Wrestling Year In Review

July 27, 2001

2001 Pac-10 Wrestling Championships Results in PDF Format
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ARIZONA STATE won its third Pac-10 Championship in its last five years in 2001. The Sun Devils won the title with a 123.50 mark, knocking off 2000 Pac-10 Champion Boise State by 13 points. For the second consecutive year, nine out of ten Conference teams sent qualifiers to the NCAA Championships and eight wrestlers claimed All-America status. Pac-10 Wrestler of the Year honors went to ARIZONA STATE's Eric Larkin, who finished first at the Pac-10's and third at the NCAA's in the 141-pound weight class. OREGON STATE's Jed Pennell was awarded the Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year while ARIZONA STATE head coach Lee Roy Smith was named Pac-10 Coach of the Year for the fourth time in his career.


First Team Yr. GPA Major
Paul Barron, OSU Sr. 3.61 Forest Civil Engineering
John Blalock, Fullerton So. 3.91 Undeclared
John Fasana, Portland State Sr. 3.53 Civil Engineering
Ken Murray, Fullerton Jr. 3.62 Psychology
Pat Owens, Boise State RFr. 3.70 Kinesiolgy
Jed Pennell, OSU RFr. 3.82 Exercise and Sports Science
Brad Selby, STAN So. 3.61 English
Brian Watson, ORE So. 3.86 General Science
Levi Weikel-Magden, STAN Jr. 3.65 Human Biology
Kirk White, Boise State Grad. 4.00 Athletic Administration
Second Team Yr. GPA Major
Jesse Brock, Boise State RFr. 3.58 Engineering
Rusty Cook, Boise State Sr. 3.02 Construction Management
Shane Cunanan, OSU So. 3.14 Exercise & Sports Science
Ryan Jung, STAN Jr. 3.27 Industrial Engineering
Fred Luminoso, STAN So. 3.49 management Science/Engineering
Harold Penson, STAN So. 3.20 Economics
Dallen Phillips, UC Davis Sr. 3.22 Biological Sciences
Andy Swanson, ASU RFr. 3.56 Business
Justin Walker, STAN So. 3.25 English
Isaac Weber, OSU Jr. 3.29 Political Science

Honorable Mention: Kenji Arai, STAN, Isaiah Camp, STAN, Quinne Collett, Portland State, Brian Gilliland, Fullerton, Casey Horn, OSU, Curtis Owen, ASU, John Winters, OSU.



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