SAN FRANCISCO – Stanford wrestling produced six champions at the SFSU Open, Sunday, hosted by San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Calif. True freshman Nathan Butler was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Wrestler.
Butler, a native of Leavenworth, Kan., posted a 3-0 record and upset the No. 1 and No. 2-seeded wrestlers in the 285 pound bracket. He began with a 5-2 decision over No. 2-seed Scott Brasil of Menlo College. After a 3-0 decision over Raymond Grandy, Butler knocked off the top-seeded heavyweight, Austin Lobsinger of Simpson University, 9-3.
Stanford also produced champions at 125 pounds (Tommy Pawelski), 133 pounds (Connor Schram), 149 pounds (Max Hvolbek), 174 pounds (Keaton Subjeck) and 197 pounds (Garet Krohn). The Cardinal also had two third-place finishes in Dylan Morris at 174 pounds and Thomas Kimbrell at 184 pounds.
Hvolbek is a redshirt freshman out of West Hills, Calif., while Pawelski, Schram, Subjeck and Krohn are all true freshmen.
The Cardinal opened the 2013-14 season on Saturday with dual wins over Cal Baptist (29-12) and Menlo College (37-6). Up next, Stanford will travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., to face Air Force on Sunday, Nov. 10 at Noon PT.
Stanford’s Tournament Results:
Tommy Pawelski (5-0 – 1st): fall Kyle Anderson (CSUB), 2:02; dec. George Sakkas (Cuesta), 7-2; dec. Joey Vigil (Sierra), 6-1; dec. Sergio Mendez (CSUB), 8-1; dec. Jordan Gurrola (SFSU), 4-2.
Eric Cramer (0-2): lost to Matthew Correa (CSUB), 11-3; lost to Gabe Balderas (SFSU), 9-3.
Connor Schram (5-0 – 1st): maj. dec. Everett Pratt (CSUB), 16-5; maj. dec. Michael Clemmensen (Cuesta), 14-4; maj. dec. Anthony Figueroa (SFSU), 12-4; dec. CJ Palmer (Clakamas CC), 6-4 (OT); dec. A.J. Valles (Simpson), 3-1.
Max Hvolbek (5-0 -1st): maj. dec. John Castellini (Simpson), 15-2; dec. AJ Fierro (CSUB), 10-4; won by injury default Kenny Martin (Clakamas CC); dec. Zachary Contreras (SFSU), 9-7; dec. Alex Abono (SFSU), 5-0.
Donovan Halpin (3-2): maj. dec. Monet Goldman (Skyline), 13-1; dec. Coleman Hammond (CSUB), 7-5; fall Josh Cortes (Cuesta), 3:33; lost to Alex Abono (SFSU), 9-0; lost to Jason Ladd (Menlo), 5-3.
Garrett Schaner (2-2): fall Angelo Goumenidis (Skyline), 3:25; dec. Nikko Veltri (Clakamas CC), 5-0; lost to Hunter Hodges (unattached), 7-3; lost to Eleazar DeLuca (Clakamas CC), 5-2.
Jesus Loza (0-2): lost to Clay Texeira (unattached), 7-2; lost to Micah Lopez (unattached), 20-3.
Keaton Subjeck (4-0 – 1st): fall Dillon Harroun (BC), 1:45; dec. Dustin Harris (Clakamas CC), 8-3; dec. Nick Troquato (unattached), 6-1; tech. fall Jovan Villalobos (Cuesta), 16-0.
Dylan Morris (3-1 – 3rd): dec. Jon Costa (SFSU), 11-7; lost to Jovan Villalobos (Cuesta), 7-6; fall Calvin Nicholls (unattached), 0:45; dec. Nick Troquato (unattached), 5-3.
Thomas Kimbrell (4-1 – 3rd): fall Avery Buechner (Simpson), 2:55; fall Brad Beaudette (unattached), 2:05; lost to Jairo Chavez (Sierra), 5-4; dec. Ryan Davies (Stanford), 6-3; maj. dec. Sean Pollock (CSUB), 14-5.
Ryan Davies (3-2): maj. dec. Paul Head (unattached), 10-2; lost to Jake Waste (unattached), 3-1; dec. John Morin (Clakamas CC), 3-0; dec. Michael Sojka (Stanford), 2-1 (OT); lost to Thomas Kimbrell (Stanford), 6-3.
Garet Krohn (3-0 – 1st): fall Geoff Merker (Cuesta), 1:49; dec. Ihoughama Odighizuwa (Clakamas CC), 5-2; dec. Dustin Johnson (Clakamas CC), 6-1.
Nathan Butler (3-0 – 1st): dec. Scott Brasil (Menlo), 5-2; dec. Raymond Grandy (unattached), 3-0; dec. Austin Lobsinger (Simpson), 9-3.