SESSION 5: Bravo-Young ranked # 6 Ethan Lizak of Minnesota in the seventh game. Bravo-Young scored an early double before releasing Lizak. RBY then took a shot, but Lizak countered and received a takedown at the edge of the mat (though the wrestlers had never hit the mat). Lizak worked hard and gained back points before RBY prevailed for a reversal. It was 7-4 past one. Bravo-Young started neutral to start the second.
Bravo-Young had a few nice shots a second, but neither goal scored a goal. Lizak took the third start to extend the travel time by one minute. He had a strong ride before he was hit with a woken warning. Another stall call gave RBY a point and made it 7-5. But Lizak rode out the time, and the time of the journey made 8-5. RBY ended its season as the eighth placed at NCAAs.
Ethan Lizak 8, Roman Bravo-Young 5 (Decision)
SESSION 4: Bravo-Young stood at the door of Seed No. 8 John Erneste Missouri in the fight for the question of who would advance in the wrestler. But RBY was clearly missing the pop he had the night before. Erneste recorded takedowns in the first and second sections. In the third round, he hit another takedown and scored a pair of near-fall points to win easily, 10-0. Bravo-Young contests for seventh place against Ethan Lizak from Minnesota.
John Erneste 10, Roman Bravo-Young 0
Bravo-Young No. 4 Micky Phillippi of Pitt In the last sixteen took the Winner of the All America honors and the loser of the tournament. Bravo-Young had the only good shot of the first hour, but Phillippi struggled. Phillippi started with the second start and was quick to 1: 0 superior. RBY rejoined the single in the second second and this time turned 2-1 lead. The escape made it 2-2. RBY came up with another single late at night and turned for two, Phillippi mounted 4-3 off.
Bravo-Young started neutral and started in third. There was a scramble in the last two minutes, and the two wrestlers left the mat. RBY stayed the rest of the way to achieve an obvious 4-3 lead. Pitt threw the brick and told Bravo-Young to put his hands over his face. The re-examination resulted in a non-call. RBY is an All-American.
Roman Bravo-Young 4, Micky Phillippi 3 (Decision)
SESSION 3: Bravo-Young faced No. 15 seed Ben Thornton in the Trophy's third round. Bravo-Young opened the score with a single that he turned into a double and held Thornton in the final 54 seconds of the first position. Thornton chose Bottom to start the second, and the ride continued until RBY let him go after building 1:09 of the ride. After 2: 1 Bravo Young used his speed to bring the Boilermaker out of balance.
RBY broke off at the third start and saw that his time difference disappeared. He finally escaped 40 seconds before the 3: 1 Thornton came to a late single, but could not win at RBY.
Roman Bravo-Young 6, Ben Thornton 1 (Decision)
Bravo-Young, Cornell's Chaz Tucker ranked second in the Trost Action. This was an elimination fight between two very fast 133-pounders. None of the wrestlers could get a clean shot in the first hour and Bravo-Young started the second descent. RBY was punished for holding on to his hands and fell back 1-0 before beating 1-1.
Bravo-Young took a single leg and slipped third for a takedown in the late stages. Tucker failed and was quick to 3: 2 superior. RBY then had a great counter-takedown and got 5-2 up before taking a strong ride. RBY secured the time for the ride and let this man go.
Roman Bravo-Young 6, Chaz Tucker 3 (Decision)
SESSION 2: Bravo-Young stood out in the second round seed # 7, Austin DeSanto Iowa, opposite. DeSanto had an early takedown without the two ever going to the mat because it was decided he had control of both RBY's legs. After a quick escape, it was 2: 1. At the end of the reporting period, there was a scramble and Bravo-Young was behind DeSanto, but the time had run out before any points were awarded. Bravo-Young started with a 2-2 goal and 50 seconds before the end. DeSanto started with third place and 3: 2 with an escape.
Bravo-Young needed a takedown and got aggressive. He shot out from behind DeSanto, and the two wrestlers left the mat and slammed into the scorers' table. Bravo-Young was coached by the coach. No takedown was awarded. PSU challenged RBY to have both legs of DeSanto before leaving the mat. After a long delay was the original call. RBY tried to get into a leg, but DeSanto countered with a takedown and back points for a 7-2 win.
Austin DeSanto 7, Roman Bravo-Young 2 (Decision)
SESSION 1: Bravo-Young began the tournament against No. 23 seed Mario Guillen of Ohio. Bravo-Young was a bit tentative in his first NCAA game, scoring no goals in the first game. He started with second place and was able to prevail 1-0. Guillen had decided on a single at the takedown and another escape brought the 2: 2. That has brought RBY into the swing. He whipped around Guillen to reach a takedown and set the time for a 4-2 lead. Guillen started neutral to start the third place. He feared that RBY had strong driving skills. Bravo-Young caught Guillen in the last minute and put him directly on his back. The takedown and back points made it 8: 2.
Roman Bravo-Young 8, Mario Guillen 2 (main decision)
SPEECH REPORT: The freshman is 21- 4 and finished fifth at Big Tens. … He was hampered by a knee injury during the regular season. Even at 133 pounds, "RBY" is very fast for a college wrestler. … He went 8-4 against the NCAA field during the regular season.