FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 20, 2013

 

JONATHAN MURRAY NAMED
NWCA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICAN

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College junior 125 lbs. Jonathan Murray (Brentwood, NY) was named a 2013 Scholar All-American by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA).

 

Earlier in the year, Murray was also named to the Pilgrim League’s Scholar-Athlete Team. Murray went 19-7 at 125-133 lbs. with 55 takedowns, 10 reversals, 26 escapes, 19 near-falls and five pins on the season. He placed second at 125 lbs. at the Roger Williams Invitational on Nov. 10 and third at the Doug Parker Invitational on Nov. 17.

 

 

 

Head Coach Jay Jones’ team finished the season with an 11-15 overall record, an 8-5 mark against NEWA opponents, and a 4-1 (second place) mark in the Pilgrim Wrestling League. The Anchormen nearly captured the 2013 Pilgrim League title, but were edged by Roger Williams, 19-18, in the championship match.

 

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