PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Four individuals on the Plymouth State University wrestling team are ranked in the top six of their weight class by the New England College Conference Wrestling Association, it was announced Tuesday.
Junior Dan Moskowitz (Amherst, N.H.) is the top-ranked wrestler in New England at 149 pounds; senior Nate Kittredge (Vergennes, Vt.) is ranked second at 174 pounds; freshman Brandon Black (Keene, N.H.) has moved into the rankings at 157 pounds in the fifth spot; and senior Shaun Cleary (West Keansburg, N.J.) is sixth at 141 pounds.
Moskowitz, the defending New England Champion at 149, is off to a 9-3 start this season, while Kittredge, the 2003 New England champion at 184, has compiled an 11-1 mark at 174 this year. Black is enjoying a terrific rookie campaign, posting an 11-5 record and sharing the team lead in victories with Kittredge, and Cleary has registered an 8-4 mark to date this season.
The Panthers, 3-3 in dual meets, are back in action Wednesday (Jan. 7) in Scranton, Pa., against the U. of Scranton, Wilkes University (Pa.) and Olivet College (Mich.). The next home competition is the PSU Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 17, at Foley Gymnasium (10:00 a.m.).
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