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2010-11 Cal Poly Wrestling 2010-11 Mustang Wrestling Schedule

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Opponent Time GREEN vs. GOLD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 p.m. *CAL STATE FULLERTON . . . . . . . . . .2 p.m. at Fullerton Open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 a.m. at Las Vegas Invitational . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 a.m. SOUTHERN OREGON . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 a.m. CAL BAPTIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 p.m. MENLO COLLEGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 p.m. Dec. 19 at Reno Tnmt. of Champions . . . . . . . . .9 a.m. Dec. 29-30 at Midlands Open (Chicago) . . . . . . . . . .9 a.m. Jan. 14 WYOMING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6:30 p.m. Jan. 21 *at Oregon State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Jan. 23 *at Boise State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 p.m. Jan. 28 *CAL STATE BAKERSFIELD . . . . . .6:30 p.m. Jan. 30 *at Arizona State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 p.m. Feb. 5 at All-California Open (S.Francisco St.) .9 a.m. Feb. 11 *at Stanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 SAN FRANCISCO STATE . . . . . . . . . . .2 p.m. Feb. 27 Pacific-10 Conference Championships (Oregon State) . . . . . . .11 a.m. Mar. 17-19 NCAA Championships (@ Philadelphia, PA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 a.m. * Pacific-10 Conference match All Times Pacific

NCAA Division I All-Americans

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National Champions Tom Kline . . . . . . . . . .191lbs Mark Digirolamo . . . . .118 lbs Second Place Tom Kline . . . . . . . . . .191 lbs John Woods . . . . . . . .167 lbs Cliff Hatch . . . . . . . . . .167 lbs Louie Montano . . . . . .158 lbs Chad Mendes . . . . . . .141 lbs ChasePami . . . . . . . . .157 lbs Third Place Kent Wyatt . . . . . . . . . .145 lbs Terry Hall . . . . . . . . . . .115 lbs Lee Torres . . . . . . . . . .142 lbs Rodger Warner . . . . . .142 lbs Scott Heaton . . . . . . . .167 lbs Jake Gaeir . . . . . . . . . .150 lbs Cedric Haymon . . . . . .141 lbs Fourth Place Mike Remer . . . . . . . . .115 lbs Ken Bos . . . . . . . . . . . .177 lbs John Finch . . . . . . . . . .158 lbs Allyn Cooke . . . . . . . . .158 lbs Sythell Thmpson . . . . .177 lbs Gary Fischer . . . . . . . .118 lbs Chris Delong . . . . . . . .134 lbs

1987 1988 1989 1992 1993 1993 1993 1994 1997 1998 1998 1999

Eric Osborne . . . . . . . .167 lbs Eric Osborne . . . . . . . .167 lbs Joey Pangelinan . . . . .126 lbs Eric Schwartz . . . . . . .177 lbs Craig Welk . . . . . . . . . .150 lbs Seth Woodhill . . . . . . . . .Hwt. Jake Gaeir . . . . . . . . . .150 lbs Jake Gaeir . . . . . . . . . .150 lbs Tyson Rondeau . . . . . .158 lbs Craig Welk . . . . . . . . . .150 lbs Mike French . . . . . . . .190 lbs David Wells . . . . . . . . .197 lbs

1969 1976 1968 1969 1975 1983 2008 2010 1968 1969 1971 1975 1978 1994 2002

1985 1988 2004 1972 1976 1978 2007 1974 2003 2004 2006 1983 1985 1986 1998 2009 2010 1980 1982 1982 1983

Fourth Place Roger Sayles . . . . . . . .177 Eric Osborne . . . . . . . .167 Darrell Vasquez . . . . . .133 Fifth Place Larry Morgan . . . . . . . .134 Kim Wasick . . . . . . . . .167 Gary Fischer . . . . . . . .118 Darrell Vasquez . . . . . .133 Sixth Place Rodger Warner . . . . . .150 Vic Moreno . . . . . . . . .125 Vic Moreno . . . . . . . . .125 Chad Mendes . . . . . . .125 Seventh Place Pat O’ Donnell . . . . . . .150 Mark Tracey . . . . . . . .190 Mark Tracey . . . . . . . .177 David Wells . . . . . . . . .158 Chase Pami . . . . . . . . .157 Boris Novachkov . . . . .133 Eighth Place Jeff Barksale . . . . . . . .142 Mike Brafuss . . . . . . . .134 Louie Montano . . . . . .158 Al Gutierrez . . . . . . . . .118

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Pacific-10 Champions 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2008 2009 2010

Cedric Haymon . . . . . .149 David Schenk . . . . . . .197 Ryan Halsey . . . . . . . .184 Matt Cox . . . . . . . . . . .149 Vic Moreno . . . . . . . . .125 Chad Mendes . . . . . . .125 Darrell Vasquez . . . . . .133 Chad Mendes . . . . . . .141 Chase Pami . . . . . . . . .157 Chase Pami . . . . . . . . .157 Boris Novachkov . . . . .133

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2010-11 Coaching Staff John Azevedo, Co-Head Coach, Eighth Season A former Olympian and NCAA Champion, John Azevedo begins his 10th year with the Mustangs, eighth as head coach and sharing head • Has coached nine NCAA All-Americans coaching duties with Mark Perry for and nine Pac-10 Individual Champions the 2010-11 season. He was an assistant under Lennis Cowell for two • Named “Rookie Coach of the Year” years before taking over the head job by Amateur Wrestling News in 2004 with the Mustangs in 2003. Last season, Azevedo had his most • Team placed 16th at the NCAA Finals successful season as head coach. He and were Pac-10 Runners-Up in 2004 guided the Mustangs to an 8-4 dual • 37-54 Career Dual Meet Record meet record, third place in the Pac-10 regular-season standings at 5-2, third • Member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Team in the Pac-10 Conference • Former NCAA Champion with Championships and a tie for 18th place in the NCAA Championships. Cal State Bakersfield Five Mustangs qualified for the NCAA meet and two earned AllAmerican honors -- Chase Pami second at 157 and Boris Novachkov seventh at 133. In the 2008-09 season, Azevedo produced a pair of NCAA qualifiers and Pami earned All-American honors by placing seventh at 165 pounds. The Mustangs finished sixth in the Pac-10 Conference Championships with Pami claiming his second indition at Cal State Bakersfield from 1981-84, followed by two years as an vidual title and Filip Novachkov placing third. assistant as Notre Dame. The 2007-08 season nearly saw Azevedo’s first NCAA champion. Following his term as an assistant at Wisconsin, Azevedo received his Chad Mendes remained undefeated all the way to the NCAA title bout at first head coaching appointment at Calvary Chapel High in Santa Ana, 141 pounds, but lost to Ohio State’s J Jaggers. leading the wrestling program to seven state championships and one runAzevedo guided three Mustangs to the NCAA Championships in total ner-up finish in 12 years. Calvary Chapel also garnered 11 league titles, on the year and produced a pair of Pac-10 individual champions in 10 CIF-Southern Section team championships, and posted a 183-18 dual Mendes and Chase Pami (157). As a team, his squad was sixth at the Pac- meet record under Azevedo’s direction. The program also spawned 23 10s. NCAA Division 1 wrestlers. Azevedo’s second-most successful year as a Mustang head coach came Azevedo was named National High School Coach of the Year in 1993 in his first season when he led Cal Poly to a 8-8 overall record and a 4-4 and California Coach of the Year seven times. finish in Pac-10 dual meets. The Mustangs placed second in the 2003-04 Azevedo earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Cal Pac-10 Championships and 16th at the NCAA Division I National State Bakersfield in 1981. He is the uncle of former assistant wrestling Championships. Azevedo was named “Rookie Coach of the Year” by coach Matt Azevedo, now at Cornell. John and his wife, Theresa, are the Amateur Wrestling News and coached a pair of All-Americans, Darrell parents of two daughters, Jessica, 25, and Janelle, 23. Vasquez (133) and Vic Moreno (125). In all, Azevedo has coached nine All-Americans and nine Pac-10 individual champions while at Cal Poly. The Azevedo Record As a collegian, Azevedo won an NCAA title in 1980 while at Cal State Year Duals Pac-10 NCAA Bakersfield, after two runner-up finishes and three NCAA Division II 2003-04 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-8 Second 16th titles. He amassed a 122-2 collegiate record and was named team captain Fifth 25th three times. He is also a member of the California Wrestling Hall of 2004-05 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-13 Fame. 2005-06 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-7 Second 23rd Azevedo was also a member of the 1980 United States Olympic team 2006-07 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-9 Fourth 27th (the U.S. boycotted those summer games in Moscow) and won a nation- 2007-08 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-8 Sixth 26th al freestyle championship in 1981. He placed fourth at the World 2008-09 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-12 Sixth 43rd Championships in 1982. Tie-18th Third Azevedo’s coaching career began as he served as a graduate assistant 2009-10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-4 at Arizona State from 1980-81. He went on to an assistant coaching posi- Totals: 45-61 (seven seasons)

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2010-11 Coaching Staff Mark Perry, Co-Head Coach, Second Season Two-time national champion and four-time All-American Mark Perry was added to the Cal Poly wrestling coaching staff as an assistant coach for the 2009-10 season and has been elevated to co-head coach for the 201011 campaign. “I think this will be great experience for Mark and his future as a head coach,” said Azevedo. When Perry was hired as assistant coach in the summer of 2009, Azevedo said, “I believe his passion for wrestling and winning will help Cal Poly wrestling go to the next level of becoming the best. Mark brings an extensive amount of individual and team success to the program.” Perry, a two-time national champion and four-time All-American at Iowa, spent the 2008-09 season as an assistant coach at Penn State before coming to Cal Poly a year ago. “Being promoted to co-head coach is a huge honor for me and I am confident that I will be able to continue to help this program move forward in its quest toward winning Pac-10 titles and NCAA trophies,” said Perry. “The future of Cal Poly wrestling is going to be exciting. I guarantee our fans and alumni we are going to be one of the top programs in the country on a consistent basis in the near future.” With his title in 2008 Perry became the 17th four-time All-American and 14th twotime national champion in NCAA history. During his 2007 NCAA run, Perry defeat-

ed two-time NCAA champion Johny Hendricks in the finals on his way to a 32-5 overall record. Both his NCAA titles came at 165 pounds. As a sophomore at the NCAAs, Perry placed third at 174 pounds, earning the Gorriaran Trophy for pinning four opponents at the championships. As a freshman he placed second at 165 pounds, posting a 32-5 overall record. Perry was a team captain all four years at Iowa and was a Big Ten Conference finalist four times, capturing one title in 2007. He also was a four-time finalist in the prestigious Midlands Wrestling Tournament, earning two titles. Perry was named National Wrestling Coaches Association rookie of the year in 2005 and University of Iowa athlete of the year in 2007. Perry was a two-time prep national champion while attending Blair Academy, located 60 miles west of New York City, in rural Warren County, New Jersey. He was a threetime AISCS High School All-American while posting a career 169-7 record. Perry earned his bachelor of arts in art in 2008 from the University of Iowa. At Penn State in 2008-09, Perry coached a pair of Nittany Lion wrestlers to freshman All-American honors. He has directed Mark Perry Wrestling Camps nationwide the last four summers and worked at various other wrestling camps throughout the nation from

2004-06. He has served as a volunteer coach for youth wrestling clubs throughout Eastern Iowa, participated in the University of Iowa's Day of Caring from 2004-08, and performed volunteer maintenance and miscellaneous work for St. John's Catholic Church in Stillwater, Okla.

Tyrel Todd, Assistant Coach, First Season Tyrel Todd, a three-time NCAA AllAmerican and the 2009 Big Ten Conference champion at 197 pounds while wrestling at Michigan, was hired as an assistant wrestling coach at Cal Poly in August 2010. Todd will continue training for Olympic and World teams while coaching the Mustang wrestlers. "Bringing Tyrel Todd on board is a huge asset for our program in every way possible," said Perry. "He is one of the top big guy coaches in the country and he will be training for World and Olympic titles right along side our athletes, so it will bring extra motivation in the room. "Tyrel brings the type of passion and intensity we want out of our athletes and we look for it to rub off on them," Perry added. "We believe Tyrel will be a big part of Cal Poly's success toward moving to the top of the national rankings." Todd placed third as a junior (2008), fourth as a senior (2009) and fifth as a sophomore (2007) at the nationals and also was a national qualifier as a freshman in 2006. He was a Cliff Keen Invitational champion at 184 pounds in 2007 and earned Academic All-

Big Ten honors in 2006. Todd's career record at Michigan was 1212010-11 Cal Poly Wrestling Media Guide -- Page 3

30, including a 54-11 mark in dual meets. He recorded 22 career falls, including 10 as a senior. In addition to his Big Ten title in 2009, Todd placed second in 2008, third in 2007 and fifth in 2006. He posted a 25-3 record as a senior, 34-4 as a junior and 28-8 as a sophomore. In his junior season he put together a career-best and team-high 21-match winning streak. Todd, a two-year team captain at Michigan, placed fourth at the 2008 Olympic Trials and fifth in the 2007 U.S. Open, both in freestyle at 84 kg (185 pounds). Todd, a 2004 graduate of Bozeman High School in Montana, was a three-time Montana state champion and state runner-up as a freshman, compiling a 136-6 career prep record, including undefeated sophomore and junior seasons. He also competed in football, serving as team captain and earning all-state accolades as a senior. Todd earned his degree in secondary education (history and psychology) at Michigan in 2009 and was an assistant coach with the Wolverine wrestling team last season. His father Jeff wrestled at Montana State.


2010-11 Season Outlook Mustangs Seek Even Bigger Improvements Cal Poly’s wrestling team will be led this season by the return of the Novachkov brothers -Filip (left) and Boris (right). Boris, an NCAA AllAmerican at 133 pounds last year, and Filip, a twotime NCAA qualifier at 141, will switch weight classes this year. Cal Poly, which improved from 3-12 to 8-4 in dual meets last season, was 8-2 in dual meets and notched four pins on the year. including from 0-8 to 5-2 in Pac-10 matches, and finished third in the Filip Novachkov, now a senior, was 25-8 a year ago, finishing second Pacific-10 Conference Championships, producing a pair of NCAA in the Pac-10 finals and posting a 2-2 mark at the nationals. He was Division I All-Americans in March, seeks even better numbers for the 11-1 in dual meets and recorded seven falls for the season. 2010-11 campaign. Other returning Pac-10 placewinners are Fisher (second at 149 Cal Poly sent five wrestlers to the NCAA Championships and four of pounds), Ryan Smith (second at 197), Ryan DesRoches (third at 174), them return. Two captured All-American honors -- Chase Pami finished Steven Vasquez (sixth at 165), Kelan Bragg (sixth at 184) and Jim second at 157 pounds and Boris Novachkov was seventh at 133 Powers (seventh at 197). pounds. Pami is gone, but back for another season of competition are DesRoches led the Mustangs with a school record-tying 17 falls a Boris Novachkov and three other national qualifiers -- Filip year ago, finishing the season 34-10 overall and 9-2 in dual meets. Novachkov, Ryan DesRoches and Nick Fisher. Fisher was 17-8 a year ago with seven falls while Smith was 19-11 The 2010-11 roster features eight returning Pac-10 Conference with a pair of falls. Vasquez notched a 17-14 record and Bragg was Championship placewinners, including 133-pound champion Boris 9-14. Novachkov, and co-head coaches as Mark Perry was elevated to share DesRoches will drop one weight class to 165 this year while Vasquez head coaching duties with John Azevedo this season. takes over at 174. Bragg has slimmed down to 184 to make room for “Coming off the success we had last season, we have high expectaSmith at 197. tions for this group of guys,” said Perry. “We’re right there to win the The Mustang roster also is bolstered by the addition of three transfers Pac-10 and that will be our main sight this year, to win the conference -- 157-pounder Barrett Abel and 184-pounder Stephan Hampton from title. UC Davis and 285-pounder Atticus Disney from Minnesota. Abel was a “There are a lot of positives carrying over to this year and we want Pac-10 champion a year ago and finished the season 21-9. to put as many All-Americans and National Champions on the podium In preseason polls, Filip Novachkov is ranked as high as No. 5 at 133 in March,” Perry added. “We have the talent to do it. We just need to while Boris Novachkov is ranked as high as No. 9 at 141. Other ranked have self belief and our wrestlers have to believe in the system they’re Mustang wrestlers in the preseason include No. 15 Fisher at 149, No. in.” 16 Abel at 157, No. 25 DesRoches at 174, No. 25 Smith at 197 and No. Added Azevedo, entering his eighth season as head coach, “We defi25 Disney at 285. nitely are looking to be one of the top teams in the Pac-10, realizing Cal Poly opens the 2010-11 season with a Pac-10 dual meet against that Boise State is ranked No. 2 in Cal State Fullerton in Mott Gym. the country. We have a group of In addition to the Titans, Cal Poly guys who could be right up there. has 10 other dual meets on the Our goal is to win the conference schedule, including home dates and get six or seven wrestlers to with Wyoming and Cal State the nationals.” Bakersfield, and also will compete The Novachkov brothers will in the Fullerton Open, Midlands switch weight classes this year, Open, Las Vegas Invitational, the with Boris taking the 141-pound Reno Tournament of Champions slot and Filip dropping to 133. and the All-California Open. Boris Novachkov finished his The 2011 Pac-10 finals are slatsophomore season with a 28-5 ed for Feb. 27 at Oregon State and overall record, a Pac-10 title and a the NCAA Championships will be seventh-place national finish. He Ryan Smith (left) was 19-11 as a sophomore a year ago at 197. held March 17-19 in Philadelphia. 2010-11 Cal Poly Wrestling Media Guide -- Page 4


Mustangs at NCAA Championships Chad Mendes 2008 NCAA Runner-Up Chad Mendes completed one of the most storied seasons by a Cal Poly wrestler in the program’s history in 2008, tallying a 30-0 record before dropping a 5-2 decision to Ohio State’s J Jaggers in the NCAA Championship bout. Mendes will be remembered as one of the all-time greats to walk the halls of Mott Gym. The Hanford, Calif. native recorded seven falls, eight major decisions and one technical fall in 2008. He pinned Paul Moseman of Cal State Bakersfield in just 13 seconds on Nov. 18 at the Fullerton Open and wooed a large crowd at Cal Poly by pinning the then-No. 2 ranked 141-pounder in the nation, Minnesota’s Manuel Rivera, in 1 minute, 34 seconds. At the NCAA Championships, Mendes won his first match by fall in just 34 seconds. Among his many accomplishments, Mendes won a Pac-10 title in 2008 and was also named the conference’s Wrestler of the Year. He also won tournament titles at the Michigan State Open and Fullerton Open and became the eighth wrestler in program history to navigate an undefeated dual slate. Mendes finished his career with an impressive 64-14 record. He was an AllAmerican at 125 pounds in 2006 before

Chase Pami 2010 NCAA Runner-Up Cal Poly’s Chase Pami became the sixth NCAA Division I runner-up in Mustang wrestling history last March. Trying to become the third Division I national champion, Pami led 2-1 early in the first period, but eventually fell 6-4 to top-seeded and four-time NCAA AllAmerican J.P. O'Connor of Harvard in the 157-pound final at the Qwest Center Omaha. Pami closed out his Cal Poly career with a 29-7 record as a senior and a 10035 career mark. Pami, the lowest seeded wrestler in the championship finals, tried to become the first Cal Poly wrestler in 34 years to capture a Division I national title. Tom Kline won in 1969 and Mark DiGirolamo accomplished the feat in 1976. Pami earned his 100th career win in the semifinals with a 13-5 major decision against Justin Lister of Binghamton. Pami placed seventh in the 2009 NCAA meet and is the ninth two-time AllAmerican at Cal Poly. The others were Kline, Mark Tracey, Vic Moreno, Louie

Montano, Chad Mendes, Rodger Warner, Gary Fischer and Darrell Vasquez. Pami also joins Kline (1968), John Woods (1969), Cliff Hatch (1975), Montano (1983) and Chad Mendes (2008) as the only Mustangs to earn secondplace finishes at the Division I nationals. Pami captured back-to-back Pac-10 Conference titles at 157 pounds in 2008 and 2009. Only other Mustangs to claim consecutive Pac-10 championships are Eric Osborne (1987-88) and Jake Gaeir (1993-94). Pami was an NCAA qualifier all four seasons at Cal Poly. He finished 27-9 as a junior, 24-6 as a sophomore and 20-13 as a freshman. He was a two-time Nevada state champion and four-time high school AllAmerican while wrestling at Cimarron Memorial High School in Las Vegas. He was 185-14 in his prep career. Pami recently conducted a clinic for youth wrestlers at San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara.

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bulking up to 141 for his senior year in 2007-08. On Jan. 15, 2008, Mendes became the first Cal Poly wrestler to earn a No. 1 ranking by pollsters since Scott Heaton and Rick Worel did so together in 1980. After graduating from Cal Poly in the spring of 2008, Mendes embarked upon a professional fighting career with the Palace Fighting Championship circuit. After winning all five fights, he signed a six-fight deal with the WEC (World Extreme Cagefighting) in October 2009. Competing in the featherweight division, Mendes appears ready to enter the UFC with an undefeated 9-0 record after beating Javier Vazquez by unanimous decision at WEC 52 on Nov 11, 2010. His favorite technique is the wushu finger hold. “It’s a great opportunity and a great honor to be competing in the WEC,” said Mendes. “This is where I’ve always wanted to fight and it’s awesome to be a part of such a huge organization Mendes scored his first knockout in his fourth career fight against Steve Siler. He broke his hand early in the second round against Mike Joy, but won by unanimous decision before getting a metal plate and eight screws put in after the fight.


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Exp. TR HS 2V HS 2V TR 1V 1V HS HS TR HS RS HS 2V 3V 2V 1V RS 2V RS 1V 3V 1V HS

Class 157 149 285 125 174 285 149 149 165 184 184 165 125 285 141 133 285 157 133 184 157 125 149 165 174

Hometown (Schools Attended) Diamond Springs, CA Springfield, OH Tustin, CA Gilroy, CA Deer Park, Wash. Topeka, KS Los Gatos, CA Fresno, CA Palo Cedro, CA Santa Maria, CA Red Bluff, CA Gilroy, CA Las Vegas, NV Los Gatos, CA Sunnyvale, CA Sunnyvale, CA Ramsey, N.J. Bakersfield, CA Lemoore, CA Temecula, CA Glendale, AZ Leawood, KS San Jose, CA Tracy, CA Visalia, CA

John Azevedo (Eighth Season, Cal State Bakersfield ’81) Mark Perry (Second Season, Iowa ’08) Tyrel Todd (First Season, Michigan ’09)

Mustangs Return to National Polls

Barrett Abel was 21-9 and Pac-10 champ at 149 while at UC Davis.

After an absence of a few years, the Cal Poly wrestling team is back in the national rankings. The Mustangs were ranked anywhere from No. 15 to 25 most of the 2009-10 season, finished tied for 18th in the NCAA National Championships and opened the 2010-11 campaign with national rankings from No. 16 to 28. Co-head coaches John Azevedo and Mark Perry guided the Mustangs to to an early No. 16 ranking in WIN Magazine's Tournament Power Index, a measure of how a team will do in tournament competition. Amateur Wrestling News ranked Cal Poly No. 18 while WrestlingReport.com places the Mustangs 19th. The Mustangs are receiving votes in the National Wrestling Coaches Association poll. Individually, the Novachkov brothers are receiving the highest rankings. Boris Novachkov, seventh in the NCAA finals at 133 a year ago, was ranked No. 5 at 141 pounds by The Open Mat (formerly D1collegewrestling.net), No. 5 by WrestlingReport.com, No. 6 by both WIN Magazine and Amateur Wrestling News

and No. 9 by InterMat. Filip Novachkov was ranked No. 4 by Amateur Wrestling News and WrestlingReport.com at 133 pounds, No. 5 by InterMat and No. 6 by WIN Magazine. Ryan DesRoches, who recorded a school record-tying 17 falls a year ago, is ranked No. 12 by WIN Magazine, No. 17 by The Open Mat and WrestlingReport.com and No. 19 by InterMat. Barrett Abel, the transfer from UC Davis who was a Pac-10 champion a year ago, is ranked No. 15 by InterMat and WrestlingReport.com at 157 pounds, No. 16 by The Open Mat, No. 17 by WIN Magazine and No. 18 by Amateur Wrestling News. Atticus Disney, a transfer from Minnesota, has earned a No. 10 national ranking at 285 pounds by Amateur Wrestling News, No 11 by WIN Magazine, No. 15 by The Open Mat, No. 16 by WrestlingReport.com and No. 17 by InterMat. Nick Fisher drew a No. 29 ranking at 149 pounds by WrestlingReport.com while Ryan Smith is ranked No. 28 by the same Web site.

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Barrett Abel 5-10 • Senior

recruits by InterMat … visited Iowa State and Maryland before choosing Cal Poly. Personal – Son of David and Karen Armstrong … one brother, Josh … born March 16, 1992, in Riverside, Calif. … majors in Parks and Recreation.

Diamond Springs, CA / Union Mine High School

Barrett Abel Senior

Tucker Armstrong Freshman

Kelan Bragg Junior

Jesse Delgado Freshman

59-30 Overall, 23-13 Duals 2009-10 -- Posted five falls and three technical falls en route to 21-9 record as a junior and team captain at UC Davis, raising his career pins total to 16 … captured Pac-10 title at 149 with a 129 victory over Nick Fisher of Cal Poly in the finals … 6-4 in duals … 0-2 in NCAA Championships, losing to Anthony D’Alie of Central Michigan 5-2 and to David Cheza of Michigan State 14-9. 2008-09 -- Went 20-7 as a sophomore at UC Davis for teambest winning percentage of .741 ... also led team with 12 dual wins, 52 dual points, six pins and three technical falls ... dual wins are tied for fourth on the single-season list ... went 10-4 against Pac-10 opponents and 8-5 in tournament action ... pinned Teddy Astorga of Cal State Fullerton in 1:03 to finish third at Pac-10 Championships ... win over Astorga avenged opening loss at conference tournament ... placed fourth at Reno Tournament of Champions with two pins and a technical fall ... won seven of eight matches from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10, four by pin and one by major decision. 2007-08 -- Finished with 18-14 overall record as a redshirt freshman at UC Davis ... tallied five pins, four major decisions and a team-best four technical falls ... pinned Orlando Jimenez of Arizona State to place seventh at Pac-10 Championships ... also posted 11-3 major-decision win over Oregon's Elliot Tracy in wrestleback at conference finals ... made collegiate debut with 16-0 technical fall over Arizona State's Preston Pruett in season opener ... placed third at Oregon Classic, scoring three wins by fall and one by technical fall. 2006-07 -- Redshirt ... entered the California Collegiates tournament at 149 pounds but forfeited his first match due to injury ... placed fourth at the Fullerton Open at 149 pounds. High School -- Finished second at CIF state championships as a senior (140 pounds) and fourth as a junior (125 pounds) at Union Mine High School ... won CIF-Sac-Joaquin Section titles each year, plus subsections in 2004 ... compiled 153-37 record, including 42-8 as a junior and 38-4 as a senior ... captured four straight Sierra Valley Conference titles, all at different weight classes: 103, 112, 125 and 140 ... three-time team captain ... voted Most Inspirational as a sophomore, then MVP for his final two seasons ... wrestled and coached for Sierra Strikers club … also lettered in football at Union Mine High School. Personal -- Son of Steve and Laura Abel, whom he lists as his non-sports heroes … one sister, Renae ... sports heroes are Ray Lewis and Muhammad Ali … lists hiking, climbing, fishing and hunting as hobbies … born Oct. 4, 1988, in Placerville, Calif. … majors in economics.

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Tucker Armstrong 5-4 • Freshman

Springfield, OH / Kenton Ridge High School 0-0 Overall, 0-0 Duals High School -- Captured Ohio state Division II championship at 125 pounds as a sophomore at Graham High School in Paris, Ohio and was second as a senior at Kenton Ridge High School in Springfield, Ohio … attended Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, Calif., as a junior, but did not compete in the postseason due to a death in the family … advanced to Ohio state championships as a freshman at Kenton Ridge ... a Super 32 champion in 2008, third in the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) Junior Championships in 2009 and a twotime Fargo All-American ... listed 83rd on the list of top 100

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Kelan Bragg 6-1 • Junior

Tustin, CA / Orange Lutheran High School 15-36 Overall, 3-17 Duals 2009-10 -- Posted 9-14 record as a junior … opened the season at 197 pounds but dropped to 184 in January … finished sixth in Pac-10 Championships with 1-3 record … earned one fall in 4:44 against Bobby Strain of Colorado School of Mines … one win was by major decision, a 10-2 verdict against Mark Savalle of Cal State Fullerton … 2-5 in dual meets. 2008-09 -- Earned one victory in 17 matches as a redshirt freshman ... lone win was a 3-2 decision against Imanibom Etukeren of Arizona State in dual meet Jan. 31, 2009. 2007-08 -- Redshirt ... was 5-6 while competing unattached at 184-pounds ... won twice by fall, the quickest in 1:27. High School -- Four-year letter winner in wrestling at Orange Lutheran High School ... won CIF individual titles in 2006 and 2007 ... was named CIF and Trinity League MVP in 2007 ... combined for a 92-13 record in his junior and senior years ... also lettered three times in football ... part of a CIF-Southern Section championship football team in 2005 and 2007 ... won California State High School Football Division II title in 2007. Personal -- Son of Marshall and Stephanie Bragg ... two brothers, Cameron and Hayden … majors in business administration … once won a cake-eating contest … visited Africa in the summer of 2010 to teach children how to read ... born December 27, 1988 ... honor roll student throughout high school career ... chose Cal Poly for its wrestling program and great academics ... lists lifting, running and surfing as hobbies.

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Jesse Delgado 5-5 • Freshman

Gilroy, CA / Gilroy High School 0-0 Overall, 0-0 Duals High School -- Delgado claimed a California state title at 112 as a junior at Gilroy High School after a pair of thirds as a freshman and sophomore and a fourth-place finish as a senior … helped Gilroy to sixth-place team finish in both 2009 and 2010 … captured a Reno Tournament of Champions title during the 2008-09 season ... was rated No. 4 nationally by Wrestling USA and No. 5 by both Amateur Wrestling News and WIN Magazine was listed No. 42 on the list of top 100 recruits by InterMat … four-year Honor Roll member. Personal – Son of Jesus Delgado and Elizabeth Lopez … one brother, Joseph ... lists listening to music as his hobby … born August 26, 1992, in Salinas, Calif. … majors in communication studies.

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165 Ryan DesRoches SJunior

Atticus Disney Sophomore

Geoff Doss Sophomore

Ryan DesRoches 5-11 • Junior

Los Gatos, CA / Los Gatos High School

50-23 Overall, 13-7 Duals 2009-10 -- A third-place finisher in the Pac-10 Championships and a national qualifier in breakout sophomore season at Cal Poly … posted 34-10 overall record with 17 falls and five major decisions … won 14 of his first 22 matches by fall … placed first in the Cuesta Invitational, Menlo Open and California Collegiate, was second in the Reno Tournament of Champions and fourth in the Missouri Open … beat Eric Starks of Arizona State four times, including 6-2 decision for third place in Pac-10 finals … lost to Daniel Rinaldi of Rutgers 13-4 and to Scott Giffin of Penn 11-4 in NCAA Championships … 9-2 in dual meets with four major decisions and a pair of falls … lead the team with six threepoint near falls in dual meets. 2008-09 -- As a true freshman, compiled 16-13 record, including 4-5 mark in duals ... posted 2-2 mark in Pac-10 Championships, earning a pin and a major decision ... was 4-2 in the Missouri Open as well as in the California Open ... dropped 6-3 decision to Ryan Sonderegger of Portland State in dual but avenged the loss with a fall in 4:12 at Pac-10 Champion High School -- Three-time Washington State champion at Riverside High School ... compiled a 134-16 record in four years as a varsity wrestler ... won his regional twice and district three times ... went undefeated in his junior year ... won the Tri-State Championship in 2006 at 160-pounds ... won two titles at the USAW Freestyle State Championships and was a USAW Greco Roman State Champion in 2007 ... also a three-time letterman in football. Personal -- Son of Robert and Gina DesRoches ... eight brothers, Jake, Nick, Jimmy, Sammy, Jonny, Aaron, Peter ... married to Kaitlin DesRoches ... born Aug. 25, 1989 in Spokane, Wash. ... majoring in kinesiology ... chose Cal Poly for its academics and wrestling ... also visited Boise State, Lehigh and Oregon State ... career ambition is to be a doctor ... enjoys being outdoors and music.

34-10 Overall, 1-1 Duals 2009-10 – Posted 12-6 record as a sophomore with four falls, a trio of technical falls and two major decisions … 1-1 mark in duals … placed first in California Collegiate, earning an 8-2 decision over Andrew Balch of Cal State Bakersfield in final round … also was third in Cuesta Invitational and fourth in Missouri Open. 2008-09 -- Redshirt ... wrestling unattached, posted 22-4 record ... won Fullerton Oopen title with 5-0 record and Art Kraft Memorial Open title with 4-0 mark ... was 4-1 in Brand Open as well as the California Open. High School -- Compiled a career record of 144-32 in four years of wrestling at Los Gatos High School ... Third at the State Championships as a senior ... placed sixth as a junior ... holds high school records for wins and takedowns in a season and also holds the career takedown record ... won the Central Coast Section Sportsmanship Award ... won league championship three times and was a two-time CCS champion. Personal -- Son of James Virginia Doss and Gaye Doss ... born July 20, 1989 ... majoring in industrial technology ... lists snowboarding, surfing, rifling and Guitar Hero as hobbies.

Atticus Disney 6-2 • Sophomore

Topeka, KS / Shawnee Heights High School/Minnesota

Sophomore

5-8 • Sophomore

Deer Park, WA / Riverside High School

285 Nick Fisher

149

Geoff Doss

18-3 Overall, 0-0 Duals University of Minnesota – Disney was a redshirt at Minnesota in the 2008-09 season before transferring to Cal Poly … posted 18-3 record in open tournaments during redshirt season with 11 pins and a pair of major decisions … closed the season with a season-high seven consecutive wins … earned his first career win and fall in his first career match, pinning Tabor Martin in 28 seconds … won three tournament titles … did not compete in 2009-10 season. High School – Captured three Kansas state championships at heavyweight while competing at Shawnee Heights High School … tabbed 10th-best high school heavyweight by Amateur Wrestling News … four-time All-Wichita Area selection and three-time all-state honoree … named USA Wrestling AllAmerican in 2006, 2007 and 2008 … also was a lineman in football, twice earning first-team all-state honors … earned 10 high school letters while competing in wrestling (4), football (4) and track (2). Personal -- Son of Barry and Jeanne Disney … two sisters, Emily and Hayley … born April 26, 1990, in Girard, Kansas … majors in communication studies.

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Nick Fisher 5-10 • Sophomore

Fresno, CA / Clovis West High School 40-16 Overall, 4-2 Duals 2009-10 -- 2009-10 – As a sophomore posted 17-8 record with seven falls, four technical falls and one major decision … claimed second place in the Pac-10 Championships at 149, losing only to Barrett Abel of UC Davis 12-9 … national qualifier, losing to Nicholas Bertucci of Purdue 4-1 and Seth Morton of Ohio 12-6 … placed first in the Cuesta Invitational, second in the California Collegiate and fifth in the Missouri Open … pinned two nationally ranked wrestlers – No. 17 RJ Pena of Oregon State in a dual meet and No. 6 Jason Chamberlain of Boise State in the semifinals of the Pac-10 Championships. 2008-09 -- Redshirt ... competing unattached, compiled 23-8 record ... posted 7-1 mark with four pins in California Open, 4-2 in Fullerton Open, 6-2 in Northern Iowa Open and 5-1 with two falls in Brand Open. High School -- Compiled a career record of 148-36 in four years as a varsity wrestler at Clovis West High School ... as a senior, finished third at the State Championships and had a record of 48-4 ... won 28 matches by fall as a senior ... California Cadet National Team member in 2006 and 2007 ... also made the National Junior Duals Team in 2007. Personal -- Son of Darryl Fisher and Sheri Carr ... one brother, Griffin Geringer, and one sister, Kassidy Geringer ... born May 2, 1990 in Fresno, Calif. ... majoring in recreation, parks and tourism ... lists music, skating and longboarding as hobbies.

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165 Travis Gallegos Freshman

Alex Grandy Freshman

Travis Gallegos 5-11 • Freshman

Sophomore

Dominic Kastl Freshman

Gilroy, CA / Gilroy High School

0-0 Overall, 0-0 Duals High School -- Earned a pair of third-place finishes in the California state championships as a sophomore and junior at Foothill High School and was sixth as a senior … also placed sixth in the Junior Nationals as a sophomore ... qualified for the state championships as a freshman and was 95th on the list of top 100 recruits by InterMat. Personal – Son of Jim Gallegos … one sister, Courtney … lists wakeboarding as his hobby … born Sept. 1, 1992, in Burney, Calif. … credits his father as well as high school coach Jerry Valliton for “pushing me and making me successful” … majors in business administration.

0-0 Overall, 0-0 Duals High School -- Kastl placed fourth as a senior and seventh as a junior in the California State High School Championships … attended St. Francis High School in Mountain View as a junior before returning to Gilroy High School for his senior season ... finished eighth in the NHSCA Junior Championships in 2009 ... four-time CIF-Central Coast Section champion … was rated No. 22 in his weight class by Wrestling USA … also lettered in football at Gilroy and St. Francis. Personal – Son of Lance and Edith Kastl, both Cal Poly graduates … two brothers, Blake and Mario … wants to be a physical therapist … lists longboarding and biking as hobbies … born June 18, 1992, in San Mateo, Calif. … majors in kinesiology.

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Alex Grandy 6-2 • Freshman

0-0 Overall, 0-0 Duals High School -- A 2010 graduate of Pioneer Valley High School in Santa Maria, where he lettered four times in varsity wrestling … placed fourth in California state championships after a thirdplace finish in CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet … claimed three Pac-7 individual titles ... qualified for the Junior Nationals in Virginia Beach, VA … claimed Pac-7 League title as a senior and was second as a junior … earned first-team All-Pac-7 League honors in football as a defensive lineman and also lettered in baseball ... a three-year varsity letter winner in football, earning first-team All-CIF-Southern Section honors ... played in Santa Barbara County All-Star Game ... earned three varsity letters in baseball, capturing All-Pac-7 first-team honors as a senior ... named to Merit Roll all four years ... visited Cal State Bakersfield before choosing Cal Poly. Personal – Son of Noel and Cynthia Grandy ... two brothers, Noel Jr. and Zach, and two sisters, Serena and Nicole ... lists skating and video games as hobbies ... born Sept. 23, 1992, in Santa Maria, Calif. ... majors in construction management.

184

Stephan Hampton 6-2 • Sophomore

Red Bluff, CA / Red Bluff High School/UC Davis

Britain Longmire Freshman

5-11 • Freshman

Palo Cedro, CA / Foothill High School

Santa Maria, CA / Pioneer Valley High School

Stephan Hampton

165

Dominic Kastl

5-10 Overall, 0-4 Duals 2009-10 – Posted a 5-10 record with two falls as a redshirt freshman 184-pounder at UC Davis … transferred to Cal Poly after Aggies dropped sport … was 2-2 at Cliff Keen Invitational. 2008-09 --Redshirt. High School --Finished fourth (189 pounds) at CIF state championship as a senior at Red Bluff High School ... won 191pound title at CIF-North Section Masters Meet, posting three pins along the way ... three-time Eastern Athletic League and CIFNorth Section champion … twice earned all-league and all-CIFNorth Section honors ... also competed for Northern Extreme Wrestling, earning All-America honors at 2007 Greco-Roman Nationals … also lettered in football at Red Bluff High. Personal –Son of Tony and Heidi Hampton … one sister, Samantha ... claims to be an avid history buff and majored in history at UC Davis … hobbies include hunting and fishing … born March 12, 1990, in Redding, Calif. … majors in economics.

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Britain Longmire 5-3 • Freshman (RS)

Las Vegas, NV / Cimarron Memorial High School 6-5 Overall, 0-0 Duals 2009-10 – Redshirt … competed in three open tournaments, compiling a 6-5 record at 125 pounds with one fall, one technical fall and a pair of major decisions. High School -- A three-time Nevada state champion under head coach Mike Garcia at Cimmaron Memorial High School ... led Spartans to state championship in 2009, third-place state finish in 2008 and second-place finish in 2007 ... also lettered in football as a freshman ... a candidate for National Honor Society. Personal -- Son of Robert Longmire and Ellen Maura... two brothers, Brandon Maura and Robert Longmire Jr., and two sisters, Victoria Russell and Kristin Longmire … lists watching TV and hanging out with friends as hobbies ... born July 24, 1990, in Cincinnati, Ohio ... majors in social sciences.

285

Drew Meulman 6-0 • Freshman

Los Gatos, CA / Saint Francis High School 0-0 Overall, 0-0 Duals High School -- Meulman was runner-up at heavyweight in 2010 and at 215 pounds in 2009 in the California State High School Championships after a seventh-place finish as a sophomore in 2008 … also finished fourth in the NHSCA Junior Championships … three-time CIF-Central Coast Section champion and placed fourth as a freshman at St. Francis High School in Mountain View … first West Coast Athletic League wrestler to place in state finals three times … holds school records for most wins and falls in a season and career ... also a center on the St. Francis High football team as well, leading Lancers to secondplace CIF-Central Coast Section finish … earned all-league and all-section honors in football … was ranked No. 11 in his weight class by Wrestling USA and No. 12 by WIN Magazine and was 93rd on the list of top 100 recruits by InterMat … also visited Navy, Virginia and Maryland before choosing Cal Poly. Personal – Son of Todd and Joan Meulman … two sisters, Anne and Elle … wants to be a sports agent … lists reading as a hobby … born July 1, 1991, in San Jose, Calif. … majors in business administration.

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Drew Meulman Freshman

141 Boris Novachkov Junior

Filip Novachkov Senior

Boris Novachkov 5-7 • Junior

133

Filip Novachkov 5-8 • Senior

Sunnyvale, CA / Fremont High School

Sunnyvale, CA / Fremont High School

56-17 Overall, 11-7 Duals 2009-10 – A stellar sophomore campaign ending with AllAmerican honors as he placed seventh in the NCAA National Championships with a 4-2 record … pinned Steve Bell of Maryland in 4:26 in final match … both losses in nationals were decided in overtime – a 5-4 verdict against No. 4 Jordan Oliver of Oklahoma State and a 2-1 decision against No. 8 Tyler Graff of Wisconsin … finished the season 28-5 with four falls, one technical fall and four major decisions … captured the Pac-10 title at 133 pounds with a 4-3 decision over Brandon Low of UC Davis, avenging a 6-3 loss to Low in a dual meet two weeks earlier … 8-2 in duals and 20-3 in tournaments … placed first in the Missouri Open and Las Vegas Invitational and was second in the Reno Tournament of Champions … 7-5 record against nationally ranked wrestlers … expected to switch places in lineup with his brother, Filip, with Boris wrestling at 141 and Filip at 133 this season. 2008-09 -- Redshirt ... posted 9-0 mark competing unattached with a 4-0 mark in Fullerton and 5-0 record in California Open ... one win by technical fall and two more by major decision. 2007-08 -- Finished 19-12 overall and 3-5 in duals as a true freshman ... upset top seeded T.J. Dillashaw of Cal State Fullerton to take third at the Pac-10 Championships ... NCAA Championship qualifier ... defeated No. 14 Brandon Kinney of Columbia in a 125-pound match, 3-1, on Dec. 1 at the Cliff Keen/Las Vegas Invitational where he finished seventh against a highly competitive field ... was 15-6 at 125 pounds before moving up a weight class ... notched one fall and four major decisions on the year. High School -- Four-year letter winner in wrestling at Fremont High School in Sunnyvale, Calif. ... two-time state champion, once at 103 pounds (2006) and once at 125 (2007) ... compiled a career record of 145-21 as a prep, including a 90-3 record spanning 2006 to 2007 ... two-time National Freestyle champion ... two-time Greco-Roman National champion. Personal -- Son of Stefan and Zhivka Novachkov ... one brother, Filip, who also wrestles for Cal Poly ... born in Radnevo, Bulgaria ... moved to California from Bulgaria six years ago ... born November 29, 1989, in Bulgaria ... chose Cal Poly because he liked the wrestling coaches and so he could wrestle with his brother ... career ambition is to be an athletic trainer ... lists snowboarding and surfing as hobbies ... majors in kinesiology.

71-29 Overall, 19-12 Duals 2009-10 -- 2009 -10 – As a junior, posted 25-8 record , earning a spot in the nationals with a second-place Pac-10 finish … posted 2-2 mark in the NCAA National Championships … lost to Adin Duenas of Cal State Bakersfield 9-3 in Pac-10 finals after upsetting No. 13 Chris Drouin of Arizona State 4-2 in semifinals … placed second in Las Vegas Invitational with 4-1 record and was third in Missouri Open with 5-1 mark … posted 11-1 mark in duals, losing only to No. 4 Levi Jones of Boise State 8-5 … led the team with eight two-point near falls and six three-point near falls in dual meets ... among his seven falls was one in 12 seconds against Cory Bloodgood of Central Missouri in Missouri Open … 8-4 against nationally ranked wrestlers … was 13-4 before winning 10 of 11 matches to improve to 23-5 ... expected to switch places in lineup with his brother, Boris, with Boris wrestling at 141 and Filip at 133 this season. 2008-09 -- Posted a 23-9 record as a sophomore with five falls and three major decisions ... 5-6 in duals ... went 4-0 in Missouri Open, 5-2 in Las Vegas Invitational, 4-0 in California Open, 3-1 for third place in Pac-10 Championships and 1-2 in the NCAA Championships ... beat Brandon Low of UC Davis three times before losing 7-3 to the Aggie wrestler in the NCAA Championships. 2007-08 -- Finished 16-10 overall and 3-6 in duals as a redshirt freshman ... season was cut short due to an injury ... defeated No. 1 Lou Ruggirello of Hofstra, 6-3, on Dec. 1 at the Cliff Keen/Las Vegas Invitational ... also had wins over Nos. 18 and 16 Ricky Deubel of Edinboro (7-2) and Joey Baker of Navy (3-2) at the Cliff Keen ... pinned No. 19 Conor Beebe of Central Michigan in 1:50 on Dec. 18 at the Reno Tournament of Champions ... placed fifth at the Cliff Keen and fourth at the Reno TOC ... won four matches by fall, one by major decision and one by technical fall. 2006-07 -- Redshirt ... was 7-2 competing unattached with one pin and one major decision. High School -- Competed in the SCWAL ... wrestled from 2004-06 at Fremont High School in Sunnyvale ... captured California state championship in 2006 ... 103-pound Central Coast Section champion in 2004 ... placed second in 2005 Ironman Wrestling Tournament in Ohio ... 4.0 GPA in high School ... academic Student of the Year. Personal --- Son of Stefan and Zhivka Novachkov ... Has one Brother, Boris, who is now wrestling at Cal Poly ... born in Radnevo, Bulgaria ... Moved to California from Bulgria six years ago ... competed in national tournaments in Bulgaria ... enjoys snowboarding, surfing, skateboarding and video game ... majors in industrial technology ... Chose Cal Poly for the wrestling and the environment.

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Jim Powers 6-1 • Senior

Ramsey, NJ / Blair Academy / Virginia Tech

Jim Powers Senior

Travis Rasmussen Sophomore

Brandan Rocha Freshman

32-60 Overall, 3-20 Duals 2009-10 – As a junior at Cal Poly, Powers compiled a 14-19 record at 285 pounds with two falls, a technical fall and one major decision … five of his losses were by two points or less to nationally ranked wrestlers … 2-9 in dual meets … one of his two falls was in just 53 seconds over Corey Johnson of Oklahoma City in the Missouri Open … placed second in that tournament, third in the Menlo Open and fourth in the California Collegiate … 1-2 in Pac-10 Championships for seventh place. 2008-09 -- Redshirt ... did not compete in any tournaments. 2007-08 -- Was 11-21 overall and 1-11 in duals ... pinned Stanford's Mark Shughart in 4:36 at Reno Tournament of Champions ... won two matches by fall and one by technical fall. 2006-07 (Virginia Tech) -- Finished 7-20 with two pins and one major decision as a freshman. High School -- Two-time prep national finalist and won once while competing for Blair Academy ... two-time prep AllAmerican ... took third at “Beast of the East” Tournament and fifth at the Walsh Jesuit Ironman ... captained an eight-time national championship squad ... first-team all-league and all-state in wrestling ... also a second-team all-league player in football. Personal -- Son of Jim and June Powers ... has two sisters, Madeline and Natalie ... born February 20, 1988 ... chose Cal Poly as a transfer school for its athletics, academics and location ... lists lifting, running and fishing as hobbies ... majors in business with a concentration in finance.

133

Brandan Rocha 5-4 • Freshman (RS)

Lemoore, CA / Lemoore High School

Ryan Smith Junior

Pearce Swerdfeger Freshman

9-3 Overall, 0-0 Duals 2009-10 – Redshirt … competed in three open tournaments, placing first in the Menlo Open and second in the California Collegiate .. also posted 3-2 mark in Fullerton Open, but did not place … finished with 9-3 record, winning three matches by fall … earned two falls, each in 90 seconds, in his first two matches at the Menlo Open. High School -- Lettered four times in varsity wrestling under head coaches Kent Olsen and Marcio Botelho at Lemoore High School ... led Tigers to four straight West Yosemite League titles ... earned four league individual titles and pair of San Joaquin Valley championships --- twice was a state finalist and earned over 200 victories in high school ... presented with student-athlete award ... also visited Oregon State and Colorado School of Mines before choosing Cal Poly. Personal -- Son of Anthony and Regina Rocha ... three brothers, Dillen, Dustin and Anthony ... Dustin wrestled at Fresno State ... enjoys wrestling and weightlifting as hobbies ... born Oct. 19, 1990, in Hanford ... majors in construction management.

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Travis Rasmussen 6-0 • Sophomore

Bakersfield, CA / Bakersfield High School 24-16 Overall, 1-4 Duals 2009-10 – As a redshirt freshman, compiled 13-12 record … placed first in Cuesta Invitational with 4-0 mark and was fourth in Missouri Open … no falls, but won three matches by technical

fall and five others by major decision … 1-4 in dual meets, defeating Ian Wrenn of San Francisco State by technical fall. 2008-09 -- Compiled 11-4 record wrestling unattached ... won all four matches in California Open for first place at 157 ... 6-2 in MVC Open ... two of his wins on the year were by fall and he earned pair of major decisions as well. High School -- Finished second at 145-pounds at California State Championships as a senior in 2008 at Bakersfield High School ... compiled a 44-4 record in senior season ... began year ranked No. 14 nationally in his weight class by Wrestling USA Magazine ... Doc Buchanan Champion as a senior ... also won the Five-Counties League title ... as a junior, was ranked No. 15 nationally amongst juniors by Wrestling USA Magazine and No. 10 by Intermatwrestle.com. Personal -- Son of Bruce and Meg Rasmussen ... one brother, Shane ... born Aug. 9, 1989 ... majoring in business administration ... chose Cal Poly because of the coaching staff and the beach ... lists wakeboarding and playing the guitar as hobbies.

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Ryan Smith 6-0 • Junior

Temecula, CA / Temecula Valley High School 25-24 Overall, 10-8 Duals 2009-10 – In sophomore season compiled 19-11 record, including 7-4 mark in duals … second on the team in takedowns in dual meets with 44 … placed fifth in both the Missouri Open and Reno Tournament of Champions and finished second in the Pac-10 Championships at 197, but did not advance to the NCAA National Championships … lost to Riley Orozco of Cal State Bakersfield three times, including an 11-5 decision in final round of Pac-10 tournament … 2-2 mark in Las Vegas Invitational. 2008-09 -- Compiled 6-11 record in redshirt freshman season ... was sidelined nearly two months by injury, but competed in Pac-10 Championships ... won his first four matches of season, two by major decision. 2007-08 -- Redshirt ... was 0-2 at Michigan State Open, his only action of the season. High School -- Part of a Temecula Valley High School team that was a two-time team CIF-Southern Secion champion and two-time CIF-SOuthern Section Masters champion ... won individual CIF-Southern Section titles three times ... two-time GrecoRoman All-American ... placed at the state championships twice. Personal -- Son of Ken and Christina Smith ... four brothers, Brad, Blaine, Kenny and Keesan … traveled to Thailand in the summer of 2010 ... born July 26, 1989 ... lists computers, skating and snowboarding as hobbies ... business administration major.

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Pearce Swerdfeger 6-0 • Freshman (RS)

Glendale, AZ / Deer Valley High School 12-6 Overall, 0-0 Duals 2009-10 – Redshirt … competed in four open tournaments, placing first in the Menlo Open and sixth in the Cerritos Frosh/Soph Open … compiled 12-6 record with three falls and a major decision … beat teammate Mike Dumelle 9-4 for title in Menlo Open. High School -- Posted a 169-19 record in four varsity seasons under his father and head coach, Flint Swerdfeger, at Deer Valley High School ... set Deer Valley High records for career wins, pins and takedowns ... also was a quarterback on the Skyhawks football team as a quarterback, earning all-region honors ... also lettered four years in volleyball ... also visited Brown and Colorado School of Mines before choosing Cal Poly ... graduated No. 12 in his senior class with a 4.6 GPA.

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2010-11 Mustangs Personal -- Son of Flint and Barb Swerdfeger ... both parents are teachers and graduates of Northern Arizona University ... two brothers, Marshall and Hunter ... Marshall wrestled at Southern Oregon University ... born October 27, 1990, in Glendale, Ariz. ... majors in environmental engineering.

Jake Tanenbaum Sophomore

Stephen Thalin Senior

Steven Vasquez Sophomore

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Jake Tanenbaum 5-8 • Sophomore (RS)

Leawood, KS / Blue Valley North High School 22-26 Overall, 2-11 Duals 2009-10 – Redshirt … competed in five open tournaments, compiling 13-9 record … placed third in the Jim Fox Open and fourth in both the Cleveland State Open and California Collegiate … two of his wins were by fall and four others were by major decision. 2008-09 -- Compiled 9-17 record as a true freshman, including pair of wins in dual meets against Menlo's Mike Righi and Arizona State's Angel Alegre ... posted 3-2 mark in Missouri Open as well as the MVC Open ... competed in Macabbiah Games over the summer in Israel.... earned gold in the 60kg freestyle class with wins over Dylan Flejszon of Canada (6-0, 60). Mikhael Golod of Russia (5-2, 5-1) and Pavel Siniavsky of Israel (5-2, 6-0) ... also won the title in the 55kg Greco Roman competition with victories over Igor Roitman of Israel (3-2, 6-0) and Artum Roitman of Israel (3-3, 6-0, fall) also earned a gold medal at the Grand Prix Munich Memorial Tournament in July 2009. High School -- Compiled a 158-21 record and placed at the state championships in each of his four years at Blue Valley North High School ... third at the Brute-adidas National Championships as a freshman ... finished his high school career ranked No. 10 in the nation at 125-pounds according to Intermatwrestle.com ... holds high school record for three-point near falls ... cumulative GPA of 3.5. Personal -- Son of Robert Tanenbaum and Kelly Jackson ... one brother, Zack, and one sister, Carly ... father wrestled at Georgia ... has two uncles who wrestled collegiately ... chose Cal Poly for the academics, environment and wrestling program ... lists traveling as a hobby ... majors in kinesiology.

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Steven Vasquez 5-10 • Sophomore

Tracy, CA / Central Catholic High School 20-16 Overall, 4-6 Duals 2009-10 – In first competitive season at Cal Poly, posted 17-14 record with seven major decisions … 4-6 in dual meets and 13-8 in tournaments … finished sixth in Pac-10 Championships at 165 pounds with 1-3 record … also placed first in the Cuesta Invitational, third in the California Collegiate and fifth in the Missouri Open. 2008-09 -- Posted 3-2 record in season-opening Fullerton Open, competing unattached ... won two matches by decision and the other by default ... challenging Travis Rasmussen for starting nod at 165 pounds. High School -- Three-time state qualifier for Central Catholic High School in Modesto, Calif. ... placed second as a senior in 2008 ... three-time California Freestyle State Champion ... also won titles at the California Greco State Championships, California Cadet Freestyle State Championships and Western Regional Freestyle Championships ... two-time California Triple Crown winner ... compiled a record of 45-2 as a senior and had a 3.56 cumulative GPA. Personal -- Son of Steve and Tammy Vasquez ... father played baseball at San Jose State and at the Double-A level professionally ... one brother, Cameron ... born Jan. 3, 1990, in Tracy, Calif. ... career ambition is to be a physical therapist ... lists riding quads, surfing and skimboarding as hobbies ... majoring in kinesiology.

Stephen Thalin 5-10 • Senior

San Jose, CA / The King’s Academy Matt Wykoff

Academy High School ... Central Coast Section finalist ... also ran cross country and played football for one year ... graduated seventh in his senior class ... member of the National Honor Society ... was an active member in the music department in high school. Personal -- Son of John and Katie Thalin ... father attended Northwestern and mother attended UC Davis ... born in Santa Clara, Calif. on September 2, 1988 ... three brothers: Billy, Matthew and Jacob, and one sister, Elaina ... majors in civil engineering at Cal Poly ... member of Athletes in Action ... chose Cal poly for the wrestling, location, and academics ... made an official visit to Stanford.

19-17 Overall, 1-2 Duals 2009-10 – Competed in four open tournaments as a junior, placing second in the Menlo Open … lost to Josh Emmett of Menlo College 6-4 in the finals … compiled 12-7 overall mark with two falls, a technical fall and one major decision. 2008-09 -- Posted 8-7 record with one fall, one technical fall and a pair of major decisions ... pinned James Hesser in 6:07 at the Fullerton Open ... 3-2 in Fullerton Open and 2-2 in both the Brand Open and California Open. 2007-08 -- Was 5-8 overall and 1-2 in duals on the year ... lone fall of the season came in 4:49 against UC Davis' Ryan Nelson. 2006-07 -- Redshirt ... was 2-2 while competing unattached. High School -- Competed in the Santa Clara Valley Wrestling Association ... four-year letter winner in wrestling at Kings

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Matt Wykoff 5-10 • Freshman

Visalia, CA / Mount Whitney High School 0-0 Overall, 0-0 Duals High School -- Earned a pair of West Yosemite League titles at 171 pounds at Mount Whitney High School in Visalia … placed sixth in CIF-Central Coast Section finals … compiled 2512 record as a junior and 35-8 as a senior … qualified for state meet both years, but did not place … student body president, maintained 4.0 grade-point average and earned an Academic Letter … visited Cal State Fullerton before choosing Cal Poly. Personal – Son of Skip Wykoff and Ruby McKee … no siblings … aspires to be an electrical engineer … enjoys ping pong and video games as hobbies … born Feb. 14, 1992, in Visalia, Calif. … majors in electrical engineering.

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2009-10 Season in Review Mustangs Rebound With Strong Performances Poly 21-13 in Stillwater, Okla. One year after going 3-12 in The Novachkov brothers and dual meets, including an 0-8 Pami continued their winning mark in Pac-10 Conference ways the next day in Norman, duals, Cal Poly rebounded in the Okla., but Cal Poly dropped a 272009-10 campaign with an 8-4 13 decision to No. 10 Oklahoma. dual meet record (5-2 in Pac-10 Boris Novachkov earned a 9-0 matches), and finished third in major decision over Greg Cannon the Pac-10 Championships, proat 133 pounds while Filip ducing a pair of NCAA Division Novachkov followed with his I All-Americans. fifth pin of the year, upsetting No. Cal Poly sent five wrestlers to 4-ranked Zack Bailey in 4 minthe NCAA Championships and utes, 18 seconds. Pami was a 4-1 two captured All-American honwinner over No. 12 Shane ors -- Chase Pami finished secVernon. ond at 157 pounds and Boris Back home, Smith’s first-periNovachkov was seventh at 133 od fall put an exclamation point pounds. on Cal Poly’s 29-9 victory over Three other Mustangs -- Filip North Dakota State in Mott Gym. Novachkov, Ryan DesRoches The Mustangs won six of the and Nick Fisher -- also qualified nine contested matches and also for the nationals. picked up six points for a forfeit at The 2009-10 season began with 133 pounds. Filip Novachkov a Pac-10 dual meet at Cal State faced North Dakota State’s top Fullerton. Eric Maldonaldo's Chase Pami finished second in the Pac-10 finals and second come-from-behind decision at in the nation at 157 pounds last year, earning 100 career wins. wrestler, Ryan Adams, and earned a 9-6 decision. 149 pounds keyed a strong finish Four consecutive technical falls by Filip Novachkov, Nick Fisher, by Cal Poly as the Mustangs defeated the host Titans, 26-13. The Mustangs won the final five bouts after Fullerton had taken a 13-7 lead. Geoff Doss and Travis Rasmussen sparked Cal Poly to a 32-9 victory Pins by Filip Novachkov and Ryan DesRoches powered Cal Poly to a over San Francisco State. Steven Vasquez, Kelan Bragg and Smith all 22-15 upset against No. 10 Missouri. The two teams split the 10 individ- won by decision, giving Cal Poly seven straight wins after a forfeit at 133 ual bouts, but Cal Poly prevailed because of the two falls as well as pounds, the opening bout. A fall by Filip Novachkov and a major decision by Pami sparked Cal Chase Pami’s major decision at 157 pounds. The next day in Columbia, Mo., Pami and Boris Novachkov earned Poly to a 28-11 victory over Stanford. individual titles while David Christian and Jim Powers finished second Novachkov needed just one minute to pin Bret Baumbach while Pami scored six in the Missouri Open. After a break for Thanksgiving, Boris Novachkov captured the 133- takedowns, one escape and riding time to pound championship in the 28th Annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate earn a 14-5 major decision against Mike Kent. Invitational at the Star of the Desert Arena. No. 12 Boise State rode a technical fall Filip Novachkov, seeded sixth at 141 pounds, settled for second place as he dropped a 5-3 decision to top-seeded Reece Humphrey of Ohio by No. 1-ranked Kirk Smith and victories in two matches pitting nationally ranked State. Pami placed fifth at 157 pounds. Cal Poly finished seventh among 44 schools in the team standings with wrestlers as the Broncos defeated Cal Poly 23-13. The Mustangs won just two 78.5 points. Needing a victory in the final match, Maldonado earned a technical fall of the nine contested matches and as the Mustangs beat Cal State Bakersfield 22-18 in another Pac-10 dual received a forfeit at 133. Doss and DesRoches earned champimeet at the Icardo Center, stretching their season-opening dual winning onships at the California Collegiates hoststreak to three. Cal Poly also received victories from Maldonado, Pami, DesRoches ed by San Francisco State. Doss won four matches at 157 pounds, including an 8-2 and the Novachkov brothers. Boris Novachkov and decision against Andrew Balch of Cal DesRoches earned second-place State Bakersfield in the finals. DesRoches finishes to highlight Cal Poly’s earned the title at 174 pounds with four performance in the Reno wins (two falls), defeating Troy Goodban Tournament of Champions at of Cal State Bakersfield 11-4 in the cham- Ryan DesRoches the Reno Downtown pionship match. Finishing second for the Mustangs earned 17 falls and a Convention Center. Two other Mustangs -- Pami were Brandan Rocha at 133 pounds and 34-10 record in 2009-10 at 157 pounds and Ryan Smith Fisher at 149 while Vasquez (165) and season, placing third in at 197 pounds -- earned fifth- Christian (149) placed third. Pac-10 finals at 174. Technical falls by Smith and Filip place finishes as Cal Poly placed Novachkov plus a major decision by Pami gave No. 16 Cal Poly just sixth among 26 schools. In early January, No. 4 enough bonus points to edge Arizona State 20-18. The Mustangs forfeited the bout at 125 but did not give up any more Oklahoma State overcame a 9-6 Ryan Smith finished 19-11 and deficit by winning four of the bonus points as Arizona State secured four wins by decision. Each team second in the Pac-10 finals at final five bouts, including a trio won five matches. No. 18 Oregon State won four of the final five bouts, including a fall of major decisions, to defeat Cal 197 pounds last season. 2010-11 Cal Poly Wrestling Media Guide -- Page 13


2009-10 Season in Review Steven Vasquez (left) won 17 of 31 bouts last season and placed in four tournaments while Nick Fisher (right) was 17-8, finished second in Pac-10 finals and qualified for NCAA finals. by Colby Covington at 174 pounds, to rally from a 14-6 deficit and beat Cal Poly 21-18. Cal Poly won three consecutive bouts to build the early lead. Filip Novachkov earned an 11-2 major decision over Mike Mangrum at 141 and Fisher pinned No. 17 RJ Pena in 5 minutes, 27 seconds to win the 149-pound bout. Pami completed the run with a 14-5 major decision against Keegan Davis in another matchup of nationally ranked wrestlers. Cal Poly seniors Micah Ferguson and Pami earned victories in their final duals as Mustangs and Filip Novachkov won by a fall as the Mustangs defeated UC Davis 34-7. At the Pac-10 Championships hosted by UC Davis, Boris Novachkov captured the conference title at 133 pounds, four other Mustangs finished second and DesRoches claimed third place at 174 as Cal Poly settled for a third-place team finish after leading in the first two sessions. The quartet of Mustangs who placed second were Filip Novachkov at

141 pounds, Fisher at 149, Pami at 157 and Smith at 197. Three weeks later at the NCAA Championships in Omaha, Neb., Pami became the sixth NCAA Division I runner-up in Mustang wrestling history. Trying to become the third Division I national champion, Pami led 2-1 early in the first period, but eventually fell 6-4 to top-seeded J.P. O'Connor of Harvard in the 157-pound final. Boris Novachkov claimed seventh place and All-American honors after pinning Steve Bell of Maryland in the second period of their 133-pound bout. Novachkov posted a 4-2 mark in the three-day tournament and finished the year with a 28-5 record (56-17 in his Cal Poly career). Cal Poly, earning a pair of All-American honors in the nationals for the first time in six years, finished in a tie for 18th place with Michigan State, each with 30 points. Darrell Vasquez was fourth at 133 pounds and Vic Moreno placed sixth at 125 in 2004.

2009-10 Statistics 2009-10 Results

8-4 Overall, 5-2 Pac-10

Overall Duals Tnmts. Name Wt. Class W-L Pct. W-L W-L Dec. Chase Aura 125 4-5 .444 1-0 3-5 1 Nick Basile 197 0-2 .000 0-0 0-2 0 2-5 7-9 7 197 9-14 .391 Kelen Bragg David Christian 149 13-6 .684 1-0 12-6 11 Ben Crosby 184 4-5 .444 .0-0 4-5 2 Ryan DesRoches 174-184 34-10 .773 9-2 25-8 11 Geoffrey Doss 157 12-6 .667 1-1 11-5 3 157 2-7 .222 0-0 2-7 2 Mike Dumelle 6-9 6 2-9 125 8-18 .308 Micah Ferguson Nick Fisher 149 17-8 .640 4-2 13-6 4 Grant Haschak 197 18-7 .720 018-7 6 Tyler Holt 184 0-10 .000 0-2 0-8 0 John Hooper 149 1-2 .333 0-0 1-2 0 6-5 .545 0-0 6-5 2 125 Britain Longmire Eric Maldonado 149 12-8 .600 3-2 9-6 5 Boris Novachkov 133 28-5 .848 8-2 20-3 18 14-7 9 141 25-8 .758 11-1 Filip Novachkov 12 19-6 157 29-7 .805 10-1 Chase Pami Jeremy Paragan 285 1-2 .333 0-0 1-2 0 Jim Powers 285 14-19 .424 2-9 12-10 9 Travis Rasmussen 165-174 13-12 .520 1-4 12-8 4 Brandan Rocha 133 9-3 .750 0-0 9-3 6 0-1 9-3 3 9-4 .693 285 Lenny Romero Ryan Smith 197 19-11 .633 7-4 12-7 8 Pearce Swerdfeger 157 12-6 .667 0-0 12-6 8 0-0 13-9 5 125 13-9 .591 Jake Tanenbaum Stephen Thalin 157 12-7 .632 0-0 12-7 8 165-174 17-14 .548 4-6 13-8 10 Steven Vasquez Andy Wagner 141 3-5 .375 0-0 3-5 2 Totals: 345-222 .608 66-51 278-171 162

Maj. 0 0 1 2 1 5 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 2 3 4 3 12 1 1 5 0 1 5 1 4 1 7 0 66

T.F. 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 4 6 0 0 1 3 1 2 3 0 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 34

Fall FF/DF 2 1/0 0 0/0 1 0/0 1 0/0 0 0/0 17 1/0 4 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0 7 0/1 5 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0 1 0/0 0 1/0 4 1/0 7 0/0 1 1/0 0 0/0 2 1/0 0 0/1 3 0/0 4 1/0 2 1/1 3 0/0 2 2/0 2 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0 68 10/3

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Opponent Time Date NTS GREEN vs. GOLD Nov. 7 Nov. 14 *at Cal State Fullerton 26-13 W Nov. 20 at Missouri 22-15 W Nov. 22 at Missouri Open NTS 7th Dec. 4-5 at Las Vegas Invitational (Primm) Dec. 16 *at Cal State Bakersfield 22-18 W 6th Dec. 20 at Reno Tnmt. of Champions Jan. 2 at Oklahoma State 13-21 L 13-27 L at Oklahoma Jan. 3 29-9 W NORTH DAKOTA STATE Jan. 9 Jan. 14 at San Francisco State 32-9 W Jan. 22 *STANFORD 28-11 W Jan. 24 *BOISE STATE 13-23 L NTS Jan. 30 at All-California Open (@SFS) Feb. 5 *ARIZONA STATE 20-18 W Feb. 6 *OREGON STATE 18-21 L Feb. 12 *UC DAVIS 34-7 W Feb. 26-27 Pacific-10 Conference Championships (@ UC Davis) Third Mar. 18-20 NCAA Championships (@ Omaha, NE) T-18th * Pacific-10 Conference match


Iceman: My Fighting Life

Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell Cal Poly 1988-93

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huck Liddell ranks as one of, if not the, most famous Cal Poly graduates in the school’s history. For two years Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell reigned as the UFC light heavyweight champion, but before that, Liddell starred in Mott Gym as a 190-pound wrestler.

Recently, Liddell released a book that chronicles his life as a fighter. Iceman: My Fighting Life debuted on February 17, 2008, and spent multiple weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list.

Liddell started training for his career at the age of 12 in Santa Barbara. He was a four-year starter on the football team at San Marcos High School, and became a Division I wrestler at Cal Poly in 1988. After spending five years on the wrestling squad, Liddell would complete his degree while pursuing a career as a professional fighter, graduating in 1995 with a B.A.in business. As a graduation gift to himself, he had his iconic tattoo inked on his scalp which reads “Koei-Kan” (“prosper with happiness.”) He would then transition to mixed martial artist when he earned a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under John Lewis, ultimately aiming for a career that would take his fame and fortune to a new level. Liddell made his UFC debut in 1998 with a decision victory over Noe Hernandez. He soon established his reputation as a devastating striker with victories over Tito Ortiz, Renato Sobral and Wanderlei Silva over the next few years. On May 26, 2004, he knocked out Randy Couture in two minutes to

win the Light Heavyweight Title. He defended his titles successfully five times, all ending with either a knockout or a TKO. He surrendered his belt after losing in a matchup with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, three years to the day of being crowned champion.

Despite his busy schedule as a fighter and a world-renowned celebrity, Liddell still takes time to remember his roots as a Cal Poly Mustang. Liddell can often be seen matside at Cal Poly matches and is an avid fan of the team. He was inducted into the Cal Poly Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 11, 2009.

Chuck Liddell “faces off” with Cal Poly 197-pound wrestler Ryan Smith during a practice session in 2008.

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Cal Poly Wrestling Records

Cal Poly’s only NCAA Division I national champions are Mark DiGirolamo (left), who won in 1976, and Tom Kline, the 1969 champ.

Cal Poly Team Finishes at NCAA Tournament Division I Year 1969 1972 1975 1976 1977 1978 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985

Place . . . . . . . . . . . .5th . . . . . . . . . . .21st . . . . . . . . . . . .8th . . . . . . . . . . . .6th . . . . . . . . . .22nd . . . . . . . . . . . .9th . . . . . . . . . . .12th . . . . . . . . .T44th . . . . . . . . .T24th . . . . . . . . . . . .9th . . . . . . . . . .22nd . . . . . . . . . . .11th

Year 1986 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998

Year 1965 1966 1967 1968

Place . . . . . . . . . . .2nd . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .7th . . . . . . . . . . . .1st

Year 1969 1970 1971 1972

Place . . . . . . . . .T45th . . . . . . . . . . .25th . . . . . . . . .T44th . . . . . . . . .T49th . . . . . . . . .T58th . . . . . . . . .T54th . . . . . . . . . . .36th . . . . . . . . . . .27th . . . . . . . . .T36th . . . . . . . . . . .41st . . . . . . . . . .33rd . . . . . . . . . . .28th

Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Place . . . . . . . . .T44th . . . . . . . . .T55th . . . . . . . . .T60th . . . . . . . . .T29th . . . . . . . . . . .31st . . . . . . . . . . .16th . . . . . . . . . . .25th . . . . . . . . . .23rd . . . . . . . . . . .27th . . . . . . . . .T26th . . . . . . . . . .43rd . . . . . . . . .T18th

Dual Meets (Season) Most Wins (25) — Best Win Percentage (1.000) —

Best Win Streak (25) — Most Pins (12) — Most Takedowns (90) — Most Escapes (58) — Most Penalty Points (17) —

Division II Place . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .1st . . . . . . . . . . . .1st

Year Place 1973 . . . . . . . . . . . .1st 1974 . . . . . . . . . . . .1st

Dual Meets (Career) Most Team Points (116) — Most Wins (82) — Best Win Percentage (.878) — Best Two Year Win % (.960) —

Quickest Dual Meet Falls Bruce Lynn Frank Oates Ryan O’ Leary Keith Leland David Jack Scott Heaton Steve Gardner Lennis Cowell Scott Heaton Howard Lawson Dan Hayes Dale Amber Chris Delong David Wells Chad Mendes

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vs vs vs vs vs vs vs vs vs vs vs vs vs vs vs

Oregon State (Mark Evenhus) UCLA (Jeff Johnson) Bucknell (Jason Prokopcha) Stanford (Mark Feinstein) So Illinois (Steve Byrne) Utah (Noel Prudent) Cal (Larry Cohn) Northridge (Al Nett) Northridge (Jeff Watson) Oregon State (Terry Johnson) Fresno State (Darrel Goodin) Long Beach St (Larry Budgen) San Jose St (Anthony Palomino) Portland State (Adam Thomas) Stanford (Max Rosefigura)

Glenn Anderson, 1973 Glenn Anderson, 1973 Rick Worel, 1980 Scott Heaton, 1980 Seth Woodhill, 1993 Jake Gaeir, 1994 Ken Wyatt, 1968 Neal Mason, 1994 Chad Mendes, 2008 Glenn Anderson 1973 Scott Heaton 1979 Robert Kiddy 1978 Steve Strange 1999 Seth Woodhill 1993

Glenn Anderson 1973 Scott Heaton, 1976-80 Scott Heaton, 1976-80 Neal Mason, 1993-95, Seth Woodhill, 1991-93

Overall (Season) 1975 1971 1992 1972 1979 1980 1973 1965 1977 1983 1977 1981 1984 1999 2008

Most Wins (41) — Best Win Percentage (.981) — Most Pins (17) — Most Takedowns (203) —

Ken Wyatt, 1966-68 Cedric Haymon, 2002 Luis Montano, 1983 Tom Kline, 1969 Tom Kline, 1969 Ryan DesRoches, 2010 Eric Osborne, 1988

Overall (Career) Most Wins (136) — Best Win Percentage (.939) — Most Pins (55) —

Scott Heaton, 1976-80 Terry Hall, 1968-70 Scott Heaton, 1976-80

Wrestlers in the Cal Poly Athletics Hall of Fame Name Tom Kline Pat Lovell Tom Hall Donald Adams Sheldon Harden Norm Gomes Glenn Anderson Eduardo Labastida-Ochoa Larry Morgan Scott Heaton John Woods Chuck Liddell

Sports Years at Poly Wrestling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1966-69 Wrestling, Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1957-60 Wrestling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1952-54, 1957-60 Wrestling, Boxing, Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1956-63 Coaching — Wrestling and Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1948-87 Wrestling, Athletic Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-58 Wrestling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1969-73 Wrestling, Soccer, Boxing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1954-57 Wrestling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1970-73 Wrestling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1976-80 Wrestling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964-69 Wrestling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1988-93 2010-11 Cal Poly Wrestling Media Guide -- Page 16

Year Inducted 1987 1989 1990 1991 1991 1993 2000 2000 2003 2008 2009 2009


More than 19,000 students, nationally-renown courses of study and the top-ranked public master’s university in the western United States ... all 11 miles from the Pacific Ocean.

This is Cal Poly ocated in the central California coastal town of San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly comprises one of 23 campuses in the California State University, the nation’s largest four-year undergraduate university system. Each CSU campus is given considerable freedom to develop its programs and each institution boasts its own qualities and strengths. Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing principle of instruction prepares undergraduates for careers in applied technical and professional fields. From computers to crops, Cal Poly holds that the best preparation for any endeavor is derived through practical application. This ideal has set Cal Poly apart from other institutions and been the school’s driving philosophy since its 1901 founding. Courses at Cal Poly emphasize a high proportion of lab work, fieldwork and special assignments, culminating with a senior project. Unique on-campus opportunities – such as an organic farm and a student-run daily newspaper and majors of study ranging from aerospace engineering to wine and viticulture – make hands-on learning a daily reality at Cal Poly. In total, Cal Poly confers bachelor's degrees in 64 separate areas of study. Nine of those degrees are exclusive to the San Luis Obispo campus (see next page). For 17-consecutive years, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly as the top public master’s university in the western United States. The publication also ranked Cal Poly’s College of Engineering as the No. 3 program in the nation among public non-doctoral institutions (see below). On-campus activities are headquartered at the renown University Union and Cal Poly’s student-run activities have earned enviable reputations across the nation. Week of Welcome offers first-quarter students a successful introduction

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to the collegiate experience through a team of trained student leaders and university officials, all of whom provide academic and social resources, encourage awareness and promote relationships with the campus and central coast community. Athletically, Cal Poly boasts one of the most successful Division I programs for an institution of its size. During the 2009-10 academic year, the athletics department – which sponsors 20 varsity programs – captured Big West Conference championships in women’s soccer, men’s cross country and men’s tennis and enjoyed the All-America selections of wrestlers Chase Pami and Boris Novachkov. Women’s basketball forward Kristina Santiago was named Big West Player of the Year while softball designated player Anna Cahn earned Big West Field Player of the Year praise. Mustangs earned 42 all-conference honors while seven Cal Poly student-athletes were named Big West Freshman of the Year in their respective sports. As testament to Cal Poly’s athletics and academic integrity, 38 Mustangs collected Big West All-Academic praise during the 2009-10 school year. The Cal Poly Athletics Department also finished second in the Big West Commissioner’s Cup, an award presented to the institution with the best overall results in the conference's 18 sponsored sports. Internationally, Cal Poly was represented at the 2008 Summer Olympics by former Mustangs Sharon Day (United States, high jump), Jimmy Van Ostrand (Canada, baseball) and Stephanie Brown Trafton, whose gold medal for the United States in the discus competition was the first such feat by a Mustang athlete.

THE CAL POLY BREAKDOWN • Affiliation: Member of the 23-campus California State University, the largest four-year public university system within the United States • Location: San Luis Obispo, approximately 220 miles south of San Francisco and 200 miles north of Los Angeles • Terms: Four 11-week quarters per year • Student Body (Fall 2009 Quarter): 19,325 • Faculty: 1,047, with a 19-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio • Accredited and Recognized Programs: 24 • Estimated 2009-10 Annual Fee Average for Students (California Residents): Undergraduates – $5,826; Graduate – $6,066 • Out-of-State Tuition (2009-10): $226 per quarter unit in addition to regular tuition fees • Room and Board (2009-10): $9,846 per year

BEST IN THE WEST

CAL POLY AN ACADEMIC DYNASTY 17 YEARS IN THE MAKING For the 17th-straight year, Cal Poly was rated by U.S. News and World Report as the best public master’s university in the western United States in its 2010 America’s Best Colleges guidebook. Cal Poly moved up four spots from 10th to sixth in the publication’s overall list of the west’s best universities – including both public and private institutions – that provide “a full range of undergraduate and master’s-level programs but few, if any, doctoral programs.” The publication ranks colleges that grant doctoral degrees, such as those in the University of California system, in a separate category. “Perhaps the most important gauge of the effectiveness of Cal Poly’s educational programs is how successful our graduates are in the real world,” said former Cal Poly President Warren J. Baker, who retired in 2010 after serving for 31 years. “We hear that our graduates are doing great things and we take pride in that. Getting a ranking in U.S. News for the 17th straight year, however, helps to validate the quality of our pro-

grams and the success of our gifted faculty in preparing students to meet the challenges they will face.” Within individual areas of study, U.S. News and World Report ranked Cal Poly’s College of Engineering No. 3 among public engineering programs for schools whose highest degree is a bachelor’s or master’s (Cal Poly was bested only by the United States Military and Naval Academies). A number of College of Engineering programs ranked high in the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs categories. Cal Poly’s industrial and manufacturing, computer, electrical and mechanical engineering programs were each ranked as the top program at a public university in their respective specialty categories. Cal Poly’s civil and environmental engineering tracks were both ranked as the second best programs at a public university.

The College of Engineering, located on the northwest corner of the Cal Poly campus.

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THE CAL POLY EXPERIENCE

DEGREE PROGRAMS

FACTS, FIGURES AND ACHIEVEMENTS • During the last survey conducted among those students who graduated during the 2007-08 academic year, 89.1 percent of Cal Poly students reported working full time or attending graduate school within one year of receiving an undergraduate degree. Breaking down the figures, 70.2 percent of Cal Poly graduates were working full time within one year of graduation, 18.9 percent were attending graduate school and 4.6 percent were at least employed part time. Additionally, 94 percent of those employed were in fields related to their college degree.

6 in agriculture degrees to Asian students; No. 7 in agriculture degrees to students of all minority groups and No. 8 in engineering degrees to Hispanic students. Overall, Cal Poly ranked No. 12 in granting degrees to all minorities. • Hundreds of firms recruit and employ Cal Poly grads each year. Cal Poly annually hosts between 300 and 600 employers through an on-campus recruiting program and career fairs.

• Measuring 203,605 square feet, Robert E. Kennedy Library contains approximately • The median starting salary for those Cal Poly 2,576,300 items. This collection features more students graduating during the 2007-08 academ- than 620,000 books, 107,000 bound periodicals ic year was $52,000. and an extensive collection of government documents and exclusive collections. • Cal Poly’s admissions process is highly competitive. The fall 2010 quarter marked the 16th- • In 2009, prominent architectural and engineering straight year that the university experienced a journal DesignIntelligence rated Cal Poly’s archirecord applicant pool of nearly 41,000 prospective tecture program as the third-strongest curriculum students. Freshmen enrolled for the Fall 2009 in the United States. The architecture department term had an average high school GPA of 3.81, an received a $60 million pledge from an anonymous average ACT score of 26.3, an average SAT 1 donor in 2007. At the time, it marked the largest reading score of 579 and an average SAT 1 math single gift ever made to a campus in the CSU system. score of 623. • Recognized as a leading source of accounting graduates, Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business is one of only two public universities in California (along with the University of California) to be recognized by Business Week magazine as one of the top 100 undergraduate business programs in • Cal Poly’s main campus features more than the nation. 1,300 acres. Off-site acreage includes the adjacent San Luis Creek Ranches (1,614 acres), non- • As part of developing a comprehensive curricuadjacent Western Ranches (3,043), Swanton lum for a degree in wine and viticulture, Cal Poly Pacific Ranch in Santa Cruz County (3,200) and and E&J Gallo Winery have established a statethe Valencia Property (500), also located in Santa of-the-art vineyard on campus. Cruz County. Cal Poly is the second-largest landholding institution in the state, ranking behind the • The National Science Foundation has recogUniversity of California. Cal Poly, however, uses nized Cal Poly’s science programs as among the most innovative undergraduate curriculums in the all of its holdings in active support of education. United States. A new 190,000-square foot Center • Cal Poly annually remains among the top-10 for Science and Mathematics is expected to be schools in the United States in granting degrees completed by 2011. to Hispanic, Asian and other minority students in the fields of agriculture, architecture and engineer- • The College of Agriculture, Food and ing. With information compiled by Diverse Issues Environmental Sciences is the nation’s fourthin Higher Education magazine, Cal Poly ranked largest undergraduate agricultural program at No. 4 nationally in granting agriculture degrees to approximately 3,832 students, as of the Fall 2008 Hispanic students; No. 5 in architecture degrees term. The college was recently awarded $7.6 milto students of all minority groups and architecture lion in research grants from the California degrees to both Asian and Hispanic students; No. Agricultural Research Initiative. • Cal Poly has more than 117,000 alumni living and working across the globe. San Luis Obispo County features the largest concentration of Cal Poly alumni (14,479), followed by Santa Clara County (8,480) and Los Angeles County (8,454).

CAL POLY STUDENT BREAKDOWN* • Male: 10,837 (56% of population); Female: 8,488 (44%) • Average Age: 20.8 • Approximate Geographic Undergraduate Origin: San Francisco Bay Area 31%, Los Angeles area/Orange County 23%, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Monterey Counties 9%, San Joaquin Valley 8.5%, San Diego area 8%, Sacramento area 7%, remaining California 5.5%, remaining United States 6.8%, International 0.4% • Applications for Approximately 4,000 freshman seats for 2010 Fall Term: Nearly 41,000 • Enrolled: 3,908 first-time freshmen, 716 transfer students • First-Time Freshman Student Average High School GPA: 3.81 • First-Time Freshman Student Average High School SAT 1 Reading Score: 579 • First-Time Freshman Student Average High School SAT 1 Math Score: 623 • First-Time Freshman Student Average High School ACT Score: 26.3 • Average Transfer Student GPA: 3.32 *All figures taken from fall 2009 quarter unless noted otherwise

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES • Agricultural Business (BS) • Agricultural Science (BS) • Agricultural Systems Management* (BS) • Animal Science (BS) • BioResource and Agricultural Engineering* (BS) • Crop Science* (BS, Minor) • Dairy Science* (BS, Minor) • Earth Sciences (BS) • Environmental Horticultural Science* (BS) • Environmental Management and Protection (BS) • Food Science (BS, Minor) • Forestry and Natural Resources (BS) • Fruit Science *(BS, Minor) • Nutrition (BS, Minor) • Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration (BS) • Soil Science* (BS, Minor) • Wine and Viticulture (BS, Minor) COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN • Architecture (BArch) • Architectural Engineering* (BS, Minor) • City and Regional Planning (BS, MCRP, Minor) • Construction Management (BS, Minor) • Landscape Architecture (BLA) • • • • • • • • • • • • •

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Aerospace Engineering (BS) Biomedical Engineering* (BS) Civil Engineering (BS) Computer Engineering (BS) Computer Science (BS, Minor) Electrical Engineering (BS) Environmental Engineering (BS) General Engineering (BS) Industrial Engineering (BS) Manufacturing Engineering (BS) Materials Engineering (BS) Mechanical Engineering (BS) Software Engineering (BS)

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COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Anthropology/Geography (BA) Art and Design (BA) Child Development (BS, Minor) Communication Studies (BA, Minor) Comparative Ethnic Studies (BA) English (BA, Minor) Graphic Communication (BS, Minor) History (BA, Minor) Journalism (BS) Modern Languages and Literatures (BA) Music (BA, Minor) Philosophy (BA, Minor) Political Science (BA) Psychology (BS, Minor) Social Sciences (BS) Sociology (BA, minor) Theatre Arts (BA, Minor)

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COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS Biochemistry (BS) Biological Sciences (BS) Chemistry (BS) Kinesiology (BS) Liberal Studies (BS/BA) Mathematics (BS, Minor) Microbiology (BS, Minor) Physics (BS, BA, Minor) Statistics (BS, Minor)

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SEPARATE MINOR PROGRAMS Agricultural Communication Agribusiness Anthropology/Geography Art History Asian Studies Astronomy Biology Biotechnology Business Dance Disaster Management and Homeland Security Environmental Studies Equine Science Ethnic Studies French Geographic Information Systems Geology

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German Gerontology Global Politics Integrated Project Delivery Land Rehabilitation Landscape Horticulture Latin American Studies Law and Society Linguistics Meat Science and Processing Military Science Multidisciplinary Design Ornamental Plant Production Packaging Photography Plant Protection Science Poultry Management Rangeland Resources Real Property Development Religious Studies Spanish Studio Art Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Environments Values, Technology and Society Water Science Western Intellectual Tradition Women's and Gender Studies MASTER’S PROGRAMS Accounting-Taxation (MS) Aerospace Engineering (MS) Agribusiness (MS, MBA) Agriculture (MS), with specializations in Agricultural Education; Agricultural Engineering Technology; Animal Science; Crop Science; Dairy Products Technology; Environmental Horticulture Science; Food Science and Nutrition; Irrigation; Plant Protection Science; Recreation, Parks and Tourism Management and Soil Science. Architecture (dual MBA-BArch) Biological Sciences (MS, MA) Business and Technology (MS) City and Regional Planning (MCRP/MS) Civil and Environmental Engineering (MS) Computer Science (MS) Economics (MS) Education (MA) Electrical Engineering (MS) Engineering (MS), with specializations in Biochemical Engineering; Bioengineering; Biomedical Engineering; Integrated Technology Management; Materials Engineering and Water Engineering Engineering Management (dual MBAMS) English (MA) Forestry Sciences (MS) General Management (MBA) Graphic Communication Document Systems Management (MBA) History (MA) Industrial and Technical Studies (dual MBA-MS) Industrial Engineering (MS) Kinesiology (MS) Landscape Architecture (dual MBA-BLA) Mathematics (MS) Mechanical Engineering (MS) Polymers and Coatings Science (MS) Psychology (MS) Public Policy (MPP) Transportation Planning (MCRP/MS)

DOCTORATE • Education (through College of Education and in conjunction with UC Santa Barbara) CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS • Administrative Services • Agriculture Specialist • Education Specialist (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) • Single Subject, including Agriculture Instruction; Biological Science Instruction; Chemistry Instruction; English Instruction; Mathematics Instruction; Social Science Instruction; Physical Education Instruction; Physics Instruction • Multiple Subject Instruction • Multiple Subject; Bilingual CrossCultural Language and Academic Development Emphasis * Among California State University system’s 23 campuses, major course of study exclusive to Cal Poly.


CAL POLY HISTORY

DISTINGUISHED AND NOTABLE ALUMNI

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS, TRANSCENDENT FUTURE

FROM SAN LUIS OBISPO TO SPACE, THE NATION’S ELITE CALL CAL POLY HOME

With the Orfalea College of Business in the background, O’Neill Green hosts, among other activities, a tailgate prior to football games at the adjacent and recently remodeled Alex G. Spanos Stadium. A 1948 graduate of the College of Agriculture, the late Richard J. O’Neill is the founder of Supporters of Mustang Athletics Teams (SUMAT) and was instrumental in helping to stabilize funding for Cal Poly.

n the 1890s, when a proposal for a teacher training school in San Luis Obispo seemed unlikely to succeed, California State Senator Sylvester C. Smith instead suggested a polytechnic institute. Myron Angel, chronicler of San Luis Obispo County history, became an ardent supporter of the idea and articulated a vision to establish a school that would “teach the hand as well as the head.” The plan succeeded and on March 8, 1901, legislation was signed founding the California Polytechnic School, then a vocational high school. During the ensuing three decades, Cal Poly evolved into the modern equivalent of a junior college, but its future became uncertain. In 1933, however, Julian A. McPhee, chief of the California Bureau of Agricultural Education, saved the institution from abolishment by agreeing to become school president. During the next 33 years, McPhee guided Cal Poly’s transformation into a four-year institution and set an educational standard still emulated today. Cal Poly’s first baccalaureate exercises were held in May 1942 and in 1947, the institution was officially renamed California State Polytechnic College. As programs continued to evolve, the institution became California Polytechnic State University in 1972.

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Dedicated in 2006 and situated outside of Alex G. Spanos Stadium, Mustang Memorial Plaza commemorates the 18 Cal Poly football players, team manager and program supporter who perished Oct. 29, 1960 in an airplane accident outside of Toledo, Ohio.

Robin Baggett Former General Counsel, Golden State Warriors Bobby Beathard Former NFL General Manager, San Diego Chargers and Washington Redskins Richard Bergquist CTO, PeopleSoft Gary Bloom Chairman, Cal Poly Foundation; former CEO of Veritas Data Center Software Dean Borgman Developer of NOTAR, a rotor-free helicopter system Elizabeth D. Carey Executive engineer and director, Cummins, Inc. Gregory Chamitoff Flight engineer, International Space Station Robert A. Coltrin Jr. Senior show set designer, Walt Disney Imagineering Jim Considine President, Ryder Stilwell, Inc., and former chair of CSU Board of Trustees Laura Diaz Co-News Anchor, KCBS 2/Los Angeles George P. Foster Owner, Foster Farms Michelle Franzen Correspondent, NBC News Thomas Gallo General manager, Gallo Wineries Danny Gans Former singer, comedian, impressionist and Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year Robert L. Gibson Retired Chief Astronaut, Johnson Space Center/NASA Mohinder Gill Founder, Mohinder Sports and 1972 Olympian for India Greg Hind Founder, Hind Sportswear, Inc. Kathleen Holmgren Senior Vice President, Sun Microsystems Peter H. King National correspondent, Los Angeles Times Mike Krukow Former Major League pitcher; current San Francisco Giants radio and TV analyst

Chuck Liddell Former Ultimate Fighting light heavyweight champion and Cal Poly wrestler John Madden Emmy Award-winning football commentator and 1976 Super Bowl champion coach Inonge MbikusitaLewanika Zambian Ambassador to the United States Neel Murarka Program Manager, Microsoft Devin Nunes U.S. Congressman (CA) Linda Ozawa Olds, Kirk Perron, Joseph Vergara Tri-founders, Jamba Juice George Radanovich U.S. Congressman (CA) George Ramos Pulitzer Prize winner at Los Angeles Times and former Journalism Department chair Robert Rowell Team President, Golden State Warriors Loren Roberts Champions Tour golfer Burt Rutan Pioneering designer of “Voyager,” the first aircraft to fly non-stop around Earth Karin Smith Five-time U.S. Olympian in the javelin and first female inducted into Cal Poly Athletics Hall of Fame Ozzie Smith Hall of Fame Major League shortstop Rick Sturckow Lieutenant Colonel, USMC and NASA astronaut Bill Swanson President, Raytheon Robert Charles Tapella Named in 2007 as Public Printer of the United States Ted Tollner Current passing game coordinator, Oakland Raiders, and former head coach at USC and San Diego State Alvin Trivelpiece Former director, U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy “Weird Al” Yankovic Grammy Award-winning parodist and entertainer

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Gregory Chamitoff was aboard the International Space Station in 2008

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell wrestled at Cal Poly

Robert Charles Tapella is entrusted as Public Printer of the United States

Hall of Fame Major League shortstop Ozzie Smith played at Cal Poly between 1974-77


CAL POLY ADMINISTRATION

INTERIM PRESIDENT DR. ROBERT GLIDDEN r. Robert Glidden, president emeritus of Ohio University, was named interim president of Cal Poly on Aug. 1. Glidden assumed the appointment following the July 31 departure of retiring President Warren J. Baker. Glidden will serve until the presidential search is completed. As President Emeritus at Ohio, Glidden oversaw a public research institution with 20,000 students and an additional 9,000 students on five regional campuses throughout southeast Ohio. During his tenure as President at Ohio (1994-04), Glidden led strategic planning efforts that engaged the community and refocused Ohio’s mission to solidify its status as one of America’s top 100 research universities. He oversaw the technological development of the institution and established the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, which resulted in more prestigious national scholarship awards for Ohio University than any other institution in the state. During his final three years at Ohio, Glidden led a successful $200 million campaign to commemorate the bicentennial of the university. Prior to his presidency at Ohio, Glidden served as a professor and Dean of the School of Music (1979-91) at Florida State University, as well as the Vice President for Academic Affairs (1991-94). During his career, Glidden has been a member of the faculties at Wright State University, Indiana and Oklahoma as well as serving as the Dean of Music at Bowling Green in the late 1970s. From 1972-75, Glidden also served as the Executive Director of the National Association of Schools of Music and National Association of Schools of Art in Washington. During his presidency at Ohio, Glidden was a member of the Governor’s

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Science and Technology Council and chaired the Ohio Aerospace Institute. He was Chair of the Mid-American Conference (athletics) and the Inter-University Council of Ohio, a member of the Board of Directors for Ohio Campus Compact and a member of the Ohio Higher Education Funding Commission from its inception in 1996 until his retirement in 2004. For the American Council on Education, he served as Chair of the Commission on Leadership and Institutional Effectiveness and on the Advisory Committee for the Center on Policy Analysis. He also facilitated a series of presidential roundtables for ACE (2006-08). He was named Mentor of the Year in 2008 for the ACE Fellows Program and continues to work with that program as a mentor and leadership group facilitator. Glidden has been President of both the National Association of Schools of Music and Pi Kappa Lambda (the national honor society in music) and Chairman of the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. From 1996-98, he was Founding Chair of the Council on Higher Education Accreditation and served on the board until 2004. He continues to work on special projects for CHEA. Acting as a consultant or evaluator for more than 75 U.S. colleges and universities, Glidden has delivered papers on various aspects of American higher education in both Europe and Asia. He worked with the European University Association in 2004 to evaluate Irish national universities for the Irish University Quality Board (IUQB). He continues on the registry of institutional reviewers for IUQB and chaired a review team during the spring of 2010. He currently serves as a member of the Accreditation Committee for the American Bar Association and works with the TIAA-CREF Institute in planning the organization’s annual Higher Education Leadership Conferences. A native of Iowa, Glidden earned a B.A. in music from the University of Iowa in 1958, an M.A. in 1960 and a Ph.D. in 1966.

DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS ALISON E. CONE lison E. Cone was named as Cal Poly’s Director CAL POLY ATHLETICS of Athletics on Jan. 31, 2005 following one year of service as the Interim Director of Athletics and 10 DIVISION I HONORS (1994-2010) years as the Senior Associate Athletics Director. Of the

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more than 300 colleges and universities that support men’s basketball at the Division I level, Cone is one of just a handful of female athletics directors. At Cal Poly, Cone oversees 20 Division I programs and more than 400 student-athletes. In five years under Cone’s direction, Cal Poly’s athletics programs have captured 13 different conference titles and made 12 team NCAA Tournament showings. Since arriving at Cal Poly in 1994 and prior to taking the Director of Athletics position, Cone oversaw the department’s NCAA compliance and academic support programs and served as department liaison for NCAA certification. She also served as a member of the department’s management team, administering Cal Poly’s letter-of-intent program and athletics scholarship budgets. Currently, Cone serves on the Big West Conference Council and the Directors Council of the Great West Conference. Cone, who at one time served as chair of the Big West Compliance Committee, worked for the passage of a fee referendum to fund athletics scholarships during her year as Interim Director of Athletics. Cone arrived at Cal Poly from Washington State University, where she served as the Director of Athletics Academic Services between 1992-94. Her duties with Washington State’s athletics programs included the governance of academic support programs for student-athletes. She directed and supervised the activities of the athletics department counselors, interns, tutors and proctors. Prior to working at Washington State, Cone was the Academic Coordinator at Cal State Fullerton between 1983-92 and the Director for Student Services at Cal State Dominguez Hills between 1982-83. Cone earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Washington State in 1975, a teaching certificate from Central Washington University one year later and a master’s degree in education from Cal State Dominguez Hills in 1982. Cone has been coaching and teaching since 1975, having handled tennis, track, soccer and basketball at the high school level, basketball and volleyball at Green River Community College in Auburn, Wash., and serving as the head tennis coach at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Cone is a native of Ellensburg, Washington.

Conference Team Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Conference Coaches of the Year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Team NCAA Tournament Appearances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Individual NCAA Postseason Appearances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .159 All-Conference Selections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .447 All-Conference Academic Selections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .520 All-America Honors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70 NCAA Individual National Champions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 CoSIDA Regional All-Academic Picks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Teams Earning Top-25 National Rankings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 NCAA National / Regional Coaches Of Year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6

MUSTANG DIVISION I EXCELLENCE NCAA DIVISION I TOURNAMENT TEAM QUALIFIERS Baseball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (2009) Men’s Cross Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 (1999, 2003-04, 2006-08) Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (2005, 2008) Men’s Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (2005-06) Men’s Soccer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (1995, 2008) Women’s Soccer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 (1999-00, 2002-04) Softball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (2007, 2009) Women’s Tennis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (2003) Volleyball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 (1999-00, 2002, 2006-07) BIG WEST CONFERENCE TEAM TITLES Men’s Cross Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 (1998-00, 2003-09) Women’s Cross Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (2000-01) Men’s Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (2006) Women’s Soccer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 (1996, 1999-00, 2002-04, 2009) Softball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (2007, 2009) Men’s Tennis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (2007, 2010) Women’s Tennis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 (2003) Volleyball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 (2006-07) AMERICAN WEST/GREAT WEST CONFERENCE TITLES Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 (1994, 2004-05, 2008)

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CAL POLY ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL

ATHLETIC EXCELLENCE

MUSTANG HEAD COACHES

JOHN AZEVEDO Co-Wrestling Eighth Year

HUGH BREAM Women’s Tennis 11th Year

JOE CALLERO SCOTT CARTWRIGHT JENNY CONDON Men’s Basketball Golf (M/W) Softball Second Year Eighth Year Seventh Year

MARK CONOVER Director of Track Second Year Cross Country 13th Year

ALEX CROZIER Women’s Soccer 19th Year

PAUL HOLOCHER Men’s Soccer Fifth Year

LARRY LEE Baseball Ninth Year

JUSTIN McGRATH Men’s Tennis Fifth Year

MARK PERRY Co-Wrestling Second Year

JON STEVENSON Volleyball Sixth Year

TIM WALSH Football Second Year

TOM MILICH FAITH MIMNAUGH Swimming Women’s and Diving (M/W) Basketball Fifth Year 14th Year

MUSTANGS EXCEL IN THE CLASSROOM or more than 100 years, Cal Poly’s student-athletes have been dedicated to excellence in both the athletic and academic arenas. During the 2009-10 scholastic year alone, 38 Mustangs were named to all-conference academic teams. Since Cal Poly transitioned to the Division I level in 1994, the school has enjoyed 520 total all-conference academic selections – an average of more than 32 per year. Taking pride in each student’s ability to excel both athletically and intellectually, Cal Poly and the athletics department offer guidance and support to each student-athlete during his or her tenure. To support these motives, the athletics department initiated the Academic Resource Center. Opened in 2001, the cen-

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ter provides year-round academic support, tutoring, workshops and academic advising. The center has also developed study hall programs with bi-quarterly progress checks, weekly academic appointments and a first-year seminar class for incoming student-athletes. In deference to the student-athlete’s need for class schedule flexibility, Cal Poly also offers in-season priority registration for two of the three quarters during which competition occurs. Of the 64 major courses offered at Cal Poly, Mustang student-athletes were enrolled in 54 separate areas, as of the Fall 2009 term. Below is a breakdown of student-athlete majors, by percentage.

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Less than 1% Aerospace Engineering Agricultural Systems Management Architecture Art and Design BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Chemistry Child Development City and Regional Planning Comparative Ethnic Studies Computer Engineering Computer Science Earth Sciences Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Environmental Horticultural Science

• Environmental Management and Protection • Food Science • Forestry and Natural Resources • History • Industrial Engineering • Journalism • Landscape Architecture • Manufacturing Engineering • Materials Engineering • Mathematics • Microbiology • Philosophy • Physics • Sociology • Software Engineering • Theatre Arts • Wine and Viticulture

Featuring 20 varsity programs, the Cal Poly Athletics Department is in its 17th year of NCAA Division I competition since completing reclassification in 1994. With the exception of football (Great West Conference), wrestling and men’s swimming (Pac-10 Conference) and the women’s swimming and indoor track and field programs (Mountain Pacific Sports Federation), Cal Poly is also in its 15th year as a member of the Big West Conference. Among Big West institutions, only UC Davis (23 programs) boasts more athletic disciplines than Cal Poly. Prior to transitioning to the Division I level, Cal Poly ranked as the most successful institution in the history of NCAA Division II athletics with 35 national team titles. Cal Poly has continued its winning tradition at the top flight with teams and individuals routinely earning conference championships and NCAA Tournament berths. During the 2009-10 academic year, Cal Poly’s women’s soccer, men’s cross country and men’s tennis programs all captured conference titles while the Mustang Athletics Department finished second in the Big West Commissioner’s Cup, an award presented to the institution with the best overall results in the conference's 18 sponsored sports. Individually during the 2009-10 academic term, wrestlers Chase Pami (157 pounds) and Boris Novachkov (133 pounds) earned All-America praise after finishing, respectively, second and seventh at the 2010 NCAA Championships. Wrestlers Filip Novachkov (141 pounds), Nick Fisher (149 pounds) and Ryan DesRoches (174 pounds), swimmer Peter Kline, high jumper Whitney Sisler and the women’s tennis doubles team of Brittany Blalock and Suzie Matzenauer all advanced to the NCAA Championships. Cross country runner Joe Gatel also earned an NCAA Championships berth and was named Big West Athlete of the Year after winning the conference’s individual title. Other Big West Player of Year recipients included women’s basketball forward Kristina Santiago and softball designated player Anna Cahn. Cal Poly student-athletes produced 42 all-conference honors during the 2009-10 academic year while seven Mustangs – Jordan Bridge (men’s tennis), Mitch Haniger (baseball), Angie Haven (women’s swimming), Taylor Herrera (men’s track and field), Pace Johnson (men’s golf), Dave LaFlamme (men’s swimming) and Kayleigh Tyerman (women’s cross country) – earned Big West Freshman of the Year praise. In testament to Cal Poly’s academic integrity, 38 Mustangs collected Big West All-Academic praise. Cal Poly athletes have consistently excelled outside the bounds of the collegiate arena. Cal Poly was represented at the 2008 Summer Olympics by former Mustangs Sharon Day (United States, high jump), Jimmy Van Ostrand (Canada, baseball) and Stephanie Brown Trafton, whose gold medal for the United States in the discus competition was the first such feat by a Mustang athlete. Other prominent post-Cal Poly examples include All-American wide receiver Ramses Barden (2005-08), who was a third-round selection by the New York Giants in 2009. Former linebacker Chris Gocong (2002-05) – one of Cal Poly’s three Buck Buchanan Award winners as the Football Championship Subdivision’s top defensive player – made 35 starts in three active seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles before signing with the Cleveland Browns in 2010. As a member of Plymouth Argyle Football Club, former men’s soccer midfielder Anton Peterlin is the only Big West player to have appeared in an English Football League match. As of August 2010, the Cal Poly baseball program had produced three current Major League players while 18 former Mustangs were active in the minors.

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CAL POLY ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL

STAFF DIRECTORY

CAL POLY ATHLETICS STAFF

Cal Poly Athletics One Grand Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0388 Area Code: 805 BASEBALL (FAX: 756-7406) Larry Lee, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-6367 / llee@calpoly.edu Jason Kelly, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1201 / jmkelly@calpoly.edu Teddy Warrecker, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2462 / twarreck@calpoly.edu MEN’S BASKETBALL (FAX: 756-2650) Joe Callero, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .mbb@calpoly.edu Mark Amaral, Associate Head coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2354 / meamaral@calpoly.edu Mitch Freeman, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1747 / mfreem03@calpoly.edu Omar Lowery, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-6559 / olowery@calpoly.edu Mitch Reaves, Director of Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-6344 / mreaves@calpoly.edu WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (FAX: 756-2650) Faith Mimnaugh, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1159 / fmimnaug@calpoly.edu Kerri Nakamoto, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2953 / knakamot@calpoly.edu Julie Shaw, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2683 / jshaw@calpoly.edu Kristin Iwanaga, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-7218 / kiwanaga@calpoly.edu

CHRIS BAKER Associate A.D., Advancement

GREG BISTLINE Associate A.D., Major Gifts

ERIC BURDICK Assistant Media Relations Director

CODY CHANEY Assistant A.D., Ticket Operations

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY (FAX: 756-2650) Mark Conover, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2235 / mconover@calpoly.edu Kelly Strong, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1130 / kestrong@calpoly.edu FOOTBALL (FAX: 756-6444) Tim Walsh, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5166 / tewalsh@calpoly.edu Bryan Cook, Co-Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2867 / bjcook@calpoly.edu Saga Tuitele, Co-Offensive Coordinator / Linemen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2726 / stuitele@calpoly.edu Greg Lupfer, Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2928 / glupfer@calpoly.edu Aristotle Thompson, Asst. Coach / Wide Receivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5140 / atomp11@calpoly.edu Juston Wood, Asst. Coach / Running Backs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1338 / juwood@calpoly.edu Matt Crivello, Asst. Coach / Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-7389 / mcrivell@calpoly.edu Josh Brown, Asst. Coach / Linebackers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2866 / jbrown66@calpoly.edu Jamar Cain, Asst. Coach / Defensive Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2049 / jtcain@calpoly.edu Steve Cox, Asst. Coach / Linebackers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5166 / scox02@calpoly.edu Pat Johnston, Asst. Coach / Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5166 / pgjohnst@calpoly.edu Cherokee Valeria, Director of Football Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-7389 / cvaleria@calpoly.edu

JAMES EGGEN PAUL GABRIELSON BOB GERVAIS CHRIS GIOVANNETTI Assistant Media Assistant Assistant to Assistant Athletics Trainer Athletics Director Relations Director Athletics Trainer

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S GOLF (FAX: 756-2650) Scott Cartwright, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5156 / slopga@sbcglobal.net MEN’S SOCCER (FAX: 756-2650) Paul Holocher, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-7070 / pholoche@calpoly.edu Brian Reed, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2905 / brreed@calpoly.edu Ryan Hopkins, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2905 / ryhopkin@calpoly.edu Mark Jones, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2905 / mark.jones@gsicentralcoast.com Glen Fens, Director of Men's Soccer Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2905 / gfens@calpoly.edu WOMEN’S SOCCER (FAX: 756-2650) Alex Crozier, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2590 / acrozier@calpoly.edu Kathleen Lemieux, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2590 / kmlemieu@calpoly.edu SOFTBALL (FAX: 756-7405) Jenny Condon, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1539 / jacondon@calpoly.edu Claire Sua-Amundson, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-6365 / csua@calpoly.edu Ani Nyhus, Assistant / Pitching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-6366 / anyhus@calpoly.edu SWIMMING AND DIVING (FAX: 756-2650) Tom Milich, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5714 / tmilich@calpoly.edu Phil Yoshida, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5714 / pyoshida@calpoly.edu

STEVE KRACHER Equipment Manager

JESSE LATINO BARBARA MARTINEZ LYNN OGDEN Director, Facilities Assistant A.D., Administrative and Operations SWA-Compliance Assistant

MEN’S TENNIS (FAX: 756-2650) Justin McGrath, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2777 / jrmcgrat@calpoly.edu Mike Napoli, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2777 WOMEN’S TENNIS (FAX: 756-2650) Hugh Bream, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2768 / hcbream@yahoo.com Andrew Gerst, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2768 / agerst@calpoly.edu TRACK AND FIELD (FAX: 756-2650) Mark Conover, Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2235 / mconover@calpoly.edu Jack Hoyt, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2937 / jchoyt@calpoly.edu Danny Williams, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-6501 / dbwillia@calpoly.edu Kelly Strong, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1130 / kestrong@calpoly.edu VOLLEYBALL (FAX: 756-2650) Jon Stevenson, Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2371 / jpsteven@calpoly.edu Caroline Walters, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2850 / cawalter@calpoly.edu Justin Hutchins, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2837 / jahutchi@calpoly.edu

CHRIS RITTER Assistant Athletics Trainer

SHAUN RUSSELL Assistant A.D., Marketing

BILL SAYLOR Special Events Coordinator

STEVE SCHLICK Business Coordinator

WRESTLING (FAX: 756-2650) John Azevedo, Co-Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1348 / jvazeved@calpoly.edu Mark Perry, Co-Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5131 / mperry01@calpoly.edu Marcos Orozco, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5131 / morozc01@calpoly.edu ADMINISTRATION (FAX: 756-2699) Alison Cone, Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2924 / acone@calpoly.edu Lynn Ogden, Administrative Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2924 / logden@calpoly.edu Phil Webb, Senior Associate A.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2882 / pwebb@calpoly.edu Barbara Martinez, Asst. A.D. / SWA-Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5075 / bmartine@calpoly.edu Cody Chaney, Asst. A.D. / Ticket Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-0141 / cwchaney@calpoly.edu David Wood, Strength and Conditioning Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 756-5288 / dwood@calpoly.edu Bob Gervais, Assistant to A.D. / Special Projects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5736 / rgervais@calpoly.edu Steve Kracher, Equipment Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1188 / skracher@calpoly.edu Jesse Latino, Director, Facilities and Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1738 / jlatino@calpoly.edu Steve Schlick, Business Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5794 / sschlick@calpoly.edu

LEANNE SERET MAF Membership

KRISTAL SLOVER SHANNON STEPHENS Assistant A.D., Head Athletics Academic Services Trainer

BRIAN THURMOND Director, Media Relations

PHIL WEBB DAVID WOOD Senior Associate Strength and Athletics Director Conditioning Coach

ATHLETICS ADVANCEMENT OFFICE (FAX: 756-7255) Chris Baker, Assoc. A.D., Advancement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 756-7188 / baker@calpoly.edu Greg Bistline, Assoc. A.D., Major Gifts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-1741 / gbistlin@calpoly.edu Bill Saylor, Special Events Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-0277 / bsaylor@calpoly.edu Leanne Seret, MAF Membership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-6382 / lseret@calpoly.edu ACADEMICS SERVICES (FAX: 756-2699) Shannon Stephens, Asst. A.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2762 / sgstephe@calpoly.edu MARKETING AND CORPORATE RELATIONS (FAX: 756-7255) Shaun Russell, Asst. A.D. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-0275 / srussell@calpoly.edu MEDIA RELATIONS (FAX: 756-2650) Brian Thurmond, Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2410 / bthurmon@calpoly.edu Eric Burdick, Assistant Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-6550 / eburdick@calpoly.edu Chris Giovannetti, Assistant Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-7513 / cgiovann@calpoly.edu ATHLETICS TRAINING (FAX: 756-7058) Kristal Slover, Head Athletics Trainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-6065 / kemig@calpoly.edu James Eggen, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-5491 / jeggen@calpoly.edu Paul Gabrielson, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2096 / pgabriel@calpoly.edu Chris Ritter, Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .756-2096 / cmritter@calpoly.edu

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CAL POLY ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT FACILITIES

ENHANCED BY SOME OF THE NATION’S MOST RAVENOUS CROWDS AND PRISTINE WEATHER, CAL POLY’S ATHLETICS FACILITIES PROVIDE THE MUSTANGS WITH AN UNPARALLELED HOME ADVANTAGE

Completed in 2006, Alex G. Spanos Stadium (above) hosts Cal Poly’s football and men’s and women’s soccer programs. The Mustang football team christened the complex on Nov. 18, 2006 with a 55-0 victory versus Savannah State, while a program-record 11,075 spectators packed Spanos Stadium Sept. 15, 2007 for Cal Poly’s season home-opening win against Weber State. On Oct. 17, 2008, another sellout crowd of 11,075 supporters – the thirdlargest regular season crowd figure in NCAA men’s soccer history – flooded Spanos Stadium for Cal Poly’s nationally-televised showdown against central coast rival UC Santa Barbara. During the 2009 season, the men’s soccer program ranked third among NCAA Division I programs by averaging 2,213 fans per home date. Cal Poly’s volleyball, wrestling and basketball programs call 3,032-seat Mott Gym (right) home. The athletics department ensured its commitment to Cal Poly’s programs by installing a new $700,000 floor during the summer of 2007. During recent years, Mott Gym has hosted the Pac-10 Conference Wrestling Championships and, in front of a sold-out audience, the first and seconds rounds of the 2006 NCAA Volleyball Tournament (also right). The men’s basketball program produced its most recent sellout during a 60-57 defeat of eventual Big West champion UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 27, 2010. Additionally, the Mustang women’s basketball program drew a program-record 1,737 fans for a Feb. 14, 2009 game against UC Santa Barbara. Remodeled at a cost of more than $3 million, the Olympic-sized Anderson Aquatic Center (left) was completed in August 2009 and plays host to both Cal Poly’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs. Situated adjacent to Mott Gym, the pool measures 12,348 square feet. Eight 50-yard lanes highlight the complex, which also provides for a total of eighteen 25-yard cross course lanes. The complex also features a 15-by-30-foot all-shallow therapy pool. Anderson Aquatic Center held its first official event on Oct. 3, 2009, when the Mustang women’s swimming program welcomed then-defending national champion California to San Luis Obispo.

ADDITIONAL CAL POLY ATHLETICS FACILITY HIGHLIGHTS • With a picturesque mountain backdrop ringing the landscape, Ozzie Smith Plaza was completed in 2001 and plays host to the Bob Janssen Field softball and Baggett Stadium baseball venues. The Mustang baseball team regularly draws four-figure attendances and hosts nationally ranked competition. The Mustang softball program, which clinched its first Big West title in 2007 at Janssen Field, drew an overflow, program-record 1,532 fans for a 2007 doubleheader against perennial national powerhouse UCLA. Both venues feature spacious clubhouses, as well as batting cages and bullpen areas for both teams. • Cal Poly finished resurfacing an on-campus all-weather track in 2001 and completed improvements to the high jump and pole vault areas. The track and field program hosts its annual Cal Poly Invitational each March.

• Cal Poly broke ground on the Sports Complex in 1999, which, in addition to Baggett Stadium and Bob Janssen Field, features six multi-purpose fields for use by the school’s intercollegiate and club teams, as well as intramural programs.

Bermuda and paspalum grasses, is located near the Ornamental Horticulture facility. A swing lab, located in Mott Gym, was completed in 2003 and utilizes computer equipment to analyze a golfer's swing.

• During the 2008-09 academic year, Cal Poly finished construction on the FieldTurf Upper Field, located above Ozzie Smith Plaza. The area is used by Cal Poly’s athletics programs and intramural leagues.

• The Mustang men’s golf program hosts the Firestone Grill Intercollegiate and the women’s team hosts the Lamkin Grip Cup Invitational at Cypress Ridge Golf Course in nearby Arroyo Grande. The course was recently rated four-and-ahalf stars by Golf Digest magazine. Cal Poly, also hosted the 2009 Big West Conference championships at the exclusive San Luis Obispo Country Club.

• Cal Poly opened Mustang Courts in 2001. The seven-court complex is located behind Mott Gym, features permanent chairback seating and is used by both the men’s and women’s tennis programs. • An on-campus golf practice facility, featuring bent,

• The Fairbanks Memorial Cross Country Course in San Luis Obispo has regularly played host to the Big West Cross Country Championships.

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Welcome to San Luis Obispo U

nmatched beauty that comprises miles of sandy coastline and rocky ocean outcroppings, world-class wineries and rolling hills, historic landmarks and celebrated shopping and dining opportunities that stretch from coffeehouses to diverse and award-winning cuisine are all factors that make San Luis Obispo one of the most breathtaking and impressive places to reside within the United States. One of the oldest cities in California, San Luis Obispo was founded in 1772 with the establish-

SAN LUIS OBISPO FACTS Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .220 miles south of San Francisco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .and 200 miles north of Los Angeles Miles to Nearest Beach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Average Yearly Temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70 degrees Average Yearly Precipitation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 inches Average Days of Sunshine per Year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .315 Median Resident Age . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 Population (2007 Estimate) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44,439 Miles of County Coastline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 Average Household Income . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$61,000 Nearby Airport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .San Luis Obispo County Regional

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY ATTRACTIONS

ment of the fifth of California s 21 Spanish missions. The city has grown and flourished since the Feb. 16, 1856 incorporation and is now a bustling college town that offers a quality of life unlike few places in the United States. Endless hiking and biking trails along pristine lakes and mountains provide the perfect training for outdoor enthusiasts. Surfers flock to the 80 miles of continuous coastline in San Luis Obispo County. Outdoor Magazine recently tabbed San Luis Obispo as one of the best places to live with a year-round climate that features an average of 315 days of sunshine per year and a median temperature of 70 degrees.

• Founded in 1772, Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa is the fifth of California s 21 Spanish missions (top left). • Downtown San Luis Obispo features prime restaurants and shopping (bottom left). • The Thursday night Farmers Market brings produce vendors, food stands and live entertainment to downtown San Luis Obispo. • The county features a thriving wine business with more than two dozen premier wineries within easy reach of downtown. • Madonna Inn is a landmark that features 109 uniquely-themed rooms and eccentric architecture. • Hearst Castle, William Randolph Hearst s elaborate summer home, is located 45 miles north along the coast in San Simeon. • Hikers, bikers, equestrians and other outdoor enthusiasts have access to extensive trail systems, parks and mountains. Three golf courses reside in San Luis Obispo with 12 additional sites located within 28 miles of downtown. With 80 miles of coastline, San Luis Obispo County features infinite opportunities for surfers, anglers, kayakers and whalewatchers. Located along U.S. Highway 101, San Luis Obispo is roughly halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. The city features a regional airport serviced by two carriers with

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daily connecting flights to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Phoenix. A second regional airport is located 35 miles south in Santa Maria.


2010-11 Cal Poly Wrestling Schedule Date Nov. 6 Nov. 13 Nov. 20 Dec. 3-4 Dec. 17

Opponent Time GREEN vs. GOLD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 p.m. *CAL STATE FULLERTON . . . . . . . . . . .2 p.m. at Fullerton Open . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 a.m. at Las Vegas Invitational . . . . . . . . . . . .9 a.m. SOUTHERN OREGON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 a.m.

CAL BAPTIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 p.m. MENLO COLLEGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 p.m. Dec. 19 at Reno Tournament of Champions . . .9 a.m. Dec. 29-30 at Midlands Open (Chicago) . . . . . . . . .9 a.m. Jan. 14 WYOMING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6:30 p.m. Jan. 21 *at Oregon State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 p.m. Jan. 23 *at Boise State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 p.m.

Photograph by: Tim Olson

Date Jan. 28 Jan. 30 Feb. 5 Feb. 11 Feb. 13 Feb. 27

Opponent Time *CAL STATE BAKERSFIELD . . . . . . .6:30 p.m. *at Arizona State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 p.m. at All-California Open (S.Francisco St.) 9 a.m. *at Stanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6:30 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO STATE . . . . . . . . . . . .2 p.m. Pacific-10 Conference Championships (Oregon State) . . . . . .11 a.m. Mar. 17-19 NCAA Championships (@ Philadelphia, PA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 a.m. *Pacific-10 Conference match All Times Pacific

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