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2009-10 Bucknell Wrestling Wrestler Profiles

165 - Andy Rendos

174 - Shane Riccio

• 2009 All-American at 165 pounds (5th) • Three-time NCAA Qualifier (2007, 2008, 2009) • EIWA Placewinner: 2007 (3rd), 2008 (4th), 2009 (2nd)

• Two-time NCAA Qualifier (2008, 2009) • EIWA Placewinner: 2008 (5th), 2009 (3rd) • Tied for first on Bucknell single-season wins list (33)

Senior • Co-Captain Brockway, Pa. Brockway Area

Year 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 Totals

Overall 27-6 28-11 33-8 88-25

Dual 19-3 16-5 13-3 48-11

EIWA Duals 6-1 7-1 8-0 21-2

Pins 7 4 8 19

TF 2 3 2 7

Senior • Co-Captain Warren, N.J. Watchung Hills

MD 4 11 7 22

Overall 17-11 25-11 33-16 75-38

Dual 12-7 15-2 13-7 40-16

EIWA Duals 4-3 6-1 6-2 16-6

Pins 3 2 5 10

TF 0 0 1 1

MD 3 0 3 6

10th on Bucknell’s career wins list (75) ... ranked No. 13 in Intermat preseason rankings at 174 pounds. 2008-09: Earned second consecutive trip to NCAA Championships ... earned NCAA berth after career-best third-place finish at 174 pounds at EIWA Championships ... posted 1-2 record at NCAAs, defeating 12th-seeded Alton Lucas from Hofstra ... won final four bouts, and five of six, en route to third-place EIWA finish ... equaled Bucknell single-season victory record with 33 wins ... tied for team lead in wins with classmate Andy Rendos ... posted 17-3 record in last 20 bouts entering NCAA Championships ... finished third at Navy Classic, fifth at the Michigan State Open and eighth at the Cliff Keen Invitational ... faced seven nationally ranked opponents entering NCAA Championships ... posted a season-best eight-match winning streak midseason ... third on team with five wins by fall ... 49 matches wrestled were the most by a Bison ... tied for fourth on squad with 13 dual-match victories. 2007-08: Earned his first trip to the NCAA Championships as a wild card after placing fifth at the EIWA Tournament as the No. 6 seed ... posted an 0-2 record at the NCAA Championships ... upset No. 3-seed Justin Herbert of Franklin & Marshall, 8-4 to advance to the semifinals of the EIWA Championships ... dropped his next two bouts by a combined total of just four points (2-0 versus No. 2-seed Matt Stolpinski of Navy and 3-1 versus No. 4 Alex Caruso of Lehigh) before posting another win over Herbert, 7-2, to take fifth ... finished season 25-11 overall with four of his 11 losses coming in the first two weekends of the season at the Binghamton Open and at the Navy Classic, where he finished fourth ... also posted a place-winning performance at the Cleveland State Open, taking third ... went 15-2 in duals, with his only two losses coming against then-No. 4 Steve Luke of Michigan and No. 10 Steve Anceravage of Cornell ... setback against Anceravage snapped a 14-match dual-meet winning streak ... was named the Damon’s Bison Athlete of the Week after picking up his 14th victory in that stretch, clinching the squad’s dual-meet win over American by pinning Jonathon Powell in 1:47 ... held opponents scoreless in nine of his victories and went 11 straight bouts without surrendering a takedown ... suffered just one loss in a nearly three-month stretch where he went 18-1. 2006-07: Started for the Bison at 174 ... went 12-7 in duals (4-3 EIWA) and 17-11 overall ... totaled three pins and three major decisions ... took fifth at the Navy Classic and third at the exhibition Shorty Hitchcock Open ... after starting the season 1-4 in duals, went 11-3 the rest of the way, including a key 8-4 win over Fred Rowsey in Bucknell’s 21-21 tie with Harvard ... won two matches at the EIWA Championships, upsetting No. 8 seed Mike Whalen of Rutgers, 8-1, and defeating Bran Crudden of Brown, 6-1. Before Bucknell: Lettered in wrestling at Watchung Hills High School ... served as team captain ... placed eighth at Senior Nationals and was named a Senior National All-American. Personal: Shane Michael Riccio ... born Sept. 1, 1987 in Plainfield, N.J. ... son of Peter and Patricia Riccio ... has three brothers, Peter, Carl and former Bison teammate Tyler and one sister, Kerry ... majoring in management.

Tied for fifth on Bucknell career wins list (88) ... sixth on Bucknell career winning percentage list (.779) ... tied for 10th on Bucknell career pins list (19) ... ranked No. 6 in Intermat preseason rankings at 165 pounds. 2008-09: Co-captain ... became Bucknell’s first All-American in 14 years by placing fifth at 165 pounds at NCAA Championships ... posted a 5-2 record at NCAAs, facing five seeded opponents ... fourth Bison to earn All-America honors ... fifth-place showing was second-best in program history ... finished second at EIWA Championships to earn third consecutive automatic berth to NCAAs ... ranked all 17 weeks during regular season, peaking at No. 12 ... defeated then-No. 1 (165 pounds) Nick Marable of Missouri in overtime in a November home match ... three-time Damon’s Bison Athlete of the Week ... EIWA Wrestler of the Week after victory over Marable ... led team with career-high eight pins, bringing career total to 19 ... equaled Bucknell single-season victory record with 33 wins ... tied for team lead in wins with classmate Shane Riccio ... posted best winning percentage (.805) on squad ... went 8-0 in EIWA duals, equaling fellow NCAA qualifier Derek Reber for best on the team ... tied for team lead with seven wins by major decision ... suffered knee injury at Cliff Keen Invitational ... missed just three December duals with the injury ... won the Navy Classic for the third consecutive year ... finished third at the Michigan State Open and sixth at the Cliff Keen Invitational ... posted 4-5 record opposite ranked opponents entering NCAA Championships. 2007-08: Co-captain ... secured his second consecutive automatic NCAA berth with a fourth-place showing in the 165-pound bracket at the EIWA Championships as the No. 4 seed ... won a match at the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive year, defeating Indiana’s Matt Coughlin 3-1 ... compiled a record of 28-11 ... all 11 losses came against opponents who were ranked in the top-20 nationally at the end of the season ... appeared in the InterMat/NWMA/NWCA Individual Rankings, peaking at No. 15 ... went 16-5 in duals, tying fellow NCAA qualifier David Marble for the team’s best record ... posted a 7-1 mark in EIWA dual meets ... racked up a squad-best 11 duals wins for bonus points ... in total, compiled four pins, three technical falls and 11 major decisions ... began the season with a fourth-place finish at the Binghamton Open and won his weight at the Navy Classic ... was selected as the Damon’s Bison Athlete of the Week following that performance ... logged his 50th career win against Joe Schick in dual meet versus East Stroudsburg. 2006-07: Went 1-2 at the NCAA Championships, notching a 12-4 major decision over Brian Perry of Stanford ... took third at 165 lbs. as the No. 4 seed at the EIWA Championships to automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships ... claimed a spot in the InterMat/NWCA/NWMA Division I Individual Rankings every week during the season, peaking at No. 15 in the pre-NCAA poll (Mar. 7) ... set program record for dual-meet victories in a season after going 19-2 in duals (6-1 EIWA) during his freshman campaign ... led the squad with an overall record of 27-6 ... totaled seven dual-meet wins for bonus points ... placed first at the Navy Classic and was third at the Shorty Hitchcock Open ... was named Damon’s Bison Athlete of the Week following his first-place showing at the Navy Classic ... upset nationally ranked fifth-year senior Jason Kiessling of Maryland in his first match as a Bison ... broke Bucknell’s dual-meet wins record of 16 with 7-3 overtime victory over Justin Jacobs at Navy on Feb. 10 ... posted 14 straight duals wins before suffering a setback at Harvard in his final bout of the regular season. Before Bucknell: Four-year letterwinner in wrestling under coach Rich Esposito at Brockway Area High School ... four-time district champion, four-time regional finalist and two-time state qualifier ... qualified for state tournament all four years and placed at states three times, winning PIAA state championships twice ... represented Pennsylvania in the prestigious Dapper Dan Classic. Personal: Andrew Richard Rendos ... born Feb. 17, 1988 in Dubois, Pa. ... son of Richard and Carol Rendos ... has three brothers, Scott, Aaron and Brian ... Scott wrestled at Buffalo ... majoring in economics.

Year 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 Totals

Shane Riccio

Third-Place Team Finish at EIWA Championships


2009-10 Bucknell Wrestling Media Guide  

2009-10 Bucknell Wrestling Media Guide

2009-10 Bucknell Wrestling Media Guide  

2009-10 Bucknell Wrestling Media Guide