In this week's Inside the Pride, we highlight the three Springfield College student-athletes that will compete on the national stage this upcoming weekend, as Joe Fusco will take part in the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships, while Courtney Luscier and Jack Pinho will race at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday.
Cleveland, Ohio. - March 9, 2018 - Sophomore Joseph Fusco (Billerica, Mass.) represented Springfield College on the national stage at the 2018 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships on Friday.
Springfield, Mass. - March 6, 2018 - Sophomore Joseph Fusco (Billerica, Mass.) will represent the Springfield College wrestling team at the 2018 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships this weekend in Cleveland, Ohio.
Fusco Earns Spot at NCAA Division III Championship With Runner-Up Finish at 285; Wrestling Takes 10th Overall at Regionals
Worcester, Mass. - February 25, 2018 - The Springfield College wrestling team had seven of it's ten competitors remaining on Sunday, as the Pride wrapped up competiiton at the 2018 NCAA Division III Regional Championships, hosted at WPI. Highlighting the day was sophomore heavyweight Joseph Fusco (Billerica, Mass.), who punched his ticket to the NCAA Division III Championships, which will be hosted in Cleveland, Ohio from March 9-10.
Worcester, Mass. - February 24, 2018 - 10 members of the Springfield College wrestling competed in the opening day of the NCAA Division III Northeast Regional Championships, hosted by WPI. As a team, Springfield is currently in seventh place among the 17 teams in the field after registering 47.5 points.
Springfield, Mass. - February 10, 2018 - The Springfield College wrestling team won four out of 10 bouts by decision, but the Pride dropped a 20-12 decision to nationally-ranked WPI on Saturday evening in the Field House. Coming into the match, WPI was ranked No. 21 in the NCAA Division III Rankings.
Castleton, Vt. - February 3, 2018 - The Springfield College wrestling team competed in a quad meet with Castleton, Johnson & Wales, and Plymouth State on Saturday on the campus of Castleton University. The Pride began the day with a comeback effort that resulted in a 28-15 win over Castleton, before dropping a 38-3 decision to JWU. Springfield then ended the day on a highnote with a 38-6 victory over Plymouth State.
Providence. R.I. - January 28, 2018 - Several members of the Springfield College wrestling team competed in the Wildcat Open on the campus of Johnson & Wales University on Sunday. Wrestlers from 17 institutions from across the region participated in the non-team scoring event.
Middletown, Conn. - January 27, 2018 - Despite being tied at 13-all with two bouts remaining, the Springfield College wrestling team came up short at Wesleyan University on Saturday evening in a dual meet.
Springfield, Mass. - January 26, 2017 - Despite wins at 149 for Ryan Peters (Wells, Maine) and 285 for Joseph Fusco (Billerica, Mass.), the Springfield College wrestling team fell to nationally-ranked TCNJ, 27-9, as part of the Pride's annual "Friday Night Lights" event. Coming into the match, the Lions were ranked No. 19 in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III National Rankings.