Shorty Hitchcock Classic Awaits Diplomats
The Week Ahead: Sunday, Jan. 15 at Shorty Hitchcock Classic | Millersville, Pa. | All Day
Franklin & Marshall will head a few miles down the road to Millersville on Sunday for its final tournament of the regular season at the Shorty Hitchcock Classic. Action is set to begin at 9:00 am in Pucillo Gymnasium.
At last year's Shorty Hitchcock Classic, F&M came away with three placewinners in Colin Ely (197), Jake Bucha (133) and Matt Fullowan (174). Ely grabbed silver to notch the best finish of the day for the Diplomats, while Bucha and Fullowan each finished fourth.
Richard Durso (141) and Ely (197) secured placings at each of the three prior tournaments in which F&M has competed this season, while Fullowan (174) and Matt Latessa (184) have both nabbed two placewinning spots this year.
Durso took sixth at both the Navy Classic and Mat Town Invitational and finished third at the Mat Town Open. Ely also garnered sixth-place finishes at the Navy Classic and Mat Town Invitational and nabbed second at the Mat Town Open. Fullowan placed second at the Mat Town Open and sixth at the Mat Town Invitational, while Latessa earned fourth-place honors at the Mat Town Open and took fifth at the Navy Classic.
For a recap of last weekend's action and preview of the upcoming tournament, tune into the F&M wrestling podcast with head coach Mike Rogers and check out this week's match notes via the links at the top of this page.