ASU's Robles, Jenkins Capture Titles at NCAA Wrestling
Wrestling Finishes a Program-Best 11th at NCAAs
PHILADELPHIA - The Stanford wrestling team ended the 2011 NCAA Championships at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa., Saturday, with an 11th-place finish, the best ever in program history.
CHAMPIONS! ASU's Robles, Jenkins Capture Titles at NCAA Wrestling
PHILADELPHIA - On the final night of the 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships, two Arizona State University wrestlers stole the show as both Anthony Robles and Bubba Jenkins were crowned national champions of their respective weight classes, bringing the crowd of 17,687 fans to their feet in a pair of exciting matches. The wins, which gave the Sun Devils two finalists and two champions in the same year for the first time since 1993, punctuated two impressive careers as the seniors wrestled their final matches on the raised stage inside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. The wins also made ASU the only program in the nation this year to have multiple champions as eight other schools each had one champion tonight.
Covington Fifth; Beavers Record Best Finish in a Decade at NCAA Championships
Philadelphia - The Oregon State wrestling team, led by senior Colby Covington's fifth place finish at 174 pounds, recorded its best finish in a decade at the 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships with a 21st placing with 26.0 team points in the Wells Fargo Center.
Hochstrasser Falls Short in Finals
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Boise State redshirt senior Andrew Hochstrasser saw his run at capturing a NCAA National Wrestling Championship fall short, Saturday (March 19) night, as he fell in the 133-pound title match to Jordan Oliver of Oklahoma State, 8-4, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
Novachkov of Cal Poly Settles for Second Place at 141 in NCAA Finals
PHILADELPHIA, Penn. -- For the third time in four years, a Cal Poly wrestler has finished second in the nation.