SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 27, 2017) – Freshman Davey Goodall (Chelmsford, Mass.) of the Western New England University wrestling team has been named to the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) All-Rookie Team, it was announced this morning. Additionally, eight Golden Bears earned NEWA All-Academic honors for their efforts in the classroom.
Goodall went 15-12 at 165 pounds during his first season at Western New England. His successful freshman campaign featured a 7-4 decision over fellow All-Rookie Team selection Chase Lind of WPI on January 11, and a key 3-1 decision over Trinity College sophomore Nolan Cornu in the Golden Bears' 21-18 victory over the Bantams on February 5.
Western New England placed eight student-athletes on the NEWA All-Academic Team for posting a grade point average of 3.30 or higher, including:
Junior Mike Garone (Melville, N.Y.)
Junior Tim McLinden (Plaistow, N.H.)
Freshman Alex Starr (Lebanon, Conn.)
Freshman DJ Tartsinis (Colchester, Conn.)
Freshman Austin Roche (Southborough, Mass.)
Freshman Jason Powell (Sharon, Mass.)
Sophomore Josh Nelson (Bristol, Conn.)
Senior Brian Donovan (Manchester, Conn.)