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B1G Wrestling Championships Session 3 Open Thread

Penn State is in first place after 2 sessions thanks in part to 15 bonus points off two pins, one default win, two techs and six majors.


Penn State holds a slim 1 point lead over Iowa as Minnesota has all but dropped out of the race. Here are the team points:

2: Iowa 121
3: Minnesota 86

Penn State lands 5 wrestlers into the finals, here are the results of the Championship rounds:

Wt. Championship Rounds R1 R2 R3
125 Nico Megaludis Garrison White , WBF (3:19) Garrison White WBF (3:19) #9 Ryan Taylor, Wisconsin (4th-seed) - W, 4-3 dec.
133 Jimmy Gulibon Dominic Malone W, 15-0 (TF; 5:47) #5 Tyler Graff L, 1-8 dec.
141 Zain Retherford Colton McCrystal W, 8-0 major dec. Jesse Thielke (8th-seed) W, 7-2 #11 Stephen Dutton, Michigan (4th-seed) - W, 4-0 dec
149 James English Bye #2 Nick Dardanes L, 2-3 dec.
157 Dylan Alton Roger Wildmo W, 12-3 major dec. #4 Derek St. John ,L, 1-4
165 David Taylor Bye #20 Austin Wilson W, 22-4 tech fall (TF; 7:00) #13 Jackson Morse, Illinois (5th-seed) - WBF (0:40)
174 Matt Brown Kevin Bialka, W, inj. def. Scott Liegel, W, 12-3 major dec. #6 Mike Evans, Iowa (3rd-seed) - L, 2-3 dec.
184 Ed Ruth Tanner Lynde W, 9-1 major dec. Nikko Reyes W, 4-1 dec. Dom Abounader, Michigan (5th-seed) W, 9-1 maj. dec.
197 Morgan McIntosh Bye Timmy McCall W, 7-4 #13 Nathan Burak, Iowa (5th-seed) - W, 3-2 (tb) dec.
285 Jon Gingrich Collin Jensen W, 12-3 major dec. #1 Adam Coon, W, 3-1 (sv) #6 Tony Nelson, Minnesota (5th-seed) - LBF (1:58)

The good news is Penn State will send all 10 wrestlers to NCAA's and that was goal 1 coming into Madison. Here are the current results of the wrestle-backs:

Wt. Consolations Consos Conso Qtr: Wrestling for:
133 Jimmy Gulibon Shawn Nagel, Nebraska -- W, 9-4 dec. #8 Johnni DiJulius, Ohio State - L, 1-6 dec. 7th
149 James English Brandon Nelsen, Purdue -- W, 3-2 dec. #18 Ian Paddock, Ohio State -- W, 5-2 dec. Conso Semis
157 Dylan Alton Randall Languis, Ohio State -- W, 2-1 dec. #13 Brian Murphy, Michigan (8th-seed) - L, 1-3 dec. 7th
174 Matt Brown Conso Semis
285 Jon Gingrich Conso Semis

So the Lions have 3 wrestlers still alive in the consolation semifinals with the possibility of a 3rd place finish. The consolation and 7th place bouts start at Noon, join us for the 3rd session open thread.