Long Island Wrestling Association

 

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Contacts

Association Office
LIWA
PO Box 368
Oakdale, NY 11769


Webmaster
Steve Meehan
rsmeehan1@verizon.net

 
  

 

Lead Stories

 

October 19, 2014
• Kings Park HS has an Opening in their Kings Park Classic Dual Meet Tournament on December 19-20, 2014
• Cold Spring Harbor HS is Looking for an Experienced Coach

October 15, 2014

• The Teeth of The Dog Youth Wrestling Club is looking for duel meets (home or away) in Dec, Jan and Feb. Ages K-8. If interested send email to Get2Miked@aol.com
• Commack Needs One More Team for the Commack Duals on January 10, 2015

October 13, 2014

• Scholarship in Memory of Willie Gadson Started at Nassau Community College
• Newfield HS is Looking for 2 Non League Dual Meets
• Newfield HS is Looking for a JV Head Coach, also in Need of an Assistant Middle School Coach
• Save 10% On Platinum Gloves November 1st MMA Show at the Sports Arena in St. James by Using Promo Code LIWA10

October 10, 2014

• Jericho HS has an Opening in the Jericho Cup Tournament on Saturday December 20, 2014
• South Side HS is Looking for One or Two Teams for the Frank Giampaolo Tournament on December 20, 2014
• Long Island Challenge Held at MacArthur HS is Looking for 1 More Team for Monday, December 29, 2014 Due to a Team Dropping Out
• Due to a Last Minute Schedule Change West Islip has been Forced to Change the Date of their West Islip Duals to January 3, 2015 and are Looking for Two More Teams
• South Side HS is Looking for 3 Teams for the South Side Duals Held on January 10, 2015
• Section 8 D1 Pre-Season Individual Ranking Updated as of 10-10-14
• East Coast MMA Fight Shop Now Carries Wrestling Shoes

October 8, 2014

• Herricks HS (Section 8) Has an Opening in its 43rd Annual Herricks Invitational Tournament on Saturday, December 6, 2014
• Xaverian HS Has 2 Openings for Xaverian’s Clipper Classic Wrestling Tournament on Sunday, December 7, 2014
• Wantagh HS is Looking for 2 Teams to Wrestle in the David Bloom Memorial Duals on December 20, 2014
• Seaford HS is Looking for a Dual Meet on One of the Following Dates: January 3, 2015, January 6, 2015, or January 7, 2015
• Section 8 D1 Pre-Season Individual Ranking as of 10-7-14
• Section 8 D1 Pre-Season Dual Meet Team Ranking as of 10-7-14
• Tommy Dutton of Rocky Point HS On His Way to Harvard Next Year
 

October 6, 2014
• Sewanhaka West has 1 Spot Open in their Duals on January 17, 2015
 

October 3, 2014
• Eastport-South Manor is Looking for a Tournament Opening on January 3, 2015

October 2, 2014

• James Szymanski (Shoreham-Wading River) has committed to attend UNC Chapel Hill next year. James will compete for the Tar Heels in 2015-16.
• Mike D'Angelo has committed to Princeton University for next year
• NYWAY-LI KickOff Challenge & National Team Qualifier - December 7, 2014
• Smithtown Has Openings in Their Tournament on January 10, 2015
• Island Trees Youth Wrestling 1st Annual Youth Dual Meet Tournament - January 31, 2015

September 29, 2014

• Saint Joseph by the Sea (CHSAA-Staten Island) is looking for non league dual meets in December and January
• Section 11 D1 Pre-Season Dual Meet Team Ranking as of 9-26-14
• Busy recruiting year for U.S. women’s college wrestling programs

September 24, 2014

• Section 11 D1 Pre-Season Individual Ranking as of 9-24-14
• Nassau Community College Pre-Season Wrestling Clinic Fundraiser Postponed to a later date
• East Coast MMA Fight Shop Now Sells Wrestling Shoes

September 22, 2014

• Cowboys Land Top Prospect Piccininni
• Wrestler of the Week: Arajau Leads Strong NY Showing

September 18, 2014

• East Islip Kid Tournament - K-8th - January 11, 2015
• St. Patricks Day Youth Wrestling Festival at Walt Whitman - March 14, 2015
• Papadatos Announces 2014-15 Hofstra Schedule
• New recruit Connor Watson looking to do big things for Stony Brook Wrestling

September 17, 2014

• Bethpage Youth Tournament - Bantam through Schoolboy Divisions - January 25, 2015

September 16, 2014

• Lindenhurst HS has an Opening in their Individual Tournament on January 10, 2015
• Comsewogue HS is Looking for Two Teams for their Comsewogue Duals on January 10, 2015
• Lindenhurst HS is Looking for 4 or 5 Teams for an Individual Round Robin Tournament on January 24, 2015
• Glen Cove HS has an Opening for an Assistant Varsity Coach
• Ascend Fall Clinic Featuring Penn State NCAA Champions Sanshiro Abe & John Hughes - October 11-12, 2014

September 10, 2014

• Fairport HS, Section 5, is Hosting a Two Day Dual Meet Tournament on December 12-13, 2014 and Has Openings
• Pine Bush HS (Section 9) is Looking for Teams for Our 10 Team Round Robin Tournament on December 12-13, 2014
• Three Hofstra Wrestlers Ranked In AWP Preseason Poll

September 8, 2014

• The Donnelly family has informed us that Donny Donnelly will be attending and wrestling for Columbia University in the fall of 2015.  Congratulations Donny and family.
• Jake Patacsil Named Hofstra Assistant Coach

September 5, 2014
• Chambersburg, PA wrestling will be hosting a 32 team individual High school tournament on December 27 & 28, 2014
• 2014 World Championships Broadcast Schedule

September 4, 2014
• Journey Wrestling Club Fall Clinic - September 9-November 13, 2015

September 2, 2014
• RaZor Wrestling Club Fall Clinic at Ward Melville HS - September 8-November 17

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College Schedule


Wed October 22, 2014 - Hofstra Wrestle-Offs
in Mack Arena @ 7PM

Everyone is invited to watch wrestle-offs and meet the new coach and team immediately following

 

Sun November 2, 2014 - Stony Brook vs Lock Haven @ 1PM, Hofstra vs Lock Haven @ 2:30PM in Hofstra Mack Arena
 

Sat November 8, 2014 - Stony Brook vs Farmingdale @
2PM in Hofstra Mack Arena

Sat November 8, 2014 - Nassau CC Orange and Navy
@

4PM in Hofstra Mack Arena

 

Tue November 11, 2014 - LIU Post Wrestle-Offs in Pratt Center @ 7PM
Following the wrestle-offs there will be a meet and great with the wrestlers and coaches in the new wrestling room under Riggs Hall. Later in the evening their will be a wrestling social fundraiser in Winnick Hall, food and drinks will be served. It will be 15 dollars per person.


Thur November 20, 2014 - Stony Brook @ LIU Post
@ 7PM
 

 

 

 

The Bill Farrell
International Wrestling Tournament


Saturday Nov 8, 2014 - Men's GR and Women's FS

     Preliminary Rounds - 9AM

     Stony Brook vs Farmingdale State - 2PM
     Nassau Community College Wrestle-Offs

     Women's Freestyle Clinic Featuring:

         2014 World Champion Adeline Gray &
                 World Bronze Medalist Helen Maroulis - 4PM

     Championships and Medal Rounds - 6PM

 

Sunday November 9, 2014 - Men's FS
     Preliminary Rounds - 9AM

     FS Clinic with Kyle Dake, Tony Ramos - 2PM
     Nassau vs Suffolk All-Star Meet - 4PM

     Championships and Medal Rounds - 6PM


Click below for the following:

                Poster        Schedule      Tickets     All-Star Flyer

 

 


2013-14 Wrestler of the Week

Wrestler of the Week: This week’s LIWA wrestler of the week is senior Nick Vines of Wantagh. In Wantagh's run to become the Nassau Dual Meet Champion Nick had 5 victories coming on 3 pins and two decisions with the final decision a 3-1 a sudden victory over MacArthur's Sal Randazzo to help his team to the championship.


Week 7 - Evan Mayer of Comsewogue


Week 6 - Sean Miller of Connetquot


Week 5 - Travis Passaro of Eastport-South Manor


Week 4 - Adrian Berry of Uniondale


Week 3 - James Szymanski of Shoreham-Wading River


Week 2 - Craig Hinrichs of Islip


Week 1 - Sean O'Hagan of Sachem North


Shirts being given out

We will get them to the Wrestlers of the Week as soon as we can.

 

 

Directions

Updated Oct 21, 2008

 

WANTED

Looking to collect any old Section 8 or Section 11 County Wrestling Tournament programs and filled in brackets. Also looking for past NYSPHSAA State Tournament programs and NCAA Wrestling Championship programs. If you have been looking to clean out your attic or garage and don't know what to do with your old programs here is the answer. Mail them to Steve Meehan PO Box 368, Oakdale NY 11769 or drop them off @ 117 Dale Dr, Oakdale NY 11769 or give me a call and I'll come pick them up if you have more than a few.. (April 7)

 

Send In Your Digital Photos

The Long Island Wrestling Association would like to publicize your photos on our website. Your photos will appear on our photo page and the picture of the week will be highlighted on the front page. Email your photos as an attachment to rsmeehan1@verizon.net

   

 

 

 

Holiday Weekend Events
Presented by Journeymen Wrestling

The Tussle

Shenendehowa High School
(Clifton Park, New York)

Friday, November 14, 2015

6:45 PM Coaches Clinic with Tom Ryan
Saturday, November 15, 2014

1:45 PM Intro
2 PM Army vs Ohio St
2 PM Arizona St vs Binghamton
3:45 PM Ohio St vs Arizona St
3:45 PM Russia vs USA

Northeast Collegiate Duals

Hudson Valley Community College

Troy, NY

Saturday November 29, 2014

 

HS Alumni Nights

 

HS Schedule

When you see a ? in the list of teams, it means the coach has been asked who is in their tournament and hasn't responded.

 

Next year will be here before you know it.  Work hard in the off season.
 

 

 

 

Jenna Burkert
Pursuing an Olympic Dream

To help support Jenna with her Olympic Dream sends checks made out to the Long Island Wrestling Association to Steve Meehan, PO Box 368, Oakdale NY 11769.  Write Jenna Burkert in the memo or include a note saying that is what it is for.

 

 

Mission Statement

The Long Island Wrestling Association is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering, promoting and encouraging the sport of amateur wrestling on Long Island as a means of building character, physical health and well-being, sportsmanship, self-confidence, self-esteem, and positive attitudes about dedication, persistence, intensity and hard work among the younger generation in order to fit them more adequately for their future role in society.

If you think we are heading in the right direction or just enjoy the website please become a member of the Long Island Wrestling Association.  Click here to join!

The Purposes of the Long Island Wrestling Association, Inc.:

To assist young people to compete in the sport of amateur wrestling by sponsoring tournaments and competitions for wrestlers and clinics for wrestlers and coaches.

To assist and facilitate the creation, development and enhancement of youth wrestling programs.

To assist and facilitate the dissemination of information about wrestling events and activities to wrestlers, coaches, parents and fans.

To assist and facilitate the creation of a travel club to allow wrestlers to attend wrestling camps, clinics, competitions and tournaments in other geographic areas.

To assist wrestlers in obtaining USA Wrestling membership cards to allow them to participate in USA Wrestling sponsored events.

To assist and facilitate the creation and development of work programs, summer and part-time internships with various Long Island and New York City corporate sponsors.

To assist and facilitate the creation and development of a foreign student/wrestler exchange program.

To encourage parents and fans to volunteer their time to assist in the development of youth wrestling programs.

To assist and facilitate the dissemination of information to the general public about the sport of wrestling.

To enhance and support media coverage of wrestling events.

To assist Long Island wrestlers in attending the Olympic training camp and in competing on a national and international level.

To offer membership to the general public in the Long Island Wrestling Association, Inc. and to collect membership dues and other contributions from such membership.

To solicit and collect contributions from individuals, groups, business and social organizations, corporations, foundations and governmental entities in order to finance the activities of the corporation.