Beavers Earn All-America At Junior Nationals

May 20, 2002

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Anthony Weber placed second in Freestyle and third in Greco-Roman competition this past weekend at the FILA Junior Nationals Wrestling Championships. Weber's finishes in the 167-pound division highlighted nine All-America honors earned by Oregon State wrestlers competing for the Orange Crush Mat Club.

The meet, for all the nation's wrestlers age 20 and under, took place Thursday through Sunday in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The rest of the All-America honors came in the Greco-Roman competition. Brett Phillips was third at 119 pounds; placing fourth were Mike Unger at 152 pounds and Jed Lowe at 213 pounds; placing sixth were Orlando Perez at 152 pounds and Kevin Miles at 213 pounds; placing seventh was Grant Ryder at 152 pounds; and placing eighth was Riley Timmins at 152 pounds.

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