Nov. 13, 2007
LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall junior heavyweight Nico Somers enters the season ranked 15th in his weight class according to WrestlingReport.com. The ranking is the second preseason recognition enjoyed by Somers. He was ranked sixth in the Eastern intercollegiate Wrestling Association's (EIWA) preseason poll.
Somers posted a record of 20-5 in the 2006-2007 season. His three falls were the second most on the team. Somers won the heavyweight championship at the Wilkes Open last year, and placed fifth at the Mat Town Open. He will serve as a team captain this season.
The Diplomats begin the 2007-2008 season this Saturday at the Navy Classic.