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Getting to Know: Coleman Hammond, CSU Bakersfield

Coleman Hammond, CSU Bakersfield

Throughout the off-season, we’re going to be getting to know returning NCAA Division I wrestlers from around the country.  We sent questionnaires to every program in the country and will be sharing the results throughout the long trek to next fall.  You can find them all whenever you like under the Getting to Know tag.     Name: Coleman Hammond ...

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New CSU Bakersfield Head Coach Manny Rivera Chats With TOM

Manny Rivera - CSU Bakersfield

Friday afternoon I had the opportunity to speak with new CSU Bakersfield Head Coach Manny Rivera about the future of the CSU Bakersfield program. Rivera had a standout wrestling career at Minnesota. He was a four-year starter for the Golden Gophers and a three-time NCAA qualifier, earning All-America accolades in 2008 when he took seventh place at 141 pounds. He ...

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Bakersfield’s Dalton Kelly named Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year

By Matt Turk CSU Bakersfield Sports Information WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – The Pac-12 Conference has named CSU Bakersfield’s Dalton Kelley as the 2014 Pac-12 Wrestling Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The award has been established to honor collegiate student-athletes that are standouts both academically and in their sports discipline. Kelley, a contender for the 149-pound championship this year, has excelled both ...

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No. 8 Oklahoma State outruns CSU Bakersfield 36-7

By Taylor Miller Oklahoma State Sports Information STILLWATER, Okla. – The No. 8 Oklahoma State wrestling team handled CSU Bakersfield on Saturday in Gallagher-Iba Arena, walking away with a dominant 36-7 win. John Smith and his squad improved to 7-4 on the season. The Pokes put five bonus-point wins, three of which were falls, and it was the third-straight dual ...

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Coach Kerr’s life celebrated

By Jeff Evans Bakersfield Californian Terrence John Kerr was tough. No one disputes that. He never minced words. If he disagreed with you, you’d know it. He wasn’t someone who would soft-pedal it. “You knew where you stood,” said Charlie Craig, Cal State Bakersfield’s longtime track coach who retired in 2005. Kerr, who died June 6, was CSUB’s wrestling coach ...

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Former longtime CSUB wrestling coach T.J. Kerr dies at 64

By Mike Griffith The Bakersfield Californian Former Cal State Bakersfield wrestling coach T.J. Kerr was found dead in his Northwest Bakersfield home on Thursday. Kerr, who reportedly was having health issues, was 64. During his 26 years at the helm of CSUB, Kerr led the Roadrunners though a number of transitions — stepping up from Division II to Division I ...

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No. 9 Oregon State tops CSU Bakersfield 35-7

By Matt Franzblau Oregon State Sports Information CORVALLIS, Ore. – Led by pins from Taylor Meeks, Mike Mangrum and RJ Pena, the No. 9/11 ranked Oregon State wrestling team won its sixth in-a-row in dominant fashion, defeating the Roadrunners from CSU Bakersfield 35-7, Saturday night inside Gill Coliseum. Meeks began the meet taking down CSUB’s Frankie Hurtado at the 52 ...

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Coleman Hammond commits to CSU Bakersfield

Coleman Hammond of Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, Calif., has verbally committed to stay home and wrestle for coach Mike Mendoza at CSU Bakersfield. Hammond is a four-star recruit and will join older brother Bryce on the Roadrunners roster. Hammond won the 2011 Reno Tournament of Champions at 152 pounds last season and then finished third at the California state ...

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