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February 9, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Wrestling Update #8

(13-7 Overall; 8-4 in the NECCWA; 3-0 in the Pilgrim League)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Jay Jonesí team is 13-7 overall, 8-4 in the New England College Conference Wrestling Association (NECCWA) and 3-0 in the Pilgrim League. The Anchormen are currently ranked sixth in New England among Div. III institutions and 10th among all institutions (Div. I, II and III).

 

RIC swept three Pilgrim Wrestling League matches last week, defeating MIT, 49-3, on Feb. 4, then taking a tri-meet at Southern Maine by beating Roger Williams, 32-7, and the Huskies, 26-15, on Feb. 8.

 

The Anchormen will host a crucial tri-meet tomorrow evening (Feb. 10) against Pilgrim League rivals Johnson & Wales and Coast Guard, both of which are also undefeated in League play. Wrestling gets underway at 5 p.m. at The Murray Center.

 

Junior Justin Deveau (North Attleboro, MA) is ranked number one in New England at 285 lbs. He is 31-2 at 285 lbs. with 135 points, 43 takedowns, eight reversals, 21 escapes, 12 near-falls and five pins. Deveau has a 20-match winning streak. Deveau 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 fifth in New England at 174 lbs. He is 31-11 at 174 lbs. with 120 points, 70 takedowns, five reversals, 43 escapes, 21 near-falls and seven pins. 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 fourth in New England at 141 lbs. He is 16-7 at 141 lbs. with 59 points, 81 takedowns, ten reversals, 34 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 fifth in New England at 133 lbs. He is 22-13 at 133 lbs. with 103 points, 46 takedowns, 11 reversals, 30 escapes, 20 near-falls and seven pins.

 

Sophomore Arty Privedenyuk (Springfield, MA) is 18-13 at 165 lbs. with 79 points, 29 takedowns, 20 reversals, 27 escapes, 19 near-falls and four pins.

 

Junior Luke Emmons (West Greenwich, RI) is 16-15 at 149 lbs. with 69 points, 33 takedowns, 14 reversals, 31 escapes, 20 near-falls and four pins. He placed fifth at the Roger Williams Invitational on Nov. 15.

 

Junior Allyn Quibble (Ledyard, CT) is ranked sixth in New England at 149 lbs. He is 8-7 at 149 lbs. with 42 points, 23 takedowns, five reversals, eight escapes, eight near-falls and five pins.

 

Freshman Ian Coyne (Amston, CT) is 11-11 at 157 lbs. with 36 points, 19 takedowns, six reversals and 42 escapes.

 

Freshman Olutosin Taylor (Copiague, NY) is 10-6 at 197 lbs. with 43 points, 24 takedowns, six reversals, 16 escapes, nine near-falls and five pins.

 

Junior Matt Kelly (Carver, MA) is 7-10 at 149 lbs. with 37 points, six takedowns, one reversal, 14 escapes and four near-falls and four pins.

 

Freshman Ray Hanley (Wantagh, NY) is 11-18 at 125 lbs. with 51 points, 12 takedowns, 14 reversals, 26 escapes, six near-falls and four pins.

 

Junior Eddy German (Providence, RI) is 5-5 at 125 lbs. With 16 points, 23 takedowns, four reversals, 11 escapes and one near-fall.

 

Sophomore Richard Chute (Wrentham, MA) is 7-8 at 141 lbs. with 31 points, 17 takedowns, four reversals, 24 escapes, five near-falls and one pin.

 

Junior Ryan Klupt (Miller Place, NY) is 5-24 at 184 lbs. with 21 points, 14 takedowns, six reversals and 30 escapes.

 

Junior Andre LaBonte (Harrisville, RI) is 3-3 at 285 lbs. with 12 points, three takedowns, seven 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 3-8 at 157 lbs. with nine points, eight takedowns, 18 escapes and two near-falls.

 

Junior Dave Paquette (Ledyard, CT) is 8-7 at 157 lbs. with 32 points, 20 takedowns, seven reversals, 16 escapes, five near-falls and one pin.

 

Freshman Ricky Boyle (North Attleboro, MA) is 0-8 at 165 lbs. with three takedowns and 19 escapes.

 

Freshman Ryan DeSisto (Warwick, RI) is 1-4 at 141 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 2-3 at 184 lbs. with 12 points, one takedown, eight escapes and one pin.

 

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 0-8 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.

 

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