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No. 11 Wrestling Captures Doug Parker Crown

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., November 23, 2002- Springfield College senior Mark Mendes (Brockton, Mass.) won the 157-pound division at the 13th annual Doug Parker Invitational to help lead the Pride to victory on Saturday. Springfield finished with a total team score of 105, eleven points ahead of the second place finishers of Norwich and Johnson and Wales.

Springfield also received strong contributons from sophomore Brian Viglione (Chelmsford, Mass.) as he placed second in the 165-pound division. Also coming in second, in the 197-pound division, was Springfield sophomore P.J. Rovinelli (Framingham, Mass.). In the hwt. division, it was Springfield freshman Phillip McGeough (Clifton Park, N.J.) who gave Springfield yet another second-place finish.

The Pride will next be competing at home againts the WPI Engineers on Wednesday, December 4, at 8:00 p.m.

TEAM SCORES - 1. SPRINGFIELD 105; T2. Norwich, Johnson & Wales 94; 4. SUNY Oswego 89; 5. Trinity (Conn.) 88.5; 6. Rhode Island College 83.5; 7. Coast Guard 66; 8. Roger Williams 60.5; 9. Wesleyan 60; 10. Bridgewater State 51; 11. MIT 43; 12. Centenary 37; 13. Kings Point 36; 14. Williams 30; 15. Western New England 27; 16. Southern Maine 3.

125:
1st place: Praire (Williams) def. Zane (Norwich), 8-6
3rd place: Egan (Roger Williams) def. Ramos (Centenary), 7-6
133:
1st place: Agyeman (Oswego) maj. Michael Riley (RIC), 15-2
3rd place: Montes (Johnson & Wales) pin Bernadt (Coast Guard), 4:57
141:
1st place: Thurston (Norwich) def. Radik (Coast Guard), 10-8
3rd place: Corvino (WNEC) pin Kelly (RIC), :20
149:
1st place: Silvia (King’s Point) pin Lisko (Coast Guard), 1:08
3rd place: Ivatts (Springfield) def. Rivers (Norwich), 6-1
157:
1st place: Mendes (Springfield) def. Bucco (Trinity), 7-4
3rd place: DeMichiel (Oswego) def. Davis-Oscar (Springfield), 4-2
165:
1st place: DeBais (Roger Williams) def. Viglione (Springfield), 6-4
3rd place: Nelson (RIC) maj. Capen (Norwich), 15-5
174:
1st place: Ruberg (Johnson & Wales) maj. Fitzsimmons (Roger Williams), 17-6
3rd place: Miller (Oswego) def. Case (Wesleyan), 6-3
184:
1st place: Lenhardt (Johnson & Wales) pin Doros (Trinity), :30
3rd place: Robichaud (Wesleyan) def. Boyle (Coast Guard), 4-2
197:
1st place: Deveau (RIC) def. Rovinelli (Springfield), 7-2
3rd place: Webster (Trinity) pin O’Laughlin (Coast Guard), 5:59
Hwt:
1st place: Walker (MIT) tech. fall McGeough (Springfield), 6:38
3rd place: Blair (Trinity) maj. Bertino (Wesleyan), 16-5
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