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Drexel's Frank Cimato

Binghamton’s Vinson, Drexel’s Cimato, and Moran Earn December CAA Wrestling Honors

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          Release: 01/08/2013
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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ-Frank Cimato of Drexel University and Donnie Vinson of Binghamton University were named the Colonial Athletic Association Wrestlers of the Month and Drexel's Connor Moran was named the CAA Rookie of the Month for all competition in December.

Cimato, a senior 141 from Yardley, PA (The Peddie School), went 6-2 in December, placing fourth at the BRUTE Invitational.  Cimato defeated the 10th ranked 141 in the nation for a CAA victory. Cimato improved to 2-0 in the CAA and 21-5 overall.

Vinson, a senior 149 from Marathon, NY (Whitney Point), went 5-1 at the prestigious Midlands Championships with a fall and a tech fall to place runner-up. Ranked fifth by W.I.N, sixth by InterMat and seventh by amateur Wrestling News, Vinson is 18-1 overall, 1-0 in the CAA and remains undefeated (8-0) in duals.

Moran, a freshman 165 from Nottingham, PA (Solanco), placed fourth at the BRUTE Invitational, and was 5-3 in December with a CAA victory for his 11th win of the season with three falls, one tech fall and a pair of major decisions.

The CAA honors will now be awarded on a weekly basis for the remainder of the season.