SHU Wrestling Announces 25th Ranked Recruiting Class

SHU Wrestling Announces 25th Ranked Recruiting Class

Fairfield, CT – The incoming SHU Wrestling Recruiting class has been ranked 25th in the country according to Amateur Wrestling News. The class of 26 wrestlers is the first under second year Head Coach Andy Lausier.


"This recruiting class will serve as the foundation for the new era of Sacred Heart University Wrestling.  Within the class, there are many great wrestlers with great futures at the collegiate level, but most importantly each of these recruits are exceptional young men who will represent Sacred Heart University and Pioneers Wrestling to the highest standard,"  Head Coach Andy Lausier said.


Here are your newest Pioneers:


High School Significant Accomplishments
Kyle Brady Bishop AHR H.S (NJ) 109 Career Wins

3rd at 2012 NJ State Tournament

TJ Fabian Shoreham Wading H.S (NY)


201 career wins

National Champion as a senior

3X All-American

51-1 record as a senior

Matt Fisher Oneida High School (NY) 36-5 record as a senior

150 career wins

3rd at NY State

3X Class Champion

Billy Duby Parabas Catholic H.S (NJ) 24-12 record as a senior

66 career wins

2X team captain

2X All-League


Brandon Fulco Trumbull High School (CT)  42-8 record as a senior

74 career wins

Class LL Runner-Up

4th at CT State Tournament

1st Team All-FCIAC


Brendan Goldup LaSalle Institute (NY) 202 career wins

2X NY State Place Winner

5th at Junior Nationals (Greco Roman)

3rd at Eastern States

Casey Mitchell South Windsor H.S (CT) 171 career wins

USA Wrestling All American

2nd at '13 New England Champ.

13' CT State Champ

Ray Sherwood Guilford H.S (CT) 34-3 record as a senior

102 career wins

3rd at New England's

2X Conference Champ.

Nick Lupi Huntington H.S (NY) 34-2 record as a senior

132 career wins

2X NY State Place Winner

2X  All-American

Sophomore National Champion

Conan Schuster Loyola Blakefield H.S (MD) 153 career wins

3rd at senior nationals

2X National Prep Place Winner

3X State Place-Winner

Alex Swanson Smithtown West H.S (NY) 30-7 record as a senior,

Team Captain

League champion

Scholar Athlete

Alex Harnsberger Hillsboro H.S (OR) 39-6 record as a senior

107 career wins

2X Oregon State Place Winner

3X Region Finalist

2013 Region Champion

Joe Cordasco Verona H.S (NJ) 8-7 record as a senior

NJ State Qualifier

County Champion

District Champion

Joe Florenzo St. Vincent Palotti H.S (MD) 41-7 as a senior

84 career wins

Maryland Independent School Place-Winner

Team Captain

First Team All-County

Charlie Shure    
Paul Curtin Catholic Memorial School (MA)  
Zak Mullen Shoreham Wading H.S (NY) 127 career wins

4th at 2012 NY State Championships

Tom Filipkowsi Mattituck H.S (NY) 32-4 record as a senior

126 career wins

3X NY State Qualifier

3X County Champion

Daniel Hayden East Islip H.S (NY) 36-3 record as a senior

106 career wins

3rd place at 2013 Section XI Championships

Johnny Vrasidas St. Anthony's H.S (NY) 37-2 record as a senior

High School All-American

2nd at 2013 NY State Championships

Austin Hulse Stoneybrook School (NY) 33-6 record a senior

108 career wins

County Champion

NY State Qualifier

3 Year Team Captain

Lenny Bird Montgomery H.S (NY) 31-6 record as a senior

92 career wins

Team Captain

3X Regional Qualifier

Jon Scheiddegger Sanborn H.S (NY) 43-2 record as a senior

146 career wins

NH State Champion

3X State Place-Winner

Ethan Rheault St. Paul's School (NY)

31-0 record as a senior

Independent School League "Outstanding Wrestler"

Boston Globe "All-Scholastic" Wrestling Team

Patt Henn Lydenhurst H.S (NY) 33-8 record as a senior

Team Captain

All-League Performer

Nick Alessandrini St. Anthony's HS (NY) 40-7 record as a senior

117 career wins

Catholic State Champion

County Champion

League Champion




































































































"Building the roster with volume and talent was an absolute priority this year.  Now I am eager for the next step, rebuilding SHU Wrestling with these student-athletes, seeing our vision materialize, and accomplishing our goals," Coach Lausier went on to say.