Wrestling Splits in Fresno

Jan. 25, 2002

Fresno, CALIF. - Stanford (6-6) downed Embry-Riddle in the first match of the day, 31-9, but returned to the mat later and dropped the second match to Fresno State 25-9. The Cardinal earned two pins over the Eagles en route to the victory, but then were held to three decisions against the Bulldogs.

Team-leader, freshman Matt Gentry (Grants Pass, OR/North Valley) tallied two wins on the day. Gentry is now 21-8 on the season and 10-2 in dual competition. Against Embry-Riddle, Gentry notched a 4-3 decision and he followed up with a 2-0 decision against Fresno State's Jim Medeiros. Sophomore Matt Twomey (Bloomfield Village, MI/Seaholm) chalked up his first dual win of the season against the Eagles with a pin at 1:30. Junior Justin Walker (Otis Orchards, WA/East Valley) also pinned his Embry-Riddle opponent at 2:59.

Stanford will return to The Farm on Sat., Jan. 26 for a match against Menlo College at 5 p.m. followed by a Pac-10 dual with Oregon State at 7 p.m.

Stanford 31, Embry-Riddle 9
(started at 157)

125 - Patricia Miranda (S) win by forfeit,
133 - Justin Walker (S) pin Tyler Moran (ER), fall at 2:59,
141 - Brad Metzler (S) dec. Brian Love (ER) 8-1,
149 - Matt Gentry (S) dec. Joe Calavitta (ER) 4-3,
157 - Pat Cadwallader (ER) dec. Levi Weikel-Magden (S), 2-1,
165 - David Rivera (ER) dec. John Garfinkel (S), 5-4,
174 - Imad Kharbush (S) maj. dec. Joe Hurtado (ER), 10-2,
184 - Harold Penson (S) dec. Will McCleve (ER), 6-1,
197 - Matt Twomey (S) pin Aaron McKeever (ER), fall at 1:30,
285 - Ken Kobes (ER) dec. Brad Selby (S), 3-1.

Fresno State 25, Stanford 9
(started at 157)

125 - Justin McLelland (F) maj. dec. Patricia Miranda (S), 13-2,
133 - Stephen Abas (F) dec. Justin Walker (S), 5-4,
141 - Derrick Hayes (F) dec. Brad Metzler (S), 4-2,
149 - Matt Gentry (S) dec. Jim Medeiros (F), 2-0,
157 - Levi Weikel-Magden (S) dec. Ben Baca (F), 6-2,
165 - Darrick Duran (F) dec. John Garfinkel (S), 7-4,
174 - Britt Mooney (F) dec. Imad Kharbush (S), 4-2,
184 - Eddie Gifford (F) dec. Harold Penson (S), 5-4,
197 - Marcio Botelho (F) pin Matt Twomey (S), fall at :57,
285 - Brad Selby (S) dec. Grant Harrington (F), 4-1.

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