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2011-12 Chicago Wrestling News

  • Mario Palmisano Named to D3wrestle.com All-Freshman Team
    March 24, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago freshman Mario Palmisano has been selected to D3wrestle.com's 2012 All-Freshman Team.
  • Sam Pennisi Competes at NCAA Championship
    March 09, 2012
    LA CROSSE, Wis. -- University of Chicago sophomore Sam Pennisi (Lombard, Ill./ Glenbard East) participated in the 2012 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship Friday at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
  • Sam Pennisi Qualifies for Nationals
    February 25, 2012
    MINNEAPOLIS -- One of five University of Chicago place finishers, sophomore Sam Pennisi (Lombard, Ill./ Glenbard East) earned a trip to the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship by virtue of a third-place finish at the Great Lakes Regional Saturday at Augsburg College.
  • Chicago Captures 2nd Place at UAA Championship
    February 11, 2012
    CLEVELAND -- Four Maroons, including Rookie of the Year Mario Palmisano (Willoughby Hills, Ohio/ Willoughby South), won individual titles as the University of Chicago claimed second place at the 2012 University Athletic Association Wrestling Championship Saturday at Case Western Reserve University.
  • Maroons Rally to Defeat North Central 25-16
    February 03, 2012
    NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Trailing by 10 points after six bouts, the University of Chicago wrestling team rallied for a 25-16 win over host North Central College in dual match competition Friday evening.
  • Willie Long Places at Wheaton Invite
    January 28, 2012
    WHEATON, Ill. -- University of Chicago freshman Willie Long (Willoughby, Ohio/ St. Ignatius) turned in a fifth-place performance at Wheaton College's Pete Willson Invitational Friday and Saturday. The 31-team event featured 10 of the NCAA Division III's top-30 ranked teams.
  • Three Maroons Named to UAA Weekly Honor Roll
    January 24, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior men's tennis player Troy Brinker (Granger, Ind./ Penn), senior men's basketball player Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer), and freshman wrestler Mario Palmisano (Willoughby Hills, Ohio/ East Willoughby) have been chosen as the University Athletic Association Athletes of the Week in their respective sports.
  • Maroons Defeat St. Olaf in Home Finale
    January 21, 2012
    CHICAGO -- In its final home event of the 2011-12 campaign, the University of Chicago wrestling team defeated St. Olaf College 28-12 Saturday morning at the Ratner Athletics Center. Chicago won seven of the 10 bouts, including a pin, a technical fall, and two major decisions.
  • #30 Augustana Defeats Chicago 22-18
    January 19, 2012
    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. -- Host Augustana College, ranked 30th in the most recent NCAA Division III coaches poll, edged the University of Chicago wrestling team 22-18 in dual meet competition Thursday evening.
  • Josh Hotta, Tony Restaino Earn UAA Weekly Honors
    January 17, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago junior wrestler Josh Hotta (Oceanside, Calif./ Vista) and freshman men's diver Tony Restaino (Charlotte, N.C./ McCallie School) have been selected as this week's University Athletic Association Athletes of the Week in their respective sports.
  • Maroons Win Elmhurst Invite
    January 14, 2012
    ELMHURST, Ill. -- Two Maroons captured individual titles as the University of Chicago wrestling team won the 11-team Al Hanke Invitational Saturday at Elmhurst College.
  • Three Maroons Earn UAA Weekly Honors
    January 09, 2012
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago senior women's swimmer Tara Levens (Palo Alto, Calif./ Gunn), junior wrestler James Layton (Chesterfield, Mo./ DeSmet), and sophomore men's swimmer Eric Hallman (Oak Park, Ill./ Oak Park River Forest) have been selected as this week's University Athletic Association Athletes of the Week.
  • Maroons Finish 2-2 at Knox Duals
    January 07, 2012
    GALESBURG, Ill. -- The University of Chicago wrestling team split four matches at Knox College's 7th Annual Chuck Porter Duals Saturday afternoon. Chicago now stands at 5-4 on the season.
  • #12 Elmhurst Defeats Chicago in Road Dual
    December 03, 2011
    ELMHURST, Ill. -- Elmhurst College, ranked 12th in the most recent NCAA Division III poll, won eight of 10 bouts en route to a 39-6 victory over the University of Chicago wrestling team Saturday evening.
  • UChicago Nets Four UAA Athletes of the Week
    November 21, 2011
    CHICAGO -- Four University of Chicago student-athletes have been selected as this week's University Athletic Association Athletes of the Week: junior Billy Whitmore (Rocky River, Ohio/ St. Ignatius) in men's cross country, junior Becky Schmidt (Carmel, Ind./ Westfield) in women's diving, freshman Andrew Angeles (Pasadena, Calif./ Loyola) in men's swimming, and junior James Layton (Chesterfield, Mo./ DeSmet Jesuit) in wrestling.
  • Nineteen Maroons Compete at CUW Open
    November 19, 2011
    MEQUON, Wis. -- Nineteen Maroons combined to win 33 bouts as the University of Chicago wrestling team participated in the Concordia University Wisconsin Open Saturday afternoon.
  • James Layton Named UAA Athlete of the Week
    November 15, 2011
    CHICAGO -- University of Chicago junior James Layton (Chesterfield, Mo./ DeSmet Jesuit) has been selected as this week's University Athletic Association Athlete of the Week for wrestling.
  • Chicago Sweeps Three at CUW
    November 12, 2011
    MEQUON, Wis. -- The University of Chicago wrestling team swept three duals at Concordia University Wisconsin Saturday afternoon. With the three wins, the Maroons improved to 3-1 on the season.
  • Maroons Fall to Wheaton in Season Debut
    November 08, 2011
    CHICAGO -- The University of Chicago wrestling team opened its 2011-12 campaign with a 22-15 loss to Wheaton (Ill.) College Tuesday night at the Ratner Athletics Center.