Just The Facts

Oct. 21, 2004

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY 2004-05 WRESTLING

SCHOOL: Oregon State University

LOCATION: Corvallis, Oregon

FOUNDED: 1868

ENROLLMENT: 19,000

AFFILIATION: NCAA Division I-A

CONFERENCE: Pacific-10

NICKNAME: Beavers

COLORS: Orange and black

PRESIDENT: Dr. Edward Ray

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: Bob De Carolis

HEAD COACH: Joe Wells (Iowa '72)

COACH'S RECORD: 13th year at OSU, dual record 136-84-1; career record is same

ASSISTANT COACHES: Jeff Cardwell (Oregon State '89), Les Gutches (Oregon State `96)

ARENA: Gill Coliseum (capacity 10,400; opened 1949-50 season)

WEBSITE: www.osubeavers.com

ALL-TIME DUAL RECORD: 870-276-24

2003-04 DUAL RECORD: 11-7 overall, 7-3 Pacific-10

2003-04 PACIFIC-10 FINISH: 7th

2003-04 NCAA FINISH: 42nd

LETTERMEN RETURNING/LOST: 11/5

STARTERS RETURNING/LOST: 8/2

PACIFIC-10 PLACERS RETURNING/LOST: 4/1

NCAA QUALIFIERS RETURNING/LOST: 4/1

ALL-AMERICANS RETURNING/LOST: 0/0

TOP RETURNING WRESTLERS:

Matt Ellis, sr., 165 (Prosser, Wash./Prosser HS, Oklahoma State U.): Last season, went 29-8 with 1 pin; won Pacific-10 championship and qualified for NCAA Championships.

Tony Hook, jr., 149 (Sandpoint, Idaho/Sandpoint HS): Last season, went 18-10 with 2 pins; placed third in Pacific-10 and qualified for NCAA Championships.

Kyle Larson, so., 141 (Hermiston, Ore./Hermiston HS): Last season, went 12-11 with 3 pins.

Tim Norman, jr., 133 (Newberg, Ore./Newberg HS): Last season, went 13-11 with 1 pin.

Orlando Perez, jr., 149/157 (Hermiston, Ore./Hermiston HS): Last season, went 7-13 with 2 pins.

Dan Pitsch, jr., 184 (Tacoma, Wash./Spanaway Lake HS): Last season, went 20-12 with 2 pins; placed fourth in Pacific-10 and qualified for NCAA Championships.

Jamie Rakevich, so., HWT (Elma, Wash./Elma HS): Last season, went 18-11 with 6 pins; placed second in Pacific-10 and qualified for NCAA Championships.

Eric Stevenson, so., 125 (Newberg, Ore./Newberg HS): Last season, went 16-13 with 5 pins.

TOP NEWCOMERS:

Brett Arand, 149/157, fr., HS (Springfield, Ore./Thurston HS): State champion as a senior, placed third as a junior.

Derek Bartlemay, 125, 133, fr., HS (Salem, Ore./Sprague HS): State champion as a senior, placed fourth as a junior.

Kyle Bressler, 184, fr., HS (Federal Way, Wash./Decatur HS): Two-time state champion.

Ryan Enoch, 133, fr., HS (Redmond, Ore./Redmond HS): Placed second in state as a senior, state champion as a junior.

Jake Gonzalez, 125, fr., HS (Enumclaw, Wash./Enumclaw HS): Won state championship as a senior; placed second as a junior.

Jason Gage, 197, fr., HS (Florence, Ore./Siuslaw HS): Two-time state champion.

Talon Hofman, 149, fr., HS (Burns, Ore./Burns HS): Four-time state champion.

Emery McReynolds, 133, jr., TR (Galena, Kan./Columbus HS, Labette CC): Placed fifth in nation as a junior college sophomore; won state championship as a high school senior.

PRESEASON TWO-DEEP DEPTH CHART:125:	Eric Stevenson, so., 1V (Newberg, Ore./Newberg HS)	Jake Gonzalez, fr., HS (Enumclaw, Wash./Enumclaw HS)133:	Tim Norman, sr., 3V (Newberg, Ore./Newberg HS)	Bobby Pfennigs, so., 1V (Great Falls, Mont./C.M. Russell HS)141:	Kyle Larson, so., 1V (Hermiston, Ore./Hermiston HS)	Clinton Leonard, fr., RS (Post Falls, Ida./Lakeland HS)149: 	Tony Hook, jr., 2V (Sandpoint, Ida./Sandpoint HS)	Orlando Perez, jr., 2V (Hermiston, Ore./Hermiston HS)157:	Orlando Perez, jr., 2V (Hermiston, Ore./Hermiston HS)	Anthony Weber, jr., 2V (Newberg, Ore./Newberg HS)165: 	Matt Ellis, sr., 2V (Prosser, Wash./Prosser HS, Oklahoma State U.)	Joel Gibson, sr., SQ (Gladstone, Ore./Southern Oregon U.)174: 	Jeremy Larson, so., 1V (Hermiston, Ore./Hermiston HS)	Steve Grayson, sr., 1V (Bellevue, Wash./Newport HS)184: 	Dan Pitsch, jr., 2V (Tacoma, Wash./Spanaway Lake HS)	Neal Beaudry, fr., RS (Newberg, Ore./Newberg HS)197: 	Travis Gardner, fr., RS (Portland, Ore./Parkrose HS)	Jason Gage, fr., HS (Florence, Ore./Siuslaw HS)HWT: 	Jamie Rakevich, so., 1V (Elma, Wash./Elma HS)	Ty Watterson, so., SQ (Enumclaw, Wash./Enumclaw HS)
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