November 20, 2012



Providence, R.I.-Five Rhode Island College wrestlers are ranked in the latest edition of the 2012-2013 New England Wrestling Association Individual Rankings, including junior 125 lbs. Jonathan Murray (Brentwood, NY), who is ranked No. 1 in his respective weight class.


Murray is 6-2 on the season with 14 takedowns, one reversal, 10 escapes, four near-falls and one pin.



 Junior 125 lbs. Jonathan Murray


For the second consecutive week, junior 149 lbs. Shawn Giblin (Cranston, RI) is ranked No. 1 in his respective weight class. Giblin is 3-0 with six takedowns, two reversals, four escapes, one near-fall and one pin so far this season.


Freshman 133 lbs. Ricondo Cole (Cranston, RI) is the latest member of the Anchormen to move into the rankings after recently being named the NEWA Rookie of the Week. Cole, who is ranked second in his respective weight class, is 8-3 with 20 takedowns, two reversals, 12 escapes, four near-falls and one pin.


Juniors Kevin Barrucci (Burlington, MA) and Brian Nicoll (Plaistow, NH) are both ranked fifth at 157 lbs. and 285 lbs., respectively. Barrucci is 3-4 with four takedowns, four reversals, nine escapes and four near-falls, while Nicoll is 8-2 with nine takedowns, 12 escapes, three near-falls and one pin.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel NEWA rival Plymouth State on Wednesday, Nov. 28 (7 p.m.).