Pac-10 Wrestling Round-ups: March 20, 2010

March 20, 2010

BSU's Smith Falls Short in National Championship Match
OMAHA, Neb. - Boise State junior Kirk Smith saw his dream season come to an abrupt end, Saturday night (March 20), as the undefeated 184-pound No. 1 seed at the 2010 NCAA National Wrestling Championships fell in the title round to No. 6 Max Askren of Missouri, 10-3. [Read more]

Cal Poly's Pami Places Second, Novachkov Seventh in NCAA Finals 
OMAHA, Neb. -- Cal Poly senior Chase Pami is the sixth NCAA Division I runner-up in Mustang wrestling history. Trying to become the third Division I national champion, Pami led 2-1 early in the first period, but eventually fell 6-4 to top-seeded J.P. O'Connor of Harvard in the 157-pound final Saturday night at the Qwest Center Omaha. [Read more]

Monteiro Places Fifth At NCAA Championships 
OMAHA, Neb. -– Mitch Monteiro capped his collegiate wrestling career Saturday morning with a fifth place finish at the 2010 NCAA Division I Championships at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Neb. [Read more]

Amuchastegui Places Fourth, Garners First All-America Honors
OMAHA, Neb. – Sophomore 165-pounder Nick Amuchastegui finished fourth at the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Neb. The Talent, Ore., native has garnered Stanford’s first All-America honors since 2008. It is the highest finish for a Stanford wrestler since 2004 when now-assistant coach Matt Gentry won the 157-pound title in St. Louis, Mo. [Read more]

  

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