This Sunday the Stanford wrestling team heads to San Luis Obispo to take on a Pac-12 foe, the Cal Poly Mustangs.
One thing is certain: the Stanford wrestling team is ready to go in 2012. The Cardinal wrestled against No. 9 American (4-4) at Burnham Pavilion on Sunday, losing an incredibly close and hard-fought match by a final score of 18-17. Despite the loss, No. 23 Stanford (5-5) did a lot of things well, and the team has shown resilience despite a rough stretch earlier this season
This past weekend the Cardinal wrestling team headed to Las Vegas for the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational. The tournament brought together some of the best teams in the country, and the Cardinal wrestlers couldn’t quite hang with the best, finishing in 25th place out of the 34 teams.
Coming off two impressive home wins against Cal State Bakersfield and Menlo College this past weekend, the Cardinal wrestling team will travel to Chattanooga, Tenn. this Sunday to take on the Central Michigan Chippewas, then do battle with the Mocs from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
The Stanford wrestling team had its first home matches of the season on Sunday against Cal State Bakersfield and Menlo College, with the Bakersfield meet marking the Cardinal’s first Pac-12 dual of the season. The Stanford wrestlers started off their home season strong, beating Bakersfield 28-9 and demolishing Menlo College 41-3
The 2011-12 Cardinal wrestling season got off to an exciting start last Friday with its annual Cardinal vs. White wrestle-offs at Burnham Pavilion. In the first official event of the season, the top two Stanford wrestlers in each weight class went head-to-head to compete for a spot in the starting lineup.