FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 6, 2009

 

MARTINI & SUTHERLAND END SEASON
AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Cedar Rapids, IA-Rhode Island College senior 157 lbs. Mike Martini (Cranston, RI) and sophomore 149 lbs. Kevin Sutherland (Dauphin, PA) both ended their seasons with 1-2 marks at the 2009 NCAA Wrestling Championships in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

 

 

 Senior 157 lbs. Mike Martini

 

Martini earned an 8-4 decision over face sixth-seeded Erik Hanson from Loras in his opening bout. He advanced to face third-seeded Jason Adams from Augsburg, falling 7-6. Martini ended his season with a 3-2 loss to fifth-seeded Jesse Milks from UW Platteville. The New England champion closed out the year with a 37-5 overall record.

 

 

 Sophomore 149 lbs. Kevin Sutherland

 

Sutherland earned a 7-2 decision over eighth-seeded Erik Smith from Wilkes in his opening bout. He moved on to face top-seeded Willy Holst from Augsburg and suffered an 8-2 loss. Sutherland ended his season with a 5-2 loss to sixth-seeded Robert Kein from Muhlenberg. The New England champion closed out the year with a 41-12 overall record.

 

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