FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 30, 2012

 

CAFONE NAMED PILGRIM LEAGUE
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman 184 lbs. Paul Cafone (Fairfield, NJ) was named the Pilgrim Wrestling League’s Rookie of the Week for his performance in two matches.

 

He went 2-0 on the week, defeating Johnson & Wales’ Joe Negro with a pin at 2:27. He followed that with another pin at 1:01 over Brown’s Ophir Bernstein.

 

 

 

For the season, Cafone is 8-12 with 13 takedowns, three reversals, 17 escapes, 10 near-falls and six pins.

 

Head Coach Jay Jones’ team is currently 11-12 overall, 6-4 against New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) opposition and 0-1 in the Pilgrim League.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Southern Maine (2 p.m.) and Roger Williams (4 p.m.) on Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Recreation Center. It will be Senior Day as Brandon Gauthier (Lowell, MA), Geoff Riccio (Lancaster, MA) and Mike Trasso (Lyndhurst, NJ) will be honored at noon prior to the RWU vs. Southern Maine match.

 

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