VanMatre, a senior at Southern Oregon University, went 1-2 at the NAIA National Championships in Topeka, Kansas.
The Kodiak High School graduate received an opening-round bye in the 184-pound bracket before losing 3-1 in the second round. The loss dropped him to the consolation bracket.
VanMatre won his first match in the consolation bracket, 4-3, then ended his career with a 5-3 loss.
Southern Oregon placed fourth.
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