FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 3, 2003

 

RIC Wrestler Justin Deveau Ranked
#1 in New England and 7th Nationally

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College junior wrestler Justin Deveau (North Attleboro, MA) is currently ranked number one in New England, and seventh nationally, at 285 lbs.

 

Deveau, who earned All-New England honors at 197 lbs. in 2002 and 2003, stepped up to heavyweight this season and is 8-1 with 39 points, 12 takedowns, four reversals, four escapes, one near-fall and four pins. He placed third at the Doug Parker Invitational (11/22) and first at the Roger Williams Invitational (11/15).

 

Deveau is a marketing major and a 2001 graduate of North Attleboro High School.

 

Head Coach Jay Jonesí Anchormen are 0-0 overall, 0-0 in the NECCWA and 0-0 in the Pilgrim League. RIC has participated in two tournaments this season. The Anchormen placed third at the Roger Williams Invitational on Nov. 15 and eighth at the Doug Parker Invitational on Nov. 22. In upcoming action, RIC will travel to Rochester, NY for the R.I.T. Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 6.

 

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