Michigan State wrestler Christian Rebottaro will be wrestling at the 2017 United World Wrestling (UWW) Junior World Team Trials this weekend in Lincoln, Nebraska. The trials will be held at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln on Friday and Saturday, June 9-10, with the preliminaries starting at 10 a.m.
Michigan State wrestling had 18 wrestlers in action last weekend at the 2017 United World Wrestling University Nationals in Akron, Ohio and the Spartans had a solid outing in their final action of the freestyle season.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans’ road to redemption continues. According to the UFC’s Spanish language website, Evans (19-6-1 MMA, 14-6-1 UFC) is set to meet Sam Alvey (30-9 MMA, 7-4 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 114, which take place August 5 at Mexico City Arena in Mexico.
Michigan State wrestling will be represented by 18 wrestlers in action this weekend at the 2017 United World Wrestling University Nationals in Akron, Ohio on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4. The two-day event will be held at the Louis and Freda Stile Athletic Field House on the University of Akron campus.
When Brendan Black was crowned a state champion back in February, the Hobart senior was intending to go to Indiana. Changes on the coaching staff in Bloomington led to a change of plans for Black, who changed his college colors from crimson and cream to green and white, signing recently with Michigan State.
Michigan State wrestling head coach Roger Chandler has announced that four student-athletes will be joining the team for the 2017-18 season. Joining the Spartans will be Brendan Black (Hobart, Indiana/Hobart High School), Cameron Caffey (Carbondale, Illinois/Carbondale Community High School), Austen Malczewski (Romeo, Michigan/Romeo High School) and Warren Stanfield III (Walled Lake, Michigan/Walled Lake Central High School).
Nearly 20 years ago, Rashad Evans and Gray Maynard used to punch each other. A lot. And they liked it. A lot. Evans and Maynard were on the same wrestling team at Michigan State in the early 2000s and were good friends. Actually, they were more than that. They were roommates on the road, simpatico in their thinking, keeping each other entertained, helping each other make weight. Actually, they were more than roommates. Even though they didn’t know it at the time, they were kindred spirits.
Source: Detroit Free Press
Former Michigan State Wrestler Michael Bradley To Be Inducted Into Michigan Chapter Of The National Wrestling Hall Of Fame. Bradley is one of nine inductees for this year’s awards banquet which will be held Sunday, May 21 at Weber’s Inn in Ann Arbor. The luncheon will begin at 1 p.m. with the awards ceremony beginning at 2 p.m.
Michigan State wrestling honored its seniors and presented team awards at the 2016-17 team banquet, held Thursday night at the Spartan Hall of Fame Cafe in East Lansing.
Michigan State wrestling’s Drew Hughes’ sensational freshman season came to an end Friday night at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Hughes, the No. 15 seed at 165 pounds, lost in a 4-2 decision to fifth-seeded Chad Walsh of Rider in the consolation round.
Michigan State wrestling’s Drew Hughes has moved on to Friday night’s fourth session of the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Scottrade Center in St. Louis and has the opportunity to become an All-American with a win Friday night.
Michigan State wrestling’s Drew Hughes and Austin Eicher advanced to the second day of action at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. The third Spartan at the NCAA Championships, junior Javier Gasca, had a medical forfeit due to injury in his second match after losing his first round bout.
Michigan State wrestling will be represented by three wrestlers at the NCAA Wrestling National Championships next weekend at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, March 16-18. Redshirt junior 141-pounder Javier Gasca will be representing the Spartans’ for the second-straight year. Redshirt sophomore 133-pounder Austin Eicher will also be making his second trip to the NCAAs, but first for MSU after transferring from Northern Illinois last summer. Freshman At 165 pounds Drew Hughes will be making the rare NCAA appearance as a freshman.
Michigan State junior 141-pounder Javier Gasca advanced to the finals with three wins Saturday in the opening day of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Indiana’s Assembly Hall. Gasca will be joined at the NCAA National Championships by freshman teammate Drew Hughes at 165 pounds and Austin Eicher.
Two Michigan State wrestlers earned top-eight pre-seeds for the 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, which are Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5 in Bloomington, Indiana, hosted by the University of Indiana. Junior Javier Gasca is No. 7 at 141 pounds while freshman Drew Hughes is No. 8 at 165 pounds.
Michigan State wrestling got pins from Drew Barnes and Javier Gasca but couldn’t overtake No. 18 Wisconsin, as the Spartans fell to the Badgers, 26-12, Friday night at the UW Field House in MSU’s regular-season finale.
Michigan State wrestling clinched its fifth victory of the season, knocking off in-state foe Eastern Michigan on Senior Day at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti on Sunday, Feb. 12. In a thrilling, back-and-forth tilt, freshman Drew Hughes earned the Spartans’ victory, 17-16, with a 5-0 decision.
Michigan State wrestling (4-10, 1-7 B1G) battles its second-straight in-state opponent when the Spartans take on Eastern Michigan (6-6, 2-5 MAC) on Sunday, Feb. 12. The non-conference clash between the Spartans and Eagles from EMUs Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, Mich., starts at 2 p.m. ET.
Michigan State wrestling gave the spirited Senior Day crowd at Jenison Field House an intense battle throughout the match Sunday afternoon, before falling late to No. 10 Michigan, 24-15.
Michigan State wrestling (4-9, 1-6 B1G) will wrap up the home portion of the Spartans’ schedule when they tangle with in-state rival No. 10 Michigan (7-5, 3-5 B1G) on Sunday, Feb. 5. Action for the Spartans’ Senior Day gets underway at 1 p.m. ET at Jenison Field House with a pre-match ceremony honoring the three MSU seniors, who will be wrestling at home for the final time in the Green and White. The pre-match introductions will also include former MSU wrestler NCAA National Champion and two-time Olympian Franklin Gomez.