PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Five members of the Plymouth State University wrestling team are currently ranked among the top wrestlers in New England, according to the latest New England Wrestling Association's individual rankings.
The top-ranked Panther is sophomore Jake Gagnon (Manchester, N.H./Memorial), who is ranked fourth in the 285-pound weight class. Three PSU wrestlers are fifth in their weight class - sophomore Josh Huber (Hampton, N.H./Winnacunnet) at 125 pounds, sophomore Mike Willey (Tewksbury, Mass.) at 157, and freshman Seth Carter (Hudson, N.H./Alvirne) at 165; and freshman Femi Wheeler (Mamaroneck, N.Y.) is ranked sixth at 149 pounds.
Huber (above middle) has posted the top individual record for the Panthers, registering an 8-2 mark. Willey (above right) and Gagnon (above left) are tied for second on the team with 6-2 records. Carter, Wheeler and fellow freshman Jesse Bilodeau (Brandon, Vt.) have gotten their careers off to a solid start with 5-3 individual records.
The Panthers, 1-2 in dual meets and ranked eighth in New England, conclude the semester's action with a pair or road encounters - Wednesday, Dec. 2, a dual meet at Rhode Island College, and Saturday, Dec. 5, the Ted Reese Invitational at the University of Southern Maine.
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