Three Wrestlers Pick Up Pins To Help Lead RIC To, 48-2, Win Over Plymouth State

Sam Lindblom
Sam Lindblom (photo courtesy of Geoff Riccio)

Providence, R.I.—Three wrestlers picked pins to help lead the Rhode Island College wrestling team to a commanding, 48-2, victory against Plymouth State at the RIC Recreation Center on Saturday afternoon.

THE BASICS
Rhode Island College 48, Plymouth State 2
Plymouth State (0-3)
Rhode Island College (1-3) 

HOW IT HAPPENED
• Plymouth State took the early, 3-0, advantage with a 5-4 win from freshman Will Jarvis (Point Pleasant, NJ).

• The Anchormen were then awarded a pair of forfeits at 133 lbs. and 141 lbs. to take the 12-3 advantage.

• RIC junior Samuel Lindblom (Waterford, CT) then staked the Anchormen to a 18-3 advantage after he pinned freshman Cam McClure (Hudson, NH) in a time of 6:59.

• Junior Zach Ford (Flagler Beach, FL) than posted a 6-2 win at 157 lbs. to put RIC up by a score of, 21-3, and an injury default win from freshman Alexander Hom (Middletown, DE) gave the Anchormen the 27-2 lead (Plymouth State was deducted a team point for coaching misconduct).

• After a forfeit from Plymouth State at 174 made the score 33-2, RIC senior Michael Gallagher (Saunderstown, RI) upped the lead to 36-2 with a 3-1 win at 184 lbs.

• Freshman Travis Manick (Methuen, MA) posted a pin in a time of 2:58 at 197 lbs. to put RIC ahead, 42-2. It was Manick's second pin of the day as he recorded one earlier on the day against Southern Maine.

• RIC junior Jordan Zanni (North Providence, RI) closed out the day with a pin at 285 lbs. to give the Anchormen the 48-2 win in the contest.


COMPLETE RESULTS
125 lbs.  Will Jarvis (PSU) dec. Daniel Murray (RIC), 5-4

133 lbs.  Stephen Masi (RIC) won by forfeit 

141 lbs.  Marc Uehling (RIC) won by forfeit 

149 lbs.  Samuel Lindblom (RIC) pinned Cam McClure (PSU) at 6:59 

157 lbs.  Zach Ford (RIC) dec. Billy Dunn (PSU), 6-2 21-2 (coach misconduct)

165 lbs.  Alexander Hom (RIC) inj. Def. Warren Young (PSU) at 6:29 

174 lbs.  Nathan Stemple (RIC) won by forfeit       

184 lbs.  Michael Gallagher (RIC) dec. Matt Froio (PSU), 3-1 

197 lbs.  Travis Manick (RIC) pinned Derek Sardella (PSU) at 2:58 

285 lbs.  Jordan Zanni (RIC) pinned Kyllian Twiss (PSU) at 2:05

WHAT'S NEXT
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Wilkes open on Dec. 22.