2002 World Team Trials
St. Paul, MN, MN
June 20, 2002

Senior Greco-Roman Results
Event Results
FINALS
55 kg/121 lbs.
Brandon Paulson, Anoka, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) dec. Lindsay Durlacher, Evanston, Ill. (Wildcat WC), 6-0
Brandon Paulson, Anoka, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) dec. Lindsay Durlacher, Evanston, Ill. (Wildcat WC), 8-1
Paulson wins series, two matches to none

60 kg/132 lbs.
Glenn Nieradka, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army) dec. James Gruenwald, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids), 4-1
James Gruenwald, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Glenn Nieradka, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army), 3-0
James Gruenwald, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Glenn Nieradka, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army), 4-0
Gruenwald wins series, two matches to one

66 kg/145.5 lbs.
Kevin Bracken, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) dec. James Shillow, Fredricksburg, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps), 7-0
Kevin Bracken, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) dec. James Shillow, Fredricksburg, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps), 5-0
Bracken wins series, two matches to none

74 kg/163 lbs.
T.C. Dantzler, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) dec. Keith Sieracki, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army), 3-1, ot, 7:19
T.C. Dantzler, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) dec. Keith Sieracki, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army), 8-2
Dantzler wins series, two matches to none

84 kg/185.25 lbs.
Brad Vering, Waterloo, Iowa (Sunkist Kids) dec. Ethan Bosch, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC), 6-0
Ethan Bosch, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) won by ref. dec. over Brad Vering, Waterloo, Iowa (Sunkist Kids) , 2-0, ot, 9:00
Brad Vering, Waterloo, Iowa (Sunkist Kids) dec. Ethan Bosch, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC), 3-0
Vering wins series, two matches to none

96 kg/211.75 lbs.
Garrett Lowney, Appleton, Wis. (Minnesota Storm) won by forfeit over Justin Ruiz, Taylorsville, Utah, (Dave Schultz WC)
Garrett Lowney, Appleton, Wis. (Minnesota Storm) won by forfeit over Justin Ruiz, Taylorsville, Utah, (Dave Schultz WC)
Lowney wins series, two matches to none

120 kg/264.5 lbs.
Dremiel Byers (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army) dec. Corey Farkas, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force), 3-0, ot, 6:21
Dremiel Byers (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army) dec. Corey Farkas, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force), 3-0
Byers wins series, two matches to none

CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT
55 kg/121 lbs.
Challenge tournament consolation semifinals
Neal Rodak, San Diego, Calif. (U.S. Navy) won by tech. fall over Chris Conner, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marines), 10-0, 4:19
Sam Hazewinkel, Pensacola, Fla. (Gator) dec. Michel Santos, Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Army), 11-6

Challenge Tournament medal matches
1st - Lindsay Durlacher, Evanston, Ill. (Wildcat WC) dec. Duaine Martin, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps), 6-1
3rd - Neal Rodak, San Diego, Calif. (U.S. Navy) dec. Sam Hazewinkel, Pensacola, Fla. (Gator), 4-2
5th – Chris Conner, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marines) won by tech. fall over Michel Santos, Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Army), 10-0, 1:10

Durlacher advances to the Championships Series on Sunday, where he will face 2002 U.S. Nationals champion Brandon Paulson, Anoka, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) in a best-of-three series for the position on the U.S. World Team.

60 kg/132 lbs.
Challenge tournament semifinals
Jacob Hey, Colorado Springs, Colo., (U.S. Air Force), bye
Joe Warren, Grand Rapids, Mich., (New York AC) won by tech. fall over Casey Stauffer (unattached), 12-0

Challenge tournament medal matches
1st - James Gruenwald, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids) dec. Dennis Hall, Plover, Wis. (Sunkist Kids), 4-0
3rd –Jacob Hey, Colorado Springs, Colo., (U.S. Air Force) dec. Joe Warren, Grand Rapids, Mich., (New York AC), 8-5
5th – Casey Stauffer (unattached)

Gruenwald advances to the Championships Series on Sunday, where he will face 2002 U.S. Nationals champion Glenn Nieradka, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army) in a best-of-three series for the position on the U.S. World Team.

66 kg/145.5 lbs.
Challenge tournament semifinals
Marcel Cooper, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps) dec. Glenn Garrison, Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Army), 3-0, ot, 7:00
Oscar Wood, Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Army) dec. Steve Woods, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force), 6-0

Challenge tournament medal matches
1st - James Shillow, Fredricksburg, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps) dec. Mike Ellsworth, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Michigan WC), 4-1
3rd – Marcel Cooper, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps) dec. Oscar Wood, Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Army), 3-0
5th - Steve Woods, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force) won by tech. fall over Glenn Garrison, Fort Carson, Colo. (U.S. Army), 2-1, ot, 9:00

Shillow advances to the Championships Series on Sunday, where he will face 2002 U.S. Nationals champion Kevin Bracken, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) in a best-of-three series for the position on the U.S. World Team.

74 kg/163 lbs.
Consolation semifinals
Jake Clark, Triangle, Va. (U.S. Marines) dec. Keith Barkers, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marines), 4-2
Heath Sims, Huntington Beach, Calif. (Dave Schultz WC) won by inj. dft. over Tom Ciezki, Evergreen Park, Ill. (Wildcat WC)

Challenge Tournament medal matches
1st – T.C. Dantzler, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) dec. Darryl Christian, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dave Schultz WC), 7-2
3rd – Jake Clark, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marines) dec. Heath Sims, Huntington Beach, Calif. (Dave Schultz WC), 4-2, ot, 6:06
5th – Keith Barkers, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marines) won by inj. dft. over Tom Ciezki, Evergreen Park, Ill. (Wildcat WC)

Dantzler advances to the Championships Series on Sunday, where he will face 2002 U.S. Nationals champion Keith Sieracki, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army) in a best-of-three series for the position on the U.S. World Team.

84 kg/185.25 lbs.
Consolation semifinals
Quincey Clark, Davis, Calif. (Minnesota Storm) dec. Carl Fronhofer, Salem, N.Y. (PWC), 3-2
Aaron Sieracki, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force) won by tech. fall over Justin Millard, Marquette, Mich. (New York AC), 11-0, 2:56

Challenge tournament medal matches
1st - Brad Vering, Waterloo, Iowa (Sunkist Kids) dec. Kenny Owens, Quanitco, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps), 7-0
3rd – Quincey Clark, Davis, Calif. (Minnesota Storm) won by tech. fall over Aaron Sieracki, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force), 13-1, 5:55
5th - Justin Millard, Marquette, Mich. (New York AC) dec. Carl Fronhofer, Salem, N.Y. (PWC), 7-4

Vering advances to the Championships Series on Sunday, where he will face 2002 U.S. Nationals champion Ethan Bosch, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) in a best-of-three series for the position on the U.S. World Team.

96 kg/211.75 lbs.
Consolation semifinals
Tipton Peterson, Triangle, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps) pin Frank Workman, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marines), 0:38
Chael Sonnen, Eugene, Ore. (Dave Schultz WC) dec. Jason Loukides, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army), 3-1

Challenge tournament medal matches
1st - Justin Ruiz, Taylorsville, Utah, (Dave Schultz WC) dec. Dan Hicks, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps), 3-2, ot, 6:14
3rd – Tipton Peterson, Triangle, Va. (U.S. Marine Corps) won by inj. dft. over Chael Sonnen, Eugene, Ore. (Dave Schultz WC), 3:50
5th - Jason Loukides, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army) dec. Frank Workman, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marines), 4-0, ot, 6:22

Ruiz advances to the Championships Series on Sunday, where he will face 2002 U.S. Nationals champion Garrett Lowney, Appleton, Wis. (Minnesota Storm) in a best-of-three series for the position on the U.S. World Team.

120 kg/264.5 lbs.)
Challenge tournament semifinals
Billy Pierce, Minneapolis, Minn.(Minnesota Storm) dec. LeRoy Gardner III, Robinsdale, Minn. (Minnesota Storm), 4-0
Joshua Etu, Charlottesville, Va. (New York AC) dec. Tyrone Davis, Hempstead, N.Y. (St. Anthony’s), 7-4

Challenge tournament medal matches
1st - Corey Farkas, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force) dec. Matt Lamb, Colorado Springs, Colo. (New York AC) , 7-5
3rd – Billy Pierce, Minneapolis, Minn.(Minnesota Storm) won by tech. fall over Joshua Etu, Charlottesville, Va. (New York AC), 10-0, 2:44
5th –LeRoy Gardner III, Robinsdale, Minn. (Minnesota Storm) dec. Tyrone Davis, Hempstead, N.Y. (St. Anthony’s), 3-0