(Scranton, PA) – The Lackawanna College Wrestling team is proud to announce their 2018-19 schedule. The first match of the season will take place on November 3rd at the Penn State Mont Alto Invitational. The Falcons will be hosting two home matches at the best wrestling venue in PA, the Lackawanna College Student Union (formerly known as the Scranton CYC). Those matches will take place on November 15th vs Sullivan County CC and December 6th vs Thaddeus Stevens Technical College.
This season Lackawanna College will sport 6 National Qualifiers; Bubba Novak, Sczar Charles, Thomas Fell, Jacquan McPherson, Carson Kinney, and Josh Jean-Baptiste. 5 wrestlers are returners from last season; Josh Jean-Baptiste joins the Falcons as a transfer from Sullivan County CC.
"I'm looking forward to our home matches against Sullivan and Thaddeus Stevens. They are similar programs to ours in terms of size and resources. I expect to have a fun, competitive, and exciting year." –Head Coach John Fox
The highlight of this season will be the opportunity for Lackawanna College to host the Region XIX Wrestling Conference Tournament on February 16th. More information regarding that tournament will be published at a later date.
"The opportunity to host the Region XIX Wrestling Tournament in our historic venue is an honor for my staff and myself. It will be a great opportunity for our student athletes to showcase themselves in front of our home college community, as well as the city of Scranton." - Athletic Director Joya Whittington
Come check out all the action this season at the Student Union, 501 Vine Street Scranton PA. For all your news and updates, please visit us on Facebook Lackawanna Falcons Athletics, Instagram @FalconsSports, and Twitter @falconssports
2018-19 Wrestling Schedule
11/3- Away-Penn State Mont Alto Invitational- 10am
11/11- Away-Electric City Duals at University of Scranton- 11am
11/15- Home Sullivan County Community College 6:00pm
11/17- Away- Muhlenberg Invitational 10am
12/2- Away- Bob Quade Invitational at Centenary College TBD
12/6- Home- Thaddeus Stevens Technical College 6:00pm
1/9- Away- West Point Prep TBD
1/13- Away- Ulster Community College TBD
1/19-Away- Camden County College Quad Match TBD
1/23-Away- Sullivan County Community College 6:00pm
1/27- Away- Reese Duals at Wilkes University 11:00am
2/16- NJCAA Region XIX Championships at Lackawanna College TBD