FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 23, 2015

 

Jonathan Costa Tabbed NWCA
Scholar All-American

Joins Jonathan Murray on NEWA All-Academic Team

Providence, R.I.-The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) named Rhode Island College senior 133 lbs. Jonathan Costa (New Bedford, MA) a Scholar All-American. Costa, along with senior 125 lbs. Jonathan Murray (Brentwood, NJ), was also named to the 2014-2015 New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) All-Academic Team.

 

 

 Senior 133 lbs. Jonathan Costa

 

Costa, a criminal justice major, sports a 3.83 GPA, the fifth-highest among NEWA competitors on the NWCA All-American team. To be considered for the NEWA All-Academic team, a wrestler must earn a 3.3 GPA or higher and be a major contributor to the team.

 

 

 Senior 125 lbs. Jonathan Murray

 

Head Coach Jay Jonesí team finished the season with a 10-8 overall record and a 9-5 mark against NEWA competition. The Anchormen finished 22nd (55 teams) at the 2015 NCAA Div. III National Championships.

 

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