2012 US Olympic Team Trials – Day 1 Results

Below are the results for the top 3 place finishers for each division that was wrestled on Saturday.   Take notice of how many of the top Greco Roman wrestlers compete for the US Army.  In his competitive wrestling days, Section 9 coach Phil Brown (Kingston High School) competed for the Army World Class Athletic Program.  Some of his teammates included 2X Olympian and Bronze Medalist Rodney Smith, Olympian Derrick Wouldrup and UFC icon Randy “The Natural” Couture!   

                       Men’s Freestyle
60kg:  1st Place –  Coleman Scott (Gator Wrestling Club)
              2nd Place – Logan Stieber (NYAC)
              3rd Place – Tyler Graff (NYAC)
Finals Series:  Rd. 1  Scott dec. Stieber 3-0, 1-0    Rd. 2  Scott dec. Stieber 2-0, 0-1, 2-0

74kg:  1st Place –  Jordan Burroughs (Sunkist Kids)
             2nd Place – Andrew Howe (NYAC)
             3rd Place – Trent Paulson (Sunkist Kids/Cyclone Wrestling Club)
Finals Series:  Rd. 1  Burroughs dec. Howe 4-2, 1-2, 1-0   Rd. 2 Burroughs inj. Howe

96kg:  1st Place  – Jake Varner (Nittany Lions Wrestling Club)
             2nd Place – Tommy Rowlands (Sunkist Kids)
             3rd Place – Chris Pendleton (Gator Wrestling Club/Wyoming RTC)
Finals Series: Rd. 1  Varner dec. Rowlands 0-1, 2-0, 1-0   Rd. 2 Varner dec. Rowlands 2-0, 1-0

                                 Men’s Greco Roman
55kg:  1st Place  –  Spenser Mango (US Army)
             2nd Place – Max Nowry (NYAC)
             3rd Place –  Paul Tellgren (MN Storm)
Finals Series:  Rd. 1  Mango pin Nowry 1:53     Rd. 2 Mango dec. Nowry 1-0, 3-0

66kg:  1st Place   – Justin Lester (US Army)
             2nd Place – CP Schlatter (MN Storm)
             3rd Place  – Kendrick Sanders (NYAC)
Finals Series:  Rd. 1  Lester dec. Schlatter 1-0, 2-0  Rd. 2 Lester dec. Schlatter 2-0, 1-2, 1-0

84kg:  1st Place   – Chas Betts (MN Storm)
             2nd Place – Jordan Holm (MN Storm)
             3rd Place  – Peter Hicks (US Army)
Finals Series:  Rd. 1 Betts dec Holm 1-0, 0-3, 2-0   Rd. 2 Betts dec. Holm 2-0, 2-0

120kg:  1st Place   – Dremiel Byers (US Army)
               2nd Place – Steve Andrus (Michigan Wrestling Club)
               3rd Place  – Timothy Taylor (US Army)
Finals Series:  Rd. 1 Byers dec. Andrus 1-0, 1-0   Rd. 2 Byers dec. Andrus 2-0, 2-0

                               Women’s Freestyle
55kg:  1st Place   – Kelsey Campbell (Sunkist Kids)
             2nd Place – Helen Maroulis (NYAC)
             3rd Place – Katherine Fulp-Allen (NYAC)
Finals Series:  Rd. 1  Campbell dec. Maroulis 0-2, 1-0, 2-1   Rd. 2 Campbell dec. Maroulis 2-0,  0-1, 1-0

72kg:  1st Place   – Stephany Lee (Sunkist Kids)
             2nd Place – Ali Bernard (Gator Wrestling Club)
             3rd Place – Iris Smith (US Army)
Finals Series:  Rd. 1 Lee dec. Bernard 3-1, 5-2   Rd. 2 Lee dec. Bernard 3-1, 6-0


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