Wrestling

Max Huntley won on Senior Night at Cliff Keen Arena against Purdue on Friday.

Huntley wrestled his last regular-season match Friday night at Cliff Keen Arena, winning against Purdue’s Drake Stein with an impressive 16-1 technical fall.

Adam Coon capped another Michigan win with a victory in his own dual match against Purdue.

The Wolverines followed the same script they have been using for most of the season: Keep it close, and the big guys will close out the match.

Michigan secured its place in the top three of the Big Ten with two wins this weekend.

With dominating wins at Maryland and Rutgers, the eighth-ranked Wolverines guaranteed themselves at least a third-place finish in the Big Ten.

Adam Coon had offers to play college football before deciding to wrestle at Michigan

Adam Coon, Domenic Abounader and Brian Murphy were all football stars in high school.

Alec Pantaleo fell just short against Northwestern's best wrestler, Jason Tsirtsis, on Friday.

As it continues to plow through a challenging Big Ten schedule, the No. 8 Michigan wrestling team faced two difficult opponents over the weekend, taking on Northwestern at home on Friday and Penn State in Happy Valley on Sunday.

Adam Coon won two matches this weekend, one of few wrestlers to do so against two tough opponents.

In a meet that saw the Wolverines struggle to get anything going, Coon was steady, winning via major decision, 15-5.

Alec Pantaleo entered the weekend ranked No. 6 in his weight class and earned two more wins against Central Michigan and Indiana.

Some of the lighter-weight wrestlers have shined for Michigan as of late.

Domenic Abounader had one of Michigan's pins this weekend during the Wolverines' two wins.

The Michigan wrestling team kept rolling this weekend, as it took down an in-state rival in the 19th-ranked Chippewas (2-1 MAC, 5-3 overall) and a conference foe No. 21 Indiana (3-2 Big Ten, 6-2 overall).

Adam Coon is one of three captains who have carried Michigan this season.

The 10th-ranked Wolverines have received great performances from their captains all season, and Friday’s dual meet against Illinois was no exception.

Max Huntley's pin helped Michigan outlast Illinois on Friday.

Michigan defeated No. 13 Illinois, 25-14, and erased a 14-8 deficit with four matches to go.