The Aggie wrestling team currently is 2-1 in duals and 1-0 in Pac-10 competition.
Dec. 16, 2005
Sunday, Dec. 18 - at Reno Tournament of Champions, All Day
Friday, Dec. 9 - Won vs. San Francisco State, 24-12
The UC Davis wrestling team defeated the San Francisco State Gators last Friday in a non-conference dual at UC Davis' Hickey Gym... Three Aggies won their matches by major decision to help UC Davis to the 24-12 win... Marcos Orozco defeated Jamil Smart in the 125-pound match-up with a 12-1 major decision... Orozco is now 3-0 in dual matches and has a overall season record of 6-4... Orozco is currently ranked No. 5 in the Pac-10 for 125-pounders... In the 133-pound match, Omar Gaitan used four takedowns and a three-point near-fall to defeat Virgil Lockett in a 15-5 major decision, his fourth win by major decision this season... Gaitan also has a perfect 3-0 record in duals and has an overall season record of 9-3... Gaitan is ranked No.4 in the Pac-10 for 133-pounders... Frank Richmond was able to use two near-falls and 4 minutes and 37 seconds of riding time to defeat S.F. State's Will Simmons in a 13-2 major decision in the 157-pound match... Richmond, who is ranked No. 4 in the Pac-10 amongst 157-pounders, currently has a 5-0 overall season record... Other Aggies with wins on Friday were Eliot Kelly, Jesse Padilla and Ken Cook... Aggie Derek Moore is currently ranked No.1 in the Pac-10 for the 141-pound weight class and was also ranked No. 6 in the Dec. 13 Intermat/NWCA/NWMA Division I Rankings... Moore has an overall season record of 10-1 with his single loss coming against No. 5 ranked Josh Churella of Michigan in the championship match at the Las Vegas Invitational... UC Davis is currently ranked No. 6 in the Pac-10... The Aggies have a 2-1 dual record so far this season and a Pac-10 conference record of 1-0.
The Aggies will head to Nevada this weekend to take part in the Brute Reno Tournament of Champions being held at the Reno Livestock Events Center. The tournament is a three-day event with the collegiate competition being held on Sunday. UC Davis will be competing in a field of 27 college teams, including many top-ranked teams. No. 1 ranked Oklahoma State has won the tournament the past three years and will return to defend its title this year. UC Davis will be competing without Derek Moore and possibly a couple other starters this weekend due to undisclosed injuries.
HEAD COACH Lennie Zalesky
On the Reno Tournament: "Reno is a tough tournament. It will be tough for us to place high as a team with three or so guys out due to injury but we are still going to wrestle hard and we will see how we do."
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