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December 16, 2002

 

Rhode Island College Wrestling Update #3

(1-0 Overall; 1-0 in the NECCWA; 0-0 in the Pilgrim League)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Jay Jones’ team won their first NECCWA match, downing Plymouth State, 21 –18, in their first dual action of the season.

Senior Mike Riley (Lowell, MA) is 10-2 at 133 lbs. with 38 points, 44 takedowns, 15 escapes, and 11 near-falls. He is ranked number one in his weight class in New England. He placed first at 133 lbs. at the Roger Williams Invitational (11/16) and second at the Doug Parker Invitational (11/23).

Sophomore Justin Deveau (North Attleboro, MA) is 9-1 at 197 lbs. with 38 points, 22 takedowns, one reversal, eight escapes, nine near-falls and three pins. He is ranked number two in his weight class in New England. He placed first at 197 lbs. at the Doug Parker Invitational (11/23) and third at the Roger Williams Invitational (11/16).

Sophomore Keith Nelson (Rhinebeck, NY) is ranked fourth in New England at 165 lbs. He is 11-7 at 165 lbs. with 41 points, 20 takedowns, six reversals, 22 escapes, seven-near falls and two pins. Nelson placed third at 165 lbs. at the Doug Parker Invitational (11/23) and fifth at the Roger Williams Invitational (11/16).

Sophomore Matt Kelly (Carver, MA) is 6-5 at 141 lbs. with 30 points, six takedowns, two reversals, six escapes, two near-falls and four pins. He placed fourth at 141 lbs. at the Doug Parker Invitational (11/23).

Freshman Carlos Lopez (Lowell, MA) is 7-4 at 157 lbs. with 30 points, 22 takedowns, nine escapes, and one pin.

Freshman Todd Bloom (Wantagh, NY) is 6-6 at 141 lbs. with 21 points, 10 escapes, 11 takedowns, three near-falls and one pin.

Sophomore Eddy German (Providence, RI) is 5-6 at 125 lbs. with 22 points, 16 takedowns, five escapes, two near falls and one pin.

Freshman B.J. Atkinson (Danbury, CT) is 4-7 at 285 lbs. with 21 points, seven takedowns, one reversal, five escapes, three near-falls and three pins.

Sophomore Ryan Klupt (North Providence, RI) is 2-6 at 184 lbs. with six points, six takedowns, five escapes and one near-fall.

Sophomore Andre LaBonte (Harrisville, RI) is 2-4 at 197 lbs. with six points, three takedowns, one reversal and two near-falls.

Sophomore Gerard LaBonte (Harrisville, RI) is 3-6 at 174 lbs. with 12 points, three takedowns, two reversals, 12 escapes, two near-falls and one pin.

Sophomore Tim Robblee (Wakefield, MA) is 2-4 at 157 lbs. with nine points, four takedowns, seven escapes and one near-fall.

Freshman Dennis Stone (Danbury, CT) is 2-4 at 165 lbs. with nine points, four takedowns, three reversals, seven escapes, one near-fall and one pin.

Freshman Vito Tedesco (Johnston, RI) is 2-5 at 149 lbs. with six points, four takedowns, three reversals, five escapes and two near-falls.

Sophomore Amos Traystman (Oakdale, CT) is 1-2 at 141 lbs. with three points, one takedown, and two escapes.

Freshman Ron Antaya (Ludlow, MA) is 0-2 at 184 lbs. with one reversal and two escapes.

Junior Steve Signore (North Providence, RI) is 0-5 at 184 lbs. with six takedowns and ten escapes.

Freshman Richard Chute (Wrentham, MA) is 0-2 at 133 lbs. with one takedown and one reversal.

Freshman James Bradford (Johnston, RI) is 0-4 at 125 lbs. with one takedown, and seven escapes.

In upcoming action, RIC will travel to Florida to take part in the Citrus Invitational/Duals on Dec. 29 and 30.

 

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