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Four wrestlers named to EIWA’s All-Academic team

Three Sacred Heart University wrestlers and one Connecticut native earned the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) All-Academic Award for the 2021 season.

Wrestlers need to have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher and participate in the EIWA Championship to be recognized or have a 3.0 GPA and qualify for the NCAA championships through the EIWA tournament.

Sacred Heart’s Jordan Carlucci, Will Schmidt and Dante DelBonis were honored along with Long Island University’s Devin Matthews, a freshman from The Gilbert School in Winsted.

Carlucci, Schmidt and DelBonis each wrestled in the EIWA Tournament with DelBonis finishing eighth. Schmidt had a 4.0 GPA while Carlucci had a 3.7 GPA. DelBonis has a 3.3 GPA.

Matthews, who also competed in the EIWA Tournament, had a 3.63 GPA at Long Island University.

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