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January 20, 2003


Rhode Island College Wrestling Update #5

(7-5 Overall; 2-1 in the NECCWA; 0-0 in the Pilgrim League)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Jay Jonesí team is 7-5 overall, 2-1 in the NECCWA and 0-0 in the Pilgrim League. RIC won itís only match of the week, topping Division II American International, 22-18. The Anchormen are currently ninth in New England among all institutions (Div. I, II and III) and sixth in Div. III.

Senior Mike Riley (Lowell, MA) is 16-2 at 133 lbs. with 65 points, 65 takedowns, 18 escapes, and 13 near-falls. Riley has won his last seven 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 20-7 at 157 lbs. with 76 points, 53 takedowns, 22 escapes, and three pins. Lopez is currently riding a nine-match win streak.

Sophomore Keith Nelson (Rhinebeck, NY) is 17-13 at 165 lbs. with 66 points, 32 takedowns, seven reversals, 40 escapes, 11 near-falls and four pins. 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 14-10 at 141 lbs. with 63 points, 16 takedowns, three reversals, 13 escapes, seven near-falls and six pins. He placed fourth at 141 lbs. at the Doug Parker Invitational (11/23).

Sophomore Eddy German (Providence, RI) is 9-14 at 125 lbs. with 43 points, 24 takedowns, 15 escapes, two near falls and one pin.

Sophomore Tim Robblee (Wakefield, MA) is 8-10 at 157 lbs. with 39 points, 14 takedowns, 20 escapes and three near-falls.

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 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.

Freshman Arty Privedenyuk (Springfield, MA) is 4-5 at 157 lbs. with 16 points, seven takedowns, eight reversals, four escapes, six near-falls and one pin. He lost his last match, 3-2 in OT, to his brother Demitry who is a junior wrestler at AIC.

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

Freshman Andrew Algarin (Leominster, MA) is 3-2 at 285 lbs. with 18 points, one takedown and two escapes.

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.

Junior Steve Signore (North Providence, RI) is 2-7 at 184 lbs. with seven points, 19 takedowns and 13 escapes. Signore won a 22-4 decision in the decisive match vs. AIC.

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

Freshman Dennis Stone (Danbury, CT) is 2-8 at 165 lbs. with nine points, nine takedowns, three reversals, nine 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.

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

In upcoming action, RIC will travel to WPI on Wednesday, Jan. 22 and take part in the New England Duals on Saturday, Jan. 25.





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