NCAA
PRELIMINARY ROUND
PHOTOS
3/18/10
Iowa's Brent Metcalf takes down American's Kyle Borshoff in second round action of the NCAA championships. Metcalf won this 149 bout 20-7 to help his team take the lead here in Omaha.
Defending NCAA Champion Troy Nickerson of Cornell University couldn't hold of Fred Santaite of Boston University. Santaite upset the injured Nickerson 2-1 with a last second takedown at 125 pounds.
Jayson Ness (Minnesota) holds down Ian Paddock (Ohio State) as coach Tom Ryan looks on. The first seeded Ness won this 133 pound bout 5-0.
David Marble (Bucknell) lost a close one to Jordan Oliver (Oklahoma State) 6-4 at 133 pounds.
Cornell's Kyle Dake controls Bakersfield's Elijah Nacita. The top seeded Dake won this 141 pound bout with a second period fall.
Harvard's top seeded JP O'Connor handles Iowa's Jake Kerr winning 8-1 at 157 pounds.
Cornell's top seeded Mack Lewnes works to turn Jacob Ison of Ohio University to win 13-1 at 174 pounds.
Josh Patterson of Binghamton couldn't hold onto Mike Benefiel of Oklahoma State. Benefiel won this 174 pound bout 3-1.
Jake Varner (Iowa State) stops Riley Orozco (Bakersfield) to win 10-1 at 197 pounds.
David Zabrieskie (Iowa State) has a single in the air against Eric Nye (Arizona State) winning 4-2 at heavyweight.