14 California Grapplers Still Alive at NCAA Division I Nationals

Cleveland, OHIO – A total of 14 wrestlers from the golden state are still alive in the premier collegiate tournament in the country. Isaiah Martinez (Illinois) is on the hunt to claim his third NCAA Championship after having done so in 2015 and 2016 at 157-pounds. Zahid Valencia (Arizona State) will make his second appearance in the quarterfinal round and attempt to claim his first NCAA title that eluded him last year. Freshman sensation, Evan Wick (Wisconsin) dreams of claiming a national title of his own remained alive as he defeated 2017 All-American Logan Massa (Michigan) 9-6 in the second round at 165-pounds.

Cal State Bakersfield is currently in 18th place with 8 ½ points and has three wrestlers still alive in the consolation round. Stanford is in 25th place with 7 points, while Cal Poly and Fresno State are tied in 61st place ½ points. Tomorrow’s action is set to kick-off tomorrow morning at 8 AM Pacific Time.

125 – Sergio Mendez (CS Bakersfield)
133 – Sean Nickell (CS Bakersfield)
149 – Khristian Olivas (Fresno State)
157 – Paul Fox (Stanford)
165 – Isaiah Martinez (Illinois)
165 – Jon Jay Chavez (Cornell)
165 – Evan Wick (Wisconsin)
165 – Anthony Valencia (Arizona State)
174 – Zahid Valencia (Arizona State)
174 – Keaton Subjeck (Stanford)
197 – Daniel Chaid (North Carolina)
197 – Matt Williams (CS Bakersfield)
285 – Nick Nevills (Penn State)
285 – Jeramy Sweany (Cornell)