Redshirt sophomore goes 5-0 with three pins and defeats Central Michigan’s Corey Keener in the championship match.
Three-time NCAA qualifier John Rizqallah named recipient of Outstanding Wrestler Award.
Gasca takes first place in 133-pound division, while Rizqallah wins at 184.
All-American Mike McClure named Most Outstanding Wrestler.
2013-14 (Redshirt) 21-7 Overall: Named co-recipient of MSU's Outstanding Freshman Award . . . Placed third at the MSU Open with a win over No. 14 Joe Roth of Central Michigan . . . Placed fifth at the EMU Open, opened with a 4:09 fall against Zebulon Hillyon of Michigan . . . Placed third at the Wisconsin Open with a fall (4:10) against Waubonsee's Joey DeCarlo . . . Placed second at the Reno Tournament with one major decision over Martin Ramirez of Adams State . . . Placed second at the Purple Raider Open, included posting a fall (1:54) over Jake Norton of Gannon.
Prep: Won the 132-pound senior division at the National High School Coaches Association Tournament in April 2013 . . . Finished his senior season with a 51-2 record . . . Collected a four-year record of 161-19 in high school . . . Named the No. 77 overall recruit in the nation according to Amateur Wrestling News and No. 7 at 132 pounds . . . Placed third at the California State Championships at 132 pounds as a junior and senior . . . Is a 2012 Five Counties Champion, 2012 Doc Buchanan Champion, placed second at the 2012 FLO Nationals, second at the 2012 SW Kickoff Classic, and eighth at 2012 Super 32.
Personal: Psychology major.