Springfield, Mass. - March 20, 2017 - Springfield College freshman Joseph Fusco (Billerica, Mass.) was named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III Scholar All-America Team after a standout first year on the mat and in the classroom.
In his first season, the Criminal Justice major produced a 3.268 grade point average, while having a stellar showing for the Pride at 285 pound weight class. Fusco owned a 32-9 record in his first season in Maroon and White, including a second-place finish at the Doug Parker Invitational.
As a team, the Springfield College wrestling program produced a 3.13 grade point average this season. With Fusco's latest honor, the Springfield College wrestling program has had 77 Scholar All-America honorees since 1988.