Department of Athletics

Peter Del Gallo Remains No. 1 at 125 By

GORHAM, Maine –  Junior Peter Del Gallo (Gardiner, Maine) and sophomore Austin Shorey (Lebanon, Maine/Noble) of the University of Southern Maine Huskies' wrestling team are both in the national conversation in their respective weight divisions in the latest National Rankings.  

Sitting at the top of the 125-pound rankings since November 21, Del Gallo has maintained his perch.  A 2018 NCAA Division III National Qualifier, Del Gallo finished second at the 2018 NCAA Division Northeast Regional Championship to earn his entry into the National Championship field, and earned all-region status for the second time in his career.  Del Gallo achieved a national ranking as high as two as a sophomore. Already a highly decorated student-athlete, Del Gallo earned 2017 New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Rookie of the Year honors, and is a two-time All-NEWA Wrestler. Majoring in Exercise Science, Del Gallo recently earned William B. Wise Scholar-Athlete honors, and is a two-time NEWA All-Academic team selection. READ MORE