Beat the Streets Matchup: All Men’s Freestyle bouts finalized
NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 – The nine men’s freestyle match-ups have been finalized for the Team USA vs. The World All-Stars international wrestling competition in support of “Beat the Streets,” set for May 7 at New York’s Times Square. The purpose of this event is to elevate the profile of wrestling and to raise funds to support the operation of over 140 youth development wrestling programs in New York City, serving nearly 3,000 student-athletes.
At 65 kg/143 lbs., three-time NCAA champion Logan Stieber of Monroeville, Ohio will take on Haislan Garcia of Canada. In his three seasons for Ohio State, Stieber has been NCAA champion each year. He was a Junior World silver medalist in 2011. Stieber placed third in the 2014 and 2009 U.S. Open. Garcia placed fifth at the 2010 World Championships and eighth in the 2013 World Championships. A two-time Olympian, he was seventh at the 2012 Olympic Games.