Wrestlers make their opening moves

Angelo Bortoluzzi wins 165 pound bracket: Jake Lowy Angelo Bortoluzzi wins 165 pound bracket: Jake Lowy

The Mercyhurst wrestling team hosted their annual Laker Open on Saturday, Nov. 8. Many teams participated in this event, including teams from all three NCAA divisions. Pictured above, redshirt junior Angelo Bortoluzzi won the 165-pound weight class at the match.

The wrestling team is ranked seventh in the country according to NCAA Division II wrestling rankings. Five wrestlers are ranked in the top eight in their weight class including redshirt sophomore Willie Bohince (125), redshirt senior Ryan Bohince (133), reshirt junior Jeremy Landowski (149), reshirt junior August Mizia (174) and sophomore Andrew Welton (285).
The Lakers travel for their next match to compete in the 48th annual East Stroudsburg University Open Wrestling Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 16.