Stanford Defeats Arizona State
STANFORD, Calif. – Winning six of the 10 bouts, the Stanford wrestling team defeated Arizona State, 18-13, Sunday, at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. The Cardinal improved to 8-2 overall and 3-1 in the Pac-12, while the Sun Devils dropped to 7-6 overall and 2-2 in the conference.
Arizona State jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the dual as sixth-ranked Blake Stauffer posted a 10-1 major decision over redshirt sophomore Ryan Davies at 184 pounds and Josh DaSilveira edged redshirt freshman Garet Krohn, 7-6, at 197 pounds.
Stanford heavyweight Nathan Butler put the Cardinal on the scoreboard with a 3-2 decision over Chace Eskam. The redshirt freshman improves to 25-6 overall, leading the team in wins, and 8-1 in duals this season.
Redshirt junior Evan Silver, ranked 15th nationally, cut the ASU lead to one with a 5-2 decision over Ares Carpio at 125 pounds. Leading 3-1 heading into the third period, Silver secured two near fall points before Carpio could escape to seal the victory. He improves to 12-5 overall and to 4-2 in duals.
Redshirt freshman Connor Schram gave Stanford a 9-7 lead in the dual with a 9-4 decision over Judson Preskitt at 133 pounds. He registered a quick takedown to open the bout and then took a 5-0 lead with three near fall points. He added another takedown, an escape and 2:18 of riding time in the win. He moves to 9-1 in his rookie season.
The Sun Devils pulled within two in the team score after 10th-ranked Christian Pagdilao registered a 9-5 decision over redshirt senior Garrett Schaner at 149 pounds. He drops to 15-12 on the season.
Redshirt sophomore Maxwell Hvolbek increased the Cardinal lead to 15-10 with a 3-1 sudden victory decision over Oliver Pierce at 157 pounds. Hvolbek is now 17-11 on the year.
Redshirt sophomore Jim Wilson secured the win for Stanford with an 8-1 decision over Jacen Petersen at 165 pounds. Leading 7-0 with over five minutes of riding time in the third period, Wilson was called for locking his hands, giving Peterson a point. Wilson, ranked 14th in the nation, is now 24-4 overall and 8-1 in duals this season.
ASU’s Ray Waters won the final bout of the day with a 5-3 decision over the Cardinal’s Keaton Subjeck at 174 pounds. A late scramble by Subjeck momentarily tied the match, but an escape by Waters and 1:07 of riding time gave him the win.
Stanford hits the road next week, travelling to Utah Valley on Saturday, Jan. 31 and Boise State on Sunday, Feb. 1.
Stanford 18, Arizona State 13
184: No. 6 Blake Stauffer (A) maj. dec. Ryan Davies (S), 10-1
197: Josh DaSilveira (A) dec. Garet Krohn (S), 7-6
285: Nathan Butler (S) dec. Chace Eskam (A), 3-2
125: No. 15 Evan Silver (S) dec. Ares Carpio (A), 5-2
133: Connor Schram (S) dec. Judson Preskitt (A), 9-4
141: Isaiah Locsin (S) dec. Matt Kraus (A), 4-3
149: No. 10 Christian Pagdilao (A) dec. Garrett Schaner (S), 9-5
157: Maxwell Hvolbek (S) dec. Oliver Pierce (A), 3-1 (SV)
165: No. 14 Jim Wilson (S) dec. Jacen Petersen (A), 8-1
174: Ray Waters (A) dec. Keaton Subjeck (S), 5-3