CSU Bakersfield Splits A Pair of Duals At Stanford
PALO ALTO, Calif.--CSU Bakersfield split a pair of wrestling duals Sunday afternoon at Stanford. The Roadrunners defeated Menlo College 35-6 in the opener. The Oaks are ranked 14th in the preseason NAIA Top 25 poll.
Winning for CSUB were Tyler Iwamura (R-Jr., 125, San Diego, Calif., Santa Fe Christian HS), Jose Mendoza (R-So., 133, Selma, Calif., Selma HS), Dalton Kelley (R-So., 141, Alamosa, Calif., Alamosa HS), Erik Martinez (R-Jr., 149, San Jose, Calif., Bellarmine Prep), Anthony Box (R-Sr., 157, Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS), Adam Fierro (Fr., 165, Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield HS), Brady Garner (R-Sr., 174, Preston, Idaho, Portland State), Reuben Franklin (Fr., 184, Murrieta, Calif., Vista Murrieta HS), and AC Brown (Fr., 197, Oakdale, Calif., Oakdale HS).
CSU Bakersfield dropped a 28-9 decision to the host Cardinal in the nightcap. Stanford is ranked 13th in Division I. Picking up victories for the Roadrunners were Iwamura (125), Kelley (141), and Fierro (165).
“I thought we wrestled well throughout the day,” said CSUB head coach Mike Mendoza. “We had good effort all the way around. We have several true freshmen in our lineup and they are working on adjusting to the collegiate level. As we move forward, we are focusing on what we can do to improve each time out.”
The Roadrunners return home Friday night when CSUB hosts No. 23 Cal Poly in a 7 p.m. Pac 12 dual.
CSUB 35, Menlo 6
125- Iwamura (CSUB) def. Garcia, 9-3
133- Mendoza (CSUB) won by tech. fall over Johnson, 16-1
141- Kelley (CSUB) def. Valea 13-6
149- Martinez (CSUB) def. Franks 9-5
157- Box (CSUB) def. Rios 13-5
165- Fierro (CSUB) def. Gonzalez 10-1
174- Garner (CSUB) def. Chuckeum 5-0
184- Franklin (CSUB) def. Soto 7-1
197- Brown (CSUB) pinned Yure @ 2:08
285- Ramiro (MC) won by fall over Hurtado @:52
Stanford 28, CSUB 9
125- Iwamura (CSUB) def. Sencenbaugh 8-3
133- Mango (Stanford) def. Mendoza, 19-9
141- Kelley (CSUB) def. Haplin 4-2
149- Boone (Stanford) def. Martinez, 11-3
157- Schafer (Stanford) def., 6-1
165- Fierro (CSUB) def. Schneider 6-1
174- Amuchastegui (Stanford) def. Garner, 10-1
184- Patrick (Stanford) def. Franklin, 8-3
197- Yen (Stanford) won by inj. def. over Brown
285- Scherer (Stanford) def. Wood, 10-3