Sullivan Named Pilgrim Wrestler of the Year; Three More Earn All-League Honors

Chris Sullivan
Chris Sullivan

BRISTOL, R.I. – Coast Guard Academy sophomore Chris Sullivan has been named the Pilgrim League Wrestler of the Year while three others were named to the All-league team.

Sullivan placed fourth at 157 pounds at the NCAA Division III Northeast Regional this season finishing with a record of 28-8 with 11 pins. He was a second team selection last season.

Juniors Dan Fiorvanti (174) and Mike Palomba (165) were named to the Pilgrim League second team. Palomba earns second team honors for the second straight season.

Fiorvanti placed sixth at the Northeast Regional and was 17-10 this season with a pair of pins while Palomba was 10-9 with four pins this season.

 

Coach of the Year: Jon Egan, Roger Williams University

 

Wrestler of the Year: Chris Sullivan, Coast Guard Academy  

 

2016 ALL-STAR FIRST TEAM:

 

Weight   Name                                                   Year                      School

 

125         Bobby Jordan                                     Sophomore            Johnson & Wales University 

133         Austin Sisco                                        Sophomore            Western New England University   

141         Justin Cochran                                   Sophomore            Roger Williams University 

149         Dan Del Gallo                                     Junior                  University of Southern Maine                      

157         Chris Sullivan                                     Sophomore            Coast Guard Academy   

165         Alec Golner                                        Junior                   Roger Williams University 

174         Daniel Ressler                                     Senior                    Roger Williams University 

184         Marc Wagner                                     Senior                   Coast Guard Academy  

197         David Welch                                       Senior                    Roger Williams University

285         Kyle Foster                                         Junior                   Roger Williams University

 

2016 ALL-STAR SECOND TEAM:

 

125         Nicholas Barbaria                                             Sophomore            Roger Williams University 

133         Joseph Ferinde                                   Freshman              Johnson & Wales University                                                                          

141         Justin Colon                                        Senior                    Johnson & Wales University 

149         Matthew Vieira                                  Junior                   Roger Williams University                

157         CJ Luth                                               Junior                   University of Southern Maine 

165         Michael Palomba                                Junior                   Coast Guard Academy 

174         Dan Fiorvanti                                     Junior                  Coast Guard Academy 

184         Robert Gasdia                                    Sophomore            Bridgewater State University   

197         Khamri Thomas                                Freshman              Johnson & Wales University 

285         Jonah Aurelio                                     Junior                   Johnson & Wales University 

 

2016 HONORABLE MENTION ALL-STAR SELECTIONS:

 

133         Dan Roger                                          Senior                    Roger Williams University

141         Brendan Weir                                     Freshman              University of Southern Maine

149/157  Joseph Gaccione                                 Senior                    Johnson & Wales University

197         Brian Donovan                                   Junior                   Western New England University