Springfield Wrestling Ranked Second in 2010-2011 Pre-Season Coaches Poll
Bristol, R.I. -- October 25, 2010
-- The Springfield College wrestling team
has been ranked second in the New England Wrestling Association Division III Pre-Season Coaches Poll. The Pride is ranked second only behind NEWA defending champion Williams College.
The Ephs finished first in the NEWA pre-season poll with seven first place votes and a total of 106 points. Right behind was Springfield with the three remaining first-place votes and 93 points.
Third through fifth were Johnson & Wales with 77 points, Wesleyan with 63 points, and Rhode Island College with 62 points.
In sixth through 10th were Plymouth State (48), Bridgewater State (40), Southern Maine (34), Roger Williams (25), and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (6). Others receiving votes included Trinity and Western New England.
Springfield will open its 2010-2011 season at the Ithaca Invitational Nov. 6-7.
Head Coach Jason Holder
Jason Holder will enter his third season as head wrestling coach in 2013. Holder had a standout first season at the helm of the Pride, leading Springfield to the NEWA Duals Championship and taking three wrestlers to the NCAA Championships.
Contact Head Coach Jason Holder
| Phone: 413.748.3276