After 7 months off the mat Cory Clark made his return at the SFU International in Burnaby, British Columbia. Clark lead the day off with a 10-0 TF over Ty Peth (Simon Fraser). In his second match of the day Clark used a TD and series of gut wrenches to defeat Riley Prough (Simon Fraser) 10-0. In the finals Cory faced a familiar foe in Joey Palmer (Orange Crush), Palmer wrestled in college at Oregon State University where he was a 3-time NCAA qualifier. Clark dropped the finals match 4-4 on criteria.
Quarterfinal – Cory Clark (Hawkeye) won by tech fall over Ty Peth (SFU/Unat) (TF 10-0)
Semifinal – Cory Clark (Hawkeye) won by tech fall over Riley Prough (SFU) (TF 10-0)
1st Place Match – Joey Palmer (Orange Crush) won by decision over Cory Clark (Hawkeye) (Dec 4-4)