RIT to hold 52nd Annual RIT Wrestling Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 2
November 29, 2017


ROCHESTER, NY – RIT will host the 52nd Annual RIT Wrestling Invitational, starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Gordon Field House. A total of 11 teams will vie for the title, including defending champion Lycoming College. All action will be available online at TrackWrestling.

The Tony Wallace Memorial Award will be given to the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the meet. The award honors Wallace, a member of the RIT Athletics Hall of Famer and three-time All-American wrestler. Wallace, a native of Loveland, Ohio, was an All-American wrestler at RIT from 1998-2002. He was just the third member in the history of RIT wrestling to earn three All-American honors, finishing his career with a 108-27 record. He died on Aug. 28, 2010, while on duty with the Hoonah (Alaska) Police Department. Wallace, a business administration major, was an assistant coach for the Tigers from 2003-05 and worked in the RIT Office of Public Safety from 2005-08.