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January 12, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Wrestling Update #5

(7-4 Overall; 2-1 in the NECCWA; 0-0 in the Pilgrim League)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Jay Jones’ team is 7-4 overall, 2-1 in the New England College Conference Wrestling Association (NECCWA) and 0-0 in the Pilgrim League.

 

The Anchormen went 3-0 at the New York University quad-match on Saturday, Jan. 10. RIC opened the afternoon’s action with a, 29-19, victory over host NYU, then went on to defeat Wilkes, 20-14, and took-out 26th-ranked Oneonta State, 22-17, to finish the day.

 

The Anchormen have faced three nationally ranked teams so far this winter, having battled Simpson and Norwich on Jan. 4 prior to the match vs. Oneonta State. RIC is currently ranked 7th in New England (Div. III).

 

Junior Justin Deveau (North Attleboro, MA) is ranked second in New England at 285 lbs. He is 24-2 at 285 lbs. with 101 points, 32 takedowns, seven reversals, 17 escapes, ten near-falls and four pins. Deveau has a 13-match winning streak. He went 3-0 at the NYU quad-meet. He placed first at the Citrus Invitational on Dec. 29, third at the RIT Invitational on Dec. 6, third at the Doug Parker Invitational on Nov. 22 and first at the Roger Williams Invitational on Nov. 15.

 

Junior Keith Nelson (Rhinebeck, NY) is ranked fourth in New England at 174 lbs. He is 26-8 at 174 lbs. with 97 points, 60 takedowns, three reversals, 36 escapes, 17 near-falls and five pins. Nelson currently has a ten-match winning streak. He went 3-0 at the NYU quad-meet. He placed fourth at the RIT Invitational on Dec. 6, third at the Doug Parker Invitational on Nov. 23 and fifth at the Roger Williams Invitational on Nov. 15.

 

Freshman Mike Bonora (Nutley, NJ) is ranked fifth in New England at 141 lbs. He is 11-5 at 141 lbs. with 42 points, 53 takedowns, eight reversals, 20 escapes, nine near-falls and one pin. He placed second at the Roger Williams Invitational on Nov. 15.

 

Sophomore Todd Bloom (Wantagh, NY) is ranked sixth in New England at 133 lbs. He is 16-10 at 133 lbs. with 78 points, 28 takedowns, eight reversals, 22 escapes, 15 near-falls and six pins. He went 3-0 at the NYU quad-meet. He placed fifth at the Roger Williams Invitational on Nov. 15.

 

Sophomore Arty Privedenyuk (Springfield, MA) is 14-10 at 165 lbs. with 53 points, 22 takedowns, 11 reversals, 18 escapes, 14 near-falls and three pins.

 

Junior Luke Emmons (West Greenwich, RI) is 13-12 at 141 lbs. with 53 points, 27 takedowns, 11 reversals, 29 escapes, 16 near-falls and four pins. He placed fifth at the Roger Williams Invitational on Nov. 15.

 

Junior Allyn Quibble (Ledyard, CT) is 7-7 at 149 lbs. with 38 points, 16 takedowns, five reversals, eight escapes, seven near-falls and five pins.

 

Freshman Ian Coyne (Amston, CT) is 9-9 at 165 lbs. with 30 points, 17 takedowns, three reversals and 34 escapes. Coyne went 2-0 at the NYU quad-meet.

 

Freshman Olutosin Taylor (Copiague, NY) is 6-4 at 197 lbs. with 27 points, 17 takedowns, six reversals, 12 escapes, nine near-falls and three pins.

 

Junior Matt Kelly (Carver, MA) is 5-9 at 149 lbs. with 27 points, four takedowns, one reversal, 14 escapes and two near-falls and three pins.

 

Freshman Ray Hanley (Wantagh, NY) is 9-12 at 125 lbs. with 42 points, ten takedowns, 12 reversals, 16 escapes, six near-falls and four pins.

 

Junior Eddy German (Providence, RI) is 4-5 at 125 lbs. With 13 points, 21 takedowns, two reversals and nine escapes.

 

Sophomore Richard Chute (Wrentham, MA) is 5-8 at 141 lbs. with 21 points, 14 takedowns, three reversal, 23 escapes, four near-falls and one pin.

 

Junior Ryan Klupt (Miller Place, NY) is 4-18 at 184 lbs. with 15 points, 14 takedowns, five reversals and 27 escapes.

 

Junior Andre LaBonte (Harrisville, RI) is 3-2 at 285 lbs. with 12 points, three takedowns, five escapes and one pin.

 

Senior Giovanni Calise (Cranston, RI) is 2-5 at 197 lbs. with 12 points, one takedown, one reversal and two pins.

 

Junior Dan Fortner (Mystic, CT) is 3-7 at 157 lbs. with nine points, eight takedowns, 17 escapes and two near-falls.

 

Junior Dave Paquette (Ledyard, CT) is 4-5 at 157 lbs. with 12 points, 12 takedowns, four reversals, 12 escapes and two near-falls.

 

Freshman Ricky Boyle (North Attleboro, MA) is 0-6 at 165 lbs. with three takedowns and 16 escapes.

 

Freshman Ryan DeSisto (Warwick, RI) is 1-4 at 149 lbs. with six points, one takedown, one reversal, four escapes and one pin.

 

Freshman Tim Donnelly (Stamford, CT) is 0-1 at 197 lbs. with one escape.

 

Freshman Eric Martell (Chepachet, RI) is 0-2 at 184 lbs. with six escapes.

 

Freshman Chris Murray (Ardsley, NY) is 4-6 at 133 lbs. with 18 points, 10 takedowns, three reversals, seven escapes, three near-falls and two pins.

 

Freshman Colin Smith (Wading River, NY) is 0-6 at 149 lbs. with four takedowns and nine escapes.

 

Freshman Mark Smith (Warwick, RI) is 0-7 at 285 lbs. with one reversal and three escapes.

 

Sophomore B.J. Atkinson (Danbury, CT) is 0-1 at 285 lbs.

 

Sophomore Dan Nelson (Uncasville, CT) is 0-2 at 133 lbs. with one reversal.

 

Freshman Justin Ungar (Redding, CT) is 1-2 at 141 lbs. with six points, two takedowns, one escape, one near-fall and one pin.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host NECCWA rival WPI on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m.

 

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