FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 22, 2016

 

GEORGES LEADS THE WAY AT WILKES OPEN

Wilkes-Barre, Pa.--The Rhode Island College wrestling team posted a 20th place finish (41 teams) with 14.0 points at the 84th Annual Wilkes Open, the Rose Bowl of College Wrestling Tournaments, on Thursday. Lehigh took home the team title with 101.5 points.

 

Senior John Georges (Cranston, RI) led the way for the Anchormen, posting a 3-2 record at 285 lbs. and reaching the quarterfinals of the consolation bracket.

 

 

 Senior 285 lbs. John Georges

 

Junior Michael Gallagher (Narragansett, RI) registered a 1-2 mark for the Anchormen at 184 lbs., while freshman Michael Scaravilli (Lodi, NJ) and freshman Sam Lindblom (Waterford, CT) were also 1-2 at 141 lbs. and 165 lbs., respectively, for RIC.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to the North/South Duals, hosted by Ursinus on Friday, Jan. 7 (9:30 a.m.).

 

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