Last Saturday, the Stanford wrestling team defeated San Francisco State 28-11 on campus before falling 24-13 to CSU Bakersfield on the road the following day. Next up it faces the tough task of No. 12 Central Michigan at Senior Day this Saturday.
Despite suffering through last weekend’s tough road trip that included losses to Brown, No. 21 Maryland, Harvard and American, Stanford’s wrestling team is excited to be back at home to host No. 25 Air Force tonight and visit No. 9 Oregon State tomorrow night for a Pac-12 dual.
It was a difficult weekend for the Stanford wrestling team, which fell to Arizona State (30-7), Penn (27-6) and Rutgers (33-3) on Sunday at the… Continue Reading »
Mixed results turned the Stanford wrestling team’s trip to Columbia, Mo., this past Saturday into a bittersweet visit as the Cardinal fell to 4-3 on the young season. The Cardinal picked up one in each column, yet the win against South Dakota State early on in the day was overshadowed by the crushing defeat by No. 7 Missouri.
This weekend the Stanford wrestling team (8-6, 3-1 Pac-12) will wrestle in two duals, against the Utah Valley Wolverines at home on Friday at 6:30 p.m. and against the Arizona State Sun Devils in Tempe, Ariz., on Sunday at 11 a.m. The Cardinal will also wrestle in the California Collegiate Open on Saturday. But after this weekend’s heavy workload, the Cardinal will get a brief respite, as it will not wrestle again until the Pac-12 Championships on Feb. 26.
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
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.