STANFORD, Calif. - The Stanford wrestling program and fifth-year head coach Jason Borrellihave announced its schedule for the upcoming 2012-13 season. Stanford will wrestle in 22 duals and compete in some of the nation's most competitive collegiate tournaments.
Stanford begins the season on Nov. 3 at the Menlo Duals, where it will face Simpson, Menlo College and Cal Baptist. The Cardinal's home opener will be Friday, Nov. 9 as it welcomes Northwestern to The Farm. Stanford will also host Big Ten foe Michigan on Sunday, Nov. 18. Stanford closes out the month against South Dakota State and Missouri in Columbia, Mo., on Saturday, Nov. 24.
The Cardinal will compete in two tournaments during the month of December. First up is the Reno Tournament of Champions on Dec. 16. Stanford will also compete in the prestigious Midlands tournament in Evanston, Ill., held Dec. 29-30.
The Cardinal opens the New Year with the Stanford Duals on Jan. 6. The Cardinal will host Arizona State for a Pac-12 dual, and take on Penn and Rutgers.
Stanford then heads to the East Coast to take on Brown, Maryland and Harvard in College Park, Md., on Jan. 12. The Cardinal will square off with American on Jan. 13 in Washington, D.C. After returning to The Farm, Stanford will host Air Force and Cal Poly and travel to Corvallis, Ore., for a Pac-12 dual against Oregon State.
The Cardinal will close out the regular season with duals against Utah Valley, Boise State and CSU Bakersfield on the road. Stanford's final home duals are against San Francisco State on Feb. 8 and Central Michigan on Feb. 16.
The Pac-12 Championships are scheduled to take place in Tempe, Ariz., on March 2 and will be televised by the Pac-12 Networks. The NCAA Championships will be held Mar. 21-23 in Des Moines, Iowa.
All dates and times are subject to change.