NEW LONDON, Conn. – Senior wrestler Marc Wagner has been named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week for going 2-0 this past weekend in wins against Bridgewater State and rival WPI.
Wagner is now 19-10 on the season with two pins. His 19 wins is second on the team behind sophomore Chris Sullivan (23).
Wagner earned his first win of the day against Bridgewater pinning freshman Scott Spillert in 56 seconds. For his second win of the day, he pulled off the upset victory as he earned an 8-4 decision against WPI freshman Dan Wensley, who is currently ranked fifth at 184 by the New England Wrestling Association.
The Bears are back in action on Wednesday, February 10 when they travel to archrival Merchant Marine looking for the teams second win in a row against the Mariners. Coast Guard won last year 23-12 ending a seven match losing streak and secured the Superintendent’s Trophy for the Bears 9-2.