FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 26, 2009

 

SCOTT LEGACY NAMED NEWA ROOKIE WRESTLER OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-The New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) recognized Rhode Island College freshman 133 lbs. Scott Legacy (Bennington, VT) as its Rookie Wrestler of the Week for his performance at the NYU quad-meet on Saturday, Jan. 24. This is the third time this season Legacy has received this award.

 

 

 Freshman 133 lbs. Scott Legacy

 

Legacy posted a 2-1 record record, helping RIC to wins over the hosts, 19-18, and King’s College, 29-14. The second-ranked wrestler in New England, he is currently 21-9 with 42 takedowns, eight reversals, 18 near-falls and 10 pins on the season.

 

Head Coach Jay Jones’ team is currently 11-4 overall and 1-0 in the Pilgrim League. The Anchormen will square off against NEWA Pilgrim League rival Johnson & Wales on Friday, Jan. 30 at the Murray Center.

 

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