FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

February 11, 2008

 

 

 

KEVIN SUTHERLAND NAMED PILGRIM

WRESTLING LEAGUE ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

 

 

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College freshman 149 lbs. Kevin Sutherland (Dauphin, PA) was named the Pilgrim Wrestling League’s Rookie of the Week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He went 3-0 to improve his record to 25-9 overall to go along with 38 takedowns. 11 reversals, 25 near-falls and four pins. Sutherland was ranked No. 6 in New England in his weight class as of the latest NEWA poll.

 

Head Coach Jay Jones’ team is 14-3 overall, 9-2 against New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) opponents and 3-1 in the Pilgrim Wrestling League. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at Johnson & Wales on Tuesday, Feb. 12 in a battle of two NEWA heavyweights.

 

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