December 15, 2003


Mike Bonora Named Pilgrim Wrestling League Rookie of the Week


Providence, RI—Rhode Island College freshman wrestler Mike Bonora (Nutley, NJ) was named the Pilgrim Wrestling League’s Rookie of the Week, his second such honor, for his performance versus Plymouth State on Dec. 11.


Bonora, who is currently ranked second in New England at 141 lbs., pinned Shaun Cleary of Plymouth State at 4:12 to help lead RIC to a 34-15 victory. On the season, he is 8-3 with 31 points, 33 takedowns, seven reversals, 13 escapes, six near-falls and one pin. He placed second at the Roger Williams Invitational on Nov. 15.


He is a 2003 graduate of Nutley High School.


Head Coach Jay Jones’ Anchormen are 1-0 overall, 1-0 in the NECCWA and 0-0 in the Pilgrim League. The Anchormen are now off for finals and the Christmas Break. RIC will resume competition at the Citrus Invitational/Duals in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on Dec. 29-30.