PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island College improved to 1-0 on the season Thursday evening by defeating Plymouth State University, 34-15, in collegiate wrestling action. The loss was PSU’s first of the season as the Panthers fall to 0-1.
RIC jumped out to a commanding 28-0 lead, picking up three pins, a decision and a forfeit. The Panthers took the next four matches, but the Anchormen’s early lead was too much to overcome.
PSU’s winners included freshman Brandon Black (Keene, N.H.) at 157 pounds, sophomore Dean Miller (Long Valley, N.J.) at 165, senior Nate Kittredge (Vergennes, Vt.) at 174, and sophomore Nick Gurney (Dixfield, Maine) at 184. Kittredge improved his record to a PSU-best 8-1, while Black upped his mark to 7-4.
PSU wraps up competition for the semester this Saturday, hosting the University of Southern Maine, Roger Williams University and Western New England College a quad-meet at the P.E. Center Field House (12 p.m.).
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