Diplomats Set for Brute Invitational

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LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall will compete in its fourth tournament of the year this Saturday at the Brute Invitational hosted by Lock Haven. This marks F&M's second trip to Lock Haven of the 2012-13 campaign after also competing at the Mat-Town Open on Nov. 24. 

The Diplomats are one of 12 teams in a field that includes three nationally-ranked squads and  several dual meet opponents of the Diplomats. Joining F&M on the mat will be Lock Haven, No. 13 Pittsburgh, Drexel, Old Dominion, Gardner Webb, George Mason, Buffalo, No. 18 Binghamton, No. 23 Kent State, Bloomsburg, and Virginia Military Institute (VMI). 

Tournament action will begin with the first round at 9:00 am, followed by the quarterfinals at noon, the semifinals at 3:00 pm and finals at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, $3 for students and free for children under the age of five. 

For more information on the Brute Invitational, visit the tournament homepage