Ryan Mango Earns All-America Honors at University Nationals

April 13, 2010

 

STANFORD, Calif. – Ryan Mango led seven Cardinal wrestlers at the University Nationals, placing seventh at 60 KG to garner All-America honors last weekend in Akron, Ohio. The St. Louis, Mo., native now qualifies for the Final University World Team Trials, held May 24-29, in Colorado Springs, Co.

Mango posted a 6-2 record in the tournament, including a technical fall win over Kyle Gilchrist. He also posted five wins by decision, and was the only Cardinal placewinner. Mango ended his rookie season with a 25-15 overall record and contributed 46.0 dual points to the team. He automatically qualified for the NCAA Championships after placing third at 125 pounds at the Pac-10 Championships.

Sophomore Timmy Boone, redshirt freshmen Mike Kent and Spence Patrick and true freshman Bret Baumbach and Kyle Meyer were all 2-2 at the University Nationals, while freshman Jordan Gray finished 0-2.

University Nationals Results:

60 KG (132.25 lbs)
Ryan Mango (6-2): lost to Tyler Graff (NYAC) 3-0, 6-2; dec. Israel Montemayor (Northern Illinois) 5-1, 8-0; dec. Steve Bonanno (Hofstra) 5-0, 2-0; tech. fall Kyle Gilchrist (Columbia Lions) 7-0, 7-0; dec. Michael Dunkum (Missouri Baptist) 6-0, 3-1; dec. Tom Kelliher (Badger Wrestling Club) 1-2, 4-0, 3-3; lost to Steve Mytych (Drexel) 1-3, 2-0, 1-1; dec. Brendan Byrne (Terrapin Wrestling Club) 5-1, 5-3.

63 KG (138.75 lbs)
Jordan Gray (0-2): lost to Dan White (unattached) 3-0, 6-0; lost to Frank Cimato (Drexel) 2-2, 5-3.

66 KG (145.5 lbs)
Bret Baumbach (2-2): dec. Mike Nevinger (Finger Lakes Wrestling) 3-2, 4-2; lost to Corey Manson (Cornell) pin 5-0, 0:21; dec. Adam Healey (Bison Wrestling Club) 1-0, 0-7, 3-2; lost to Mario Morgan (Maverick Wrestling Club) 7-7, 3-2.

70 KG (154.25 lbs)
Timmy Boone (2-2): Pin Nic Stella (King College) 5-0, 1:04; lost to David Taylor (Nittany Lion) 2-2, 3-0, 8-2; Blake Ginsburg (Dave Schultz) dec. 1-0, 3-0; lost to Pat Smith (MN Storm) 0-5, 4-0, 1-0.

Mike Kent (2-2): dec. Luke Speno (Edinboro) 5-0, 3-0; lost to Ellis Coleman (NYAC) 2-0, 6-0; pin Nic Stella (King College) 1-0, 1:40; lost to Daniel Kolodzik (Princeton University) 3-4, 1-0, 4-1.

74 KG (163 lbs)
Kyle Meyer (2-2): lost to Colt Sponseller (Ohio State) 2-4, 5-0, 3-0; dec. Ted Banks (New England) 7-0, 5-4; tech fall Dominic Borelli (Dave Schultz) 6-0, 7-0; lost to Phil Sorrentino (Pittsburgh Wrestling) 1-0, 1-5, 3-0.

79 KG (174 lbs)
Spence Patrick (2-2): lost to Conrdad Polz (Illini Wrestling) 3-0, 3-0; dec. Reid Dickerson (Whitewater Wrestling) 3-6, 1-1, 6-1; dec. Luke Miller (ONU) 2-0, 6-0; lost to Chris Spangler (Cyclone Wrestling) 2-0, 2-0.

 

 
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