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Friday & Saturday Recap
Men's College News
Julian Ramirez handed third-ranked and unbeaten Quincy Monday his first loss of the season to kick off the dual and the Big Red never let off the gas, topping Princeton 32-7 on Saturday afternoon at the Friedman Wrestling Center.
No. 23 Rutgers wrestling (10-5, 2-4) muscled a 28-7 win over RV Maryland (8-7, 0-6) on Saturday afternoon in College Park. Tied through the first four bouts of the dual, the Scarlet Knights won the final six matchups to earn their eighth consecutive dual victory over the Terrapins in the all-time series.
The Northern Illinois University rallied from a two-point deficit heading into the final bout of the day for a 15-14 victory over the University at Buffalo at the Convocation Center on Saturday afternoon.
The Wyoming Cowboy wrestling squad picked up their first dual win of season in impressive fashion Saturday afternoon with a dominant 26-6 win over Utah Valley. Eight Pokes picked up wins over the Wolverines led by bonus point wins from Jore Volk and Garrett Ricks.
Behind Silas Allred's second-straight pin, the Nebraska wrestling team (9-3, 5-1 Big Ten) got its second win of the weekend with a 22-12 victory over Purdue (4-9, 0-6 Big Ten) on Saturday evening.
The George Mason wrestling team split its tri-dual today in Brooklyn today against LIU and Drexel. The Patriots soundly defeated the Sharks, 35-6, but came up short against Drexel, 28-16.
No. 3 Iowa State (14-2, 5-0 Big 12) defeated No. 18 Pittsburgh (9-3, 3-0), 16-15, Friday night thanks to a dual-winning takedown by Sam Schuyler at 285 pounds. Schuyler, ranked No. 10 in the nation, secured the takedown with less than 15 seconds remaining in the final bout to defeat No. 5 Dayton Pitzer, 4-3.
The No. 13/16 North Dakota State Bison overcame an early deficit with a strong second half performance to defeat Northern Colorado 23-15 Saturday night at the Bank of Colorado Arena.
The Virginia wrestling team (7-5) used three bonus-point victories, including a pair of technical falls, to pull away and grab a 23-15 win over American (7-8) on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Gym.
A fall by Trevor Tinker and Legend Lamer's major decision powered Cal Poly to a 22-12 victory over CSU Bakersfield in a Pac-12 Conference dual wrestling meet Friday night at the Icardo Center.
Sophomore Patrick Kennedy had a happy homecoming as the second-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team posted an 18-13 victory over No. 12 Minnesota in front of a sold-out crowd of 15,250 on Friday night in Maturi Pavilion.
The Ohio wrestling team (4-7, 3-2 MAC) dominated their match against the Kent State Golden Flashes (0-10, 0-5 MAC) at the Convocation Center on Senior Night (Feb. 3), winning 28-9.
The Penn State (12-0, 5-0 B1G) Nittany Lion wrestling team downed homestanding Ohio State (11-2, 5-1 B1G) 29-9 in a dominating Big Ten road win. Penn State won eight of ten bouts and gave up only three takedowns in the victory. All rankings listed are InterMat/InterMat Team TPI (Jan. 31, 2023).
Hofstra rallied from a 16-10 deficit, winning the final four weight classes, to post a 26-16 victory over visiting George Mason Friday night at the David S. Mack Physical Education Center. The win snapped a two-match losing streak for the Pride.
Gardner-Webb rattled off three key wins in the lower weight classes Friday night to beat VMI 20-14 in Paul Porter Arena.
The Pitt wrestling team continued to control its own destiny in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 21-11 dual victory over North Carolina on Friday night at the Petersen Events Center in a nationally televised battle of the only undefeated teams in the league this dual season.
The LHU men’s wrestling team raced out to an early lead and bonus points helped the Bald Eagles soar by Navy tonight in non-conference action.
The NC State wrestling team recorded its second straight ACC victory in dominant fashion with a 34-4 victory at Virginia on Friday.
After a rough outing in Blacksburg last Friday night, the No. 9 Virginia Tech wrestling responded in a big way by handling the Duke 45-0 in Durham on Friday night.
No. 3 Iowa State (13-2, 6-0 Big 12) survived a scare at West Virginia (7-4, 1-4 Big 12) Friday night, 20-13. The Cyclones dug out of a 10-0 hole after dropping the first three matches of the dual and picked up bonus-point victories from Paniro Johnson and Yonger Bastida in the process.
Peyton Robb and Silas Allred tallied a pair of pins to help the Nebraska wrestling team defeat Illinois, 27-19, on Friday night.
No. 16 Joshua Ogunsanya wrapped up Friday night's match in Davis Gym with a win by fall (4:42) over Bucknell's Nick Delp to secure the sixth bout win of the match for the RV Lions as Columbia powered its way to a 25-12 win over Bucknell.
Three bonus-point wins led the way in No. 11 Oklahoma State's 24-15 victory over No. 6 Michigan at Bout at the Ballpark in Arlington, Texas, which moved the Cowboys to 10-2 overall.
UNI led every bout from the opening whistle to the final horn on Friday night as the Panthers dominated the California Baptist Lancers in a 44-0 rout inside the McLeod Center in Big 12 action.
The No. 13/16 North Dakota State wrestling program picked up a dominating victory over RV Air Force Friday night, defeating the Falcons 32-10 in Big 12 action on Air Force's senior night at Clune Arena.
The No. 8-ranked University of Missouri wrestling team put together a dominant performance in Norman, Okla., topping the Oklahoma Sooners 33-3 Friday, Feb. 3.
Sun Devil Wrestling (5-4, 2-1 Pac-12) dominated at Mullett Arena tonight, defeating the Little Rock Trojans 31-6. Highlighting the match was No. 7 Brandon Courtney who collected his 100th career victory off a 16-8 major decision.
There's been plenty of battle in the Beavers, and Thursday night it paid off in Minot State's first win over the Minnesota State, Mankato program.
The nation's 12th-ranked Colorado Mesa University Mavericks had a pair of 3-bout winning streaks and claimed five bonus-point victories as they went on to claim their first road win over CSU Pueblo since 2015 while running their winning streak to five straight duals on Thursday night in the ThunderWolves' Massari Arena.
The No. 20 Northern State University wrestling team closed out their home slate with a 21-point victory over MSU Moorhead on Thursday evening. The Wolves took eight of the ten weights, including three bonus point wins.
No. 5 St. Cloud State Wrestling won seven of 10 matches with a forfeit and a fall to earn a 27-9 win over No. 10 Upper Iowa in Fayette on Thursday evening. The Huskies won four matches decided by two points or less, grinding out a tough win at Dorman Gymnasium.
The No. 16 Mercyhurst Wrestling team earned a 29-19 win over No. 13 Millersville on Senior Day Saturday afternoon with No. 4 Eric Bartos taking down the No. 1 wrestler in the nation at 133.
The third-ranked Nebraska Kearney wrestling team used three forfeits and two bonus point wins to beat Central Missouri, 35-9, Saturday at the Health & Sports Center.
The University of Indianapolis wrestling team celebrated their annual senior day prior to the start of the Greyhound Duals early Saturday afternoon. The Greyhounds battled in-region Kentucky Wesleyan and GLVC-foe Quincy on the day, winning both matches.
The Maryville wrestling team swept both matches at the Greyhound Duals Saturday in Indianapolis. The Saints edged Glenville State 20-19 before roaring past Kentucky Wesleyan 50-0 in a shutout.
Less than a day after sweeping Augustana University, the #14 University of Mary wrestling team asserted their dominance over #22 Southwest Minnesota State University, going a perfect 2-0 against the two ranked squads this weekend. Saturday's 39-3 victory gives UMary their 5th straight win in match-up history over SMSU.
Senior Night. The final home match of the season. A Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opponent.
No. 5 St. Cloud State Wrestling placed six wrestlers and saw Tyson Meyer earn a title at the highly-competitive Don Parker Open hosted by UW-Eau Claire.
The Augustana wrestling team saw victories in seven weight classes to defeat the Minnesota State Mavericks 26-10 on Saturday night. The Vikings push their overall record to 9-10 and their NSIC record to 4-3. Minnesota State drops to 5-5 overall and 2-5 in NSIC dual action.
The 18th-ranked UNC Pembroke wrestling team logged 15 individual victories on the afternoon, including a dozen wins that came with bonus points, as the Braves cruised to wins over South Atlantic Conference Carolinas foes Emory & Henry and Mount Olive on Saturday afternoon at Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court.
The Fairmont State wrestling team (13-13) won its final dual of the 2022-23 season on Friday (Feb. 3) over Bluefield State (2-5) 31-17 at Ned E. Shott Gym in Bluefield, W.Va.
Emmanuel Skillings came through with a clutch win at 197 pounds and Shawn Streck followed with a quick fall in the final match to propel top-ranked Central Oklahoma to a hard-fought 24-15 triumph over No. 8 Adams State Friday night at Hamilton Field House.
Drury powered their way to a 42-10 win in a Great Lakes Valley Conference dual at William Jewell on Friday night in Liberty, Missouri. The 23rd ranked Panthers won twice by Major Decision, twice by Techincal Fall and twice by Fall.
The third-ranked Nebraska Kearney wrestling team used three falls to down 17th-ranked Fort Hays State, 33-6, Friday night at the Health & Sports Center.
In a battle of the two teams ranked #14 in the NWCA DII poll, the University of Mary Wrestling team (12-2, 5-1 NSIC) dominated Augustana University (8-10, 3-4 NSIC) by taking all ten of the official matches for a 36-0 sweep.
Kash Anderson's huge win at 197 pounds helped the No. 12 Colorado Mesa men's wrestling team secure a key 26-12 win over Colorado School of Mines on Friday (Feb. 3) evening to remain unbeaten and in first place in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
Ahead of the most crucial part of the season, the UW-Platteville Wrestling team is going through some changes. According to at least five members of the team, the coaching staff is no longer leading the team right now.
Johns Hopkins got the victory it needed in the final bout of the night to capture a 20-16 win over Gettysburg.
WPI and host Rhode Island College alternated bout victories before Adam Marsh (Upper Black Eddy, PA) rallied from an early deficit at 174 pounds and the trio of Ethan Edmondson (Milford, CT), Tyler Riggs (North Scituate, RI) and Lucas Wilson-Wuestefeld (Barrington, RI) registered first period pins to propel the visiting Engineers to a 33-11 victory in a New England Wrestling Association match-up on Friday evening.
The No. 1 Wartburg men's wrestling team (13-1 overall, 7-0 A-R-C) defeated No. 13 Coe (7-6, 4-3) 33-12 Friday night.
Dylan McChesney and Shane Mathias registered pins, three others earned major decisions, and the Simpson College men's wrestling team posted a 39-9 American Rivers Conference win at Buena Vista on Friday night.
The King's College wrestling team snapped a seven-meet losing streak to Oswego State on Saturday afternoon as they defeated the hosts, 25-13. With the win, the Monarchs improve to 4-4 in dual meets, while the Lakers drop to 4-8 in their 2022-23 season.
The No. 3 Johnson & Wales (RI) University wrestling team went 3-0 at the Castleton Quad on Saturday, defeating Springfield (48-4), Delaware Valley (55-5), and No. 18 Castleton (27-15).
Senior Frank Medina scored a dramatic final-second pin at 184 to send No. 14 Stevens Institute of Technology wrestling over No. 10 The College of New Jersey 22-15 Saturday to close out a non-conference triangular at Canavan Arena.
The SUNY Oneonta wrestling team recorded two wins over Wesleyan University and Williams College in a quad meet held at Wesleyan, Saturday afternoon. The Red Dragons beat the Cardinals 27-20 and the Ephs, 31-18, while they fell to Ithaca, 13-31.
#17/#23 Alvernia University (14-6) defeated Elizabethtown College (9-6) 32-10 on Saturday night in a dual with the Blue Jays at Alvernia's Jack McCloskey Court.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse wrestling team, fourth in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Dual Rankings, earned a 44-3 win over UW-Stevens Point Friday night in Mitchell Hall. The Eagles improve to 13-3 overall and 5-0 in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) while the Pointers drop to 2-10 overall and 0-5 in the conference.
Senior night got off to a bit of a rocky start for the seventh-ranked Loras College wrestling team, but that early bump in the road wasn't enough to throw the Duhawks off as they roared back to beat their crosstown rivals from the University of Dubuque 27-15 on Friday night.
No. 1 Grand View wrestling took to the mat for their second dual of the week. The Vikings would host the William Penn Statesmen and would cruise past them in shutout fashion, 49-0.
The Indiana Tech men's wrestling team remained unblemished in WHAC duals with a 47-0 shutout of Siena Heights on Thursday. Tech (5-0 WHAC) scored major decisions, tech falls, or falls in five of the 10 weight classes.
#12 Tiger wrestling concluded their 2022-23 season last night with a 30-15 win over (RV) Midway as they prepare for the Mid-South Conference Tournament.
Three forfeits and three falls helped Southeastern move to 12-4 with a 50-0 win over Brewton-Parker in Saturday morning's wrestling dual.
The 20th ranked Patriots ended the Cumberland Open with four top three finishes. The Pats were led by senior Tobias Garrison, who finished first in the 174 bracket.
Six seniors wrestled for the final time at home Saturday and the University of Providence men's wrestling team rolled to two Cascade Conference dual wins over No. 16 Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) and Arizona Christian.
The back end of the Southern Oregon men's wrestling team's lineup closed strong to capture a pair of comeback wins that capped the Raiders' dual schedule, 25-13 over San Francisco State and 23-18 over Corban on Saturday night at Bob Riehm Arena.
The Life University men's wrestling team faced Appalachian Athletic Conference rival and third-ranked Southeastern tonight, dominating on their way to a 32-10 victory for their home regular season finale tonight in the Upper Gym.
The No. 13-ranked Lindsey Wilson wrestling team defeated No. 18 Thomas More (Ky.) and No. 15 Cumberland (Tenn.) on Friday night to claim the 2022-23 Mid-South Conference Regular-Season Championship.
#6 Men's Wrestling hosted Simpson for a Cascade Collegiate Conference showdown at Haynes-Prim Pavilion tonight. The Oaks had control the entire time taking the Redhawks down, 41-9. The night featured two exhibition matches followed by the normal line-up.
Women’s College News
Jamilah, Latifah, and Zaynah make up the McBryde sisters from Buffalo, N.Y., who have made their way to Life University in Marietta, Ga., to pursue college degrees while getting the chance to wrestle at the next level – something they never thought possible.
The Linfield women's wrestling team went 4-1 in matches wrestled in a dual Thursday night at Southwestern Oregon Community College, however the Wildcats still dropped the dual 30-17 to the Lakers by virtue of forfeits.
The United States won its first two medals in women’s freestyle at the Zagreb Open Ranking Event, a silver medal by Mallory Velte at 65 kg and a bronze medal by Kayla Miracle at 62 kg.
There is no insult added to injury at the highest level of competition, for an injury itself is enough of an insult. Thus, no reason exists to compound the problem.
High School News
When it comes to longevity and service to an overall sports program, it's hard to argue that anyone has meant more to Central Davidson than Jay Lineberry.
The Treaster name has been a constant on the Kansas wrestling landscape for decades. Matt graduated from Beloit High School in 1984 with four state titles. He went on to earn All-American honors at the 1987 NCAA tournament at 126 pounds while representing the Naval Academy.
Podcasts & Video
Join hosts Sam Phillips (@slamphillips) and Lee Cothran (@leecothran) to discuss what is happening in the most decorated conference in college wrestling, the Big 12! This week, Iowa State is visiting Pittsburgh. Mizzou is back in action. Ok State is wrestling in Texas. And more!
Barstool Sport’s Jersey Jerry tells us his favorite College Wrestlers, Penn State vs. Iowa and More
4x All American and 2022 National Finalist Kyle Hatch joins the show to talk about his transition to coaching at DII West Liberty University, his stellar career at Wabash, the 2022 team race, and more!
Coach Rosenbaum joins Randall Sell and Jake Duvall on this edition of Noke Wrestling News Podcast. We will be recapping Roanoke College wrestling trips to Chicago and to Pennsylvania.