Dec. 30, 2012
EVANSTON, Ill. -- University of Iowa freshmen Cory Clark and Sammy Brooks wrapped their Midlands' debuts with respective top-eight finishes when the 50th annual event concluded today on the Northwestern campus.
Clark, the tournament's No. 3 seed at 125, lost a 10-6 decision to No. 2 Jarrod Garnett (VA Tech) in the semifinals and ended the tournament with a fourth-place finish.
Brooks advanced to the medal round with a 5-3 win over No. 9 Mac Stoll (NDSU) in the wrestle-backs. He lost a 7-1 decision to Jake Waste (Buffalo) to finish eighth in the 184-pound bracket.
SESSION III CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND (number indicates tournament seed)
125 - #2 Jarrod Garnett (Virginia Tech) dec. #3 Cory Clark (Iowa), 10-6
THIRD PLACE MATCH
125 - #8 Christian Cullinan (Central Michigan) dec. #3 Cory Clark (Iowa), 8-4 (TB1)
SEVENTH PLACE MATCH
184 - Jake Waste (Buffalo) dec. Sammy Brooks (Iowa), 7-1