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    Roger Williams has brought in 26 freshman to go along with 26 returning athletes, making theirs one of the largest rosters in Division III. Seven starters return from a year ago, as do two others who were injured last year and started in 05-06. The loss of All-American Andy Lacroix will hurt, but they are hopeful that 2006 national qualifier Ant Nicolicchia can return from injury suffered at the end of last year. All ten probable starters have won at least 20 matches once in their career, while the group of newcomers has potential to be the best class RWU has had and will make things interesting as they look to improve upon 4th place finish in the NEWA and defend their New England Dual Meet.

    School: Roger Williams University
    Head Coach: Dave Kemmy
    Years at School: 14th
    Assistant Coaches: Scott Viera, Danny Davis, Scott Pellerin, Andy Lacroix, CJ McCormack, Trevor Vernon
    2006-2007 Dual Meet Record: 19-7-1
    2007 NCAA Place: 42nd
    2007 National Qualifying Tournament Place: 4th NEWA
    Returning NCAA Qualifiers and All-Americans: Anthony Nicolicchia (2006)
    Total Number of Returning Starters: 7

    Notable Incoming Freshmen
    Anthony Dussault (133, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)
    Nick Allegretta (141, Hackensack, NJ)
    Shane Day (141, Berlin, CT) Tom Tuminelli (149, Howell, NJ)
    Dan Zotollo (165, Paramus, NJ) Nick Cambi (197, Cohasset, MA)
    Phil Kelly (285, North Quincy, MA)

    Projected Lineup
    125: Anthony Nicolicchia Sr./Jay Mahoney So./Marc Kurzberg Fr.
    133: Mike Trayser Jr./Cory Egan So./Tony Dussault Fr.
    141: Andrew Hawley Jr./Nick Allegretta Fr./Shane Day Fr./Anthony Cirello Fr.
    149: Dan Rokas Sr./Eliot Gibbs So./Tom Tuminelli Fr.
    157: Kyle Rodgers So./Kenny Ford Jr.
    165: Jared Czarneski Jr./Chris Nadeau So./Dan Zotollo Fr.
    174: James Woods Jr./Ryan DeWolfe Jr.
    184: Dan Woods Jr./Mike Viscariello Jr.
    197: Mike Staples Jr./Nick Cambi Fr.
    285: John Russo Sr./Phil Kelly Fr./Ben Kissane Fr.
    Last edited by Schlottke; 10-08-2007 at 02:32 PM.

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    Default Re: Roger Williams Preview D3 Wrestling

    Very Good Line Up. What About Johnson And Whales

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    Thats a pretty large roster for a Division III school. Coming from a DIII school I am surprised there are that many kids fighting for the line-up on a non-scholarship team.

    We had 16 kids in our room fighting for 10 spots. Thats a credit to that program.
    "Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until they speak."

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    Default Re: Roger Williams Preview D3 Wrestling

    Quote Originally Posted by costello View Post
    Very Good Line Up. What About Johnson And Whales
    It will be coming

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