Springfield, Mass.-Junior Zach Ford (Flagler Beach, FL) picked up the lone win for the Rhode Island College wrestling team as they dropped a 44-2 decision at Western New England University on Friday evening.
• Western New England took victories in nine of the 10 weight classes with five wins coming via pin.
HOW IT HAPPENED
• Ford posted a 3-2 win over Western New England junior Josh Nelson (Bristol, CT) at 174 lbs. for RIC.
• Freshman Nicholas Gould (North Attleboro, MA) had a hard-fought, 5-2, decision against WNEU sophomore Davey Goodall (Chelmsford, MA) at 165 lbs.
• Fellow rookie Ricky Brown (North Kingstown, RI) also had a tough, 5-3, setback against sophomore Nick Fortini (Deer Park, NY) at 285 lbs. for the Anchormen.
• In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Southern Maine for a tri-match with Plymouth State on Saturday, Dec. 9 (11 a.m.).