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Legend Lamer Claims Title at Season-Opening Michigan State Open

Legend Lamer Claims Title at Season-Opening Michigan State Open

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Cal Poly wrestler Legend Lamer placed first in the frosh-soph 149-pound weight class at the season-opening Michigan State Open on Saturday.

Lamer (pictured at right) received a first-round bye, then won two matches by fall and two more by decision for a 4-0 mark en route to the title.

Lamer pinned Aaron Galef of Purdue in 1 minute, 43 seconds, and Tyler Greer of Pitt in 2:42 to reach the semifinals, then decisioned Corbyn Munson of Central Michigan 8-7.

In the championship final, Lamer was a 5-2 winner over Luke Kemerer of Pitt.

Also in the frosh-soph division, Junior Fernandez earned fifth place at 133 pounds while Ben Martinez at 125 pounds, Dylan Miracle at 165 pounds and Samuel Aguilar at 285 pounds all placed sixth.

Wyatt Cornelison posted a 4-2 mark in the frosh-soph 141-pound weight class.

In the Open Division, Bernie Truax compiled a 3-2 mark at 165 pounds, earning two falls and a decision, and Brawley Lamer was 1-2 at 157 pounds, earning one decision.

At the Menlo Open on Sunday, Antonio Lorenzo (pictured at left) placed first at 125 pounds with two falls and a pair of decisions. Victor Jaquez finished third at 285 while Max Anderson claimed fourth place at 157.

Cal Poly will host San Francisco State for its first dual meet of the season Saturday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m. on the Richard O'Neill Green, site of the Stampede Club Barbecue held prior to each Mustang home football game. Cal Poly hosts Eastern Washington at 5:05 p.m.