Tag Archives: Cornell Wrestling

Chris Villalonga goes 7 minutes with TOM

TOM was able to catch up with Chris Villalonga of Cornell. Villalonga was our #3 top prospect at 149 last year and looks to add to his list of accomplishments at Cornell. The Blair Academy alum will add depth and fire power to our Pre-season #1 Team. Below is our 7 minutes with Chris. TOM: To date what is your ...

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Cornell Wrestling Releases Season Preview

Following a successful 2009-2010 season, Cornell Wrestling is excited to look forward toward the 2010-2011 season, which promises to chart new territory for the Big Red. For a review of last season and preview of next season including notes from Head Coach Rob Koll and an announcement of the recruiting class, please check out the Cornell Wrestling 2010-2011 Season Preview ...

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Cornell Wrestling 2010-11 Schedule

ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell will welcome four teams to Ithaca that finished in the top 25 at last season’s NCAA tournament, including a big dual meet against Iowa State, during its recently announced 2010-11 season. Coming off a second-place NCAA finish a year ago, Rob Koll’s Big Red team opens its season at home against Central Michigan on Friday, Nov. ...

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COLLEGE WRESTLING: Cory Cooperman

The Open Mat.com COLLEGE WRESTLING: Cory Cooperman, an assistant coach at Cornell University the last three seasons, has been named an assistant coach at Rutgers University, Rutgers coach Scott Goodale announced on Monday. Goodale is the former Jackson Memorial head coach.

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Big Red come close but still have work to do

Those were the words of Cornell wrestling coach Rob Koll when asked about the 2009 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships held last weekend in St. Louis, where the second-ranked Big Red came in fifth place in the team standings, 26 points behind repeat champion Iowa.

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Nickerson’s path to title not without obstacles

Visit TheOpenMat.com By: By Mike Mangan – Ithaca Journal (Original Here) Troy Nickerson’s high school career yielded a 213-6 career mark, a record five New York state wrestling titles, and recruitment by nearly every prominent Division I wrestling program. So when, in January 2005, the then-Chenango Forks High senior verbally committed to wrestle at Cornell University, the question seemingly was ...

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Big Red in rare position to win team title

Visit TheOpenMat.com By Chris Vito • cvito@gannett.com • March 19, 2009 ITHACA — The Cornell wrestling team will be staring down history when it begins its hunt today for a national team title at the NCAA Division I Championships at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Not since Penn State in 1953 has a school along the East Coast taken ...

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Ivy-League Cornell Takes On College Wrestling’s Giants

For more news on your Favorite College Check out the Open MAT Courtesy of Dan Ackel, Wall Street Journal Arising from the east may be the most prodigious group of red wrestlers since the fall of the Soviet Union — and the least likely. Cornell University, coming off its third straight victory in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association tournament held ...

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Missouri wrestlers rally past Big Red

ITHACA — The No. 12-ranked Missouri wrestling team rattled off five consecutive down-to-the-wire decisions Sunday to close out a come-from-behind 18-14 dual-meet victory over No. 2 Cornell at Newman Arena. Tigers heavyweight Dominique Bradley delivered the decisive blow in the meet’s last match, using an escape at the beginning of the third period and 1 minute, 56 seconds of riding ...

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