Eric Lopez headlined the Oaks' efforts, finishing second at 165 pounds. Lopez won his semifinal match, 7-5, to start the day and become the only Menlo wrestler to enter the championship round. Lopez met Jimmie Schuessler of Grand View in an exciting conclusion to his season. Schuessler and Lopez battled it out and were tied with time running out. Schuessler was able to score a point with just under 18 seconds remaining to earn the 4-3 decision and claim the national championship title. Menlo's Angel Garcia, Scott Brasil, and Lopez all earned All-American status on Saturday.Garcia placed third in the 133-pound division. He lost his semifinal match to eventual national champion Prescott Garner of Southern Oregon University. Following the loss, Garcia won a 4-2 decision to enter the third-place match, which he won in dominating fashion, an 11-3 major decision. Brasil lost his semifinal round to the eventual champion at 285 pounds, Eric Thompson of Grand View. Brasil then lost two consecutive one-point decisions, 2-1 and 3-2, to take home sixth place in the tournament.
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