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Runner-Up Finish

Mar 19, 2022

DETROIT - Redshirt junior Shane Griffith finished as the runner-up at 165 pounds at the NCAA Championships, Saturday, at Little Caesars Arena.

The No. 5 seed in the tournament, Griffith dropped a 6-5 decision to No. 2 seed Keegan O'Toole of Missouri in the finals. The Westwood, New Jersey, native is now 9-1 all-time at the NCAA Championships.

Griffith became just the second two-time NCAA finalist in school history and the program's sixth multiple-time NCAA All-American. He finishes the season at 19-5 overall and is 59-6 in his career.

As a team, Stanford finished 19th with a 31.5 points. It's the eighth top-20 finish in program history.

(33) Logan Ashton, 125 pounds | 1-2

Opponent Result
dec. (32) Patrick McCormick (Virginia) 2-0
lost to (1) Nick Suriano (Michigan) 16-3
lost to (16) Drew Hildebrandt (Penn State) 3-1

(4) Real Woods, 141 pounds | 3-3 (6th)

Opponent Result
maj. dec. (29) Connor McGonagle (Lehigh) 8-0
maj. dec. (20) Parker Filius (Purdue) 8-0
tech. fall (12) CJ Composto (Penn) 16-0 (4:06)
lost to (1) Nick Lee (Penn State) 3-2
lost to (3) Sebastian Rivera (Rutgers) 3-2
lost to (6) Cole Matthews (Pittsburgh) 7-3

(23) Jaden Abas, 149 pounds | 1-2

Opponent Result
lost to (10) Ridge Lovett (Nebraska) 4-2
dec. (26) Josh Edmond (Missouri) 9-3
lost to (9) Kaden Gfeller (Oklahoma State) F2:49

(5) Shane Griffith, 165 pounds | 4-1 (2nd) 

Opponent Result
tech. fall (28) Cael Carlson (Minnesota) 18-2 (5:13)
dec. (12) Zach Hartman (Bucknell) 7-3
dec. (4) Dean Hamiti (Wisconsin) 10-4
dec. (1) Evan Wick (Cal Poly) 7-6
lost to (2) Keegan O'Toole (Missouri) 6-5

(26) Tyler Eischens, 174 pounds | 1-2

Opponent Result
dec. (7) Ethan Smith (Ohio State) 13-12
lost to (10) Clay Lautt (North Carolina) 13-4
lost to (8) Michael O'Malley (Drexel) F2:46