This Friday, the Michigan wrestling team will seek to dethrone one of the greatest programs in collegiate wrestling and the nation’s top-ranked team: Penn State (5-0 Overall, 1-0 Big Ten).
With that result, No. 9 Michigan had completed a shutout of Oregon State, 48-0, in the third annual Joe Wells Classic.
Michigan looked dominant from start to finish as the Wolverines shut out the Beavers, 48-0.
Despite the strong competition, Michigan’s nine entries performed well enough to finish second in the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.
The Wolverines conceded their first five matches of the day, which put them in an early 18-0 hole in the team score.
Michigan claimed six of the 10 matches with two of its losses being forfeits, ultimately defeating No. 6 Arizona State, 21-18.
Rodriguez graduated as one of the most decorated Michigan wrestlers in history. He even went on to place fifth at the World Championships in Japan. After that? He went home.
In its first competitive tournament of the season, the Michigan men’s wrestling team left Sunday’s MSU Open with six champions and a lot to improve upon as the season progresses.
Will Lewan competed the U.S. national team for the 2017 Cadet World Championships, emerging on top in the competition. But the Michigan commit is now preparing to make an impact at the next level of his career.
The Bahna Wrestling Center hosted the annual Maize and Blue Intrasquad Meet for the first time, instead of the typical site, Cliff Keen Arena.