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Wrestling Takes 5th at the Doug Parker Invitational; Smith Wins the 184-Pound Weight Class

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (November 17, 2007) – Senior Elliot Smith (Richville, N.Y.) won the 184-pound weight classification in helping Springfield College to a 5th-place team finish at the 18th Annual Doug Parker Wrestling Invitational held today at Springfield’s Blake Arena.

Rhode Island College, sparked by Mike Bonora’s championship in the 141-pound weight class, won the team title with 142.50 points. A total of 18 schools competed. Finishing behind RIC were, in order: Kings Point (113 points), Centenary (111.50), Williams (109), Springfield (101), Roger Williams (87.50), Bridgewater State (87), Oswego (81.50), Wesleyan (77.50), Stevens (76.50), AIC (57), MIT (52), WNEC (40.50), Norwich (36.50), Coast Guard (33.50), Washington & Jefferson (33), Gettysburg (21), and Trinity (16.50).

The following is a list of the Championship matches by weight class.
125 lbs. – Rickey Redd, Centenary dec. Dan Bloom, Wesleyan, 8-4
133 lbs. – Mike Gummerson, Centenary dec. Jeff Haddad, AIC, 10-6
141 lbs. – Mike Bonora, RIC dec. Dylan Rittenburg, Williams, 10-5
149 lbs. – Frank Camissa, Bridgewater State dec. Nic Miragliuolo, Williams, 8-3
157 lbs. – Chuck Favia, Stevens dec. Chris Perry, Springfield, 5-1
165 lbs. – Cameron Mills, Oswego dec. Vincent Renaut, USMMA, 10-8
174 lbs. – Brandon MacWhinnie, Stevens dec. Greg Hurd, Wesleyan, 8-1
184 lbs. – Elliot Smith, Springfield pinned Dan Woods, Roger Williams, 3:35
197 lbs. – Eric Vincent, USMMA dec. Kyle Ayer, Williams, 14-9
Hwt. -- Glenn Geesman, MIT dec. Jake Taylor, Oswego, 7-4

The Invitational’s Most Outstanding Wrestler was 133-pound champion Mike Gummerson of Centenary. The tourney’s Most Falls/Least Time winner was Jake Taylor of Oswego, the runner-up in the heavyweight classification.

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