US Olympic Wrestling Trials

US Olympic Wrestling Trials

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IOWA CITY, IA - APRIL 21: Chas Betts (red) wrestles Peter Hicks (blue) in the 84 kg Grecco-Roman weight class during the challenge tournament for the finals of the US Wrestling Olympic Trials at Carver Hawkeye Arena on April 21, 2012 in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on April 23, 2012 at 9:47 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 23 at 10:11 AM

Men
Freestyle
55 kg/121 pounds
Championship

  •    Nick Simmons, Corvallis, Ore. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Sam Hazewinkel, Norman, Okla. (Sunkist Kids), 3-0, 0-5, 5-4.
  •    Sam Hazewinkel, Norman, Okla. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Nick Simmons, Corvallis, Ore. (Sunkist Kids), 0-1, 1-0, 2-0.
  •    Sam Hazewinkel, Norman, Okla. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Nick Simmons, Corvallis, Ore. (Sunkist Kids), 0-1, 4-0, 3-0.
  •    Hazewinkel win series, 2 matches to 1, to make 2102 U.S. Olympic Team

Semifinals

  •    Nick Simmons, Corvallis, Ore. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Henry Cejudo, Colorado Springs (Unattached), 3-0, 5-9, 5-2.
  •    Sam Hazewinkel, Norman, Okla. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Mark McKnight, State College, Pa. (Nittany Lion WC), 1-0, 1-0.

Third

  •    Obe Blanc, Stillwater, Okla. (Gator Wrestling Club) dec. Ben Kjar, Orem, Utah (Kingdom Klub), 0-3, 1-0, 1-0.

66 kg/145.5 pounds
Championship

  •    Jared Frayer, Norman, Okla. (Gator Wrestling Club) dec. Brent Metcalf, Iowa City, Iowa (NYAC), 5-1, 1-4, 6-0.
  •    Jared Frayer, Norman, Okla. (Gator Wrestling Club) dec. Brent Metcalf, Iowa City, Iowa (NYAC), 2-1, 0-1, 2-2.
  •    Frayer win series, 2 matches to 0, to make 2102 U.S. Olympic Team

Semifinals

  •    Jared Frayer, Norman, Okla. (Gator Wrestling Club) dec. Teyon Ware, State College, Pa. (Nittany Lion WC), 3-1, 4-2.
  •    Brent Metcalf, Iowa City (NYAC) dec. Josh Churella, Ann Arbor, Mich. (NYAC), 1-0, 0-3, 1-0.

Third

  •    Josh Churella, Ann Arbor, Mich. (NYAC) dec. Chase Pami, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids), 3-0, 1-5, 2-0.

84 kg/185 pounds
Championship

  •    Travis Paulson, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids) dec. Jake Herbert, Ann Arbor, Mich. (NYAC), 0-1, 2-1, 1-1.
  •    Jake Herbert, Ann Arbor, Mich. (NYAC) dec. Travis Paulson, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids), 4-2, 3-2.
  •    Jake Herbert, Ann Arbor, Mich. (NYAC) dec. Travis Paulson, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids), 3-0, 2-1.
  •    Herbert wins series, 2 matches to 1, to make 2012 U.S. Olympic Team.

Semifinals

  •    Jake Herbert, Ann Arbor, Mich. (NYAC) dec. Phil Keddy, Iowa City (Hawkeye WC), 1-0, 1-0.
  •    Travis Paulson, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids) dec. Keith Gavin, Bethlehem, Pa. (Lehigh Valley AV), 1-0, 2-0.

Third

  •    Keith Gavin, Bethlehem, Pa. (Lehigh Valley AC) dec. Raymond Jordan, Lincoln, Neb. (Sunkist Kids), 1-0, 1-0.

120 kg/264.5 pounds
Championship

  •    Tervel Dlagnev, Columbus, Ohio (Sunkist Kids) dec. Les Sigman, State College, Pa. (Nittany Lion WC), 3-0, 4-0.
  •    Tervel Dlagnev, Columbus, Ohio (Sunkist Kids) dec. Les Sigman, State College, Pa. (Nittany Lion WC), 1-0, 2-0.
  •    Dlagnev wins series, 2 matches to 0, to make 2012 U.S. Olympic Team.

Semifinals

  •    Tervel Dlagnev, Columbus, Ohio (Sunkist Kids) dec. Jarod Trice, Highland Park, Mich. (Gator Wrestling Club), 1-0, 2-0.
  •    Les Sigman, State College, Pa. (Nittany Lion WC) dec. Steve Mocco, Bethlehem, Pa. (New York AC), 3-0, 1-2, 1-0.

Third

  •    Steve Mocco, Bethlehem, Pa. (New York AC) dec. Jarod Trice, Highland Park, Mich. (Gator Wrestling Club), 1-0, 3-0.

Greco-Roman
60 kg/132 pounds
Championship

  •    Ellis Coleman, Colorado Springs (NYAC) dec. Joe Betterman, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids), 1-0, 2-0.
  •    Ellis Coleman, Colorado Springs (NYAC) dec. Joe Betterman, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids), 0-2, 5-0, 1-0.
  •    Coleman wins series, 2 matches to 0, to make 2012 U.S. Olympic Team

Semifinals

  •    Joe Betterman, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Joe Warren, Monument, Colo. (NYAC), 3-0, 7-0.
  •    Ellis Coleman, Colorado Springs (NYAC) dec. Jeremiah Davis, Colorado Springs (Army), 2-0, 2-0.

Third

  •    Jeremiah Davis, Colorado Springs (Army) dec. Jesse Thielke, Germantown, Wis. (Sunkist Kids), 1-0, 2-0.

74 kg/163 pounds
Championship

  •    Ben Provisor, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Aaron Sieracki, Colorado Springs (Army), 1-0, 0-1, 1-0.
  •    Aaron Sieracki, Colorado Springs (Army) dec. Ben Provisor, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids), 1-0, 0-1, 2-0.
  •    Ben Provisor, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Aaron Sieracki, Colorado Springs (Army), 2-0, 1-0.
  •    Provisor wins series, 2 matches to 1, to make 2012 U.S. Olympic Team

Semifinals

  •    Aaron Sieracki, Colorado Springs (Army) dec. Jake Fisher, Colorado Springs (NYAC), 0-1, 1-0, 3-0.
  •    Ben Provisor, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. John Anderson, Colorado Springs (Army), 1-0, 1-0.

Third

  •    John Anderson, Colorado Springs (Army) pin Jake Fisher, Colorado Springs (NYAC), 1:54.

96 kg/211.5 pounds
Championship

  •    RC Johnson, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Pete Gounaridis, Leominster, Mass. (Sunkist Kids), 1-0, 0-1, 1-0
  •    RC Johnson, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Pete Gounaridis, Leominster, Mass. (Sunkist Kids), 0-1, 1-0, 1-0
  •    Johnson wins series, 2 matches to 0, to win U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
  •    This weight class is not yet qualified for the Olympic Games for the United States, so an Olympic berth is not yet determined.

Semifinals

  •    RC Johnson, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Daren Burns, Greensboro, N.C. (Y.E.S. Wrestling), Dec 1-3, 1-0, 2-0.
  •    Pete Gounaridis, Leominster, Mass. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Marcus Finau, Ewa Beach, Hawaii (NYAC), 1-0, 2-0.

Third

  •    Rob Smith, Colorado Springs (NYAC) dec. Moises Hernandez, Camp LeJeune, N.C. (U.S. Marines), 0-1, 1-0, 1-0.

Women's Freestyle
48 kg/105.5 pounds
Championship

  •    Clarissa Chun, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Alyssa Lampe, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids), 0-2, 1-0, 3-1
  •    Alyssa Lampe, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Clarissa Chun, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids), 0-7, 2-2, 5-2
  •    Clarissa Chun, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Alyssa Lampe, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids), 2-0, 2-2, 4-1
  •    Chun wins series, 2 matches to 1, to make 2012 U.S. Olympic Team.

First

  •    Alyssa Lampe, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Victoria Anthony, Huntington Beach, Calif. (NYAC), 0-3, 1-1, 5-2.

Third

  •    Whitney Conder, Colorado Springs (Gator Wrestling Club) dec. Jessica Medina, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids), 3-0, 3-0.

63 kg/138.75 pounds
Championship

  •    Elena Pirozhkova, Colorado Springs (Gator Wrestling Club) dec. Adeline Gray, Colorado Springs (NYAC), 1-0, 4-0
  •    Elena Pirozhkova, Colorado Springs (Gator Wrestling Club) dec. Adeline Gray, Colorado Springs, (NYAC), 1-0, 3-1
  •    Pirozhkova wins series, 2 matches to 0, to make 2012 U.S. Olympic Team

First

  •    Adeline Gray, Colorado Springs (NYAC) dec. Jennifer Page, Orangevale, Calif. (OCU/Gator), 1-0, 2-0.

Third

  •    Erin Clodgo, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids) dec. Leigh Jaynes, Colorado Springs (NYAC), 6-2, 2-0

TRUE THIRD MATCHES


   The winner of this match earns the No. 3 position on the U.S. National Team for 2012-2013.


Women's freestyle
48 kg/105.5 pounds

  •    Victoria Anthony, Huntington Beach, Calif. (NYAC) dec. Whitney Conder, Colorado Springs (Gator Wrestling Club), 1-0, 4-1.

63 kg/138.75 pounds

  •    Jennifer Page, Orangevale, Calif. (OCU/Gator) dec. Erin Clodgo, Colorado Springs (Sunkist Kids), 0-1, 1-1, 2-0.

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