December 11, 2009



Chicopee, MASophomore Scott Legacy's (Bennington, VT), 10-2, major decision win over Western New England's Tom Caliento helped secure a 27-12 win for the Rhode Island College wrestling team on Friday night.



 Sophomore Scott Legacy


Rhode Island College (2-0) led 17-12 heading into the evening's final two bouts, but Legacy's win at 157 lbs. and a pin by junior Brendan Guarino (Lodi, NJ) at 165 lbs. helped seal the victory. The Golden Bears (0-1) lose in the club's first dual meet.


 In other action, sophomore Mike Trasso (Lyndhurst, NJ) also won by fall and junior captain Kevin Sutherland (Dauphin, PA) saw his record improve to 13-1 with his ninth straight victory.


MATCH RESULTS: Rhode Island College (2-0) 27, Western New England (0-1) 12

174 lbs. Matt Rahman (WNEC) def. Jesse Posi-Rhinehart (RIC), 10-5

184 lbs. Ray Moore (RIC) def. Travone Logan (WNEC), 3-1

197 lbs. Steve Saba (RIC) def. David Baldyga WNEC), 12-0

285 lbs. Jamison Sacco (WNEC) def. Brian Nicoll (RIC), 2-1

125 lbs. Robby Ferrante (WNEC) def. Brandon Gauthier (RIC), 6-4 

133 lbs. Anthony Medina (WNEC) def. Alex LaBeef (RIC), 9-3

141 lbs. Mike Trasso (RIC) pinned Matt Spataro (WNEC) at 6:24

149 lbs. Kevin Sutherland (RIC) def. Nick Watson (WNEC), 10-2

157 lbs. Scott Legacy (RIC) def. Tom Caliento (WNEC), 10-2

165 lbs. Brendan Guarino (RIC) pinned Steve Lauzo (WNEC) at 2:15


The Anchormen are off for finals and the holidays before traveling to Florida to take part in the Citrus Duals on Dec. 29-30.