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) by a 36-9 score on Tuesday evening in a New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) dual at Harrington Auditorium. 
  • Boyle Leads Golden Bears to Eighth Place Finish at Doug Parker Invitational
    November 18, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 18, 2017) – Led by sophomore John Boyle (Rowley, Mass.), the Western New England University wrestling team turned in an eighth place finish on Saturday at the Doug Parker Invitational, hosted by Springfield College at the SC Field House. 
  • Golden Bears Finish Third at City of Springfield Championship
    November 11, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 11, 2017) – The Western New England University wrestling team finished third at the City of Springfield Championship on Saturday, as the Golden Bears took on local rivals Springfield College, American International College, and host Springfield Technical Community College. 
  • Golden Bears Open 2017-18 Season with Seventh Place Finish at Ithaca Invitational
    November 04, 2017
    PROVIDENCE, R.I.. (November 4, 2017) – The Western New England University wrestling team opened its 2017-18 season with a seventh place finish over the weekend at the Ithaca Invitational, held at the Providence Career & Technical Academy. 
  • Western New England Ranked 13th in NEWA Preseason Coaches’ Poll
    November 01, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 1, 2017) – The Western New England University wrestling team has received a ranking of No. 13 in the 2017-18 New England Wrestling Association Division III Preseason Poll, which was released on Wednesday afternoon.