Mecate and Curling are crowned CAA champs; Richardson also earns NCAA automatic bid
The 2013 CAA Wrestling Championship will be held on March 9, in Boston, Mass.
The CAA received 19 automatic bids; six Monarchs in final coaches's panel rankings
Rob Deutsch is currently nationally ranked for the first time in his college career
Jerome Robinson and Chris Mecate are currently nationally ranked by all five media outlets
Career Record: 55-46
2012-13: Finished junior campaign with a 23-15 record... Went 5-0 in CAA dual action... Was named CAA Wrestler of the Week on 1/29... Was tied for second-most major decisions on the team with five... Placed fourth at the CAA tournament... Also placed fourth at the Clarion Open and Cleveland State Open... Went 3-0 at the CAA Duals and recorded a fall against Drexel.
2011-12: Finished sophomore season with a record of 23-16... Went 4-1 in CAA dual meets... Qualified for first trip to the NCAA Championships... Was the 2012 CAA Champion at 133... Led the team in falls, recording seven on the season... Had two technical falls and three major decisions... Also recorded three wins over NCAA qualifiers throughout the season.
2010-11: Finished the year 9-15 overall, 8-10 at 141 pounds... Earned CAA All-Freshman team honors... Had three major decisions on the year.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner... Won the state championship as a senior and finished third as a junior... Ranked fifth at 135 pounds by Amateur Wrestling News... Took third at the 2009 Beast of the East... A three-time district champion.
Off the Mat: Born Jan. 4, 1992... Full name is Scott Martin Festejo... Son of Scott Festejo and Joy Amaya... Two brothers, Ryan and Jeremy... Enjoys surfing... Major is undecided.
Scott Festejo's Wins over NCAA Qualifiers:
3/3/11 - Jamie Franco (Hofstra)
2/19/11 - Matt Nelson (Virginia)
11/4/10 - Nick Soto (Chattanooga)
12/15/12- Mackenzie McGuire (Kent State)
1/25/12- Derek Steeley (Binghamton)
1/27/12- Jimmy Morris (Rider)