Wrestling Wraps Up Competition at Midlands

Dec. 30, 2001

Evanston, Illinois - The Cardinal's six entrants at the Midlands concluded competition today. Iowa captured the team title with 151 points, while Iowa State finished second with 126.5 points. With only six wrestlers competing for the Cardinal, Stanford finished 36th with 12.5 points.

Sophomore Nathan Peterson (Georgetown, IN/Floyd Central) recorded a fall on the first day with one over Andy Gleixner (MacMurray) at 3:51 to capture his first win at Midlands. Redshirt freshman Scott Polley (Bonner Springs, KS/Bonner Springs) tallied Stanford's only major decision with an 11-2 win over Triton's John Sklena.

Stanford will travel to Arlington, Texas for the Lone Star Duals on Sat., Jan. 5 and the Cardinal will resume its home season on Jan. 18 when Cal State Bakersfield arrives on The Farm for a Pac-10 dual meet at 7 p.m.

Midlands Championships
December 30, 2001
Stanford Results

125 - Nathan Peterson, 2-2: def. Andy Gleixner (MacMurray), fall in 3:51, lost to Tom Noto (Hofstra), 20-9, dec. Craig Trombly (Mich. St.), 7-2, lost to Jerold Limongelli (Rider), 6-1.

133 - Brad Metzler, 2-2: dec. Josh Habeck (Wisconsin - LaCrosse), 10-6, dec. Robert Maldonado (Northwestern), 3-2, lost to M. Azevedo, 2-1, lost to Zac Pyles (E. Michigan), forfeit.

Justin Walker, 1-2: lost to Nathan Navarro (Oregon St.), 6-3, def. Efron Ceballos (CSUB), 7-6, lost to Sam Hiatt (N. Illinois), 3-2.

149 - Matt Gentry, 1-2: dec. Jason DeBruin (Hofstra), 5-4, lost to Marc Hoffer (American), 8-6, lost to Jody Gluricich (UPenn), 8-6.

157 - Scott Polley, 2-2: lost to Rocky Mantella (Indiana), 11-3, maj. dec. John Sklena (Triton), 11-2, dec. Tyler Marr (Minnesota), 9-5, lost to Jason Howell (Iowa), 11-8.

184 - Harold Penson, 1-2: lost to J.D. Oliva (N. Illinois), 5-4 SV, dec. Dave Colabella (James Madison), 9-3, lost to Isaac Weber (Oregon St.), 5-2.

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