FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

March 7, 2008

 

 

 

MIKE BONORA KEEPS ON ROLLING
AT NCAA DIV. III CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

 

Cedar Rapids, IAŚTop-seeded Rhode Island College senior 141 lbs. Mike Bonora (Nutley, NJ) won both of his matches Friday at the NCAA Div. III Wrestling Championships, hosted by Coe and Cornell Colleges at the U.S. Cellular Center.

 

 

 

Bonora received a bye in the first round, before defeating Chase DeCleene from UW-Stevens Point, 8-5, and Travis Grawin from Luther, 11-8, to improve his record to 42-2 on the season. The two victories assure him of All-American status, a feat he also accomplished last winter. Bonora is slated to face Stephen Hult from New York University tomorrow morning.

 

 

 

 

 

 Senior Mike Bonora

 

 

 

Sophomore 157 lbs. Mike Martini (Cranston, RI) saw his season come to an end in two losses on Friday. He fell to Erik Hanson from Loras, 8-2, and Ryan Herwig from Delaware Valley via pin at 6:33 to eliminate him from competition. Martini ends his season with a 34-9 record.

 

 

 

 

 Sophomore Mike Martini

 

 

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