For Immediate Release
January 17, 2007
Rhode Island College Wrestling Downs WPI, 33-6
Worcester, MA – Seniors Ray Hanley (Wantagh, NY) and Arty Privedenyuk (Springfield, MA) each notched pins to help visiting Rhode Island College defeat WPI, 33-6, in wrestling action on Wednesday evening. With the win, the Anchormen improve to 6-5, while WPI falls to 3-8.
Rhode Island College also got decision wins from Mike Bonora (Nutley, NJ) at 141 lbs., Mike Martini (Cranston, RI) at 157 lbs., Brendan Casey (Lowell, MA) at 174 lbs., Kevin Davis (Amston, CT) at 184 lbs., Nick Logan (Lowell, MA) at 197 lbs., and Andrew Algarin (Leominster, MA) at 285. There were also a straight series of close matches. Casey pulled through with a sudden victory in overtime with a 7-5 decision. Davis managed a close, 4-0, decision while Logan rallied a 3-2 decision as well. A very close match between Algarin and WPI's Josh Rodden (Sabina, OH) ended with a 2-1 decision favoring the visitor.
Things started well for WPI who got a 10-7 victory from Carl Anderson (Billerica, MA) at 125. Also winning for the Engineers was David Laramee (Rockland, MA) at 149.
Both teams return to action on Sunday when they participate in the New England College Conference Wrestling Association (NECCWA) Dual Championships, hosted by Bridgewater State. Seedings and brackets for the 15-team tournament will be release during the day on Thursday.
Weight Result Score
125 Carl Anderson (WPI) dec. Steve Goncalves (RIC), 10-7 3-0
Hanley (RIC) Pinned Jeff Root (WPI) at 3:40 3-6
141 Mike Bonora (RIC) Dec. Roman Walsh (WPI), 10-3 3-9
149 David Laramee (WPI) Dec . Sean Miele (RIC), 10-4 6-9
157 Mike Martini (RIC) Pinned Matt Wainwright (WPI) at 4:15 6-15
Privedenyuk (RIC) Pinned
Eric Sheridan (WPI) at 0:22 6-21
174 Brendan Casey (RIC) Dec. Larry Loomis (WPI) at SV OT 7-5 6-24
Davis (RIC) Dec. Adam Kreitman (WPI), 4-0 6-27
197 Nick Logan (RIC) Dec. Scott Guzman (WPI), 3-2 6-30
285 Andrew Algarin (RIC) Dec. Josh Rodden (WPI), 2-1 6-33