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January 13, 2003

 

Rhode Island College Wrestling Update #4

(6-5 Overall; 2-1 in the NECCWA; 0-0 in the Pilgrim League)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Jay Jonesí team is 6-5 overall, 2-1 in the NECCWA and 0-0 in the Pilgrim League. RIC is currently ranked ninth in New England among all institutions (I, II and III) and fifth in Division III. RIC won three of four matches last week. The Anchormen downed Gettysburg, 37-7, on Jan. 10 and won two of three matches in a quad-meet at Wilkes on Jan. 12. RIC picked up wins over NYU, 34-15, and host Wilkes, 33-9, and dropped its match vs. Oneonta State, 28-9.

Senior Mike Riley (Lowell, MA) is 15-2 at 133 lbs. with 59 points, 65 takedowns, 18 escapes, and 13 near-falls. Riley has won his last six matches. Riley is ranked number one in New England at 133 lbs. (Div. III). 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 19-4 at 197 lbs. with 84 points, 32 takedowns, six reversals, 19 escapes, 15 near-falls and seven pins. Deveau is ranked number two in New England at 197 lbs. (Div. III). Deveau has won his last eight matches, with three by way of pin. He placed first at 197 lbs. at the Doug Parker Invitational (11/23) and third at the Roger Williams Invitational (11/16).

Freshman Carlos Lopez (Lowell, MA) is 19-7 at 157 lbs. with 73 points, 53 takedowns, 20 escapes, and three pins. Lopez is currently riding an eight-match win streak.

Sophomore Keith Nelson (Rhinebeck, NY) is 17-12 at 165 lbs. with 66 points, 32 takedowns, seven reversals, 40 escapes, 11 near-falls and four pins. Nelson has won his last five matches. He 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 14-9 at 141 lbs. with 63 points, 16 takedowns, three reversals, 12 escapes, seven near-falls and six pins. He placed fourth at 141 lbs. at the Doug Parker Invitational (11/23).

Freshman Todd Bloom (Wantagh, NY) is 6-9 at 141 lbs. with 21 points, 13 takedowns, 10 escapes, three near-falls and one pin.

Sophomore Eddy German (Providence, RI) is 8-14 at 125 lbs. with 37 points, 24 takedowns, 15 escapes, two near falls and one pin.

Freshman B.J. Atkinson (Danbury, CT) is 4-9 at 285 lbs. with 21 points, seven takedowns, one reversal, eight escapes, three near-falls and three pins.

Freshman Andrew Algarin (Leominster, MA) is 3-1 at 285 lbs. with 18 points, and one takedown.

Senior Mike Penza (Cranston, RI) is 2-10 at 149 lbs. with 12 points, five takedowns, 14 escapes and two pins.

Sophomore Ryan Klupt (North Providence, RI) is 3-13 at 184 lbs. with nine points, nine takedowns, ten escapes and one near-fall.

Sophomore Andre LaBonte (Harrisville, RI) is 3-6 at 197 lbs. with nine points, five takedowns, two reversals and three near-falls.

Sophomore Gerard LaBonte (Harrisville, RI) is 6-10 at 174 lbs. with 24 points, nine takedowns, three reversals, 21 escapes, four near-falls and two pins.

Sophomore Tim Robblee (Wakefield, MA) is 7-10 at 157 lbs. with 36 points, 12 takedowns, 18 escapes and three near-falls.

Freshman Arty Privedenyuk (Springfield, MA) is 4-4 at 157 lbs. with 16 points, seven takedowns, eight reversals, two escapes, six near-falls and one pin.

Freshman Dennis Stone (Danbury, CT) is 2-7 at 165 lbs. with nine points, seven takedowns, three reversals, seven escapes, three near-falls 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.

Junior Steve Signore (North Providence, RI) is 1-7 at 184 lbs. with three points, 13 takedowns and 13 escapes.

Freshman Richard Chute (Wrentham, MA) is 4-7 at 133 lbs. with 16 points, 12 takedowns, seven reversals, and three near-falls.

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

In upcoming action, RIC will travel to American International College for a dual match on Jan. 15.

 

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