Brad Metzler Top Cardinal Finisher at Aggie Open

Jan. 7, 2001

Fullerton, Calif. -- 

Freshman Brad Metzler (Omaha, NE/Westside) finished second in the 133 pound division at the Aggie Open today on the campus of UC Davis. Metzler previously recorded a third place finish at the California Open on November 12. Freshman Kenji Arai aided the Cardinal's showing with a fourth place finish in the 141 pound weight class. Today's tournament was open, so no team scores were kept.

Metzler recorded three straight wins after a first round bye to advance him to the finals for the 133 pound weight class where he lost 3-1 to Urijah Faber. Metzler recorded a technical fall, a major decision and a decision on his path to the finals.

Arai had a first round bye and then recorded a technical fall before Dallen Phillips (una.) sent him to the consolation bracket. Arai then tallied a major decision, a decision and a forfeit before succumbing to Leo Perez (una.).

The Cardinal resume its home season when the hosts of the Aggie Open, UC Davis, come to The Farm for a dual on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. in Burnham Pavilion.

Aggie Open (Stanford Results Only)no team scores were kept

125 pounds: Brad Johnston (1-2) - lost to Heath McKim (AF), 15-7, def. Joey Bareng (SFS), forfeit, lost to R. Valenzuela (una.).
Ryan Jung (1-2) - dec. J. Pichardo (una.), 8-4, lost to C. Wolfley (una.), 7-5, lost to Vic Moreno (una.) 6-4.
Patricia Miranda (0-2) - lost to W. Reick (una.), 13-0, lost to Vic Moreno (una.), 23-10.
133: Brad Metzler (3-1, 2nd place) - tech. fall D. Rodriguez (FUL), fall in 2:20, maj. dec. Randy Katz (una.), 10-1, dec. Andy Peters (AF), 7-2, lost to Urijah Faber (una.), 3-1.
Kayvon Bina (1-2) - lost to Ssteve Hall (una.), 4-2, def. J. Washburn (PWC), forfeit, lost to C. Brines (una.), 8-2.
141: Kenji Arai (4-2, 4th place) - tech. fall J. Stemmer (una.), fall in 5:40, lost to Dallen Phillips (una.), score unknown, maj. dec. C. Correa (una.), 12-3, def. Paul Gross (Stan.), 6-4, def. D. Weaver (OSU), forfeit, lost to Leo Perez (una.), 5-3.
Paul Gross (2-2) - maj. dec. Ian Morgan (una.), 11-2, lost to A. Orozco (una.), 9-6, def. Chris Hayworth (Stan.), fall, lost to Kenji Arai (Stan.), 6-4.
Chris Hayworth (1-2) - lost to John Sharp (una.), fall in 3:30, dec. Jared Cobb (una.), 5-3, lost to Paul Gross (Stan.), fall.
149: Matt Gentry (0-2) - lost to B. Segura (una.), 6-2, lost to D. Castillo (PWC), 10-6.
Sam Lofland (0-2) - lost to S. Frohardt (AF), 6-1, lost to . Castillo (PWC), 10-2.
157: Scott Polley (1-2) - def. M. Morgan (BSU), fall in 5:08, lost to J. Fraser (SYC), 12-10, lost to Peter Le (FSU), 13-4.
165: no entrants.
174: no entrants.
184: Kurt Knapp (0-2) - lost to J. Black (UCD), fall in 4:05, lost to Matt Fisher (PRN), 20-6.
Bill Schneider (0-2) - lost to E. Hernandez (una.), 13-8, lost to B. Bear (una.), 4-2.
197: Matt Twomey (0-2) - lost to B. Arsenault (UCD), 9-0, lost to T. Carter (SKY), 8-1.
285: no entrants.

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