Stork Headed To Second Round Of Nationals

March 20, 2003

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Senior Jake Stork will take on Penn State's Mark Becks in the second round of the NCAA wrestling championships being held here.

Purdue's Ben Wissel took a 7-4 decision over VPI's Scott Justus to earn the right wrestle the NCAA leader in pins, Stork, in the first round of the championships.

Stork promptly defeated Wissel, 11-7, to advance to the second round where he will try to avenge a loss to Becks from earlier in the season.

In Stork and Becks' only other meeting of the year, Becks took a 6-5 win in the final match of the Penn State Open to win the title. Stork settled for second place.

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