January 14, 2011


RIC Wraps Up Day One at
Budd Whitehill Duals

Williamsport, PAŚRhode Island College went 1-2 in opening round action at the Budd Whitehill Duals, hosted by Lycoming College on Friday. RIC falls to the consolation bracket and will face Thiel on Saturday, Jan. 15 at 10:30 a.m.



Senior 149 lbs. Kevin Sutherland


The Anchormen opened competition against sixth-ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater and fell, 31-12. RIC took four bouts, highlighted by junior Mike Trasso's (Lyndhurst, NJ) team-leading 16th victory in a 6-1 decision at 149 lbs. Senior Kevin Sutherland (Dauphin, PA), junior Brandon Gauthier (Lowell, MA) and freshman Brohen Krsulic (Brooklyn, CT) rounded out the Anchormen winners.


 Match One: Rhode Island College 12, No. 6 Wisconsin-Whitewater 31

125: Brandon Gauthier (RIC) dec. Brandon Shuart (UWW), 8-2
133: Jake Fredricksen (UWW) MD Travis Drappi (RIC), 10-2
141: Mike Trasso (RIC) dec. Brian Lewis (UWW), 6-1
149: Kevin Sutherland (RIC) dec. Cade Sarbacker (UWW), 7-5
157: Corey Schmidt (UWW) fall Ryan Rheaume (RIC), 4:53
165: Chester Kesselhon (UWW) fall Brendan Guarino (RIC), 2:00
174: Brohen Krsulic (RIC) dec. Reid Dickerson (UWW), 6-4 SV
184: Andrew Pettit (UWW) dec. Chris Dean (RIC), 3-1
197: Adam Latella (UWW) fall Adam Lynch (RIC), 4:31
HWT: James Zarate (UWW) fall Devin Callahan-Cormier (RIC), 0:52


RIC followed up the loss with a convincing, 33-10, win over Muskingum, paced by pins from Sutherland, sophomore Mike Sugermeyer (Hampden, MA) and freshman Brandon Regnault (Johnston, RI).



 Junior 125 lbs. Brandon Gauthier


 Match Two: Rhode Island College 33, Muskingum 10

125: Mike Sugermeyer (RIC) fall Shawn Feistamel (MC), 2:26
133: Mike Halko (MU) dec. Josh Baker (RIC), 3-1
141: Mike Trasso (RIC) by forfeit
149: Kevin Sutherland (RIC) fall Kenny Poland (MC), 2:06
157: Ryan Rheaume (RIC) dec. Tommy Patterson (MC), 8-2
165: Adam Harris (MU) MD Brendan Guarino (MC), 19-10
174: Brohen Krsulic (RIC) dec. Mike Frasure (MC), 6-0
184: Danny Dunn (MU) dec. Chris Dean (RIC), 1-0
197: Adam Lynch (RIC) dec. Luke Weber (MC), 4-3
HWT: Brandon Regnault (RIC) fall TJ McCray MC, 4:50


RIC wrapped up the first day of action with a 21-15 loss to SUNY Oswego. The Anchormen opened up a 15-3 lead, started by a Gauthier pin at 125 lbs., only to Oswego rattle off the next four wins to take control of the contest. Sutherland earned his third win of the day with a 10-3 decision at 149 lbs.


 Match Three: SUNY Oswego 21, Rhode Island College 15

 125: Brandon Gauthier (RIC) fall Mike Gentilcore (OW), 1:59
133: Omer Santiago (OSU) dec. Travis Drappi (RIC), 5-3
141: Mike Trasso (RIC) dec. Chris Payne (OSW), 1-0
149: Kevin Sutherland (RIC) dec. Blake Fisher (OSW), 10-3
157: Nick Rodgers (OS) dec. Ryan Rheaume (RIC), 13-8
165: Marc Collins (OS) dec. Ronnie DiSanto (RIC), 13-6
174: Cam Mills (OS) fall John Goulding (RIC), 1:24
184: Danny Sutherland (OS) dec. Chris Dean (RIC), 3-1
197: Adam Lynch (RIC) dec. Kyle Sheridan (OSW), 3-2
HWT: Joe Pesce (OS) dec. Devin Callahan-Cormier (RIC), 8-1