Kaliner, Stanich Earn NCAA Medals

Kaliner, Stanich Earn NCAA Medals

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Centennial Conference finished with three All-Americans and two medalists at the NCAA wrestling championship.

Stevens 141 Brett Kaliner received the silver medal after a 10-7 loss in the title match. Teammate Troy Stanich battled back from an opening-match defeat to win the bronze medal at 133. He became the first two-time Centennial medalist at the national meet. Duck senior Zach Wilhelm fell in the bronze-medal match to finish fourth. He concludes his career as the all-time leader in Conference history in bout wins (163).

Complete Brackets

133
Opening Round
(6) Ricky Cavallo, Johns Hopkins (29-6) p. Nathaneal Rankin, Ozarks (27-3), 2:05
First Round
Joao Vicente, Johnson & Wales (26-3) md. (1) Troy Stanich, Stevens (32-0), 10-2
Tito Colom, Ithaca d. Cavallo, 5-4
Consolation Round
Dante Ginnetti, Baldwin Wallace d. Cavallo, 11-7
Stanich p. Rankin, 3:37
Stanich tf. Hunter Harris, Messiah, 5:24 (20-5)
Stanich p. Owen McGlave, Coast Guard, 2:23
Consolation Semifinal
Stanich tf. Vicente, 8:00 (16-1)
3rd Place Match
Stanich p. (7) Austin Sisco, Oneonta, 1:50

141
First Round
(1) Brett Kaliner, Stevens (37-2) md. Zach Bylykbashi, Washington and Lee (28-8), 12-3
Quarterfinal
Kaliner d. Chris Williams, Millikin, 9-7
Semifinal
Kaliner d. (5) Joseph Ghione, Elizabethtown, 6-2
Final
(7) Ben Brisman, Ithaca d. Kaliner, 10-7
Consolation Round
(8) Chase Wilson, Manchester md. Bylykbashi, 18-4

149
Prelim
Dylan Van Sickell, Stevens (37-14) d. Brendon Seyfried, Williams (22-7), 5-4
First Round
(8) Austin Bethel, Wabash p. Van Sickell, 0:20
Consolation Round
Van Sickell d. Grant Sorensen, Trinity (Conn.), 5-4
Evan Drill, NYU d. Van Sickell, 10-7

157
First Round
(4) Mark Choinski, UW-Oshkosh (19-1) d. Dominick Reyes, Johns Hopkins (29-14), 10-3 
(3) Zach Wilhelm, Stevens (43-2) d. Gavin Nelson, Ohio Northern (25-8), 6-2
Quarterfinal
Wilhelm d. (6) Raymond Jazikoff, NYU, 9-4
Semifinal
(2) Logan Thomsen, Wartburg d. Wilhelm, 7-4
Consolation Round
Reyes d. Greg Chery, Cortland, 6-2
(6) Jazikoff md. Reyes, 9-1
Consolation Semifinal
Wilhelm p. Choinski, 2:42
3rd Place Match
(5) Cole Erickson, Coe d. Wilhelm, 4-0

165
First Round
(6) Tom Poklikuha, Stevens (19-1) p. Colin Kowalski, Gettysburg (37-6), 6:47
Quarterfinal
(3) Anthony Arroyo, Baldwin Wallace won by injury default vs. Poklikuha, 4:06
Consolation Round
Jeff Hojnacki, Messiah d. Kowalski, 5-4
Ben Hewson, Cornell College won by injury default vs. Poklikuha, medical forfeit

184
Opening Round
Joe Cutugno, RIT (24-9) d. Isaac Morales, Johns Hopkins (26-9), 5-3
Consolation Round
Derek Beitz, Messiah p. Morales, 5:24

197
First Round

(1) Kyle Fank, Wartburg (29-2) d. Blake Bunce, Merchant Marine (26-6), 3-0
Consolation Round
Ramsey Bloy, UW-Eau Claire d. Bunce, 3-1