Dec. 30, 2011
EVANSTON, Ill. - Led by junior Ryan Mango, the Stanford wrestling team finished 25th with 20.5 team points at the 49th annual Midlands Championships, Friday, at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill.
Wrestling at 133 pounds, Mango placed sixth with a 4-3 record in the tournament. The St. Louis, Mo., native registered two wins on the first day of action. He began Friday with a 5-3 decision over No. 12 Jordan Keller of Oklahoma. He then posted a fall over ninth-ranked Steven Keith of Harvard in 3:53. It was the fourth fall of the season for the junior.
Up next, Stanford plays host to Pac-12 foe Boise State on Thursday, Jan. 5 before welcoming American on Sunday, Jan. 8. Both duals will be held Burnham Pavilion.
Stanford's Tournament Results:
Evan Silver (2-2): lost to #19 Jared Germaine (Eastern Michigan) 7-5; fall Jenkins Monzey (Maryland) 7:00; dec. Kory Mines (Edinboro) 5-3; lost to Aaron Pickrel (South Dakota State) 5-3.
#10 Ryan Mango (4-3 - sixth place): fall Joe Waltko (Clarion) 3:27; dec. Geoffrey Alexander (Maryland) 5-2; lost to #4 Devin Carter (Virginia Tech) 11-5; dec. #12 Jordan Keller (Oklahoma) 5-3; fall #9 Steven Keith (Harvard) 3:53; lost to #7 BJ Futrell (Illinois) 8-3; lost to #8 AJ Schopp (Edinboro) 7-6.
Alex Manley (0-2): lost to Seth Schaner (Eastern Michigan) 8-1; lost to Dalton Kelley (CSU Bakersfield) 5-0.
Josh Lauderdale (0-2): lost to Mark Erickson (North Dakota State) 8-0; lost to Brody Grothus (Iowa) 8-2.
Garrett Schaner (0-2): lost to #12 Kyle John (Maryland) fall 3:45; dec. Shawn Perry (Wisconsin) 9-6; lost to Casey Fuller (Edinboro) 7-6.
(2-2): lost to Pierce Harger (Northwestern) 11-1; dec. Matt Mougin (Northern Illinois) 6-2; dec. Kyler Hasson
(Stanford) 4-2; lost to Lorenzo Thomas (Penn) fall 0:56.
Kyler Hasson (0-2): lost to #4 Andrew Sorenson (Iowa State) fall 4:45; lost to Bret Baumbach (Stanford) 4-2.
Spence Patrick (1-2): lost to #6 Ryan Loder (Northern Iowa) fall 5:57; dec. Tyler Christensen (Iowa State) 2-1; lost to Joe Rau (Elmhurst) 8-0.
Michael Sojka (1-2): lost to Joe McMullan (Bucknell) 12-2; dec. Joe Johnson (Northern Iowa) 3-0; lost to Marty Smith (Illinois) 11-3.
Alan Yen (1-2): lost to Jackson Hein (Wisconsin) 7-2; dec. Davion Willis (UW Park) 8-6; lost to Alex Thomas (Clarion) fall 2:17.
Dan Scherer (2-2): maj. dec. Tyler Lyster (Bucknell) 10-0; dec. Ryan Gray (Maryland) 5-0; lost to #9 Bobby Telford (Iowa) 5-2; lost to Jared Torrence (Northern Illinois) 3-1.