PISCATAWAY, N.J. (September 30, 2013) – Redshirt senior Vinnie Dellefave (Toms River, N.J.) was ranked the No. 17 wrestler in the country at 133 pounds, WIN Magazine announced Monday in the publication’s 2013-14 Preseason Division I Tournament Power Index. Dellefave is one of three returning NCAA qualifiers for the Scarlet Knights and the only one to receive a preseason ranking by the organization.
As a team, RU was ranked T57 with Army, Buffalo, Campbell, Clarion, Drexel, Gardner Webb, Harvard and South Dakota State.
Rutgers (16-4, 6-1) finished last season ranked No. 25 in the USA Today/ NWCA/AWN Coaches Poll. The squad will wrestle against three opponents it is tied with in WIN Magazine’s rankings – Clarion, Drexel and Harvard.
The Scarlet Knights begin their regular season home slate on Nov. 17 against Boston University at the College Ave. Gym. Wrestle Offs are scheduled for Oct. 26 at the College Ave. Gym.
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