Michigan State wrestler Peyton Omania will be competing at the 2021 United States Olympic Wrestling Team Trials this weekend at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday and Saturday, April 2-3.
Former Michigan State wrestling All-American Mike Potts has passed away. He was 60 (1960-2021). A four-year letter-winner (1981-84) under Hall of Fame Coach Grady Peninger, Potts earned All-American honors in 1982 at 190 pounds and in 1984 at heavyweight. Potts won the Big Ten Championship at heavyweight in 1984, pinning Al Jenson of Minnesota in 43 seconds, a mark that still presently stands as the fastest fall in a Big Ten Championship match.
Three Michigan State wrestlers wrapped up their action at the 2021 NCAA Championships at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri, on Friday’s second day of “Mat Madness.”
Three Michigan State wrestlers will be in action on the second day of competition at the 2021 NCAA Championships at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri, after Thursday’s first day of “Mat Madness.”
No. 23 Michigan State will be represented by eight Spartan wrestlers at the 2021 NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri, Thursday-Saturday, March 18-20.
Michigan State wrestling will be sending eight wrestlers to the 2021 NCAA Championships March 18-20 at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri, as the NCAA announced the at-large selections Tuesday.
Michigan State wrestling finished eighth in the team standing and had three individuals finish in the top four at the 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships that wrapped up Sunday at University Park, Pa., hosted by Penn State, at PSU’s Bryce Jordan Center.
Michigan State wrestling sent 10 wrestlers to the Big Ten Championships, which opened Saturday at University Park, Pa., hosted by Penn State, at PSU’s Bryce Jordan Center. Of the 10 Spartans, seven of them advanced to earn Top 8 honors entering Sunday’s second day of competition, and automatic NCAA Qualifiers.
No. 23 Michigan State heads to University Park, Pennsylvania for the 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, on Saturday and Sunday, March 6-7, at the Bryce Jordan Center, hosted by Penn State.
Michigan State wrestler Peyton Omania was named the Big Ten Conference Wrestler of the Week, announced by the conference office Wednesday. Omania is Michigan State’s first Big Ten Wrestler of the Week award recipient since Drew Hughes earned the accolade on Dec. 11, 2018.
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Friday night was full of emotions at Jenison Field House as No. 23 Michigan State wrestling was topped by No. 4 Michigan, 28-9, in MSU’s final home match and regular-season action, spoiling the Spartans’ Senior Night.
No. 23 Michigan State wrestling wraps up regular-season action with its final home match of the shortened season by hosting in-state rival, No. 4 Michigan, on Friday, Feb. 19. The in-state clash between the Spartans and Wolverines gets underway at 5 p.m. ET from Jenison Field House and the ranked vs. ranked battle will be nationally televised on the Big Ten Network.
No. 22 Michigan State wrestling got off to an early lead by winning the first bout, before the No. 17 Purdue Boilermakers streamrolled their way to the next four wins, to hold off a Spartan comeback, winning the dual by a palindromic, 21-12 score Friday night at Jenison Field House.
Chase Saldate picked up a pair of shutout major decisions and Layne Malczewski posted a pair of quick-pin wins as No. 23 Michigan State wrestling split its action in a tri-meet at Indiana with No. 7 Nebraska Saturday afternoon at IU’s Wilkinson Hall. The Spartans beat the host-Hoosiers, 28-10, before being defeated by the No. 7 Cornhuskers, 27-10, in the final match.
No. 23 Michigan State wrestling wraps up its regular-season action away from home this weekend, heading to Bloomington, Ind. on Saturday, Feb. 6 for a tri-meet where the Spartans will take on host Indiana and No. 7 Nebraska.
No. 23 Michigan State wrestling returns to action this weekend for its first road match of the 2021 season, traveling to Columbus, Ohio to take on No. 11 Ohio State on Friday, Jan. 29. Action from OSU’s Covelli Center gets underway at 4 p.m. with the first seven extra matches, followed by the team dual at 5:15, before wrapping up with the last three extra matches at 7:15 p.m. The battle between the Spartans and Buckeyes will be streamed on Big Ten Network+.
In its first competition in 314 days, No. 25 Michigan State wrestling split its two matches Saturday afternoon at Jenison Field House, blanking Maryland, 42-0, in the 2021 season-opener, before losing to No. 14 Minnesota, 28-6, in the final match of the tri-meet. Minnesota beat Maryland, 48-0, in the middle match of the day.
Back in March of 2020, the Michigan State wrestling team was ready to go for the 2020 NCAA championships, looking forward to having seven qualifiers, the most since 2012, compete. It was another significant step in the recent upswing for MSU wrestling, which finished last season with an 8-10 record. It was the second-highest win total under head coach Roger Chandler, who was in his fourth year at the helm of the Spartans.
Michigan State wrestling will open the 2021 season in the top 20 of four different polls and have several wrestlers ranked in their respective weight classes.
Source: Michigan State Athletics