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RIC Wrestler Josh Harrison Helps Anchormen Win Three at Coast Guard Quad

Josh Harrison

Josh Harrison

NEW LONDON, CONN. – Junior 165 lbs. Josh Harrison (Mechanicville, NY) went 3-0 with two pins and a major decision to help lead the Rhode Island College wrestling team to three wins at a quad match hosted by Coast Guard on Saturday afternoon.

Rhode Island College improved to 11-14 overall, 8-4 against New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) opposition and 4-0 in the Pilgrim Wrestling League.

The Anchormen opened with a 27-19 victory over Trinity (8-13), then defeated Bridgewater State (2-11), 49-6. RIC wrapped up the day with a 38-12 win over Coast Guard (5-12).

The wins over BSU and CGA were Pilgrim League matches and kept the Anchormen unbeaten in league play. RIC and Roger Williams are both 4-0 and had their head-to-head league match postponed due to inclement weather last weekend.

“I’m really proud of our guys for rallying at the end of the year,” said Jay Jones, head coach. “They put us in a position to face Roger Williams for a championship as we are both undefeated in the league. We’re looking forward to the opportunity.”

Four other wrestlers went 3-0 on the day for the Anchormen. Freshman 141 lbs. Ricondo Cole (Cranston, RI) had two majors, while junior 133 lbs. Silas Murray (Brentwood, NY) picked up a pin. Junior 157 lbs. Ryan Rheaume (Riverhead, NY) earned a trio of decisions, while sophomore 174 lbs. Rob Sotelo (Little Falls, NJ) registered a pin and a major decision.

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS: Rhode Island College 27, Trinity 19

125 lbs. Mike Sugermeyer (RIC) won by forfeit

133 lbs. Silas Murray (RIC) won by forfeit

141 lbs. Ricondo Cole (RIC) maj. dec. Michael Lofrese (TC), 11-3

149 lbs. Daniel Lofrese (TC) dec. Alex LaBeef (RIC), 7-6

157 lbs. Ryan Rheaume (RIC) dec. Evan Robinson (TC), 6-2

165 lbs. Josh Harrison (RIC) maj. dec. John Williams (TC), 13-2

174 lbs. Rob Sotelo (RIC) maj. dec. Kyle Muir (TC), 14-3

184 lbs. William Youngblood (TC) pinned Adam Lynch (RIC) at 2:15

197 lbs. Petros Hologitas (TC) won by forfeit

285 lbs. Kyle McGuire (TC) maj. dec. Richard Broderick (RIC), 10-2

 

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS: Rhode Island College 49, Bridgewater State 6

125 lbs. Jonathan Murray (RIC) tech. fall Brett Reed (BSU), 18-2

133 lbs. Silas Murray (RIC) pinned Steven McCarthy (BSU) at 6:56

141 lbs. Ricondo Cole (RIC) won by forfeit

149 lbs. Alex LaBeef (RIC) maj. dec. Eric Bergeron (BSU), 11-0

157 lbs. Ryan Rheaume (RIC) maj. dec. Stephen Hogan (BSU), 15-2

165 lbs. Josh Harrison (RIC) pinned Tyler Budwey (BSU) at 3:29

174 lbs. Rob Sotelo (RIC) pinned Tim Curtin-White (BSU) at 2:34

184 lbs. Adam Lynch (RIC) pinned Casey Enderlin (BSU) at 0:19

197 lbs. TJ Vallee (BSU) won by forfeit

285 lbs. Richard Broderick (RIC) won by forfeit

 

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS: Rhode Island College 38, Coast Guard 12

125 lbs. Mike Sugermeyer (RIC) won by forfeit

133 lbs. Silas Murray (RIC) dec. Tom Porzillo (CGA), 4-2

141 lbs. Ricondo Cole (RIC) tech. fall James Hegge (CGA), 24-7

149 lbs. Alex LaBeef (RIC) won by forfeit

157 lbs. Ryan Rheaume (RIC) dec. Holden Takahashi (CGA), 7-5

165 lbs. Josh Harrison (RIC) pinned Vaughn Gehman (CGA) at 1:28

174 lbs. Rob Sotelo (RIC) dec. Dean Gilbert (CGA), 9-4

184 lbs. Adam Lynch (RIC) won by injury default Marc Wagner (CGA)

197 lbs. Ryan Montvydas (CGA) won by forfeit

285 lbs. Mark Howard (CGA) won by forfeit