FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

March 8, 2008

 

 

 

BONORA ADVANCES TO CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH AT NCAA TOURNAMENT

 

 

 

Cedar Rapids, IAŚTop-seeded Rhode Island College senior Mike Bonora (Nutley, NJ) defeated Stephen Hult from New York University, 5-3, in the semifinals of the 141 lbs. weight class Saturday morning at the NCAA Div. III Wrestling Championships, hosted by Coe and Cornell Colleges at the U.S. Cellular Center.

 

 

 

Bonora will face Jason Adams from Augsburg in the Championship Match tonight at 7 p.m. The finals will be streamed live on NCAA.com.

 

 

 

Yesterday afternoon, 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. The two victories assure him of All-American status, a feat he also accomplished last winter. He is currently 43-2 on the season.

 

 

 

 

 

 Senior Mike Bonora

 

 

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