January 7, 2017



Collegeville, Pa.--The Rhode Island College wrestling team posted a 1-3 record at the North/South Duals, hosted by Ursinus College on Saturday.


RIC (3-4) opened the day with a 26-25 setback against Elizabethtown. The Anchormen then fell to Muhlenberg, 21-20, before dropping a 33-6 decision against host Ursinus. RIC wrapped up the event with a commanding, 40-15, victory against Hunter.


Sophomore Daniel Murray (Bay Shore, NY) posted a perfect 4-0 record on the day at 125 lbs., which included a 16-0 technical fall victory against Hamad Amir in the team's win over Hunter. Junior Michael Gallagher (Narragansett, RI) was also unblemished on the day, posting a 4-0 mark at 184 lbs. for the Anchormen.



 Freshman 125 lbs. Daniel Murray


Senior Jake Dorman (Foxboro, MA) was 3-1, competing at both 141 lbs. and 149 lbs. with a pair of pins, while senior John Georges (Cranston, RI) also had a 3-1 mark at 285 lbs. for RIC.



 Junior 184 lbs. Michael Gallagher


Elizabethtown 26, Rhode Island College 25

125 lbs.: Daniel Murray (RIC) won by forfeit

133 lbs.: Bryan Pflanz (EC) pinned Stephen Masi (RIC), 6:14

141 lbs.: Josh Paisley (EC) dec. Michael Scaravilli (RIC), 3-1

149 lbs.: Jake Dorman (RIC) maj. dec. Daniel Smith (EC), 17-3

157 lbs.: Christopher Kummerer (EC) tech. fall Vincent Drago (RIC), 18-1 (5:23)

165 lbs.: Tim Caplan (RIC) won by forfeit

174 lbs.: Quinn Ruble (EC) pinned Samuel Lindblom (RIC) at 4:05

184 lbs.: Michael Gallagher (RIC) dec. Dayne Ross (EC), 9-3

197 lbs.: Luke Fernandez (EC) pinned Javante Johnson (RIC) at 4:52

285 lbs.: John Georges (RIC) pinned Eric Eckstein (EC) at 6:43


Muhlenberg 21, Rhode Island College 20

125 lbs.: Daniel Murray (RIC) maj. dec. Connor McGee (MC), 13-3

133 lbs.: Austin Sherman (MC) dec. Stephen Masi (RIC), 6-1

141 lbs.: Michael Scaravilli (RIC) dec. Quentin Bernhard (MC), 3-1

149 lbs.: Jake Dorman (RIC) pinned Brian Jamison (MC) at 5:40

157 lbs.: Will Lamb (MC) maj. dec. Vincent Drago (RIC), 16-5

165 lbs.: Faryd Daza (MC) dec. Samuel Lindblom (RIC), 12-10 

174 lbs.: Jake Gordon (MC) pinned Tim Caplan (RIC) at 2:40

184 lbs.: Michael Gallagher (RIC) dec. Steve Rice (MC), 3-2

197 lbs.: Gennaro Cerminara (MC) tec., fall Javante Johnson (RIC), 17-0 (4:20)

285 lbs.: John Georges (RIC) maj. dec. Scott Schaeffer (MC), 14-6


Ursinus 33, Rhode Island 6

125 lbs.: Daniel Murray (RIC) dec. Brandon Miller (UC), 3-1

133 lbs.: Trey Harkness (UC) maj. dec. Stephen Masi (RIC), 11-3

141 lbs.: Garrett Madged (UC) dec. Jake Dorman (RIC), 5-2

149 lbs.: Alex Kramer (UC) won by forfeit

157 lbs.: Derek Arnold (UC) tech. fall Vincent Drago (RIC), 18-0

165 lbs.: Zachary Goranson (UC) dec. Tim Caplan (RIC), 8-3

174 lbs.: Corey Markovitch (UC) pinned Samuel Lindblom (RIC) at 2:00

184 lbs.: Michael Gallagher (RIC) dec. Deon Edmund (UC), 1-0

197 lbs.: Michael Newman (UC) dec. Michael Kimbrough (RIC), 10-3

285 lbs.: Matan Peleg (UC) dec. John Georges (RIC), 4-2


Rhode Island College 40, Hunter 15

125 lbs.: Daniel Murray (RIC) tech. fall Hamad Amir (HC), 16-0 (5:00)

133 lbs.: Stephen Masi (RIC) won by forfeit

141 lbs.: Jake Dorman (RIC) pinned Elliot Natanov (HC) at 0:52

149 lbs.: John Sherlock (HC) tech. fall Michael Scaravalli (RIC), 24-5 (5:28)

157 lbs.: William Heine (HC) pinned Vincent Drago (RIC) at 4:28

165 lbs.: Samuel Lindblom (RIC) pinned Gabriel Calderon (RIC) at 0:41

174 lbs.: Nick Brutus (HC) maj. dec. Tim Caplan (RIC), 12-2

184 lbs.: Michael Gallagher (RIC) tech. fall Maksimilian Garkusha (HC), 16-1 (7:00)

197 lbs.: Javante Johnson (RIC) won by forfeit

285 lbs.: John Georges (RIC) won by forfeit


In upcoming action, RIC will travel to intra-state rival Johnson & Wales on Friday, Jan. 13 (7 p.m.).