March 8, 2010
FAIRFIELD, CT (March 8, 2010) – Ricky Eichenlaub of the wrestling team has been named the Enterprise Rent-A-Car/Sacred Heart University Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending March 7.
Eichenlaub, a red-shirt freshman from Woodcliff, NJ, placed third in the 197 lb. weight class at the Colonial Athletic Association Wrestling Championships at Rider this past weekend. He pinned Anthony Esposito (Binghamton) in 2:54 and Jack Callender (Drexel) in 4:30 during the second day of competition on his way to claiming third place.
On day one, Eichenlaub defeated Tyler Smith (Rider) by injury default before falling to Brock Mantella (Boston), 4-1, to land in the consolation round.
As a team the Pioneers scored 21.5 points and finished eighth out of eight teams.