BLACKSBURG, Va. -- True freshman Joey McKenna knocked-off returning All-American and top-ranked Evan Henderson of North Carolina to capture the 141-pound title, Sunday, at the Hokie Open in Blacksburg, Virgina.
Redshirt sophomore heavyweight Nathan Butler also placed first to give the Cardinal two champions in the tournament. As a team, Stanford finished second behind Chattanooga (135.5) with 124.0 points. Duke finished third with 122.0 team points.
Nine additional Cardinal wrestlers were the top 6, including runner-up finishes by redshirt freshman Brian Rossi (125 pounds), sophomore Mason Pengilly (133 pounds) and redshirt junior Jim Wilson (165 pounds).
Up next, Stanford heads to Fresno, California for the Roadrunner Open on Sunday, Nov. 15.