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.
As Michigan’s Mason Parris mingled with a procession of young fans decked head-to-toe in maize and blue clamoring for his signature on their hats, t-shirts and posters, the sophomore heavyweight and team captain took a moment to reflect upon the hard fought win over Central Michigan’s
Building on Parris’ success, the Michigan wrestling team (0-1) placed fourth at the Black Knight Invitational in West Point, N.Y. on Sunday. In addition to Parris’ win, redshirt freshman Will Lewan won the 157-pound division of the tournament.
For 197-pound fifth-year senior Jackson Striggow and sophomore heavyweight Mason Parris, there was no shortage of opportunity for leadership in Michigan wrestling’s first dual meet of the season. Against No.