Stanford Splits in Home Duals

Nov. 8, 2003

STANFORD, Calif. - The Stanford wrestling team dominated Menlo College 38-3, but fell to Navy 30-6 as the Cardinal opened the 2003-04 season at Burnham Pavilion on Saturday. Stanford junior Matt Gentry (157) and redshirt freshman Juston Johnson (133) recorded wins against Menlo College and Navy.

Gentry, a 2003 NCAA qualifier, recorded his first fall of the season against Artem Alvarez of Menlo College in 3:40. Gentry notched three takedowns before the fall early in the second period. Against Navy's Pat Lukanich, Gentry tallied a 10-5 decision. Lukanich was only able to record five points in escapes while Gentry earned four takedowns and a reversal.

Johnson decisioned Menlo College's Alfonso Paez in a close 5-4 match. The first period ended with Paez in the lead 2-1. Johnson remained trailing 2-1 after a scoreless second period. In the third period, Johnson chose down and recorced an escape to tie the score 2-2 before tallying a takedown and taking the lead 4-2. Paez notched points on an escape and a second warning against Johnson, but with a point of riding time, Johnson took the win. Johnson held the advantage over Navy's Chris Miosi the entire match and notched his second decision of the evening 7-2.

Cardinal sophomore Imad Kharbush tallied a fall at 174 pounds in 1:20 over Harry Johal of Menlo College. At 125 pounds, Stanford freshman Tanner Gardner notched a technical fall over Menlo's Rucky Aguirre 20-2.

Also recording wins against Menlo College were Stanford's John Garfinkel (184), Ian Bork (197), Larry Ozowara (HWT), Brad Metzler (141) and Brian Perry (165).

Navy 41, Menlo College 0
184-Chris Pogue (Navy) maj. dec. Marc Banks (Menlo), 17-5
197-Thayer Paxton (Navy) fall Anthony Gonzales (Menlo), 3:26
HWT-Tanner Garrett (Navy) dec. Reginald Grayson (Menlo), 8-1
125-Sam Gray (Navy) maj. dec. Ricky Aguirre (Menlo), 10-0
133-Brad Canterbury (Navy) maj. dec. Alfonso Paez (Menlo), 15-2
141-Nate Gulosh (Navy) tech. Fall Frankie Alvarez (Menlo), 18-1
149-Adam Brochetti (Navy) maj. dec. Danny Castillo (Menlo), 13-3
157-Mike Carbonaro (Navy) dec. Artem Kryloz (Menlo), 6-3
165-Frank Edwards (Navy) dec. Eddie Lucatero (Menlo), 4-1
174-Mike Barikian (Navy) tech. fall Harry Johal (Menlo), 16-0

Stanford 38, Menlo College 3
184-John Garfinkel (Stan) won (inj. def.) Marc Banks (Menlo)
197-Ian Bork (Stan) dec. Anthony Gonzales (Menlo), 7-4
HWT-Larry Ozowara (Stan) dec. Reginald Grayson (Menlo), 7-3
125-Tanner Gardner (Stan) tech. fall Ricky Aguirre (Menlo), 20-2
133-Juston Johnson (Stan) dec. Alfonso Paez (Menlo), 5-4
141-Brad Metzler (Stan) dec. Frankie Alvarez (Menlo), 6-1
149-Danny Castillo (Menlo) dec. Zack Hensley (Stan), 12-9
157-Matt Gentry (Stan) fall Artem Kryloz (Menlo), 3:40
165-Brian Perry (Stan) dec. Eddie Lucatero (Menlo), 4-0
174-Imad Kharbush (Stan) fall Harry Johal (Menlo), 1:20

Navy 30, Stanford 6
184-Chris Pogue (Navy) dec. John Garfinkel (Stan), 8-6
197-Thayer Paxton (Navy) fall Ian Bork (Stan), 1:25
HWT-Tanney Garrett (Navy) maj. dec. Larry Ozowara (Stan), 15-3
125-Sam Gray (Navy) dec. Tanner Gardner (Stan), 6-5
133-Juston Johnson (Stan) dec. Chris Miosi (Navy), 7-2
141-Nate Gulosh (Navy) maj. dec. Brad Metzler (Stan), 10-2
149-Adam Brochetti (Navy) dec. Brendon Fox (Stan), 5-2
157-Matt Gentry (Stan) dec. Pat Lukanich (Navy), 10-5
165-Frank Edwards (Navy) maj. dec. Garrett Johnston (Stan), 11-2
174-Mike Barikian (Navy) dec. Imad Kharbush (Stan), 5-4

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