This Week In Pac-10 Wrestling
Feb. 23, 2005
The 46th Pacific-10 Conference Wrestling Championships will take place Sunday, February 27, and Monday, February 28, at Mott Gym on the campus of Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Calif. The two-day tournament is divided into four sessions culminating with the championship finals matches Monday evening. First-round action begins at at 11 a.m. PT on Sunday morning. Championship finals begin at 6 p.m. PT Monday night. Following is the tournament schedule.
Sunday, February 27
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Session I (Pigtails & Quarter.)
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Session II (Consolation & Semis)
Monday, February 28
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Session III (Consolation Semifinals Third & Fifth-Place matches)
5:30-Parade of Champions, Mott Gym
6 p.m. Session IV (Championship Finals)
There will be 10 institutions competing for the Conference Championship: ARIZONA STATE, BOISE STATE, UC DAVIS, CAL POLY, CS BAKERSFIELD, CS FULLERTON, OREGON, OREGON STATE, PORTLAND STATE and STANFORD.
The facility seats 3,032 people with all being available, if needed. Seating for the Pac-10 Championships is general admission only.
Brian Thurmond, Media Relations Director at Cal Poly will coordinate the media for the 2005 Pac-10 Championship. All requests for press credentials should be directed to Brian at (805) 756-2410 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. All Pac-10 Championship results will be updated daily on the Cal Poly Athletics' web page, www.gopoly.com.
Single session tickets are $10 per adult and $6 for juniors (grade school and high school students) and seniors. All sessions passes are priced at $30 for adults and $20 for students and seniors. For more information, contact the Cal Poly ticket office at (805) 756-5806 or (866) GoStangs. Tickets also will be available at the ticket booths of Mott Gym at the start of each session.
In addition to the Pac-10 championship, at stake are 40 individual berths to the NCAA Championships -- the top three finishers in each of the 10 weight classes, plus 10 wild card selections. The NCAA Championships will take place March 17-19 at Savvis Center in St. Louis, Mo.
There will be a press conference at Mott Gym in Mustang Hall on Saturday February 26 at 1 p.m. During the Championships, student-athletes will be escorted to a designated post-event area shortly after the conclusion of an event. At this time they may be asked to to grant interviews to members of the media.
Following is the InterMat Wrestling Top 25 and the individual Pac-10 wrestlers (top 20) who are currently ranked in their respective weight classes as seen by InterMat (included in each category is the top individual in the country).
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