Trio of Bears Honored by NEWA

NEW LONDON, Conn. – Junior All-American Nate Giorgio was named to the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) first team to highlight while his brother junior Mike Giorgio and freshman Mike Palomba were named honorable mention.

Giorgio capped his season by earning the second All-America honors of his career as he placed eighth at 133 pounds at the NCAA Division III Championships. He placed third at the Northeast Regional to earn his third straight NCAA berth.

Junior Mike Giorgio (141) earned honorable mention honors as he posted a record of 15-13 on the season with six wins by fall.

Freshman Michael Palomba, earned both honorable mention honors and a spot on the All-Rookie team at 157 pounds. He had a record of 7-5 with one win by fall for the Bears, who finished 7-10 this season, the most dual wins since going 9-9 in the 2003-'04 season.