Pac-10 Wrestling Allocations Announced
Feb. 24, 2011
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CORVALLIS, Ore. - Allocations for the 2011 Pacific-10 Conference Wrestling Championships, set to be held on Sunday at legendary Gill Coliseum, have been announced by the NCAA.
Here's how many wrestlers will automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships in Philadelphia: 125-4, 133-3, 141-2, 149-2, 157-3, 165-1, 174-3, 184-1, 197-4 and HWT-3. The league has a total of 26 automatic qualifiers available based on Sunday's results.
Wrestlers can still qualify for the NCAA Championships, but those placements will be announced after all the postseason tournaments have been completed.
Additionally, the final RPI rankings for each weight class have been announced and the Beavers have a number of wrestlers ranked highly. Jason Lara is 15th at 125, Garrett Drucker is No. 3 at 133, Mike Mangrum is 15th at 141, Scott Sakaguchi is No. 22 at 149, Colby Covington is 11th at 174, Brice Arand comes in at No. 25 at 184, Chad Hanke is 19th at 197 and Clayton Jack is the nation's No. 15 heavyweight.
Seedings and brackets for the 2011 Pac-10 Championships will be announced Saturday night.
Scroll below to view a special webisode that is an inside look at practicing with the Oregon State wrestling team.
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