Watch out! 2010 D1 Tournament Dark Horses

It’s always interesting to look at the brackets for lower seeds or unseeded wrestlers who have a good chance at placing top 8 for All-American status. So we have taken a look at each weight for wrestlers seeded lower than 8th who we believe have a good shot at placing in Omaha later this week.

By Pete Candito and Marc Candito

It’s always interesting to look at the brackets for lower seeds or unseeded wrestlers who have a good chance at placing top 8 for All-American status. So we have taken a look at each weight for wrestlers seeded lower than 8th who we believe have a good shot at placing in Omaha later this week. These wrestlers have either placed before or gone deep into the national tournament. Tournament tested wrestlers can often defeat those who are higher seeds but do not have the tournament experience. So watch out! These guys are not to be taken too lightly come tournament time. Continue reading “Watch out! 2010 D1 Tournament Dark Horses”

Bearcat Brief – Penn State Nittany Open

Yesterday, the Bearcats kept up with the early season grind, heading to Penn State to take on some of the best wrestlers in the NE. The team continues to show improvement as hard work is paying off for many young Bearcats.

BinghamtonWe close out the 1st semester at home on Saturday at noon, wrestling 3 duals against Liberty, Princeton and Merchant Marine. We hope to see everyone there. admission is free and all the Bearcats will be in action. Plenty of giveaways as well.

Yesterday, the Bearcats kept up with the early season grind, heading to Penn State to take on some of the best wrestlers in the NE. The team continues to show improvement as hard work is paying off for many young Bearcats. Continue reading “Bearcat Brief – Penn State Nittany Open”

Bearcat Brief – North East duals

Your BU Bearcats were in action yesterday at the prestigious North East Duals held in Troy, NY. This event attracts many of the best teams in all the land, and boasts to be “the best wrestling east of the Mississippi.”

BinghamtonYour BU Bearcats were in action yesterday at the prestigious North East Duals held in Troy, NY. This event attracts many of the best teams in all the land, and boasts to be “the best wrestling east of the Mississippi.” Continue reading “Bearcat Brief – North East duals”

Bearcat Brief with Scott Green: Week 09-48

The first two weeks of the season brought many success for the Bearcats. It also showed growing pains associated with having a young lineup.

BinghamtonThe first two weeks of the season brought many success for the Bearcats. It also showed growing pains associated with having a young lineup. Continue reading “Bearcat Brief with Scott Green: Week 09-48”

An Interview with Scott Green – Part 3: The Coach

Obviously you’re a great coach as measured by the success of your athletes. What characteristics/traits do you feel makes a great wrestling coach? Can a coach make the difference in the success of these future champions, or have you been fortunate to have had the opportunity to coach talent that was destined to be great no matter who coached them? What difference can a coach make? What are you emphasizing in your practices to make a difference in the success of your athletes?

JP O'Conner - Senior at Harvard
JP O'Conner - Senior at Harvard

LHW: Obviously you’re a great coach as measured by the success of your athletes.   What characteristics/traits do you feel makes a great wrestling coach?  Can a coach make the difference in the success of these future champions, or have you been fortunate to have had the opportunity to coach talent that was destined to be great no matter who coached them?  What difference can a coach make?  What are you emphasizing in your practices to make a difference in the success of your athletes? Continue reading “An Interview with Scott Green – Part 3: The Coach”