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Wrestling Adds Second Wave of Recruits

Wrestling Adds Second Wave of Recruits

PAINESVILLE, OHIO – After signing 13 student-athletes earlier this summer, Lake Erie College head wrestling coach Kevin Hoogenboom has put the wraps on his second recruiting class with the addition of seven talented grapplers to the Storm program.

"There's a very good mix of experience and talent with these seven wrestlers," Hoogenboom said. "We still have a young squad and this will add leadership to our team and increase the competition for starting spots."

Four of the recruits are transfers and three are straight from the high school ranks.  Four are in the middle weight classes, an area where the Storm lacked depth in its inaugural season.

The list of the seven student-athletes is as follows:

Name                   Class          Weight         Hometown/High School
Jacob Brown        So./So.          157             Jefferson, Ohio/Pymatuning Valley/Waldorf
Tyler Eastman      Fr./Fr.         165/174        Sliver Lake, Ohio/Cuyahoga Falls
Jake Hosking        Fr./Fr.          157              Milford, Mich./Lake Fenton
Adam Horovitz      Fr./Fr.        141/149        Mantua, Ohio/Crestwood
Tom McVicker        So./Fr.          125            Forest Hills, Pa./Forest Hills/Penn Hills
Isaac Morisette    So./Fr.          133            Clawson, Mich./Southgate/Oakland
Justin Tripp           Sr./Jr.           197            Bedford, Ohio/Bedford/Cuyahoga CC

Lake Erie opens its second season on Nov. 5 with its annual Black vs. Green Preview Night and begins competition on Nov. 12 at the University of Mount Union Invitational.