Department of Athletics

Del Gallo and Beaulieu Punch Tickets to NCAA National Championship

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island  – Senior Peter Del Gallo (Gardiner, Maine) and junior Brad Beaulieu (Waterboro, Maine) will be headed to Cedar Rapids, Iowa after punching their tickets to the NCAA Division III National Championship following outstanding performances at the 2020 NCAA Division III Northeast Regional Wrestling Championship this weekend in Providence, Rhode Island.

Both Del Gallo and Beaulieu earned All-Region honors placing second in their respective weight divisions to earn a bid to the national championship.  The top three place winners in each bracket earn a trip to the NCAA Championship.  In addition to Del Gallo and Beaulieu, four more Huskies earned All-Region honors placing in the top eight of their division.  Senior Zac Thompson (Bristol, Conn./Bristol Eastern) and junior Raul Gierbolini(Carolina, Puerto Rico) placed eighth at 157 and 174 pounds respectively, while sophomore Jake Peavey(South China, Maine/Erskine Academy) place sixth at 285.  Senior Josh Smith (York, Maine) narrowly missed out on an NCAA berth placing fourth at 184 after dropping a narrow 2-1 decision in the third place match. READ MORE