Current, Former ASU Wrestlers in Title Hunt at International Open
Oct. 21, 2005
TEMPE, Ariz. - The first day of competition at the 21st Sunkist Kids/Arizona State University International Open came to a close Friday at Wells Fargo Arena with several current and former members of the Sun Devil wrestling program remaining in contention for individual titles.
Alex Contreras and Ryan Bader, both current members of the team competing at 55kg and 96kg, respectively, advanced to the semifinals of their respective weight classes while a pair of Sun Devil coaches, Eric Larkin and Aaron Simpson, also reached the semifinals at 66kg and 84kg, respectively. Kellan Fluckiger, a former All-American and heavyweight coach for ASU, also made it to the semifinals at 120 kg.
Competition gets underway Saturday at 9 a.m. inside Wells Fargo Arena.