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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling coach Tom Minkel has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 season. The Spartans will take on eight of the top-25 teams from last year, including a home dual against four-year reigning NCAA Champion Penn State and a total of seven top-25 teams from the Big Ten Conference. In all, Michigan State will take on six ranked teams in Jenison Field House.
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State wrestling team and head coach Tom Minkel announced Thursday that three student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent and will join the program for the 2014-15 season.
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling head coach Tom Minkel has announced the program's 2013-14 schedule. Highlights on this year's schedule include six duals at Jenison Field House and the annual MSU Open on Nov. 9.
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State Spartan wrestling team, led by head coach Tom Minkel, has been recognized for its achievement in the classroom by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA). The Spartans earned All-Academic Team honors by ranking No. 17 in the NCAA with a cumulative team GPA of 3.087.
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Wrestling statenews.com —  There are two schools of thought when it comes to wrestling. The old-school guys have been around the block a few times and focus on defense and preventing big points at big times. The new-school kind of coach is more flashy and modern, following in the footsteps of Iowa State wrestling legend Dan Gable. MSU wrestling coach Tom Minkel definitely is an old school kind of coach. Discuss »
Wrestling statenews.com —  According to ancient lore — and a not-so-ancient film — when the 300 Spartans defended Thermopylae from the Persians, they used past experiences and rough times to give them the strength to push forward. In many of the same ways, this season has been one of ups and downs for the MSU wrestling team. The Spartans went winless in the Big Ten and sent four wrestlers to the NCAA Championships with no All-Americans. Nearly every dual meet had someone that underperformed, and then another in the same meet who outperformed all expectations. Discuss »
Wrestling statenews.com —  When the MSU wrestling team takes on No. 10 Central Michigan on Friday night, the feeling will be different than anything the team has experienced this season. Aside from the three wrestlers taking part in their final dual on the team, head coach Tom Minkel had a storied career with the Chippewas. He was a three-time all-American, and had an unblemished record in dual meets. Minkel also served on the coaching staff from 1977-1991. Discuss »
Wrestling statenews.com —  With a pair of losses last weekend, the Spartans have lost eight-straight matches, and are an abysmal 0-7 in the Big Ten. But it’s not the results that are so disappointing, it’s how they’re getting them. Countless times this season the Spartans were looking good, but one pin, one takedown or even one escape lost the momentum, and more importantly, the match.
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Wrestling statenews.com —  The MSU wrestling team faces their toughest weekend yet as they go on the road to take on No. 12 Nebraska on Friday and No. 4 Minnesota on Sunday. MSU is winless in the Big Ten and has lost six straight, including a disappointing loss to Ohio last Sunday.
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Wrestling statenews.com —  Every day this week there has been a sign hanging on the MSU wrestling training room door to motivate the team to focus on the little things and be persistent, because the team is counting on them. Coming off a weekend that saw the Spartans (4-6, 0-3 Big Ten) lose three dual meets to Clarion, UNC and No. 1 Penn State, they will need to more be persistent than ever if they want to knock off No. 3 Iowa at 2 p.m. Sunday in Jenison Field House. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling head coach Tom Minkel announced on Tuesday the signing of Christian Pagdilao (Corona, Calif./Corona Santiago) to a National Letter of Intent, bringing the 2013-14 recruiting class to four student-athletes. Pagdilao will be joined by Javier Gasca (Kingsburg, Calif./Kingsburg), Josh Pennell (St. Johns, Mich./St. Johns), and Mitch Rogaliner (Temperance, Mich./Temperance Bedford) who each signed a NLI in November. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State wrestling team and head coach Tom Minkel announced Monday that three student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent and will join the program for the 2013-14 season. Joining the Spartans will be Javier Gasca (Kingsburg, Calif./Kingsburg), Josh Pennell (St. Johns, Mich./St. Johns), and Mitch Rogaliner (Temperance, Mich./Temperance Bedford). Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling head coach Tom Minkel announced the 2012-13 wrestling schedule on Wednesday, June 20. The Big Ten is widely regarded as the toughest wrestling conference and MSU will face seven Big Ten opponents that finished last season ranked in the Top 25. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling head coach Tom Minkel has announced the additions of Travis Curley (Dewitt, Mich./St. Johns High School), Hermilo Esquivel (Orland, Calif./Orland High School), Josh Heinzer (Lake Stevens, Wash./Iowa Central Community College) and Garth Yenter (California, Ky./Campbell County) to the Spartan wrestling program beginning in the 2012-13 season. Discuss »