FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 16, 2009

 

GAUTHIER NAMED NEW ENGLAND WRESTLING ASSOCIATIONíS
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI- Rhode Island College freshman Brandon Gauthier (Lowell, MA) was named the New England Wrestling Associationís (NEWA) Rookie of the Week for his performance at the N.E. Sub-Varsity Championships on Sunday, Feb. 15.

 

 

 

He captured first place at 125 lbs. with two falls and a decision. In varsity action this season, Gauthier is 14-14 with five pins, 29 takedowns, four reversals and 10 near-falls.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College travels to Springfield College on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 21-22 to defend their title at the 2009 New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Championships.

 

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