At times, it looked like a training exercise.
To the delight of the crowd in Cliff Keen Arena, nine out of 10 matches ended with Michigan wrestler’s hands in the air — and all but one of those victories was decisive.
When word came that two-time team captain and All-American heavyweight Adam Coon was returning for his final year of eligibility following an injury-riddled season, Joe McFarland knew it would be a huge bonus for his team both on and off the mat.
The Daily assesses the wrestling team and reflected over the major takeaways from the meet.
Michigan secured a win over No. 15 Nebraska by winning matches in seven weight classes.
Michigan got a big upset over No. 4 Iowa on Saturday.
The Wolverines compete weekly for control over a replica of Thor's hammer, Mjolnir.
The Wolverines beat Wisconsin by taking seven out of ten weight classes.
In the first matchup on Friday night, Adam Coon pinned his Wisconsin opponent, Ben Stone, within 40 seconds.
Michigan couldn't get past Penn State's murderer's row of five reigning national champions.
The Wolverines’ three wins of the meet came from freshman Drew Mattin at 125 pounds, redshirt sophomore Stevan Micic at 133 pounds and fifth-year senior Adam Coon at heavyweight.