March 2, 2007


Mike Bonora Advances to NCAA Wrestling Semifinal Round
Junior Garners All-American Honors

Dubuque, IAóRhode Island College junior 141 lbs. Mike Bonora (Nutley, NJ) has won his first two matches at the NCAA Div. III Wrestling Championships, hosted by Loras College.


Bonora received a bye in the first round, then went on to defeat Zach McKray from Wartburg, 5-0. He then defeated Myanganbayer Batsukh from St. Johnís, 8-6.


He is slated to take on the second-ranked wrestler in his weight class, Ricky LaForge from Delaware Valley in the semifinals on Saturday, Mar. 3.


The win over Batsukh assures Bonora of All-American status, the first Rhode Island College wrestler to earn this honor in 13 years.