November 15, 2014



Cole, Conrad & Jean-Jacques Go 2-0

Oneonta, N.Y.-Junior 141 lbs. Ricondo Cole (Cranston, RI) and classmate  184 lbs. Brandon Conrad (East Bridgewater, MA) each went 2-0, while sophomore 285 lbs. Terrance Jean-Jacques (Haverhill, MA) won an exciting match, as Rhode Island College split a pair of matches at the Oneonta North East Duals on Saturday afternoon.


 "Although we were disappointed that we squandered several opportunities that would have given us a chance to knock off eighth-ranked Ithaca, I am proud that our guys bounced back against a tough Oneonta team to earn a split on the day," Head Coach Jay Jones said.



 Sophomore 285 lbs. Terrance Jean-Jacques


 Eighth-ranked Ithaca defeated the Anchormen (2-1) in the squad's first action, 23-9. After falling behind, 7-0, Cole defeated Nick Wahba, 4-3, to make it a 7-3 deficit.  The Bombers ripped off five straight bouts to build a 20-3 advantage before Conrad stemmed the tide with a 4-3 victory vs. Liam Korbul. Ithaca closed out the contest with a decision in the final match to hand RIC its first loss of the season. Jean-Jacques rounded out the match with a 5-1 victory to maker the final margin 23-9.


INDIVIDUAL MATCHES: Rhode Island College 9, Ithaca 23

125 lbs.: Jimmy Kaishian (IC) def. Brennen Liebel (RIC), 12-2 (IC 4, RIC 0)

133 lbs.: Henry Beaman (IC) def. Damen Patisaul (RIC), 5-4 (IC 7, RIC 0)

141 lbs: Ricondo Cole (RIC) def. Nick  Wahba (IC), 4-3 (IC 7, RIC 3)

149 lbs.: Eamonn Gaffney (IC) def. Shawn Giblin (RIC), 4-2 (IC 10, RIC 3)

157 lbs.: Kevin Collins (IC) def. Kyle Lake (RIC), 7-2 (IC 13, RIC 3)

165 lbs.: Nick Velez (IC) def. Vincent Drago (RIC), 13-5 (IC 17 RIC 3)

174 lbs.: Jaison White (IC) def. Victor Zabalu (RIC), 6-1 (IC 20, RIC 3)

184 lbs.: Brandon Conrad (RIC) def. Liam Korbul (IC), 4-3 TB1 (IC 20 RIC 6)

197 lbs.: Greg DuVall (IC) def. John Georges (RIC), 6-5 (IC 23 RIC 6)

285 lbs.: Terrance Jean-Jaques (RIC) def. Daniel Glinko (IC), 5-1 (IC 23 RIC 9)


RIC rebounded to defeat the hosts, 20-16, in their final action of the day. After spotting Oneonta a 6-0 lead, Cole and junior 149 lbs. Shawn Giblin (Cranston, RI) rebounded with a major decision and a decision to take a 7-6 lead.


The Red Dragons rebounded to earn a decision at 157 lbs., but freshman Matthew Libby (Bridgewater, MA) won by a pin to stake the visitors to a 13-9 advantage. Conrad's major decision gave RIC a 17-13 lead, but a loss at 197 lbs. pulled Oneonta within a point, 17-16, with one match left to go. Jean-Jacques and James Bethel played a spirited match, with both benches and the crowd getting into it, at heavyweight, with Jean-Jacques coming away with a 9-7 win to give RIC the victory.


INDIVIDUAL MATCHES: Rhode Island College 20, Oneonta 16

125 lbs.: Dominic DeGraba (OS) def.  Brennen Liebel (RIC),  3-2 (OS 3, RIC 0)

133 lbs.: Anthony Messina (OS) def. Damen Patisaul (RIC), 8-4 (OS 6, RIC 0)

141 lbs.: Ricondo Cole (RIC) def. Nicholas Heck (OS), 11-3 (OS 6, RIC 4)

149 lbs.: Shawn Giblin (RIC) def. Noah Valastro (OS), 8-2 (RIC 7, OS 6)

157 lbs.: Evan Wallace (OS) def. Kyle Lake (RIC),  4-0 (OS 9, RIC 7)

165 lbs.: Matthew Libby (RIC) pinned Cameron Milliken (OS) at 2:35 (RIC 13, OS 9)

174 lbs.: Shaun Gillen (OS) def. Victor Zabalu (RIC), 13-4 (RIC 13, OS 13)

184 lbs.: Brandon Conrad (RIC) def. Vincent Provanzano (OS), 11-3 (RIC 17 , OS 13)

197 lbs.: Chad Obzub (OS) def. Gholizadeh (RIC), 3-0 (RIC 17, OS 16)

285 lbs.: Terrance Jean-Jaques (RIC) def. James Bethel (OS), 9-7 (RIC 20, OS 16)