December 12, 2012



Providence, R.I.-Five Rhode Island College wrestlers are ranked in the most recent edition of the 2012-2013 New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Individual Rankings. The fifth-ranked Anchormen are currently 2-2 on the season and 2-1 in NEWA action.



 Junior 125 lbs. Jonathan Murray


Junior Jonathan Murray (Brentwood, NY) is once again ranked No. 1 at 125 lbs. and was also an Honorable Mention for the NEWA Wrestler of the Month. Murray is 8-2 on the season with 21 takedowns, one reversal, 14 escapes, six near-falls and two pins.



 Junior 149 lbs. Shawn Giblin


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


Junior Silas Murray (Brentwood, NY) jumped back into the rankings after a pair of wins over the weekend and is ranked No. 2 at 133 lbs. He is 8-3 on the year with 19 takedowns, four reversals, four escapes, six near-falls and one pin.


Junior 157 lbs. Kevin Barrucci (Burlington, MA) and classmate 285 lbs. Brian Nicoll (Plaistow, NH) are ranked fifth and sixth in their weight classes, respectively. Barrucci is 5-6 with eight takedowns, six reversals, 14 escapes and five near-falls, while Nicoll is 10-2 with 10 takedowns, 14 escapes, three near-falls and one pin.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Las Vegas to take part in the Desert Duals on Sunday, Dec. 16 (9 a.m.).