RIT's Horton garners second ECWC Rookie of the Week honor
January 17, 2019


ROCHESTER, NY - Freshman Chris Horton (Athens, PA/Athens Area) of the RIT wrestling team was named the Empire Collegiate Wrestling Conference Rookie of the Week on Thursday, for the week ending Jan. 13, 2019. It is Horton's second weekly accolade of the 2018-19 season.

Horton won all three of his matches at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute duals on Saturday, lifting RIT to wins over No. 18 Roger Williams, Trinity and WPI. He began the day by recording an 11-4 win over Tristan Haviland of Roger Williams. Next, Horton picked up a 14-3 win over Alex Steele of Trinity. He finished the day by defeating WPI's Carter Lewis, 9-3. With the three wins, Horton ran his record to 20-5 this season.