LANCASTER, Pa. - Franklin & Marshall will compete in its third tournament of the year at the Mat Town Invitational hosted by Lock Haven on Thursday, Dec. 29. This marks the Diplomats second trip to Lock Haven this season after also competing at the Mat Town Open on Nov. 26.
F&M is one of 11 teams in a field that includes three nationally-ranked squads and several past and future opponents of the Diplomats in 2011-12. Joining F&M on the mat will be Lock Haven, No. 9 Pittsburgh, Drexel, Old Dominion, No. 8 Michigan, No. 22 Kent State, Bloomsburg, Columbia, Sacred Heart and Virginia Military Institute (VMI).
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 $8 for adults and $5 for students with ID.