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Trasso Named Pilgrim League Wrestler of the Week

January 31, 2011

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College junior 141 lbs. Mike Trasso (Lyndhurst, NJ) was named the Pilgrim League Wrestler of the Week for his performance in two competitions for the Anchormen.

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Trasso went 5-0 last week, which included a 4-0 mark at the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Duals, hosted by Bridgewater State on Sunday, Jan. 23. He has won his last 10 matches, and 17 of his last 18, to raise his personal mark to 25-2. Trasso has a team-high 49 takedowns, while only being taken down twice, on the season, to go along with four reversals, 17 escapes, seven near-falls and three pins.

Head Coach Jay Jones team is 7-5 overall and 5-2 against NEWA competition.

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host cross-city rival Johnson & Wales on Friday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m.

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