Azzari Named Pilgrim Rookie of the Week

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.