FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 29, 2017

 

GEORGES TAKES SECOND IN HEAVYWEIGHT
DIVISION AT USC WILDCAT OPEN

Providence, R.I.-Several members of the Rhode Island College wrestling team competed at the USC Wildcat Open, hosted by Johnson & Wales at the Wildcat Center on Sunday afternoon. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

Senior John Georges (Cranston, RI) recorded a second place finish at 285 lbs., posting a 3-1 mark for the tournament. Georges notched a pin in a time of 3:13 in his opening match of the tournament.

 

 

 Senior 285 lbs. John Georges

 

Junior Javante Johnson (Wakefield, RI) also had a solid showing for the Anchormen and took home third place at 197 lbs. with a 4-1 record on the day. Two of his victories came via pin.

 

 

 Junior 197 lbs. Javante Johnson

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host intra-state rival and nationally-ranked No. 6 Roger Williams at The Recreation Center on Friday, Feb. 3 (7 p.m.).

 

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