IU wrestlers pinned by police charges

The IU wrestling team’s woes continued Monday when Bloomington police arrested IU sophomore Jose Escobedo on prelimnary charges of battery.

In addition to Escobedo, police also issued a warrant for Escobedo’s teammate, freshman Eric Cameron. Cameron was hospitalized last semester after he jumped from a downtown parking garage while running from the police.

Cameron faces misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief, resiting law enforcement and minor in a tavern.

For more on this story, go read the H-T’s Marcela Creps’s report.

Escobedo is a 133-pound wrestler from Griffith, IN whose cousins Angel Escobedo and Andrae Herndandez are also on the team.

Cameron is a 174-pound freshman from Cincinnati, Ohio. In high school, he finished third in the state in his weight class in 2006, and fourth in 2005.