NCWA Nationals Update: Risaliti Prepares for the Quarters; Stony Brook's Lloyd and Folk-Freund to Battle in Consis

The NCWA National Championships began on Thursday in Allen, Texas. After Session 4 of the event, a pair of Stony Brook wrestlers remain in the field, trying to become the first All-Americans for the Seawolves. Michael Lloyd has a 2-1 mark at 197 while Kyle Folk-Freund is 3-1 at 235 and has pinned his past three opponents.

Also alive in the wrestlebacks is US Military Prep’s Samson Imonode, who is 2-1 at 174.

Imonode’s teammate Tony Risaliti is still in the championship round at 165 pounds. He’ll face Liberty’s Robert Clymer in the quarterfinals this evening.

Session 5 gets underway at 5 p.m. Eastern on Friday. The tournament concludes on Saturday, with the finals scheduled for 3 p.m. Eastern.

For the tournament home page and information, see here.  Results are also available on

For results from participants from New York schools as of 5 p.m. Eastern on Friday, see below:

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
125: Alec Vogel (1-2)
165: Will Bonagura (1-2)
174: Enrico Cascio (1-2)
184: Stuart Curtis (2-2)
197: Ray Douglas (0-2)
197: Omar Abdoun (0-2)
285: Brad Huizinga (0-2)

Stony Brook
133: Bobby Beneventano (2-2)
149: Mike Shimer (1-2)
165: Scott Dunkirk (0-2)
197: Michael Lloyd (2-1)
235: Kyle Folk-Freund (3-1)
285: Juan Velasquez (0-2)

US Military Prep
141: Chris Monge (1-2)
165: Tony Risaliti (2-0)
174: Samson Imonode (2-1)


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