MILLERSVILLE, Pa. – The Franklin & Marshall wrestling team competed at the 11th annual "Shorty" Hitchcock Memorial Classic, hosted by Millersville on Sunday. The tournament was double elimination with participants wrestling to four places. No team score was kept for the event.
Brandon Giovanetti wrestled at 149 for the Diplomats. Giovanetti dropped down to the consolations after a loss in his opening bout but responded with a 12-6 decision over Mattheos Lozier of Virginia Tech. before being edged out by a 9-5 decision in the second round.
Ekow Eshun was pinned in his opening bout at 165 but came back in the consolation bracket with a thrilling 11-9 decision in sudden victory over Penn.'s Jun Yoo.
F&M returns to competition on Saturday when the Diplomats travel to face off against George Mason at 12:00 p.m.