FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 15, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Wrestling Dual Score Report

Providence, RI

TEAMS

FINAL SCORE

M.I.T. (0-1, 0-1)

12

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

32

 

WGT.    RESULT                                                                                                                                 M.I.T.            RIC

165         Ed Scholtz (MIT) def. Mike Martini (RIC) 8-6                                                              3                    0

174         Brendan Casey (RIC) def. Marvin Arnold (MIT) by Tech. Fall at 5:13 (17-1)               3                    5

184         Nick Logan (RIC) def. Alex Cutting (MIT) 5-3                                                             3                    8

197         Joe Silverman (MIT) def. Kevin Davis (RIC) 4-1                                                         6                    8

285         Sean Jameson (MIT) pinned Brian Hartley (RIC) at 0:45                                         12                 8

125         Steve Goncalves (RIC) def. Bao Truong (MIT) 17-7                                                   12                 12

133         Ray Hanley (RIC) pinned Greg Wellman (MIT) at 4:59                                           12                 18

141         Sean Miele (RIC) won by forfeit                                                                                             12                 24

149         Michael Bonora (RIC) def. Corey Kubber (MIT) 17-7                                               12                 28

157         Jeff Mara (RIC) def. Abraham Rosenfeld (MIT) 13-2                                                         12                 32

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College came from behind to defeat M.I.T., 32-12 in a battle of New England College Conference Wrestling Association (NECCWA) opponents. The Anchormen trailed, 12-8, at the midway point of the match before reeling off five straight bouts to earn the victory. Rhode Island College improves to 1-0 in the NECCWA and the Pilgrim Wrestling League, while the Engineers fall to 0-1 in both leagues.

 

Sophomore Steve Goncalves (Cumberland, RI) evened the contest at 12-12 with a decisive, 17-7, win over senior Bao Truong (Quincy, MA) at 125 lbs. Senior Ray Hanley (Wantagh, NY) kept after sophomore Greg Wellman (Chelmsford, MA) and despite leading, 7-2, late in the second period, earned the victory by pin at 4:59. Freshman Sean Miele (Johnston, RI) won by forfeit at 141 lbs. and junior Mike Bonora (Nutley, NJ) bumped up to 149 lbs. to down rookie Corey Kubber, 17-7, to seal the win.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the Doug Parker Invitational, hosted by Springfield College on Saturday, Nov. 18.

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