Hofstra Wrestling vs. Harvard
The Hofstra Wrestling team wraps up its 2016-17 regular season with two home matches against Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association opponents at the David S. Mack Physical Education Center this weekend. The Pride will host the Crimson of Harvard University, on Alumni Night, on Friday, February 17 at 7 p.m. before taking on the Bears of Brown University, on Senior Day, on Saturday, February 18 at 1 p.m.
Hofstra is now 6-9 overall and 2-5 in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) following their 40-4 loss to Rider at the Mack Physical Education Center last Friday. Pride sophomore Ryan Burkert posted the only Hofstra win on the day with an 11-2 major decision over Rider's Jesse Rodgers at 149 pounds. Two other matches, freshman Jacob Martin's contest at 125 and sophomore Omar Haddad's match at 285, went to overtime only to fall on a takedown.
The Crimson of Harvard University are 2-8 overall and 2-6 in the EIWA this season. Harvard has wins over Franklin and Marshall (36-6) and Columbia (24-14) and losses to North Carolina State (29-10), Binghamton (23-16), West Virginia (32-9), Bucknell (24-16), Cornell (33-11), Penn (27-17), Princeton (33-3) and Brown (23-12).
Friday, February 17, 2017
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