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Schultz going for Title, Illinois Wrestlers Battle By means of B1Gs – Illinois Matmen


The primary three classes of the Massive Ten Championships are full, the finals are set, Eric Schultz is the one Illinois highschool wrestler within the finals, he’ll contend for the title at 197 lbs. The opposite wrestlers nonetheless have quite a bit to wrestle for as they search their bid to the 2021 NCAA Division I Nationwide Championship.Wrestlers who went 0-2 or 1-2 on the primary day discover themselves in a comfort bracket for ninth place, which is especially necessary as a result of the ninth place end is eligible to obtain an at-large bid to NCAAs in eligible weight lessons: 125,133,141,157,165,174,184. Let’s check out the place our Illinois wrestlers stand after 3 grueling classes.

 

125 lbs.

Dylan Ragusin, Michigan  Ragusin received within the first spherical 4-2 over DeAugustino (NU), then obtained teched by Spencer Lee within the quarter-finals. Within the wrestlebacks he had an OT victory over Cardani (ILL), adopted by an OT loss to Howard (PSU). Ragusin defeated Mckee (MINN) 9-8 to take seventh place. Ragusin, certified for NCAAs as there are 8 spots allotted at 125 lbs. 

Justin Cardani, Illinois  Cardani misplaced two robust matches, 2-0 to Schroder (PUR), adopted by an OT loss to Ragusin. Cardani discovered himself within the comfort ninth place bracket the place he defeated Spence (MD) 11-0, earlier than dropping to Barnett (WIS) 12-2. His match is over.

133 lbs.

Jacob Rundell, Purdue  Rundell received his first spherical match 3-2. He misplaced within the quarters to Bravo-Younger (PSU). Then obtained a medical forfeit victory over Decatur (OSU), and adopted that with a 6-1 win over Hamdan (MSU). Rundell misplaced the comfort semi-final 8-0 to Byrd (ILL) and can wrestle for fifth place. Rundell has already certified for NCAAs as there are 8 spots allotted at 133 lbs.

141 lbs.

Dylan Duncan, Illinois  Duncan beat Santos (MSU) 8-0 within the first spherical, then misplaced to Purple (NEB) 12-3. Within the comfort bracket he beat Polanco 8-0. Then misplaced to Filius (PUR) 11-7. Duncan defeated Mattin (MICH) 6-2 to take seventh place. Duncan certified for NCAAs as there are 8 spots allotted at 141 lbs.

149 lbs. 

Yahya Thomas, Northwestern  Thomas beat Kanzler (ILL) first spherical, then misplaced a double-overtime thriller to Storr (MICH). Within the wrestlebacks he beat Bartlett (PSU) in one other OT match, then misplaced a detailed determination to Rooks (IU) 3-2. Thomas misplaced within the first tiebreaker  to Parriott (PUR) 2-1, he finishes in eighth place.

Christian Kanzler, Illinois  Kanzler misplaced a call to Thomas (NU) 8-2. Then misplaced to Scharenbrock (WIS) 10-5. With solely 7 automated bids, there is no such thing as a at-large bid at this weight, subsequently no comfort ninth place bracket and Kanzler’s match is over.

157 lbs.

Kendall Coleman, Purdue  Coleman received within the first spherical 12-3 over Baughman (IU), and received within the quarter-finals 3-2 over Berge (PSU). Within the semi-finals he was defeated 14-1 by Deakin (NU). Within the wrestlebacks he misplaced to Saldate (MSU) 3-1, and can wrestle for fifth place. Coleman has already certified for NCAAs as there are 8 spots allotted at 157 lbs.

Will Lewan, Michigan  Lewan received within the first spherical 6-1 over Doetsch (MD) then misplaced within the quarter-finals 8-3 to Brayton Lee (MINN). Within the wrestlebacks he beat Mologousis (ILL) 3-2, earlier than medical forfeiting to Saldate (MSU). Lewan forfeits his seventh place match and can place eighth. He has certified for NCAAs as there are 8 spots allotted at 157 lbs.

John Mologousis, Illinois  Mologousis misplaced within the first spherical to Berge (PSU) 13-4, then teched falled Baughman (IU) earlier than falling to Lewan (MICH) 3-2. Mologousis discovered himself within the comfort bracket the place he fell to Baugman (IU) 3-2. His match is over.

165 lbs.

Dan Braunagel, Illinois  Braunagel misplaced to Robb (NEB) 9-5 within the quarter-finals. Then was pinned by Tucker (MSU). Within the comfort bracket for the ninth place, he battled arduous defeating Donner (RUT) 6-1, and South (IU) 6-3 to position ninth, and acquire a berth to the NCAA match.

Jake Tucker, Michigan State  Tucker misplaced within the first spherical to Nijenhuis (PUR) 3-2. Within the wrestlebacks he defeated Braunagel (ILL) by fall, and Ferrante (NU) 14-4, earlier than getting pinned by Amine (MICH). He’ll wrestle for fifth place, and has certified for NCAAs as there are 8 spots allotted at 165 lbs.

David Ferrante, Northwestern  Ferrante misplaced within the first spherical to Sparks (MINN) 8-4. Within the wrestlebacks he defeated Donner (RUT) 7-6, and Spadafora (MD) 15-6, earlier than dropping to Tucker (MSU) 14-4. Ferrante defeated Lee (PSU) 10-6 to take seventh place, and has certified for NCAAs as there are 8 spots allotted at 165 lbs.

174 lbs.

Donnell Washington, Indiana  Washington received within the first spherical by fall over Soehnlen (PUR), then misplaced to Massa (MICH) 9-3 within the quarter-finals. Within the wrestle-backs he beat Shannon (ILL) 2-1 and Hughes (MSU) 10-7 earlier than dropping to Labriola (NEB) 8-4. He’ll wrestle for fifth place and has certified for NCAAs as there are 8 spots allotted at 174 lbs.

DJ Shannon, Illinois  Shannon misplaced within the first spherical 4-1 to Romero (OSU). Then defeated Spadafora (MD) 3-2, earlier than dropping to Washington (IU) 2-1. Within the comfort bracket for ninth place, Shannon misplaced to Soehnlen (PUR) 2-0. His match is over. 

184 lbs.

Zach Braunagel, Illinois  Braunagel misplaced to Manufacturers (Iowa) first spherical 7-6, after which misplaced to Lyon (PUR) in OT 7-5. Within the comfort bracket for ninth he defeated Halvorsen (NU) 10-1 and Jordan (OSU) 5-4 to take ninth place. Braunagel comes again after a disappointing first day to punch his ticket to NCAAs.

Jon Halvorsen, Northwestern  Halvorsen misplaced within the first spherical to Webster (10-0). Then misplaced to Bullock (MICH) 12-3. Within the comfort bracket for ninth place he fell to Braunagel (ILL) 10-1. His match is over.

197 lbs.

Eric Schultz, Nebraska  Schultz defeated Hoffman (OSU) 2-0 within the quarter-finals, Caffey (NEB) 2-1 within the semi-finals, and can wrestle Amine (MICH) for 1st place.

Jacob Warner, Iowa  Warner received within the first spherical by fall over Salemme (WIS), then beat Penola (PUR) 4-0 within the quarter-finals, earlier than dropping the semi-finals to Amine (MICH) in OT 8-6. Within the semi-final wrestleback he defeated Davison (NU) 5-0, and can wrestle for third place. Warner has certified for NCAAs as there are 5 spots allotted at 197 lbs.

Cam Caffey, Michigan State  Caffey received within the first spherical 7-1 over Willham (IU), then defeated Davison (NU) 6-5 within the quarter-finals. Within the semi-finals he misplaced to Schultz (NEB) 2-1, then within the semi-final wrestleback he defeated Beard (PSU) 12-6, and can wrestle for third place. Caffey has certified for NCAAs as there are 5 spots allotted at 197 lbs.

Matt Wroblewski, Illinois  Wroblewski misplaced within the first spherical to Hoffman (OSU) in OT 2-1, adopted by a loss to Beard (PSU) 6-2. No at-large bid right here and his match is over.

285 lbs.

Tony Cassioppi, Iowa  Cassioppi received within the first spherical by fall over Kappes (MD), then beat Hilger (WIS) 9-1 within the quarter-finals. Subsequent, he misplaced to Parris (MICH) by fall, and within the semi-finals wrestleback he pinned Orndoff OSU. Cassioppi will wrestle for third place, and has certified for NCAAs as there are 7 spots allotted at 285 lbs.

Luke Luffman, Illinois  Luffman received by fall over Streck (IU), then misplaced within the quarter-finals to Lance (NEB) in OT 3-1. Within the wrestlebacks he defeated Colucci (RUT) 5-2, then misplaced to Orndoff (OSU) in OT 3-1. Within the seventh place match Luffman misplaced to Hilger (WIS) by fall.