2006-07: PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE runner-up at 165 pounds, earning first trip ito NCAA Championships... Finished with 23-10 overall record (20-9 in NCAA bouts), including 11-3 mark in duals, 12-2 against Pac-10 opponents... Went 3-2 at nationals... Rebounded from opening-round loss to eventual champion Mark Perry of Iowa to win three straight in the wrestleback bracket... Cruised his way to Pac-10 title match with a pin over Oregon's Jack McCoy and a 15-3 major decision over Boise State's Johnny Nunez... Total of 11 dual wins rank 8th on the single season list... Only Aggie to go undefeated in a tripleheader against Lehigh, Columbia and Stanford... Highlighted the Aggies' doubleheader with Oregon and No. 19 Oregon State... Majored UO's Kyle McCoy, 16-4; then pinned OSU's Dan Brascetta in 1:40 during the nightcap.
2005-06: Posted 3-8, all in dual action... First collegiate win was a 12-3 major against Oregon's Jeremy McLaughlin... Posted first pin the following night, finishing off Chris Feist of Portland State in 1:44.
CLOVIS WEST HS '04: Finished 6th at state championships (160 lbs.) in each of last two years... Went 40-8 as a senior, 42-9 as a junior... Served as team captain each year... Added 21-16 mark as a sophomore... Among his area rivals was Clovis East's Tyler Bernacchi, now an Aggie teammate... Selected as class valedictorian... Four-year Scholar-Athlete honoree.
PERSONAL: Born in Modesto, Calif.... Majoring in animal science... Parents are Mark & Lisa Noack... Sports hero is Michael Jordan, non-sports hero is Pres. George W. Bush... Hopes for career in veterinary medicine... Career highlight was placing at state championships.
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