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Lou Ruggirello
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 133
Year: Senior
Hometown: Walden, NY
High School: Valley Central
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Fifth year on the Hofstra wrestling roster...Three -time CAA Champion and NCAA qualifier...Enters the 2010-11 season ranked sixth at 133 pounds in preseason polls by InterMat and Amateur Wrestling News...Top-ranked wrestler in the CAA preseason coaches poll...2009-10: Red-shirted and did not compete with the team...Posted a 5-2 record while wrestling unattached to place fourth at 141 pounds at the Midlands Tournament...2008-09: NWCA All-Academic Team selection and CAA Wrestling Scholar-Athlete of the Year...NCAA qualifier and CAA Champion at 133 pounds...Pinned ODU’s Kyle Hutter in the CAA title match...Was seeded ninth and ranked eighth by InterMat and Amateur Wrestling News, and 10th by W.I.N. entering the NCAA Championships in St. Louis... Recorded a 2-2 record and advanced to the quarterfinals in the NCAA Championships...Pinned #8 seed Joe Baker from Navy in 6:49 in the third round of the NCAAs...Posted a 30-5 record on the season including a 15-1 mark in duals and a 6-0 record in CAA matches...Led the team with 19 pins...Defeated #12 Mike Grey from Cornell, 6-0, and #18 Ricky Deubel from Edinboro, 5-0, during the season...Recorded an 11-match and nine-match winning streaks ...Captured the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic with a 4-0 mark and placed second at both the Missouri Open(2-1) and the Southern Scuffle (4-1)...Entered the 2008-09 season as the top-ranked wrestler in the CAA at 133 pounds...2007-08: Named to the NWCA All-Academic Team...NCAA Qualifier and CAA Champion at 133 pounds...Made his second NCAA Championship appearance and posted a 4-2 record...Captured the Manuel Gorrarian Award at the NCAA Championships for the most victories by fall in the fastest time...Was seeded sixth in the NCAA Championships...CAA Champion at 133 pounds, defeating #17 Kyle Hutter from Old Dominion in the final...Recorded a 38-7 overall record including a 20-1 mark in duals... Became Hofstra’s first number one ranked wrestler in December... Recorded victory over then-#1 Coleman Scott from Oklahoma State to earn #1 ranking...Opened the season with a win over #2 Tyler McCormick from Missouri...His victory by fall over #4 Nick Fanthorpe from Iowa State at the National Duals gave the Pride the tie-breaking criteria margin of victory to defeat the Cyclones...Led the team in victories by fall with 15 and tech falls with four...Also posted a team-high 95 points in dual matches...Placed fifth at both the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and the Southern Scuffle...Entered the 2007-08 season ranked sixth by Rev Wrestling, eighth by W.I.N. Magazine, and ninth by InterMat...Was the top-ranked wrestler at 133 pounds in the CAA preseason poll...2006-07: NCAA qualifier and CAA Champion at 133 pounds...CAA Rookie of the Year...Made his first appearance in the NCAA Championships in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and went 0-2...Posted a 31-9 record, including a 7-0 mark in the CAA and a 20-4 record in dual matches...Defeated Old Dominion’s Christian Staylor, 6-4, in the CAA title match...Was second on the team, behind James Strouse, in dual points earned with 79...Was also second on the team with eight fall victories...Entered the NCAA Championships ranked 16th by The Wrestling Mall, and 17th by InterMat, W.I.N. and AWN...Defeated #19 Nick Gallick from Iowa State, 2-1, at the National Duals...Five-time CAA Rookie of the Week...Dropped a 10-4 tie-breaker 2 decision to Penn’s top-ranked Matt Valenti...Placed sixth at the East Stroudsburg Open...High School: Wrestled for four years at Valley Central High School in Montgomery, New York...Helped lead team to New York State championship...Three-time state champion...Senior National champion...Second team ASICS All-America selection as a senior...Wrestling USA All-Academic team selection...Personal: Born June 12, 1988...Has one brother and three sisters...Hobbies include golfing, hunting and fishing...Finance major.
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