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December 6, 2008

 

 

 

LOGAN PINS HIS WAY TO FIRST PLACE AS RIC TAKES

FOURTH AT RIT INVITATIONAL
Six Anchormen Place in the Top Six

 

Rochester, NY--Rhode Island College senior Nick Logan (Lowell, MA) went a perfect 4-0 en route to claiming the 184 lbs. crown at the RIT Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Logan, currently ranked No. 3 in New England, raised his record to 12-2 and team-leading pin total to nine, going 4-0 with three wins via fall on the day

 

 

 

 

 

 Senior 184 lbs. Nick Logan

 

 

 

The Anchormen placed fourth out of the 13-team field, totaling 86.0 points. Notre Dame College (167.5), Oswego State (95.0) and John Carroll (92.5) edged RIC in the standings. Six RIC wrestlers, including two freshmen, placed at the meet.

 

 

 

Senior Mike Martini (Cranston, RI) went 4-1 to claim third place at 157 lbs. Martini, currently ranked No. 1 in New England, totaled one pin, eight takedowns and two near-falls on the day. He is 14-1 on the season.

 

 

 

 

 

 Senior 157 lbs. Mike Martini

 

 

 

Freshman Scott Legacy (Bennington, VT) went 3-2 at 133 lbs. to place fourth. Legacy totaled eight takedowns and one pin at the tournament. He is currently ranked No. 2 in New England with a 13-4 record.

 

 

 

 

 

 Freshman 133 lbs. Scott Legacy

 

 

 

Freshman Mike Trasso (Lyndhurst, NJ) went 3-2 at 141 lbs. to place fourth. Trasso totaled six takedowns and three reversals on the day. He is currently ranked No. 3 in New England with a 11-5 record.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Freshman 141 lbs. Mike Trasso

 

 

 

Sophomore Kevin Sutherland (Dauphin, PA) went 5-2 at 149 lbs. to place fourth. Sutherland totaled 13 takedowns, one reversal and one near-fall. He is currently ranked No. 2 in New England with a 15-5 record.

 

 

 

 

 

 Sophomore 149 lbs. Kevin Sutherland

 

 

 

Sophomore Travis Drappi (West Orange, NJ) went 3-3 at 141 lbs. to place sixth. He totaled three takedowns, two reversals and one near-fall. Drappi is currently 11-7 on the season.

 

 

 

 

 Sophomore 141 lbs. Travis Drappi

 

 

The Anchormen are off for finals and the Christmas Break. Rhode Island College will return to action at the Budd Whitehill Duals, hosted by Lycoming, on Jan. 9-10.

 

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