Pac-10 Wrestling Weekly Release

March 20, 2000

BOISE STATE won its first Pac-10 Championship in 2000, hosted by UC Davis in Davis, California. The Broncos won the title with a score of 133.5, beating ARIZONA STATE by eight points. Nine out of ten Conference teams sent qualifiers to the NCAA Championships and eight wrestlers received All-America Honors. Pac-10 Wrestler of the Year honors went to ARIZONA STATE's Steve Blackford, who finished first at the Pac-10's and third at the NCAA's in the 165 weight class. CAL STATE FULLERTON's TJ Hill took home the Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year award while BOISE STATE's Mike Young was named Pac-10 Coach of the Year for the second straight season.

2000 PAC-10 WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS (41st Annual)February 26-27UC Davis, Davis, Calif.

TEAM RESULTS1. Boise State 133.52. Arizona State 125.53. Oregon State 102.04. Cal State Bakersfield 101.55. Oregon 72.56. Cal State Fullerton 64.57. Stanford 40.08. Portland State 38.59. Cal Poly SLO 28.510. UC Davis 24.0

INDIVIDUAL SCORES

125 PoundsChampionshipKC Rock (BSU) def. Michael Kawamura (ASU), fall 2:55

Third PlaceTJ Hill (FUL) def. Nathan Navarro (OSU) 14-11

133 PoundsChampionshipZach Zimmerer (STAN) def. Brian Watson (ORE), 2-1 tb

Third PlaceBen Richards (OSU) def. Alberto Garza (POLY), 6-5

141 PoundsChampionshipJonathon Archuleta (BAK) def. Shane Cunanan (OSU), 4-2

Third PlaceDavid Douglas (ASU) def. Gabe Vigil (BSU), 10-3

149 PoundsChampionshipQuinn Foster (ASU) def. Joey Calavitta (FUL), major decision 15-7

Third PlaceJay McGuffin (BSU) def. Eric Arbogast (PSU), 3-1

157 PoundsChampionshipLarry Quisel (BSU) def. Eric Jorgensen (OSU), 3-1

Third PlaceNathan Vasquez (CSB) def. Eugene Harris (ORE), 7-5 sv.

165 PoundsChampionshipSteve Blackford (ASU) def. Kirk White (BSU), 5-2

Third PlaceIan Nelms (CSB) def. Mike Pierce (PSU), 2-0

174 PoundsChampionshipJason Webster (CSF) def. Nathan Coy (OSU), 10-9

Third PlaceAndy Varner (CSB) def. Curtis Owen (ASU), 6-5

184 PoundsChampionshipDoug Lee (ORE) def. Lionel Halsey (CSB), tech fall 6:21

Third PlaceCash Edwards (BSU) def. Jeremy Wilson (PSU), 5-3

197 PoundsChampionshipRusty Cook (BSU) def. Babek Nejadmaghaddam (CSF), major decision 13-2

Third PlaceErik Gladish (ASU) def. Robert Odell (CSB), 9-5

HeavyweightChampionshipJason Cooley (OSU) def. Bart Johnson (BSU), 3-2

Third PlaceKellan Fluckiger (ASU) def. John Devine (CSB), 6-4 sv.

PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIP'S MOST OUTSTANDING WRESTLER: KC Rock , BSUWRESTLER OF THE YEAR: Steve Blackford, ASUNEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: TJ Hill, CSFCOACH OF THE YEAR: Mike Young, BSU

2000 NCAA WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS (67th Annual)March 16-18, ST. LOUIS, MO

TEAM RESULTS(Top 10 teams and other Pac-10 teams) 1. Iowa 116.00 2. Iowa State 109.50 3. Minnesota 80.00 4. Oklahoma 69.50 5. Oklahoma State 66.50 6. Illinois 59.50 7. Lehigh 46.50 8. Nebraska 45.50 9T. Penn 44.00 Wisconsin 44.00 12. BOISE STATE 41.50 16. ARIZONA STATE 32.00 23. CS BAKERSFIELD 20.50 30. CS FULLERTON 14.50 32. OREGON 13.00 36. OREGON STATE 11.00 55T. CAL POLY SLO 3.00 STANFORD 3.00 57. PORTLAND STATE 2.50

INDIVIDUAL SCORERS(Individual champions and Pac-10 scorers)

125 POUNDS1. Jeremy Hunter, Penn State4. TJ Hill, CS Fullerton7. Ruben DeLeon, CS Bakersfield

133 POUNDS1. Eric Juergens, Iowa

141 POUNDS1. Carl Perry, Illinois

149 POUNDS1. Tony Davis, Iowa8. Quinn Foster, Arizona State

157 POUNDS1. Brett Matter, Penn2. Larry Quisel, Boise State

165 POUNDS1. Don Pritzlaff, Wisconsin3. Steve Blackford, Arizona State5. Kirk White, Boise State

174 POUNDS1. Byron Tucker, Oklahoma

184 POUNDS1. Cael Sanderson, Iowa State4. Doug Lee, Oregon7. Cash Edwards, Boise State

197 POUNDS1. Brad Vering, Nebraska

HEAVYWEIGHT1. Brock Lesnar, Minnesota

2000 All-America SelectionsTJ Hill (FUL), 125Ruben DeLeon (BAK), 125Quinn Foster (ASU), 149Larry Quisel (BSU), 157Steve Blackford (ASU), 165Kirk White (BSU), 165Doug Lee (ORE), 184Cash Edwards (BSU), 184

PAC-10 ALL-ACADEMIC

First Team Yr. GPA MajorArturo Anaya, ASU Sr. 3.20 Electrical EngineeringClay Hackerman, STAN Sr. 3.67 Chemistry/EnglishMark Perryman, ASU Sr. 3.24 HistoryLarry Quisel, BOISE Sr. 3.17 Construction ManagementRudy Ruiz, STAN Sr. 3.53 LinguisticsBrad Selby, STAN So. 3.47 UndeclaredAndy Varner, CSBAKE Sr. 3.16 Physical EducationBrian Watson, ORE RFr. 3.87 UndeclaredLevi Weikel-Magden, STAN So. 3.62 Human BiologyKirk White, BOISE Sr. 3.53 Physical Education/Secondary Education

Second Team Yr. GPA MajorIsaiah Camp, STAN So. 3.09 UndeclaredMike Copperman, STAN So. 3.88 UndeclaredChuck Fairbanks, STAN So. 3.30 Product DesignDaniel Hyman, ASU So. 3.11 Business/FinanceRandy Leydecker, ASU Sr. 3.03 BusinessFred Luminoso, STAN So. 3.57 UndeclaredHarold Penson, STAN So. 3.21 UndeclaredDarren Phillips, UCD Jr. 3.14 Biological SciencesRohner Segnitz, STAN So. 3.36 Studio ArtJustin Walker, STAN So. 3.25 UndeclaredIsaac Weber, OSU So. 3.23 Undeclared

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