RIT competes at 2019 Futures Mideast Tournament
February 17, 2019


ALLENTOWN, PA – The RIT wrestling team competed at the non-scoring Futures Mideast Tournament hosted by Muhlenberg College on Sunday.

Ian Houck (Cottekill, NY/Rondout Valley) was RIT's top finisher, placing third overall at 157 lbs. after finishing 5-1 on the day. He started with a 5-0 win in his opening round match before falling in the quarterfinals. Houck went unbeaten the rest of the way, winning all four of his consolation matches, including a victory in the third place match by fall over teammate Mike McGowan (Mamaroneck, NY/Mamaroneck). McGowan went 4-2 on the day to finish fourth.

Colby Hall (Deposit, NY/Deposit) went 3-2 on the day to finish fourth at 165 lbs., while Alex Prunoske (Safety Harbor, FL/Clearwater Catholic) was fourth at 133 lbs. Other place winners included Chris St. Denny (Bridgeport, NY/Cicero-North Syracuse), who was fifth at 285 lbs. and Owen Albanese (Canastota, NY/Canastota), who placed sixth at 285 lbs.

Other winners on the day included Shane Murphy (Mt. Olive, NJ/Mt. Olive) and Joey Brillo, both at 141 lbs.