Trio of Sooners Qualifies for World Team Trials

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma

LAS VEGAS – Oklahoma wrestler Jake Woodley punched his ticket to the UWW World Team Trials with a runner-up finish in his weight class this weekend at the 2019 Marine Corps US Open Wrestling Championships. Woodley is set to join teammates Dom Demas and Jake Boyd at the trials held in Raleigh, N.C., May 17-18. 

Wrestling at 92 kg, Woodley won four straight matches in the tournament to advance to the final.  

Woodley dominated the field. In the round of 32, the Sooner took out Judah Duhm (Stanford-California RTC) 10-0 before defeating Noah Cressel (Bison Wrestling Club) 11-1 in the round of 16. Woodley shut out Tyrell Gordon (Panther Wrestling Club) 10-0 in the quarterfinals, then followed that win up with another 10-0 win over Joel Shapiro (Cyclone RTC) in the semifinals. Woodley was narrowly edged by Lucas Davison (TMWC) 6-3 in the championship bout.

Elsewhere in the tournament, Dom Demas (65 kg) went 4-2 in the senior division to finish in the second consolation round of eight. Demas will also compete at the UWW Senior World Team Trials by virtue of competing on the 2018 Junior World Team.

Wrestling as a junior, Jake Boyd (97 kg) recorded a 2-2 finish on the weekend. Boyd will also compete at the 2019 UWW Junior and Senior World Team Trials by virtue of a top-eight finish at the 2018 Junior National Championship and a top-four finish at the 2018 Junior World Team Trial. 

At 61 kg, Anthony Madrigal went 1-2 at the tournament.

Results from the tournament are below. For updates, follow @OU_Wrestling on Twitter, or like Oklahoma Wrestling on Facebook.


Anthony Madrigal (61 kg)
Anthony Madrigal (Oklahoma) VPO1 Dylan D’Emilio (TMWC/Ohio RTC), 5-4
Chance Rich (Bakersfield RTC) VPO1 Anthony Madrigal (Oklahoma), 12-9
Colin Poynter (Air Force RTC) VPO1 Anthony Madrigal (Oklahoma) 15-4

Dom Demas (65 kg)
Dom Demas (Oklahoma) VSU Kanen Storr (TMWC/Michigan), 12-0
Dom Demas (Oklahoma) VSU Marhall Keller (NJRTC), 10-0
Evan Henderson (TMWC/NYCRTC) VPO1 Dom Demas (Oklahoma), 13-10
Dom Demas (Oklahoma) VSU1 Joshua Dziewa (Pennsylvania RTC), 11-1
Dom Demas (Oklahoma) VFA Taylor Summers (WCWC), 7-6
Jayson Ness (Minnesota Storm) VSU1 Dom Demas (Oklahoma), 16-3

Jake Woodley (92)
Jake Woodley (Oklahoma) VSU Judah Duhm (Stanford-California RTC), 10-0
Jake Woodley (Oklahoma) VSU1 Noah Cresssel (Bison Wrestling Club), 11-1
Jake Woodley (Oklahoma) VSU Tyrell Gordon (Panther Wrestling Club RTC), 10-0
Jake Woodley (Oklahoma) VPO Joel Shapiro (Cyclone RTC), 10-0
Lucas Davison (TMWC) VPO1 Jake Woodley (Oklahoma), 6-3.

Jake Boyd (97 kg)
Austin Harris (Cowboy RTC/TMWC) VPO1 Jake Boyd (Oklahoma), 9-5
Jake Boyd (Oklahoma) VSU Ryan Delgado (Garage Boyz), 12-0
Jake Boyd (Oklahoma) VSU1 Bryce Esmoil (Panther Wrestling Club RTC), 11-1
Antonio Andrade (Oklahoma) VFO Jake Boyd (Oklahoma), 0-0