Tag Archives: EIWA

EIWA weekly review: Lehigh topples No. 19 Central Michigan

Over half of the EIWA was in action this past weekend and while six of the seven schools won at least one dual in that span, none were more impressive than No. 11 Lehigh’s 23-9 trouncing of visiting No. 19 Central Michigan on Dec. 12. Continue reading

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The Garden (State) Strikes Back: Scarlet Knights Steal One of NYS Finest….

After weeks of sitting back and watching as their neighbors stock-piled blue-chipper upon blue-chipper, New Jersey struck back hard on Tuesday night, landing one of the top unsigned talents in the Empire State when 2009 NYS DI runner-up, Steven Rodrigues … Continue reading

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Previewing the EIWA

The EIWA season is upon us and it’s time to take a look at the teams and wrestlers looking to make a splash when the NCAA Tournament invades Philadelphia this March. Lighthouse Wrestling brings you a breakdown of the top-five squads in the conference as selected in the coaches’ poll along with some big-time duals and other wrestlers to note this season. Continue reading

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Cornell’s Big Red: A green light for an NCAA team title?

“This year I think we’re going to win the national title.” Continue reading

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Four Sure….Big Red Get Verbal from Fourth Top-100 Recruit, Mizzou State Champ Bricker Dixon

A quote from one of my favorite movies of all-time, “Prefontaine,” stated that the protagonist’s drug was winning at everything. Apparently, this is a personal philosophy that Cornell University Head Coach, Rob Koll, also subscribes to. The owner/operator of the … Continue reading

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Resurgence of Rutgers rests on NJ talent

It is a date that has been circled on Scott Goodale’s calendar since he arrived at Rutgers University to head the wrestling program: Nov. 7, 2010.  The day not only marks the start of Goodale’s fourth season at the helm … Continue reading

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Crimson Pins Down Barbato: 2010 NYS DI Runner-up Vebals to Harvard

The latin phrase “Veritas Christo et Ecclesiae”, translated as “truth for Christ and the Church,” may not mean much to many of us, but today it takes on a much greater significance for one of our native sons, Wantagh High … Continue reading

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Pickett Makes His Pick: #93 Recruit Makes It Another Banner Day for Big Red

I like Cornell University Head Coach, Rob Koll; I really do. However, if he continues to make these recruiting press releases a daily ritual, than I am afraid I am going to have to end our friendship….While it goes without … Continue reading

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Redman Wants You, Gets Rendina: Michigan Standout Becomes Latest to Commit to Koll…

Just 10 days after getting verbal commitments from a pair of NYS DII Champions in the persons of the Scott twins, Cornell Head Coach, Rob Koll had cause to celebrate again when 2010 Michigan State Champion, Joe Rendina, the #65 … Continue reading

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Twin Killing: DII State Champions, Scott Brothers, are Cornell Bound

The Banachs, the Brands, the Altons, and now the Scotts. For as long as I can remember, the sport of amateur wrestling has been no stranger to its fair share of historic tales involving twin brothers who have gone on … Continue reading

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Editor’s Message – What’s in Store for 2010/2011

Going into our third season at Lighthouse Wrestling, I’m quite excited for the upcoming season. Since the end of the first season, I’ve been busy working to have additional contributors to the site. Continue reading

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Golden Bear: 152-Pound NYS Champion Lanzi Headed to Brown

Early this afternoon, I learned from a person very close to the situation that 2010 152-pound New York State DI Champion, Giuseppi Lanzi, has selected the Bears of Brown University as his college choice. As gifted in the classroom as he … Continue reading

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2010 EIWA Finals Photo Album

Photo album from the EIWA finals at Lehigh’s Stabler arena on March 7, 2010 at the Newman Center. Continue reading

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Mat Side With Rob Koll – 2010 EIWA Recap

Rob Koll recaps the Big Red’s performance at the 2010 EIWA Championships. Continue reading

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Big Red Storm Through EIWA on Day One

Cornell powers through the first day of the EIWA championship as 8 of 10 Big Red wrestlers stormed through the quartfinal round. Continue reading

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2010 EIWA Day One Results

Day one results from the EIWA championships at the Stabler arena on the campus of Lehigh University, PA. This is updated with Round One results. Continue reading

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Scott Casber of TDR Interviews Coaches before Conference Championships

Scott Casber of TDR speaks with Big 12 Assistant Cowboy Coach Eric Guerreo; Colonial Athletic Association coaches Pat Popolizio, Tom Shifflet, and Steve Martin; and EIWA Coach Rob Koll. Continue reading

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All Victories Starts With V: #3 Recruit Villalonga Commits to Cornell

On Tuesday evening, it was confirmed that after weeks of speculation about which Ivy League institution would land his services, Blair Academy senior, Chris Villalonga, had given a verbal commitment to continue his academic and athletic career under the guidance … Continue reading

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Big Red Land Another: #99 Recruit Jesse Shanaman Cornell Bound

On Wednesday, InterMat broke the news that the #99 recruit in the land, Blair Academy’s Jesse Shanaman, had given a verbal commitment to Cornell University Head Coach, Rob Koll and his staff…In doing so, Shanaman become the second Bucs wrestler in the past week and a half to formally announce his collegiate plans. On October 4th, 2009 National Prep Champion, Max Huntley (who will wrestle on the Blair College team in 2010) revealed that he would continue his wrestling career at Missouri under the tutelage of Brian Smith….Remaining uncommitted from Jeff Buxton’s returning National Championship team are a pair of top-15 recruits in the persons of #3 Chris Villalonga (also rumored to be heavily considering Cornell) and #12 Mike Evans (a 2010 transfer who is believed to be down to a short list consisting of the University of Iowa and the aforementioned University of Missouri). Continue reading

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