Seven of Cal Poly’s intercollegiate athletics teams have been recognized by the NCAA for academic excellence after scoring in the top 10 percent of their sports in the most recent Academic Progress Rates.
Junior 197-pounder Tom Lane, who qualified for the NCAA Division I National Championships for the second straight year and won a pair of matches, has been named Cal Poly’s Most Outstanding Wrestler for the 2018-19 season.
Tom Lane’s second run in the NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships has come to an end. Lane, who earned a pair of upset victories Thursday, dropped 4-3 and 8-5 decisions Friday and was eliminated from the three-day tournament inside PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Penn.4-3 to fourth-seeded Patrick Brucki of Princeton.
Freshman Benny Martinez earned his first fall as a Mustang, but Fresno State won the remaining nine bouts, two via fall, en route to a 41-6 victory over Cal Poly in a dual wrestling meet Saturday night in the Recreation Center.
Cal Poly continues its season-opening stretch of seven consecutive home dual meets Saturday afternoon with a Pac-12 Conference matchup against Oregon State. First bout inside Mott Athletics Center begins at 1 p.m.
Tom Lane and Ty Schilling won by major decision while Yoshito Funakoshi and Nathan Tausch earned decisions, but Northern Colorado scored falls in the first two bouts and pulled away for a 28-13 victory in a non-conference dual wrestling meet Friday night inside Mott Athletics Center.
Cal Poly built early 4-0 and 7-3 advantages and was within three points with three bouts remaining, but CSU Bakersfield won all three matches down the stretch for a 24-11 victory in a Pac-12 dual meet Friday night inside Mott Athletics Center.
Hosting its first seven dual meets of the 2018-19 season, the Cal Poly wrestling team’s third dual is a Pac-12 Conference matchup with CSU Bakersfield on Friday night inside Mott Athletics Center. First bout begins at 7 p.m.
Needing one victory to medal in the 56th annual Midlands Championships, Cal Poly 197-pounder Tom Lane, seeded eighth, upset No. 5 seed Andrew Davison of Michigan in the wrestle back quarterfinals Sunday morning.
After a layoff of more than two weeks due to Fall Quarter finals, the Cal Poly wrestling team returns to action Monday night with a non-conference dual meet against No. 24 Northwestern of the Big Ten Conference.