Jan. 19, 2013
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Stanford wrestlers Bret Baumbach and Evan Silver picked up wins for the Cardinal, despite the team falling 32-6 to ninth-ranked Oregon State, Saturday, in Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. The Cardinal drops to 4-12 overall and 0-2 in the Pac-12, while the Beavers move to 5-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
The dual started at 125 pounds, where Silver put the Cardinal on top 3-0. After no score in the first period, Silver took a 1-0 lead over Oregon State's Joey Palmer in the second. The redshirt freshman tallied four more points in the third to seal the 5-2 decision.
The win gave Silver his 20th of the season, leading all Stanford wrestlers. He is also 12-4 in duals this season, totaling 44 team points.
The Beavers, boasting five ranked wrestlers, won eight of the 10 bouts Saturday. The Cardinal forfeited at 141 pounds.
Baumbach posted a 10-5 decision against Alex Elder at 165 pounds to capture his sixth straight win of the year. He recorded an early takedown and two back points in the first for a 4-0 advantage. He led 8-1 early in the third period and held on for the victory. He is now 17-8 overall and 12-4 in duals.
Stanford continues Pac-12 competition next weekend as it plays host to Cal Poly on Sunday, Jan. 27. The Cardinal and Mustangs are set to meet at 2 p.m. PT in Burnham Pavilion.
Oregon State 32, Stanford 6
125: Evan Silver (S) dec. Joey Palmer (O), 5-2
133: Drew Van Anrooy (O) dec. Peter Russo (S), 7-1
141: #4 Mike Mangrum won by forfeit
149: #8 Scott Sakaguchi (O) fall Colton Dempsey (S), 4:46
157: #10 RJ Pena (O) maj. dec. Kyle Meyer (S), 15-5
165: Bret Baumbach (S) dec. Alex Elder (O), 10-5
174: Austin Morehead (O) dec. Thomas Kimbrell (S), 9-4
184: Brian Engdahl (O) dec. Alan Yen (S), 12-8
197: #8 Taylor Meeks (O) maj. dec. Michael Sojka (S), 17-3
HWT: #4 Chad Hanke (O) dec. Dan Scherer (S), 6-3