Department of Athletics

Peter Del Gallo Named NEWA Wrestler of the Week

GORHAM, Maine  –  After a big win in the national stage, sophomore Peter Del Gallo (Gardiner, Maine) of the Univeristy of Southenr Maine Huskies' wrestling team has been named the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Wrestler of the Week. The award was announced late Thursday night. 

Earning his second weekly honor from NEWA this season, Del Gallo went 2-0 last week, picking up a huge win over the top-ranked wrestler in his weight division and kept his 2017-2018 overall record unblemished at 31-0.  Beginning the week ranked third nationally at 125 pounds, Del Gallo opened his week of competition with a dominant 8-0 major decision win over Ben Zogby of WPI. READ MORE