FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 17, 2012

 

MIKE TRASSO NAMED PILGRIM LEAGUE WRESTLER OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College senior 149 lbs. Mike Trasso (Lyndhurst, NJ) was named the Pilgrim League’s Wrestler of the Week after going 4-0 and notching his 100th career win at the Budd Whitehill Duals, hosted by Lycoming on Jan. 13-14.

 

Trasso picked up the milestone victory in dramatic fashion by pinning Thiel’s Sean Byham (4:51) as part of a 32-9 Anchormen victory. Trasso is currently 17-4 with 40 takedowns, three reversals, 12 escapes, seven near-falls and one pin on the season, raising his career record to 100-27 in the process.

 

 

 

Head Coach Jay Jones’ team is currently 9-8 overall and 4-1 against New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) opposition.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will take part in the New England Dual Championships, hosted by Springfield on Sunday, Jan. 22.

 

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