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College wrestling: USM a perfect fit for Beaulieu, Smith – Seacoastonline.com


GORHAM, Maine Bradley Beaulieu and Josh Smith are tickled they ended up wrestling at the University of Southern Maine, although they took vastly different paths to get there.

Smith, now a senior, was a four-year performer at York High School where he was a ClassB state champ as a sophomore. He was recruited by USM coach Mike Morin after his York coach, Bryan Thompson, approached Morin on Smith’s behalf.

Beaulieu’s route was a little less direct but with more fanfare. One of the most decorated high school wrestlers to come out of Maine, Beaulieu won four Class A state titles at Marshwood High School where he was part of a program that at one stretch won six Class A team state championships in seven years. He also won a New England title, graduating in 2017 with the most career wins in Maine history with 248.

Beaulieu was recruited to wrestle on scholarship at NCAA Division I Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.

While things worked out immediately for Smith, who went 24-11 as a USM freshman and was named to the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) All-Rookie Team, the same could not be said of Beaulieu.

He was red-shirted as a freshman, later deciding Old…

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