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LaShomb Places 2nd in Freshman/Sophomore Division At The Missouri Open

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
Release: November 21, 2005
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Nov. 21, 2005

NORFOLK, VA - Freshman Bryan LaShomb (Chesapeake, VA) took second at the Missouri Open in the freshman/sophomore division at 125 lbs. this weekend. Seniors Adam Wright (Dayton, VA) and Shanon Slack (Richmond, VA) also placed at the event in the perspective weight classes, with Slack bringing home a third place finish at 141 pounds and Wright with a sixth place finish at 197 pounds. Michael Martin (Chesapeake, VA) who entered the tournament as a #5 seed at 133 pounds finished sixth in the tournament after beating opponents from schools such as Oklahoma, Indiana and Edinboro.

"Overall I feel our wrestlers gave a good performance this weekend," head coach Steve Martin comments, "We had four of our guys place at the Missouri Open where they got to wrestle competition from Big 10 and Big 12 schools. This will help season our team for this weekend's Mat Town Tournament."

Also this weekend, Ryan Williams (Cumberland, PA) took seventh place as he competed in the East Stroudsburg Open. Williams won his final match by fall at the 1:27 mark beating Rutgers Jason Hilt.

The Wrestling Monarchs take to the road again this weekend as the travel to Lock Haven Pennsylvania for the Mat Town Tournament.


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