Stanford redshirt senior Ryan Mango and sophomore Evan Silver have advanced to the quarterfinals of the third annual Southern Scuffle at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn. As a team, Stanford has posted 25 team points and sits in 15th place.
Silver went 3-0 at 125 pounds to earn a matchup with Penn State's Nicholas Megaludis in the quarterfinals. Ranked 12th nationally, Silver registered major decisions over Kevon Powell of Ohio (9-1) and Hunter Wood of Army (12-2) before edging Old Dominion's Brandon Jeske, 8-7.
Five other Cardinal wrestlers are still alive in the tournament and will compete in the consolation bracket on Thursday. Senior 174-pounder Kyle Meyer went 3-1, while senior 157-pounder Bret Baumbach, redshirt freshman 184-pounder Zach Nevills and true freshman 125-pounder Tommy Pawelski all went 2-1 on the day. Redshirt freshman Jim Wilson, ranked No. 18 at 165 pounds, finished 1-1.
Stanford's Edwin Park finished fourth in the men's 10,000 meters on the final day of the U.S. Olympic Trials in Kearns, Utah. Park finished in 13:58.93. Only the winner advanced to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.