Nathan Peterson Top Stanford Finisher at Las Vegas Invitational
Dec. 3, 2001
Las Vegas, Nevada - Stanford traveled to Nevada this weekend to compete in the Las Vegas Invitational. The Cardinal was led by sophomore Nathan Peterson (Georgetown, IN/Floyd Central) who went 6-2 to capture seventh place at 125 pounds.
Peterson recorded three decisions, two major decisions and a technical fall en route to his seventh place finish. Peterson captured his place with a 6-2 decision over North Carolina's Chris Rodrigues.
The Cardinal had nine entrants, including junior Justin Walker (Otis Orchards, WA/East Valley), freshman Matt Gentry (Grants Pass, OR/North Valley) and senior Levi Weikel-Magden (Boardman, OR) who all went 2-2. Weikel-Magden tallied a fall at 4:50 in one of his bouts against Brown's Jesse Savage.
Stanford returns to action at the end of the month as the Cardinal travel to Evanston, Ill. for the Midlands on December 29 and 30.