FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 30, 2013

 

SUGERMEYER, MURRAY & NICOLL HIGHLIGHT RIC WRESTLERS RANKED IN N.E.

Providence, R.I.-Senior Mike Sugermeyer (Hampden, MA), along with juniors Silas Murray (Brentwood, NY) and Brian Nicoll (Plaistow, NH), are ranked in the top six of their respective weight class according to the latest New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Individual Rankings.

 

Sugermeyer, who was recently named to the NEWA Duals All-Tournament Team and the Pilgrim League Wrestler of the Week, is ranked second at 125 lbs. For the season, he is 21-5 with 47 takedowns, eight reversals, 21 escapes, 17 near-falls and four pins.

 

Murray is ranked No. 4 at 133 lbs. For the season, he is 15-8 with 42 takedowns, eight reversals, 11 escapes, eight near-falls  and one pin.

 

 

 Junior 133 lbs. Silas Murray

 

Nicoll is ranked No. 4 at 285 lbs. He is 23-6 with 31 takedowns, two reversals, 24 escapes, seven near-falls and a team-leading seven pins.

 

Head Coach Jay Jonesí Anchormen are 7-14 overall and 4-4 against NEWA opposition. RIC is currently ranked No. 7 in New England.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will open Pilgrim Wrestling League action at home against Johnson & Wales on Friday, Feb. 1 (7 p.m.).

 

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