KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Aug. 7, 2018) – On Monday, the Centennial Conference continued its celebration of its first 25 years by announcing the Silver Anniversary Team for the sport of wrestling. A total of five former Mariners were honored among the best wrestlers throughout the conference's first quarter-century - Philip Greene '10, Jordan Alfaro '11, Dan Twito '11, Vincent Renaut '11, and Ricky Fisher '16.
For inclusion on a Silver Anniversary team, a student must have a degree from one of the Conference institutions and met one of the following qualifications:
- 3-time or 4-time first-team All-Centennial performer
- 2-time Centennial Conference Player of the Year
- 1st team All-America AND 2-time first-team All-Centennial performer
- 2-time All-America (1st, 2nd or 3rd team)
There were a total of 42 men named to the Silver Anniversary team in wrestling. Of those 42, only two won NCAA individual titles and they both hailed from USMMA - Vincent Renaut (165lb., 2010) and Dan Twito (157lb., 2011).
Centennial Conference Silver Anniversary Wrestling Team (Merchant Marine's Selections)
Name (Year Graduated)
Philip Greene (2010)
Three-time Centennial Conference Champion (2007 - 125, 2008-09 - 133)
Jordan Alfaro (2011)
Three-time Centennial Conference Champion (2009-11 - 125)
One-time All-American (2010 - 125)
Dan Twito (2011)
Three-time Centennial Conference Champion (2009 - 149, 2010-11 - 157)
National Champion (2011 - 157)
One-time All-American (2011 - 157)
Vincent Renaut (2011)
Three-time Centennial Conference Champion (2009-11 - 165)
National Champion (2010 - 165)
Two-time All-American (2010-11 - 165)
Ricky Fisher (2016)
Two-time Centennial Conference Champion (2015-16 - 197)
One-time All-American (2016 - 197)
For the complete release from the Centennial Conference, click here.
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