Eph Wrestlers Head to Johnson & Wales University in Search of NCAA Tournament Berths

Brendon Seyfried '19
Brendon Seyfried '19



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WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. – The Wildcat Center on the campus of Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I. February 23 and 24 is where the 10 Williams College wrestlers competing in the NCAA Northeast Regional hope to punch their ticket to the NCAA DIII Championships in March.

The top three finishers in each weight class will earn the right to compete in the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships March 8 and 9 in Roanoke, Virginia

The regional field features seventeen teams and includes all sixteen members of the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) and New York University.

The Eph lineup will consist of five seniors, two juniors, one sophomore, and two first years.

125 – Fy. David Yeh

133 – Sr. Ben Morton

141 – So. Joseph Rossetti

149 – Sr. Alex Pankhurst

157 – Sr. Brendon Seyfried

165 – Jr. Yo Akiyama

174 – Fy. Nasir Grissom

184 – Jr. Luke Anselmi

197 – Sr. Sebastian Dziadkiewicz

285 – Sr. Bennett Caplin

"These guys have been really professional about their preparation," noted Honecker. "I am excited to test our training and demonstrate our growth over a season of work, but the mindset has to shift a little bit. We have been focused on the process week in and week out, and now we must adjust our mentality to simply getting the job done one way or another this weekend."