FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 30, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Wrestling Dual Score Report

Providence, RI

TEAMS

FINAL SCORE

Plymouth State (1-0, 1-0)

24

Rhode Island College (0-1, 0-1)

21

 

WGT.

RESULT

PSU

RIC

197

Bruce Pacy (PSU) def. Eric Martell (RIC) 9-8

3

0

285

Shaun Wilbert (PSU) def. Andrew Algarin (RIC) 3-1

6

0

125

Corey Betty (PSU) def. Ray Hanley (RIC) 3-2

9

0

133

Matt Friend (PSU) pinned Todd Bloom (RIC) 1:10

15

0

141

Devon Hanson (PSU) won by forfeit

21

0

149

Kurtis Strout (RIC) def. Zeth Nolda (PSU) 9-2

21

3

157

Luis Feliz (RIC) pinned Adam Bearor (PSU) 2:08

21

9

165

Ian Coyne (RIC) won by forfeit

21

15

174

Brad Crandall (RIC) won by forfeit

21

21

184

Nick Gurney (PSU) def. Kevin Davis (RIC) 5-0

24

21

 

Providence, RIóPlymouth State senior Nick Gurney (Dixfield, ME) defeated Rhode Island College sophomore Kevin Davis (Amston, CT), 5-0, to snap a 21-21 deadlock and lift the Panthers to a 24-21 win over Rhode Island College in collegiate wrestling action. PSU improves to 1-0 overall and 1-0 in the New England College Conference Wrestling Association, while the loss drops RIC to 0-1 overall and 0-1 in the NECCWA.

 

PSU won the first five bouts in the match including a surprise pin by junior Matt Friend (Jefferson, NH) over RIC senior Todd Bloom (Wantagh, NY) at 133 lbs. The Anchormen tried to mount a comeback on freshman Kurtis Stroutís (Columbus, CT), 9-2, win and junior Luis Felizís (Cranston, RI) pin, but Gurney stood tall for the Panthers in the decisive match.

 

In upcoming action, RIC and Plymouth State will compete at the R.I.T. Invitational on Dec. 3.

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