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Smith battles more than opponents

He’s waited his turn. He’s suffered through injury, sickness and even the politics of collegiate wrestling. In Ryan Smith’s mind, he’s deserved a shot at what has proved to be such an elusive goal: to become an All-American. “I see those guys that I used to compete with and beat (in high school) who are now All-Americans […]

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Smith shines in spotlight over weekend

The Mustang wrestling squad split two dual meets over the weekend, losing to American University then rebounding for a conference win over Boise State. Cal Poly wrestles Boise State to floor In a dual meet where every wrestler’s match had the potential to make the difference between victory and defeat, Cal Poly’s wrestling team pulled […]

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Smith's upset can't save wrestling

Ryan Smith’s late match heroics weren’t enough to save the Mustang wrestling squad on Friday night as American University defeated Cal Poly 25-13. The 197-pound Smith faced No. 14 Daniel Mitchell who pinned the Mustang over Winter Break in a match Smith said he was not mentally prepared for. That changed on Friday as Smith […]