FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 14, 2011

 

GIBLIN NAMED PILGRIM LEAGUE ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College sophomore 141 lbs. Shawn Giblin (Cranston, RI) was named the Pilgrim Wrestling League Rookie of the Week for his performance at the Roger Williams Invitational on Saturday, Nov. 12.

 

Giblin went 5-0, recorded two pins and a major decision to improve his overall record to 6-1 on the season. He defeated Stevens’ Cody Bass, 9-5, in the title match to claim his first collegiate tournament title. He has 12 takedowns, three reversals, four-near-falls and three pins on the season.

 

 

 

Head Coach Jay Jones’ team is currently 1-1. The Anchormen placed fourth (11 teams) at the RWU Invitational. RIC totaled a score of 90.0 on the day. Stevens Institute won the tourney with a score of 163.5.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Doug Parker Invitational, hosted by Springfield on Saturday, Nov. 19.

 

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