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RIT defeats Morrisville State wrestling 40-7

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – Host RIT captured wins in eight of ten weight classes Wednesday night to hand visiting Morrisville State College wrestling the 40-7 loss in Rochester.

Morrisville State’s Justin Delamothe (Cross River, NY) spoiled the sweep for RIT, handing the Tigers Shawn Burrington a 7-4 loss in the 133 pound weight class. Goodson Phillipe (Brentwood, NY) notched the other win for the Mustangs, recording a major decision over Evan Williams in the 157 pound weight class.

Full results of the dual with RIT are the following:

125: Shin Wakabayashi (R) dec. Joe Lanza (7-1)
133: Justin Delamothe (M) dec. Shawn Burrington (7-4)
141: Luke Baum (R) won by forfeit
149: Tyrone King (R) won by forfeit
157: Goodson Philippe (M) maj. Evan Williams (8-0)
165: Zachary Feador (R) won by forfeit
174: Jason Wake (R) maj. Chandler McCray (8-0)
184: John Durfee (R) dec. Wheeler Brunschmid (10-6)
197: Stephan Avorkliya (R) pin Bill Tuohy (2:03)
285: Scott Morrison (R) won by forfeit

Morrisville State returns to the mats Saturday, January 31 at the University of Scranton Duals. Matches are scheduled to begin at 12 p.m.

Morrisville State enters its third year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2008. Upon successful completion of the provisional period, Morrisville State will be a candidate for full accreditation as a member of the NCAA.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.