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Wrestling Dispatches Williams, 48-6

Ryan McGilvray Springfield, Mass. -- February 11, 2012 -- The Springfield College wrestling team jumped out to a 48-0 lead before it ultimately defeated Williams College, 48-6, this afternoon in a New England Wrestling Association match at the Springfield College Field House. With the win, the Pride has now improved to 14-3.

The Pride is currently ranked #11 in the nation, and #2 in New England.

Winners by pin today for the Pride included freshman Eric Hamrick (Collingswood, N.J.) at 149 pounds, senior Ryan McGilvray (Manalapan, N.J.) at 157, and junior Nicholas Camera (North Massapequa, N.Y.) at 184.

For Williams, junior Tom Foote (Dunbarton, N.H.) was a winner by pin at heavyweight. Foote is currently ranked #10 nationally, and #2 in New England.

SC does not wrestle again until the NEWA Championships Feb. 25-26, this year to be held at Trinity College. SC is the defending champion in that tournament.

Final Score: Springfield 48, Williams 6

125: Tom Casper (SC) wins by forfeit -- 6-0
133: Jesse Sgaglione (SC) maj. dec. Dan Evangelakos (W), 20-6 -- 10-0
141: Peter Grippi (SC) wins by forfeit -- 16-0
149: Eric Hamrick (SC) pins Carson Brooks (W), 1:05 -- 22-0
157: Ryan McGilvray (SC) pins Scott Sanderson (W), 1:35 -- 28-0
165: Derek Longo (SC) maj. dec. Kyle Gaffney (W), 16-4 -- 32-0
174: Ron Thompson (SC) maj. dec. Mir Henglin (W), 14-4 -- 36-0
184: Nicholas Camera (SC) pins Dan Kurnick (W), 2:27 -- 42-0
197: Jason Barriault (SC) wins by forfeit -- 48-0
Hwt: Tom Foote (W) pins John Gabordi (SC), 4:53 -- 48-6

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