Giorgio Places 2nd at Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, MASS.--(11/19/11)--Freshman Nate Giorgio placed second in the 125 pound weight class as Coast Guard tied for 12th place at the Doug Parker Invitational hosted by Springfield College.

Giorgio, who won the 125 weight class and was named the Lightweight Most Outstanding Wrestler last week at the Roger Williams Invitational, lost to Sam Shames from MIT in the championship match. It was a rematch of the championship match from last week in which Giorgio beat Shames 13-8.

The Bears were tied with Oswego for 12th place with 38.5 points as Giorgio was the only top four place winner for Coast Guard.