Cornell's Dean, Tucker Earn Spots On Podium In Vegas
December 02, 2018


AS VEGAS, Nev. -- Sophomore Max Dean (sixth at 184 pounds) and junior Chas Tucker (seventh at 133) both finished on the podium as Cornell placed 21st as a team at the 2018 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.

Dean dropped three matches on Saturday, each coming against top 20 competition. Top-ranked Myles Martin earned a win in the quarters, with Zack Zavatsky of Virginia Tech and Lou DePrez of Binghamton also holding him off to send him to sixth place.

Tucker took seventh at 133 pounds after opening the day with a 5-3 blood round win over Dylan Duncan of Illinois. He dropped a 7-0 contest to Minnesota's Ethan Lizak in the consolation semifinals before collecting a medical forfeit in the seventh place match.