Wrestling Opens 2019-20 With, 38-3, Win at Plymouth State

Zach Ford
Zach Ford

Plymouth, N.H.--Rhode Island College opened the 2019-20 campaign with a convincing, 38-3, win at Plymouth State in New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) action.

Rhode Island College 38, Plymouth State 3
Rhode Island College (1-0)
Plymouth State (0-1)

• After the Panthers picked up a decision at 125 lbs., Rhode Island College ripped off nine straight wins, which included two major decisions and three pins.

• Senior 133 lbs. Francisco Roman (Parlin, NJ), freshman 141 lbs. Nate Lackman (Wernersville, PA) and senior 165 lbs. Zach Ford (Flagler Beach, FL) each notched pins in the win.

125 lbs. Will Jarvis (PSU) dec. Brandon Nunez (RIC), 5-4
133 lbs. Francisco Roman (RIC) pinned Angelo Folino (PSU) at 1:25
141 lbs. Nate Lackman (RIC) pinned Tyler O'Mara (PSU) at 4:58
149 lbs. Eric Zane (RIC) dec. Josh Fernandez (PSU), 8-5
157 lbs. Sam Lindblom (RIC) dec. Steve Abusheery (PSU), 7-0
165 lbs. Zach Ford (RIC) pinned Collin Mengold (PSU) at 3:55
174 lbs. Nate Stemple (RIC) maj. dec. Derek Sardella (PSU), 8-0
184 lbs. Jeff Tancsik (RIC) maj. dec. Kevin Thomas (PSU), 13-2
197 lbs. Daniel Sblendorio (RIC) dec. Noah Giffard (PSU), 5-2
285 lbs. Jordan Zanni (RIC) dec. Nick Fortunata (PSU), 4-0

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will face Southern Maine in its second match of the day at Plymouth State (2 p.m.).