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Sophomore Evan Silver won his first Roadrunner Open title.
Three Capture Titles
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 11/17/2013

FRESNO, Calif. – Stanford wrestling crowned three champions at the Roadrunner Open, Sunday, hosted by CSU Bakersfield in Fresno, Calif. Redshirt senior Ryan Mango and redshirt freshman Jim Wilson are repeat champions, while sophomore Evan Silver nabs his first title at the tournament.

In total, Stanford had 21 wrestlers in the tournament either representing the Cardinal or wrestling unattached. Including the three title winners, 14 Cardinal placed in the top-5 of their respective brackets. As a team, Stanford’s unattached wrestlers finished second behind Maryland (81.0 points) with 65.0 total points. Stanford’s official squad finished seventh with 22.0 total points.

Mango, ranked No. 3 nationally at 133 pounds, finished 4-0 to defend his title. The St. Louis, Mo., native registered a fall, a major decision and two decisions to remain undefeated on the season.

Wilson went 5-0 in the 165-pound bracket to claim his second Roadrunner Open title in as many years. He picked up a fall, a technical fall, a major decision and two decisions to also stay undefeated on the year.

Silver collected a fall, a major decision and three decisions to capture his first Roadrunner Open championship at 125 pounds.

Stanford’s other placewinners were senior Bret Baumbach (2nd – 157 pounds), redshirt freshman Zach Nevills (2nd – 174 pounds), sophomore Thomas Kimbrell (3rd – 184 pounds), true freshman Nathan Butler (3rd – 285 pounds), true freshman Tommy Pawelski (4th – 125 pounds), redshirt freshman Maxwell Hvolbek (4th – 149 pounds), redshirt freshman Peter Galli (4th – 157 pounds), senior Kyle Meyer (5th – 174 pounds), sophomore Michael Sojka (5th – 184 pounds), senior Alan Yen (5th – 197 pounds) and redshirt freshman Josh Marchok (5th – 285 pounds).

Stanford hits the road next weekend, travelling to the Midwest to take on No. 14 Michigan and Eastern Michigan on Sunday, Nov. 24. The Cardinal wraps-up the road trip at Central Michigan on Monday, Nov. 25.

Stanford’s Tournament Results:

125 pounds

No. 19 Evan Silver (5-0, 1st, unattached): fall Tommy Espinoza (Cal Poly), 1:00; maj. dec. Taylor French (Navy), 15-3; dec. Vito Pasone (Appalachian State), 9-4; dec. Britain Longmire (Cal Poly), 3-0; dec. No. 13 Dominic Parisi (Appalachian State), 3-1.

Tommy Pawelski (4-2, 4th, unattached): fall Edgar Paez (Menlo College), 4:56; maj. dec. Gilbert Martinez (Embry-Riddle), 12-2; dec. Jordan Gurrola (SFSU), 4-3; lost to No. 13 Dominic Parisi (Appalachian State), 5-0; dec. Paul O’Neill (Maryland), 5-3 (OT); lost to Billy Rappo (Maryland), 4-2.

Eric Cramer (0-2): lost to Gilbert Martinez (Embry-Riddle), 1-0; lost to Edgar Paez (Menlo College), 3-1.

133 pounds

No. 3 Ryan Mango (4-0, 1st, unattached): fall Craig Seidenglanz (Cal Baptist), 3:34; maj. dec. Isaiah Hurtado (SFSU), 20-9; dec. Colton Rasche (Navy), 7-2; dec. Jose Mendoza (CSU Bakersfield), 7-6.

149 pounds

Max Hvolbek (3-2, 4th): maj. dec. Dalton Kelley (CSU Bakersfield), 11-3; dec. Michael Hamel (Grand Canyon), 10-3; maj. dec. Colin Merkley (Embry-Riddle), 9-1; lost to Blake Kastl (Cal Poly), 8-6; dec. Kyle Chene (Cal Poly), 7-5; lost to Frank Goodwin (Maryland), 5-4.

157 pounds

No. 17 Bret Baumbach (4-1, 2nd, unattached): tech. fall Hunter Hodges (CSU Bakersfield), 16-0; fall Austin Braddock (Fresno CC), 1:07; fall David Rios (Menlo College), 2:02; maj. dec. Zack Johnson (Navy), 11-2; lost to Max Schneider (Cal Poly), 16-6.

Peter Galli (5-2, 4th, unattached): fall Taylor Damico (unattached), 2:02; dec. Luke McDonald (Cal Poly), 6-0; lost to Ben Dorsay (Maryland), 5-2; dec. Spencer Hill (CSU Bakersfield), 5-3; dec. Garrett Schaner (Stanford-una), 4-2; dec. Zack Johnson (Navy), 9-3; lost to Ben Dorsay (Maryland), 10-4.

Garrett Schaner (2-2, unattached): dec. Chayse Jackson (Grand Canyon), 9-4; lost to Max Schneider (Cal Poly), fall 1:07; fall Tavis Ino (SFSU), 4:11; lost to Peter Galli (Stanford-una), 4-2.

165 pounds

Jim Wilson (5-0, 1st, unattached): fall Joe Applegate (Cal Poly), 3:48; tech. fall Jesus Ambriz (CSU Bakersfield), 16-0; maj. dec. Gavin Ludwig (Grand Canyon), 20-8; dec. Justin Lozano (unattached), 5-3 (SV); dec. Adam Fierro (CSU Bakersfield), 5-3.

Jesus Loza (0-2): lost to Charlie Guittari (Menlo College), 18-0; lost to AJ Simon (SFSU), fall 1:56.

174 pounds

Zach Nevills (4-1, 2nd, unattached): dec. Jon Costa (SFSU), 5-2; dec. Lukas Basham (West Hills), 5-0; won by medical forfeit over Anthony Gardner (Maryland); won by medical forfeit over Dominic Kastl (Cal Poly); lost to No. 16 Matt Miller (Navy), 6-2.

Kyle Meyer (4-2, 5th, unattached): lost to No. 8 Bryce Hammond (CSU Bakersfield), 7-2; maj. dec. Brett Przekop (Embry-Riddle), 15-2; won by medical forfeit over Anthony Gardner (Maryland); dec. Dylan Morris (Stanford-una), 7-0; lost to No. 8 Bryce Hammond (CSU Bakersfield), 4-1; won by medical forfeit over Dominic Kastl (Cal Poly).

Dylan Morris (2-2, unattached): dec. Johnny Watson (Navy), 4-0; lost to Dominic Kastl (Cal Poly), 16-8; fall Jon Costa (SFSU), 3:54; lost to Kyle Meyer (Stanford-una), 7-0.

Keaton Subjeck (2-2, unattached): maj. dec. Nick Troquato (Cal Poly), 10-2; fall Amir Bakhshi (unattached), 2:19; lost to No. 16 Matt Miller (Navy), 4-0; lost to Colin Hedash (Appalachian State), 5-3 (OT).

184 pounds

Thomas Kimbrell (4-1, 3rd): tech. fall Tannaer Payne (Fresno CC), 17-2; dec. Austin Guan (Grand Canyon), 7-3; lost to James Mannier (Navy), 2-1; dec. William Miller (Navy), 7-5 (SV); dec. Sean Dougherty (Cal Poly), 6-3.

Michael Sojka (4-2, 5th): tech. fall Preston Hill (Fresno CC), 19-3; dec. Paul Head (unattached), 2-0; dec. Nick Vetell (Appalachian State), 4-0; lost to No. 3 Jimmy Sheptock (Maryland), 20-5; lost to Sean Dougherty (Cal Poly), 11-2; dec. William Miller (Navy), 3-1 (SV).

Garet Krohn (4-2, unattached): dec. William Miller (Navy), 12-8; lost to No. 3 Jimmy Sheptock (Maryland), 15-2; tech. fall Joshua Newman (unattached), 18-1; dec. Michael Holwell (Grand Canyon), 11-6; dec. Austin Guan (Grand Canyon), 6-4; lost to Sean Dougherty (Cal Poly), 7-3.

Ryan Davies (1-2, unattached): fall Joshua Newman (unattached), 4:19; lost to James Mannier (Navy), 5-3; lost to William Miller (Navy), 8-1.

197 pounds

Alan Yen (2-2, 5th): dec. Alexander Encarnacion (CSU Bakersfield), 8-7; lost to No. Christian Boley (Maryland), 14-4; lost to Matt Williams (CSU Bakersfield), 9-3; won by forfeit over Elder Cruz (unattached).

285 pounds

Nathan Butler (6-1, 3rd, unattached): lost to Sam Cervantes (CSU Bakersfield), 3-2; fall Nate Zobott (Grand Canyon), 4:35; fall Narciso Juarez (Fresno CC), 5:14; dec. Brendan Kahle (Navy), 5-0; dec. Raymond Grandy (unattached), 6-4 (SV); maj. dec. Denzel Dejournette (Appalachian State), 16-4; dec. Sam Cervantes (CSU Bakersfield), 5-4.

Josh Marchok (3-2, 5th, unattached): fall Sam Alnassir (SFSU), 4:17; dec. Raymond Grandy (unattached), 3-1 (OT); lost to No. 7 Spencer Myers (Maryland), 3-1; lost to Sam Cervantes (CSU Bakersfield), fall 6:59; fall Denzel Dejournette (Appalachian State), 4:33.



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