Gasber Finishes Sixth at NCAA Regional Meet

Andrew Gasber/Photo by Robert Zyromski/Lake Erie College
Andrew Gasber/Photo by Robert Zyromski/Lake Erie College

FINDLAY, OHIO – Despite earning a pair of wins in the consolation bracket, redshirt freshman Andrew Gasber (Madison, Ohio/Madison)  settled for a sixth-place finish in the 165-pound weight class and the Lake Erie College wrestling team finished 12th as a team at the NCAA Division II Super Region 2 Tournament which concluded Saturday (Feb. 26) at the Koehler Fitness and Recreation Center at the University of Findlay.

Gasber was the only Storm wrestler to advance to the place-holder round.  He finished the tournament with a 2-3 record. 

In its first year of competition, Lake Erie totaled eight team points to place 12th out of 13 teams.  Perennial national power and two-time defending NCAA Division II team champion the University of Nebraska-Omaha finished first as a team with five individual champions and 156.5 points.  Ashland University was second.

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