FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 2, 2009

 

LEGACY NAMED PILGRIM LEAGUE ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-The Pilgrim Wrestling League named Rhode Island College freshman 133 lbs. Scott Legacy (Bennington, VT) as its Rookie Wrestler of the Week. It is the second time this season he has received this honor, in addition to earning New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) rookie awards on three separate occasions.

 

 

 Freshman 133 lbs. Scott Legacy

 

Legacy went 3-0, which included a big pin to help RIC tie Wesleyan on Jan. 31, to raise his overall record to 24-9. He is the second-ranked wrestler in N.E. in his weight class and has totaled 46 takedowns, eight reversals, 19 near-falls and a team-high 11 pins.

 

Head Coach Jay Jonesí team is 13-5-1 overall, 8-2-1 against NEWA competition and 1-1 in the Pilgrim League.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchormen will host Coast Guard on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

 

-end-