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.
The Michigan State wrestling team went toe-to-toe with No. 14-ranked Illinois in Jenison Field House on Friday, January 11, but ultimately came up short in the dual by a final score of 18-15. Redshirt freshman Brad Wilton got the dual started with bang, giving Michigan State a 6-0 lead after pinning Illinois’ Andre Lee in 5:44.
Michigan State returns to Big Ten action this week with a pair of duals. The Spartans open the week on Friday, January 11 by welcoming No. 18-ranked Illinois to Jenison Field House prior to traveling to Columbus, Ohio on Sunday, January 13 for a meeting with No. 2-ranked Ohio State.
The Michigan State wrestling team is out to their best start in eight years following a pair of dual meet victories on Saturday, December 29 at the South Beach Duals in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. MSU defeated Southern Illinois Edwardsville, 28-11, in their morning dual before outlasting West Virginia, 23-16, in their afternoon session at the Broward County Convention Center.
Fresh off a second-place tournament finish at the Reno Tournament of Champions prior to the holiday, the undefeated Michigan State wrestling team is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this weekend for the ever challenging South Beach Duals hosted at the Broward County Convention Center. The Spartans will face-off against four teams over two days in dual meet action.
Michigan State placed 10 wrestlers in the top six, which includes four finalists and one champion at the Reno Tournament of Champions on Thursday, December 20 en route to a second place overall finish at the tournament.
After a 2-0 start to the dual meet season, the Michigan State Spartans head West this week for the Reno Tournament of Champions on Thursday, December 20. Michigan State has 19 participants entered into the tournament which includes one unattached wrestler in redshirt Peyton Omania at 149 pounds
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Redshirt sophomore Drew Hughes has been named Big Ten Conference Wrestler of the Week for Dec. 11 as announced by the league office on Tuesday. Hughes improved to 11-2 on the season and 2-0 in dual meets last Friday, earning a major decision over Indiana’s Jake Hinz, 11-0, to score the only bonus points of the dual.
Michigan State Wrestling kicked off Big Ten conference action on Friday, December 7, pulling away with a 16-5 victory over Indiana.