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February 19, 2013

 

RICONDO COLE NAMED PILGRIM LEAGUE ROOKIE WRESTLER OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman 141 lbs. Ricondo Cole (Cranston, RI) was named the Pilgrim Wrestling League Rookie of the Week for his performance at a quad-match hosted by Coast Guard on Saturday afternoon.

 

Cole went 3-0 over the weekend to help the Anchormen improve to 11-14 overall, 8-4 against New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) opposition, and a perfect 4-0 in the Pilgrim Wrestling League. RIC picked up a 27-19 victory over Trinity, defeated Bridgewater State, 49-6, and wrapped up the day with a 38-12 win over Coast Guard.

 

 

 

Cole earned an 11-3 major decision in the first match of the afternoon against Trinity, won by forfeit against Bridgewater State, and finished with a 24-7 tech. fall against Coast Guard to close out the day.

 

For the season, Cole, who earned NEWA Rookie of the Week honors earlier in the year, owns a 20-7 record to go along with 60 takedowns, seven reversals, 25 escapes, 14 near-falls and one pin.

 

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