FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

January 16, 2010

 

 

 

LEGACY, MANLEY & SUTHERLAND TAKE HOME TITLES AS RIC WRESTLING PLACES SECOND AT URSINUS HOMECOMING TOURNAMENT

 

Collegeville, PAŚSophomore Scott Legacy (Bennington, VT), junior Kevin Sutherland (Dauphin, PA) and senior Joe Manley (Wayland, MA) won their respective weight classes as the Rhode Island College wrestling team placed second at the Ursinus College Homecoming Tournament on Saturday afternoon.

 

 

 

 

 

Sophomore 157 lbs. Scott Legacy

 

 

 

Sutherland went 4-0 at 149 lbs., while Legacy (157 lbs.) and Manley (174 lbs.) each went 3-0.

 

 

 

 

 

Senior 174 lbs. Joe Manley

 

 

 

In addition, sophomore Mike Trasso (Lyndhurst, NJ) went 2-1 to place second at 141 lbs. He lost in the championship match, 8-5, to Wisconsin-Whitewater's Austin Bautista-the No. 1 ranked wrestler in the nation at 141 lbs. Junior Travis Drappi (West Orange, NJ) also went 2-1, suffering his first loss of the season (19-1) to finish second.

 

 

 

 

 

Junior 149 lbs. Kevin Sutherland

 

 

 

FINAL RESULTS: 1. Wisconsin-Whitewater, 126.5; 2. Rhode Island College, 83.5; 3. Ursinus, 80.5; 4. Centenary, 68.0; 5. Oneonta, 62.0; 6. Apprentice, 36.5; 7. Blair, 16.5; 8. West Chester 13.

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Duals, hosted by Springfield, on Sunday, Jan. 24.

 

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