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  1. My GUESS for Stanford

    125 - Jackson DiSario - Junior - 2X NCAA Q

    133 - Jason Miranda - Sophomore - 5th at 2021 PAC 12 tournament as a True FR

    141 - Real Woods - RS Sophomore - 2X NCAA Q

    149 - Jaden Abas - RS Sophomore - 7th Place at 2021 NCAA tournament as a RS FR  OR Fabian Santillan - RS Sophomore

    157 - Jaden Abas - RS Sophomore - 7th Place at 2021 NCAA tournament as a RS FR  OR Fabian Santillan - RS Sophomore

    165 - Shane Griffith - RS Junior - 2021 NCAA champion at 165 lbs - 2X NCAA Q

    174 - Tyler Eischens - RS Junior - 1X NCAA Q - 2nd at 2020 PAC 12 tournament at 157 lbs

    184 - Judah Duhm - RS Senior - 2nd Place at 2019 PAC 12 tournament at 184 lbs (hasn't competed for 2 years) OR Nick Addison - RS Sophomore

    197 - Nick Stemmet - Sophomore - 3rd Place at 2021 PAC 12 tournament as a True FR

    285 - Peter Ming - RS Freshman - 5-1 last season at 285 lbs as a True FR


  2. And the news about Nico was in this story which was written on August 31, 2021:


    From this article:  "he’ll head to Palo Alto to start classes in September, he will not be rostered on Stanford’s team until the fall of 2022."

  3. 4 hours ago, Hey Now said:

    Intermat has reported Jack Darrah (197 out of Missouri), formerly a Cornell commit, now committed to Stanford.  Would this be the first Stanford recruit of the Koll era?  And, consequently, the first Stanford recruit in over 18 months?

    This was reported 4 days ago on Willie's Mat Scout twitter feed:


    Scroll down a few pages till you get to his Sep 3, 2021 posts and you will see for yourself.



  4. I have to laugh at the constantly complaining types (above) who accuse ME of being a complainer.  That is rich.

    My thanks to the ONE person here (Calot) who responded in a reasonable manner and didn't use my post as an excuse LEAP off the deep end of the idiocy pool.  Never ceases to amaze me how posters on internet forums get themselves all riled up over the most trivial of things.   It's sad and pathetic to be honest.

  5. Rob Koll was named as the head coach for the (recently "saved") Stanford wrestling program.    And the only thing I've seen him do - to date - is hire two assistant coaches.  No word (that I've seen) about which 2021 Stanford wrestlers will be returning for 2022.   Sure would be nice if there were some leadership displayed by the newly appointed head coach.  Or even some clarification about what is going on - and what to expect to occur in the near future.

  6. 12 hours ago, PinFallRecruit said:

    They got a Top 3 guy in 2019... Nickerson has recruited very well the past few years.

    Agreed...........but that really wasn't the point of my first message here.  I simply was curious why he was not (apparently) recruited by ASU.  Especially considering the fact that 141 lbs is likely to be one of two weight classes that ASU will be less than strong at (IF a certain former Rutgers national champion doesn't end up at ASU this fall).

  7. Have to wonder why Arizona State (apparently) did not recruit him.  Seeing as he's from Phoenix, AZ.

    From N. Colorado's press release about their top 15 recruiting class :

    "Benji Alanis
    Alanis is the No. 25 overall recruit in the class of 2021, according to Mat Scouts, and ranks No. 4 nationally at 138 lbs. He comes to the Bears from Phoenix, Ariz., where he attended Valiant College Preparatory. Alanis has an impressive high school resume that includes being two-time FloNationals All-American, two-time NHSCA All-American, UWW Junior All-American, USAW Junior All-American, and Super 32 medalist. He projects at 141 or 149 lbs."

  8. 9 hours ago, TexRef said:

    Would this open the door for Zane Coleman? Or is there someone else?

    Doubtful IMO.   I would think Austin Clayton would be the starter at 174 for ASU if Munoz is gone.  If Munoz does, in fact, end up transferring then I think it's more likely that the following MIGHT be the ASU lineup for 2022:

    125 - Brandon Courtney

    133 - Michael McGee or Nick Suriano (If Suriano chooses ASU)

    141 - Michael McGee (If Suriano chooses ASU) or Peter Lipari or Julian Chlebove

    149 - Kyle Parco

    157 - Jesse Vasquez

    165 - Jacori Teemer

    174 - Anthony Valencia

    184 - Cade Belshay

    197 - Kordell Norfleet

    285 - Cohlton Schultz

  9. 2 hours ago, Housebuye said:

    I wonder why? He seems to fit the ASU lineup well and was progressing. I know he was pretty aggressively recruited by other schools. I think ISU maybe was high on his list?

    I wonder if maybe Anthony is moving up or something?

    this isn’t good for ASU, but not the end of the world for this season. It will sting down the road when Munoz AAs elsewhere, assuming he leaves 


    My question, IF this is true, is does this mean Cael Valencia will be utilized as a true freshman at 174 lbs?

  10. 11 minutes ago, Gantry said:

    I mean he's starting but ASU has some serious firepower coming back at 125 and 133.  They going to get an AA out of the lineup?   Maybe move McGee up to 141?  He started his career at 125 so not sure he has the size for that...

    WrestleStat has Kyle Parco, who finished in 6th place at 149 lbs at the 2021 NCAA tournament, listed at 141 lbs.   Frankly I don't see how WS came up with him moving back down to 141 lbs.  I sincerely doubt that will occur.  I'm with you on this.  I think McGee moves up to 141 lbs - with Suriano at 133 lbs - and Parco at 149 lbs.  But we are all just ASSUMING that Suriano is headed to ASU and at this point that has not been established as a fact.

    Could be quite the lineup for ASU next season IF that assumption turns out to be fact:

    125 lbs - Brandon Courtney - RS Senior - 2021 NCAA runner-up at 125 lbs

    133 lbs - Nick Suriano - RS Senior - 2019 NCAA champion at 133 lbs (for Rutgers)

    141 lbs - Michael McGee - RS Senior - 2021 NCAA 6th place at 133 lbs

    149 lbs - Jesse Vasquez - RS Freshman

    157 lbs - Jacori Teemer - RS Junior - 2021 NCAA 4th place at 157 lbs

    165 lbs - Anthony Valencia - RS Senior - 2021 NCAA 8th place at 165 lbs

    174 lbs - Trey Munoz - RS Sophomore - 2021 NCAA qualifier at 174 lbs

    184 lbs - Cade Belshay - RS Senior

    197 lbs - Kordell Norfleet - RS Senior - Three-time NCAA qualifier

    285 lbs - Cohlton Schultz - RS Sophomore - 2021 NCAA 4th place at 285 lbs

  11. The Stanford wrestlers who WERE on the 2021 wrestling team roster who are NOT listed on the recently updated roster for 2022 are the following:

    '133 lbs - Anthony Le - 2021 RS Senior

    157 lbs - Dominick Mandarino - 2021 Senior

    157 lbs - Requir van der Merwe - 2021 RS Senior

    174 lbs - Jared Hill - 2021 RS Senior

    285 lbs - Nathan Traxler - 2021 RS Senior


    Also, Shane Griffith is listed on the 2022 Stanford wrestling team roster at......................165 lbs.

    Jason Miranda is listed at 133 lbs

    Real Woods is listed at 141 lbs

    Jaden Abas is listed at 149 lbs

    Charlie Darracott and Gabe Dinette are the only two guys listed at 157 lbs

    Tyler Eischens is listed at 165 lbs

    Foster Karmon is the only guy listed at 174 lbs

    Haydn Maley is listed at 197 lbs


  12. 25 minutes ago, Housebuye said:

    He wasn’t able to stay at Stanford, even with the old staff. It was an eligibility thing due to Stanford not having the available graduate program or something. 

    I understand that..............but the point was Traxler is a net "loss" to the Stanford wrestling program. 

    The only question at this point, as I see it, is who among the above listed Stanford wrestlers (who WrestleStat is listing as still in the Transfer Portal) will end up also being a net loss to the Stanford wrestling program.  I'm most interested in what Miranda, Woods and Abas decide to do in this regard.

  13. Yes 2021 NCAA champ Shane Griffith has announced he will be staying at Stanford.  But what is the status of the other Stanford wrestlers on the 2021 wrestling team?  According to WrestleStat these are the Stanford wrestlers who are STILL (as of this morning) still in the transfer portal (projected starters listed in BOLD print):

    133 lbs - #48 ranked Jason Miranda - True SO

    133 lbs - # 96 ranked Kyle Rowan - RS FR

    133 lbs - # 106 ranked Logan Ashton - RS SO

    141 lbs - # 8 ranked Real Woods - RS JR

    149 lbs - # 15 ranked Jaden Abas - RS SO

    149 lbs - # 149 ranked Dawson Siavong - RS SO

    197 lbs - # 60 ranked Haydn Maley - RS SR

  14. I recall seeing numerous photos of the new wrestling room and the other facilities that were installed at Oregon but that was a year or two before they sh##-canned their wrestling program.

    And I also recall - very recently - someone posting a message here on this forum about that very same wrestling room at Oregon.

    But if you any of you experts know of a PAC 12 school that is MORE likely to bring back wrestling you just let me know who that would be.

  15. 20 hours ago, OR said:

    Alright, it seems that the Pac 12 conference is perhaps gaining a bit of steam.  

    Conference comes out with a plan to support/grow wrestling, Stanford is saved and funded, Pendleton is moving the needle at Oregon State, Arizona State keeps pulling big recruits, Wick just announces he is going to Cal Poly, Luke Smith is hired at Bakersfield, Little Rock is improving, etc, etc.

    What are your thoughts about where the conference will be in 5 years?  10 years? Beyond?  Might be fun to pull this thread in the future if themat forums are still around.

    Do they poach some Big 12 teams?  Does ASU maintain itself as an annual trophy contender?  Do any Pac 12 schools bring wrestling back?  Does Pendleton start getting consistent AA's?

    The only PAC 12 school that I see bringing back wrestling is Oregon.  Whether or not that will in fact occur in the next five years I don't know.  But it's the only PAC 12 school IMO who even has a chance of bringing back wrestling.   They paid for a brand new wrestling room and all it is doing is collecting dust (as far as I know).  Secondly they have an extremely wealthy benefactor (Phil Knight) who could fund a wrestling program all by himself - as well as a number of Oregon alums who would and could help foot the bill.

    Does ASU maintain itself?  Sure - as long as they have their current coaching staff.

    The PAC 12 program that I see as being "on the rise" however is Cal Poly.  I mentioned here a couple years ago that I thought Cal Poly was beginning to become a much improved program and they have continued to do that.  They finished the 2021 season in 25th place at the N.C.A.A. tournament which is pretty respectable for a team that was pretty much the last place team in the PAC 12 for quite a while.  They also finished 4th at the 2021 PAC 12 tournament with 107 team points (8 1/2 points behind Stanford).  That is the highest team placement Cal Poly has had in 11 years in the PAC 12 tournament.  PLUS they are a young team.  They had zero Seniors on their team roster for 2021.  Coach Sioredas and his two assistant coaches have to be credited for the improvement.

  16. With Even Wick announcing he is transferring to Cal Poly for his final NCAA year of eligibility (joining his younger brother Luka Wick) am I the only one who thinks 165 lbs in the PAC 12 is going to be LOADED with talent?  Rankings below are from WrestleStat:

    PAC 12 at 165 lbs for 2022

    # 2 - CAL POLY - Evan Wick - Grad Student - 0-0 last season - Three time NCAA All-American - He placed 3rd at the 2018 N.C.A.A. tournament and 4th at the 2019 N.C.A.A. tournament at 165 lbs.  In 2020 there was no NCAA tournament but he was the NCAA # 8 seed after not competing (due to injury) at the Big Ten tournament.  He did not compete last season as he used an Olympic RS year.

    # 3 - STANFORD - Shane Griffith - RS Junior - 12-1 last season at 165 lbs - 2020 PAC 12 champion at 165 lbs - 2021 PAC 12 runner-up at 165 lbs - 2020 & 2021 N.C.A.A. qualifier - 2021 N.C.A.A. champion at 165 lbs

    # 4 - ARIZONA STATE - Anthony Valencia - Grad Student - 13-2 last season - Three time PAC 12 champion (2018 at 165 lbs, 2020 at 174 lbs & 2021 at 165 lbs) - Three time N.C.A.A. qualifier - Placed 8th at 165 lbs at 2021 N.C.A.A. championships

    # 30 - OREGON STATE - Matthew Olguin - RS Sophomore - 4-3 last season - Placed 3rd at 2021 PAC 12 tournament at 165 lbs

    # 65 - LITTLE ROCK - Alex Hernandez - True Sophomore - 4-10 last season - Placed 5th at 2021 PAC 12 tournament at 165 lbs

    # 75 - CS BAKERSFIELD - Hunter Larue - RS Sophomore - 0-4 last season at 165 lbs - Placed 6th at 2021 PAC 12 tournament at 165 lbs

    I realize that WrestleStat has Griffith moving up to 174 lbs for 2022 but I don't see the national champion at 165 moving up a weight class myself.


  17. What amazes me about Stanford is the fact that their A.D. - who was directly implicated in the scandal, is STILL employed at Stanford.    Anywhere else this sleazeball would have been fired LONG ago.  Yet Bernard Muir is STILL employed as the A.D. at Stanford.


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