NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Coast Guard Academy freshman Phillip Azzari has been named the Pilgrim Wrestling League Rookie of the Week as he went a perfect 3-0 last week.
Azzari, who wrestles at 197 pounds, won a 3-1 decision in the Bears loss at Merchant Marine on Thursday.
Then on Sunday, he picked up a 5-3 decision in the Bears 40-8 win over Bridgewater State before winning the most important match of the season, a come-from-behind 4-3 win which kep the teams hopes alive as they rallied for a 17-16 win at WPI.
The Bears are 6-9 on the season and are back in action on on Saturday at Trinity against the host Bantams and Rhode Island College.
June 18, 2014 Bratland Named Head Wrestling Coach
March 2, 2014 Nate Giorgio Heading Back to NCAA Championships
March 1, 2014 Three Remain After Day One of Northeast Regional
February 11, 2014 Azzari Named Pilgrim Rookie of the Week
February 9, 2014 Painten Win in OT Leads Bears to Sweep
January 27, 2014 CGA to Host All-Academy Championships on Saturday
January 26, 2014 Bears Place 8th at New England Dual Championships
January 23, 2014 Eldridge Retires After 47 Years at Coast Guard Academy
January 19, 2014 Bears Win Two of Three at Johnson & Wales
January 11, 2014 Wrestling Splits on Final Day at Lycoming Duals
January 10, 2014 Bears Drop a Pair on Day One of 2014 Lycoming Whitehill Duals