2004-05: Led team with 23-9 overall record, 22-9 vs. NCAA-countable opposition... Other records: 8-3 in duals (41-10 score), 7-2 in Pac-10 duals, 6-2 in major decisions, 5-0 in technical fall bouts... Narrowly missed All-America status for second straight year, going 3-2 at NCAA Championships... Drew defending champ Travis Lee of Cornell in the first round at nationals for the second straight year... Qualified for NCAAs by virtue of 3rd-place finish at Pac-10 Championships... Went 4-1 at conference, including 11-1 major over Arizona State's John Espinoza to advance to third-place match...Won three matches by fall, including two at Reno TOC... Two pins were against Martin Mitchell of Oregon: one in semifinal of Reno TOC, the other in 2nd round of Pac-10 tournament... Total of 22 NCAA wins ranks T10th on school's single-season list, winning percentage of .710 is 7th... Needs 7 wins to become 10th Aggie to reach 50 career victories plateau.
2003-04: Finished season at 22-8, 21-7 in NCAA-countable bouts... Win total was highest by an Aggie freshman since Burt Pierson won 23 in 1999... Advanced farther at NCAA D-I Championships than any wrestler in school history, coming within one match of All-America status... Lost to defending NCAA champion Travis Lee of Cornell in opening round, then won three straight bouts in wrestleback by a combined score of 39-8... Run included 16-0 technical fall vs. Ed Gutnik of Wisconsin... Finally lost 9-8 heartbreaker to No. 4 Foley Dowd to end season... Placed 5th at Pac-10 Championships to qualify for nationals... Beat Oregon's Jason Harless in 7-5 sudden victory, but was forced to take medical forfeits for remainder of tournament... Other records: 9-2 mark in duals, 6-1 in major decisions, 3-0 in technical falls... Posted two pins, including 59-second victory over Tyler Shatto of Wyoming to conclude regular season.
SHASTA HS '02: Placed 5th at state championships as a senior, 7th as a sophomore... Went 152-27 for his career... Three-time Northern Section champion... Captured Eastern Athletic League each year... Selected as school's Athlete of the Year in 2002.
PERSONAL: Born in Redding, Calif.... Majoring in biochemistry & molecular biology... Parents are Cary & Jenny Moore... Proudest accomplishment is being the first child from his family to attend college... Career plan: to win an NCAA championship... Career highlight was finishing within a point from All-America status for two straight years.
Wrestling | 03/31/2010McBryde Receives Pac-10 All-Academic Honors
UC Davis sophomore Rory McBryde was named to the 2010 Pacific-10 Conference Wrestling All-Academic First Team, it was announced today by Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott. MORE
Wrestling | 03/18/2010Aggies Complete Action at NCAA Championships
Brandon Low, Barrett Abel and Ricky Alcala were eliminated from the 2010 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Thursday at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb. MORE
Wrestling | 03/17/2010Low, Abel, Alcala Head to NCAA Championships
UC Davis (3-12, 1-6 Pac-10) will send Brandon Low, Barrett Abel and Ricky Alcala to the 2010 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. The three-day tournament will be held at the Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb. MORE
Wrestling | 03/10/2010NCAA Announces Wrestling Championship Brackets
The brakcets for the 2010 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships have been released, it was announced Wednesday. Barrett Abel, Brandon Low and Ricky Alcala will represent UC Davis as all three automatically qualified after successful weekends at the Pac-10 Wrestling Championships Feb. 27. MORE
Wrestling | 02/27/2010Abel Wins Pac-10 Title, Low Second
Barrett Abel won UC Davis' first Pac-10 individual title since 2007 after earning a 12-9 decision over Cal Poly's Nick Fisher at 149 pounds Saturday at the 2010 Pac-10 Wrestling Championships in Davis, Calif. MORE
Wrestling | 02/26/2010Low, Abel Advance to Pac-10 Finals
Brandon Low earned a comeback victory at 133 while Barrett Abel won by a 5-3 decision at 149 Friday to advance to the finals of the 2010 Pac-10 Wrestling Championships at The Pavilion in Davis, Calif. MORE
Wrestling | 02/25/2010Pac-10 Conference Announces Seeding for Champio...
The Pacific-10 Conference has released the seeding bracket for the 2010 Pac-10 Wrestling Championships, it was announced Friday. UC Davis is led by junior Brandon Low who is the No. 1 seed at 133 pounds and junior Barrett Abel who is seeded second at 149 pounds. Ricky Alcala is the fourth seed ... MORE
Wrestling | 02/24/2010UC Davis Prepares for Pac-10 Championships
UC Davis (3-12, 1-6 Pac-10) prepares to compete in the 2010 Pac-10 Wrestling Championships Feb. 26-27, which it will also host. The two-day tournament will begin Friday, Feb. 26 at noon with the first session and will continue into Saturday., Feb. 27. The Pac-10 Wrestling Championship Finals will... MORE
Wrestling | 02/13/2010Aggies Drop Dual Against Cal State Bakersfield
The UC Davis wrestling team dropped a 39-4 decision to Cal State Bakersfield in a Pac-10 matchup Saturday at the Icardo Center in Bakersfield, Calif. MORE
Wrestling | 02/12/2010Cal Poly Beats UC Davis 34-7 In Pac-10 Matchup
Fifteenth-ranked Brandon Low and No. 16 Ricky Alcala each picked up victories for UC Davis on Friday night but No. 16 Cal Poly posted wins in the remaining eight matches on its way to a 34-7 Pac-10 wrestling match at Mott Gym. MORE