FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 3, 2013

 

SUGERMEYER PLACES FOURTH; NICOLL FINISHES SIXTH AT NCAA NORTHEAST WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Worcester, Mass.-Senior 125 lbs. Mike Sugermeyer (Hampden, MA) placed fourth, while junior 285 lbs. Brian Nicoll (Plaistow, NH) finished sixth, at the 2013 NCAA Div. III Northeast Regional Wrestling Championships, hosted by WPI on March 2-3.

 

 

 Senior 125 lbs. Mike Sugermeyer

 

Sugermeyer went 3-2 to finish the season with a 27-7 record. Nicoll went 3-3 to wrap up the campaign with a 27-9 mark.

 

"I am very proud of Michael as he was a man on a mission all year long," Head Coach Jay Jones said. "His commitment level, hard work and determination cannot be taken away. I wish we had 30 of him in the practice room everyday." 

 

The championships, which are in the first year of a new format, saw 18 institutions compete. The top three place-finishers advance to the NCAA Div. III National Championships.

 

 

 Junior 285 lbs. Brian Nicoll

 

There were no team scores kept at the meet. Unofficially, the Anchormen finished 15th with 26.5 points. Cortland totaled a score of 133.5 to finish first.

 

Rhode Island College ends the season with an 11-15 overall record, was 8-5 against New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) opposition and 4-1 in the Pilgrim Wrestling League.

 

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