Barnes Finishes Eighth at NCAA Championships

March 21, 2009


St. Louis, Mo. - Senior Heinrich Barnes (Pretoria, South Africa) came up short in the seventh place match on Saturday morning, taking eighth at the 2009 NCAA Wrestling Championships.

 

No. 10 Kyle Borshoff controlled the seventh place match at 149 pounds, scoring a takedown and earning back points early in the first period. Barnes chalked up the escape in the second period, but Borshoff added a pair of points in the third period on an escape and riding time to take a 9-1 major decision.

 

Barnes becomes the first All-American since 2007 when Ty Watterson finished fourth at heavyweight, and he garners the 83rd honor for Oregon State.

 

Barnes was the only wrestler at 149 pounds to be named an All-American that was not a national top 12 seed.

 

Oregon State Results

 

133 Pounds -

No. 12 Steve Bell (Maryland) major decision over Kelly Kubec (Oregon State), 9-0

Kyle Hutter (Old Dominion) decision over Kelly Kubec (Oregon State), 7-3

 

149 Pounds -

Heinrich Barnes (Oregon State) major decision over Robert Sanders (Nebraska), 11-3

No. 1 Brent Metcalf (Iowa) fall over Heinrich Barnes (Oregon State), 3:47

Heinrich Barnes (Oregon State) major decision over Michael Roberts (Boston), 14-3

Heinrich Barnes (Oregon State) major decision over Cesar Grajales (Penn), 11-3

Heinrich Barnes (Oregon State) decision over Paul Gillespie (Hofstra), 7-5

No. 6 Jake Patacsil (Purdue) major decision over Heinrich Barnes (Oregon State), 10-2

No. 10 Kyle Borshoff (American) major decision over Heinrich Barnes (Oregon State), 9-1

 

165 Pounds -

No. 4 Moza Fay (N. Iowa) fall over Keegan Davis (Oregon State), 1:00

Keegan Davis (Oregon State) decision over Paul Young (Indiana), 3-1 (OT)

No. 7 Stephen Dwyer (Nebraska) decision over Keegan Davis (Oregon State), 7-2

 

Heavyweight -

No. 4 Jared Rosholt (Oklahoma State) decision over Clayton Jack (Oregon State), 9-3

David Marone (Virginia Tech) major decision over Clayton Jack (Oregon State), 10-2

 

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