Six Eagles Place at Eastern Michigan Open

Joe Brandt
Joe Brandt

The Ashland University wrestling team opened the 2012 season last Saturday (Nov. 3) at the Eastern Michigan Open. Six Ashland wrestlers placed in the freshman-sophomore division.

Sophomore Bryson Hall (Doylestown, Ohio/Chippewa) finished first at 184 pounds and freshman Michael Labry (Twinsburg, Ohio) was first at 133 pounds.  Sophomore Kyle Burns (Milan, Ohio/Edison) was second at 157 pounds.

Freshman Zeb Beam (Holmesville, Ohio/Waynedale) was fourth at 157 pounds, sophomore Joe Brandt (Versailles, Ohio) was fifth at 197 pounds and sophomore Max Byrd (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle) was sixth at 125 pounds.

Up next for the Eagles is the Purple and Gold scrimmage on Thursday (Nov. 8, 7 p.m.).