Anthony Robles Wrestling

March 20, 2011 by staff 

Anthony Robles Wrestling, Anthony Robles Arizona State jumped out of the mat to fight NCAA tournament after a perfect season. Penn State coach Cael Sanderson, familiar with the perfect season, won the title of the Nittany Lions’ first team since 1953. And a former Penn Stater Arizona State has another title with a pin of one of the young stars Sanderson.

Born with one leg, Robles won the 125-pound title Saturday night with a 7-1 win over defending champion Matt McDonough of Iowa. Performance of three days here Robles won him awards Wrestler.

For Robles, it was the arrival of a -0 senior season and a trip started when he took the fight as a freshman in high school in Mesa, Arizona; he was far from being a domineering at first.

“I was a terrible wrestler, only about 90 pounds, but my mother told me that God made me for a reason, and I think the reason was for the fight,” said Robles, who has received a standing ovation on the podium by a capacity crowd of, 687 at the Wells Fargo Center.

The finals were held on a carpet rolled out on a raised platform on the floor of the arena. Before the match, Robles strongly suggests the staircase platform on crutches. Then he placed the crutches near his coach seats and hopped to center mat.

He took control in the first period, jumping to a lead of 7-0 with one out of two points and two towers that exposed the shoulders to the mat McDonough for five more points. Robles use its power to set the towers.

“My shift is due because I have such a strong grip, and because of my crutches,” he said.

Robles said some weeks ago, he was inspired by re-reading letters he had received a primary school in Georgia.

“I fight because I love wrestling,” he said. “But he inspires me when I get kids, even adults, who write to me on Facebook or send me letters in the mail saying that I have inspired them, and they turn to me, and they are motivated to do things that other people would not have thought possible. ”

Penn State Sanderson went 159-0 during his wrestling career at Iowa State and coached for three seasons.

He left to return to Penn State when, in his second season of the Nittany Lions won their first NCAA title in more than half a century.

Penn State won the team title at the finals of consolation Saturday, where he had two wrestlers place third.

The Nittany Lions posted a tournament high level in three wrestlers in the final. They had a champion, sophomore Quentin Wright at pounds. He beat top-seeded Christopher Honeycutt in the semifinals on Friday, then defeated second-seeded Robert Hamlin of Lehigh in the final, 5-2.

Frank Molinaro Penn State was beaten -1 in the final 149-pound sophomore Kyle Dake of Cornell, who was the NCAA champion at 141 last years. Dake put on a clinic constituency, remaining above Molinaro for 6:17 of the game seven minutes.

In the next match at pounds, the State of Arizona Bubba Jenkins has stuck previously unbeaten Penn State rookie David Taylor in the second period.

Jenkins was an NCAA runner-up at Penn State in 2008 before Sanderson. He was dismissed from the team at Penn State last season.

“We had some team rules and he chose not to follow the rules, and I told him dismissed from the team,” Sanderson said, without elaborating. “It’s nothing personal. It’s a good guy and I’m happy for him.”

Jenkins held nothing back during his press conference after the match.

He said that his match with Taylor was not personal, when it comes to Taylor.

“No David. Definitely to Cael,” Jenkins said. “He did not think I was good enough for the child or the right to gain all this weight class or of any weight class, and he got rid of me. And garbage mans the treasury of an entire country. ”

Sanderson and Penn State at home with their team title.

“We’re the national champions, and it’s something to be truly happy. I’m really, really proud of these guys, “said Sanderson.

“We’ve had kids who did not quite achieve their goals and if you just -. I am a little concerned -. You just got to focus on the positive aspects”

With a champion, two runners-up and two third places, Penn State scored 107.5 team points, followed by Cornell (93.5), Iowa (86.5), Oklahoma (70.5) and the American University in Washington, DC (65.0).

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