With four of its key wrestlers redshirting to potentially compete in the Olympics, the Michigan wrestling team needs its underclassman to close the gap. Early in the season, they’ve shown up in big ways.
In front of an enthusiastic and inspired Crisler Center crowd Sunday afternoon, the Michigan wrestling team (4-2) went on an impressive run. It won four of the meet’s final five matches to clinch a 22-15 comeback victory over No. 11 Minnesota (7-4).
Friday night at Cliff Keen Arena, fans of the Michigan wrestling team witnessed a near perfect match against Maryland. The Wolverines won nine out of ten individual matches and beat the Terrapins by a score of 34-3.
In the year and a half since the former three-sport athlete honed in on purely wrestling, he’s qualified for the NCAA championships and racked up a freestyle title as part of the USA Junior World Team.