Remke Named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week

Nick Remke
Nick Remke

Sophomore Nick Remke has been named the CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week after going a perfect 4-0 at the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Dual Championship to earn a spot on the All-tournament team  on Sunday as Coast Guard, ranked 23rd nationally, placed third of 16 teams by winning three of its four matches.

Third-seeded Coast Guard began the day with a 45-0 win over 14th seeded Trinity with Remke earning a 17-7 major decision at 165 pounds.

The Bears then best sixth-seeded Springfield, which is also ranked 24th nationally, 24-10 as Remke earned another major decision, 14-6 at 165 pounds.

In the semifinals, the Bears would drop a 16-15 match to second-seeded Roger Williams, ranked sixth nationally with Remke bumped up to 174 pounds and earned a 5-3 sudden victory.

Coast Guard would beat 4th seeded WPI 31-10 to win the third place match with Remke, again moving up to 174, winning a 9-4 decision for the Bears.

Remke, the top ranked wrestler in New England at 165 pounds, improves to 22-4 on the season while Coast Guard improves to 8-4 in dual matches on the season.

Coast Guard is back in action on Sunday when the Bears travel to Annapolis for the All-Academy Championships.

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