Joe Bena Memorial Wrestling Mat dedicated

Red and white wrestling mat on the gym floorA wrestling mat honoring legendary wrestling coach Joe Bena was dedicated on Wednesday, Dec. 5, just prior to Niskayuna High School’s home wrestling match against Schenectady. Bena passed away in February of this year.

The mat will be used for all Niskayuna home matches moving forward.

The fundraising efforts for the mat were organized by the Class of 1988, with donations coming in from Niskayuna graduates of other years.