Michigan State wrestling jumped out to a 12-7 lead over No. 7 Nebraska before the Cornhuskers scored 18 unanswered points on their way to a 25-12 win on Sunday afternoon inside Nebraska’s Devaney Center.
Michigan State wrestling used three bonus point wins to secure a 36-0 shutout victory over Maryland on Sunday afternoon inside Jenison Feild House. The shutout marks the first for the Spartans over a Big Ten opponent in 36 years, last coming against Illinois on Jan. 20, 1984. (44-0).
Michigan State wrestling returns to action this weekend at home with a pair of Big Ten duals inside Jenison Field House. The Spartans (4-4, 0-2 B1G) square off against No. 5 Minnesota on Friday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. and follow with a matchup against Maryland on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. Friday’s dual will stream live on BTN+, and Sunday’s dual will be nationally televised on the Big Ten Network.
Michigan State wrestling couldn’t overcome an early hole Sunday afternoon in Jenison Field House, dropping a 25-12 decision to No. 24 Rutgers in its Big Ten home opener.
The Wolverines raced out to a 16-0 lead with five-straight wins. MSU answered with four-consecutive wins at 165, 174, 184 and 197 pounds to cut Michigan’s lead to two, 16-14, with one match to go. No. 3 Mason Parris sealed the 22-14 win with a fall over redshirt junior Christian Rebottaro 29 seconds into the match.
After falling to South Dakota State by a narrow 19-17 score to begin the day at the South Beach Duals, Michigan State wrestling answered with an 18-12 win over Wyoming on Monday afternoon inside the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center.
Michigan State’s wrestling team wrapped up play on Saturday, Dec. 7 with its second-consecutive third-place finish of the season, this time at the Cougar Clash Invite inside Southern Illinois-Edwardsville’s Vadalabene Center.
After a 2-0 start to the dual season, Michigan State wrestling is set to participate in the Cougar Clash Invite on Saturday, Dec. 7. Action begins at 10 a.m. inside Southern Illinois-Edwardsville’s Vadalabene Center in Edwardsville, Ill.
Michigan State wrestling placed six wrestlers in the top six, including Jake Tucker winning his weight class to go with three third-place finishers at the 42nd Annual Navy Classic on Saturday, Nov. 23 on its way to a third-place finish in the team standings.
Michigan State wrestling kicked off the 2019-20 season with six top-five finishes Saturday, Nov. 2 at the MSU Open inside Jenison Field House.
Michigan State wrestling kicks off its 2019-20 season by hosting the Michigan State Open on Saturday, Nov. 2 inside Jenison Field House. Wrestling action kicks off with preliminary rounds beginning at 9:30 a.m. The semifinals are set to begin at approximately 3 p.m. with the finals to follow.
Michigan State wrestling competed in its annual Green and White Wrestle Offs, Friday evening at IM Sports West. Team Green survived a late rally by Team White to secure a 25-11 victory.
Michigan State wrestling kicks off fall action this Friday, Oct. 25 with its annual Green and White Meet at 6 p.m. inside IM Sports West Arena. Admission is free, and the first 100 fans will receive a Michigan State bandana.
Michigan State wrestling will feature a newcomer weekly throughout the preseason in order to “Meet the Spartans” leading up to the 2019-20 season. This week, sophomore Rahmi Khalil (Chicago, Ill. / Dakota High school) sat down with msuspartans.com to answer some questions.
Michigan State wrestling redshirt freshman Peyton Omania has elected to take an Olympic redshirt for the 2019-20 season, MSU wrestling head coach Roger Chandler announced Wednesday. Omania, from Concord, Calif., will take the year off to train in hopes to make the 2020 USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Olympic Team at 67 kg.
Michigan State wrestler Peyton Omania claimed the bronze medal Sunday at the Greco-Roman Junior World Championships in Tallinn, Estonia. Omania became the first Spartan wrestler to earn a World medal since Franklin Gomez’ silver medal at the 2011 World Championships in Istanbul.
Michigan State will induct five Spartans into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Thursday, Oct. 24 as part of its annual “Celebrate” weekend. The 2019 Hall of Fame Class includes: Dan Bass (football), Karen Dennis (track & field), Mike Donnelly (hockey), Tom Milkovich (wrestling) and Mike Robinson (basketball).
Michigan State University had three student-athletes selected to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District First Team on Thursday. Redshirt freshman Cameron Caffey (wrestling), junior Scott Piper (swimming), and senior Courtney Aycock (swimming) were all selected by CoSIDA in recognition of the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in the athletic realm and in the classroom.
Michigan State wraps up its best season in Big Ten dual meet action since 2004 this weekend with a pair of duals against ranked opponents. The Spartans will first travel to University Park, Pa. on Friday, February 15 to face No. 1-ranked and undefeated Penn State (11-0, 7-0) at 7:00 p.m.
Michigan State welcomes in-state rival Michigan to Jenison Field House on Friday, January 18 for a 7:00 p.m. dual. Michigan enters Friday with a 6-0 overall record and a 2-0 mark in the Big Ten conference.