December 11, 2004

Hopkin Places 2nd at Nebraska-Kearney Open

KEARNEY, Neb. - The University of Northern Colorado's Reece Hopkin took home runner-up honors at the Nebraska-Kearney Open on Saturday.

Hopkin placed second in the tournament at 197 pounds.

"Reece really wrestled well on the day and was the bright spot for our squad on Saturday," assistant coach George Thompson said.

The top Northern Colorado wrestlers are in California as the Bears opened the dual season on Friday and will be in action again on Sunday. The Bears will take on Cal State Bakersfield and San Francisco State on Sunday in Bakersfield, Calif.