Midlands Finals Results

Midlands Finals Results

Midlands Finals Matchups: 8:00 PM EST
125: Thomas Gilman-Iowa v. Joey Dance-VT

1st Period: Underway here at 125.  Tied up in collar ties, Gilman clears.  Literally not one legit attempt.  1st ends 0-0

2nd Period:  Dance takes bottom.  Sit out and escape.  1-0 Dance.  Gilman hanging in that collar tie.  Neither guy working for an angle at this point.  Elbow off from Gilman but Dance circles away. Period ends.

3rd Period: Gilman takes bottom. Standup and away.  1-1.  RT not close to being a factor. Period ends.  SV.

SV1: Dance club and shot but Gilman hips out.  Nothing goin on here.

TB1: Dance is under.  Gilman rides him out! Now Gilmans turn from bottom.  Dance has double legs in.  Breaks him down!  Rideout!

SV2: Club and sweep for Dance, slips a boot in for 2!  Dance takes it 3-1!

Joey Dance dec. Thomas Gilman 3-1 OT
133: Zane Richards-Illinois v. Cory Clark-Iowa
1st Period: Front headlock early for Richards, Clark clears. Richards in on a single, Clark rubber knees out.  Clark shot attempt, front headlock for Richards.  1st ends scoreless

2nd Period: Clark takes bottom and escapes. Richards working an underhook, Clark clears.  Front headlock again for Richards but once again Clark backs out of it.  Double unders for Richards but Clark clears.  Richards really doing a good job moving Clark around. 

3rd Period: Richards takes bottom, legs in for Clark from standing position.  Stalemate. Richards with a sitout and is away.  1-1.  Clark in on a sweep, shelfs it.  Needs to beat Richards' whizzer.  Richards in splits, there's the 2!  Clark up 3-1 50 to go.  Escape for Richards.  3-2 the final.

Cory Clark dec. Zane Richards 3-2

141: Mitchell Port-Edinboro v. Devin Carter-VT
1st Period:  Handfighting now.  Carter gets in on a standing single but Port kicks out.  Carter looking to take a page out of Evan Henderson's book and letting Port snap him into his legs.  Over Under position.  Once again Carter in on a shot, but Ports hips are out of conrol good.  Still scoreless. 

2nd Period: Port takes bottom, quick stand up and escape.  1-0 Port.  Port in on an attack.  Good hips from Carter and he's free. Carter in deep again has the double and hands locked.  Once again ridiculous hips from Port and he's free.  The no-td is under review.  It was darn close.  No TD given.  Looked like 2 on the replay.

3rd Period:  Carter takes bottom.  Gets away JUST in the nick of time as Port has 57 seconds of RT.  1-1. Great shot by Port, Carter kicks out.  Go behind for Port for 2!  3-1 lead for Port.  Port working a turk.  Great match.  Port takes it 3-1.

Mitchell Port dec. Devin Carter 4-1

149: Jason Tsirtsis-Northwestern v. Dave Habat-Edinboro
1st Period:
 Head teaps from Tsirtsis who closes the gap.  Ankle pick attempt form Habat.  Habat in on a single now.  Tsirtsis kicks out.

2nd Period: Tsirtsis takes bottom and is away quick.  1-0 Tsirtsis. Single by Tsirtsis, Habat spins out and gets the far ankle.  Long scramble, stalemated. 

3rd Period:
 Habat takes bottom. Escape.  1-1.  RT not a factor. Another shot by Tsirtsis and great scrambling by Habat.  Time runs out.

SV1: Errant shot by Habat leads to a re-attack by Tsirtsis, scramble again and we're headed to TB.

TB1: Tsirtsis ankle ride for 30 second ride out. 

TB2: Tsirtsis takes bottom.  Sit out real quick, workin for hand control.  Tsirtsis is up 2-1. That's your final!

Jason Tsirtsis dec. Dave Habat 2-1 TB

157: Isaiah Martinez-Illinois v. Cody Pack-SDSU
1st Period:  
Nice TD for I-Mar, up 2-0 now 2-1 after the Pack escape.  Another shot and TD for I-Mar.  4-1 the lead.  Escape for Pack maes it 4-2.  
2nd Period: Martinez takes bottom. He's away, 5-2. Shot by Pack but out of bounds. Pack in on a single.  Switches to head outside.  Potentially dangerous.  

3rd Period: Pack takes bottom. Pack hustling but they keep ending up OOB.  RT over a minute for Martinez now.  Escape for Pack makes it 5-3, 6-3 with RT and that's the final.

Isaiah Martinez-Illinois dec. Cody Pack 6-3

165: Taylor Walsh-Indiana v. Pierce Harger-Northwestern

1st Period: Underway here, Walsh pursuiing.  Nice High Crotch from Harger.  Crackdown position.  Stalemated. Bizarre scramble where it looked like Walsh may get the fall but Harger rolls out of it and winds up with the 2.  Indiana challenging.  Call upheld.  Another TD for Harger.  4-2.

2nd Period:
Walsh takes bottom.  He escapes.  4-3. Unapproved Headlock by Walsh! haha,  WBF!

Taylor Walsh WBF Pierce Harger

174: Mike Evans-Iowa v. Zac Brunson-Illinois
1st Period:
 Handfighting, not much else going on.  Period ends scoreless.

2nd Period: Brunson takes bottom and escapes quickly. Period ends 1-0 Burnson

3rd Period: Evans takes bottom.  Reversal Evans.  Evans got a tough ride going now.  Legs are in.  30 to go. Rideout for Evans.  2-1 win.

Mike Evans dec. Zac Brunson 2-1

184: Lorenzo Thomas-Penn v. Jack Dechow-ODU
1st Period:
GREAT double by Dechow for 2!  That's how you have to finish on Thomas.  Can't be extended. Escape for Thomas makes it 2-1 then ANOTHER beautiful double by Dechow for 2 more at the buzzer.  4-1 after 1!

2nd Period: Dechow takes bottom. Up and out making it 5-1. Double for Dechow, switches to single, Thomas looks to roll but Dechow is ready.  

3rd Period: Escape for Thomas.  TD for Dechow, escape for Thomas.  7-3 Dechow. Stall point makes it 7-4, then 7-5.  PANCAKE for Dechow!  13-5 final almost had the stick. 

Jack Dechow maj. Lorenzo Thomas 13-5

197-Nathan Burak-Iowa v. Timmy McCall-Wisconsin
1st Period:  McCall BLOWS through Burak with a nice double!  Escape Burak makes it 2-1.

2nd Period: McCall takes bottom and escapes. 3-1 lead for McCall after 2.

3rd Period: Escape Burak.  3-2 McCall. Short time to go.  Warning McCall who continues to back away.  High Crotch switches to a double and Burak gets the TD!  4-3 Burak takes it!

Nathan Burak dec. Timmy McCall 4-3
285-Mike McMullan-Northwestern v. Bobby Telford-Iowa
1st Period:
Underway here between #1 and #3 in the Country! Low single by McMullan, but Telford able to avoid the TD and work for a stalemate.  Period ends scoreless. 

2nd Period: McMullan takes bottom. Telford drops down to the leg but McMullan somehow ends up on a low single and gets the 2 reversal!? Crazy.  Quick escape and it's 2-1 McMullan.

3rd Period: Telford takes bottom.  Escapes.  3-3, RT not a factor.  Good motion and fakes by McMullan.  Shot by Telford, GREAT hips by McMullan, quarter nelson and McMullan clears.  Errant shot by McMullan, Telford with a quick go behind and he takes it late!  

Bobby Telford dec. Mike McMullan 5-3
Midlands Semifinal Matchups:

125
Thomas Gilman-Iowa dec. Stevan Micic-Northwestern 4-3
Joey Dance-VT dec. Josh Rodriguez-NDSU 7-1

133
 Zane Richards dec. AJ Schopp-Edinboro 1-0
Cory Clark-Iowa dec.  Jarrod Garnett-LVAC 7-6

141
Mitchell Port-Edinboro dec. Chris Mecate-ODU 11-7
Devin Carter-VT maj. Steven Rodrigues-Illinois  15-6

149
Jason Tsirtsis-Northwestern dec. Brody Grothus-Iowa 3-2 TB
Dave Habat-Edinboro dec. Brandon Sorensen-Iowa 3-2

157
Isaiah Martinez-Illinois maj. Mike Kelly-Iowa 16-5
Cody Pack-SDSU dec. Justin Staudenmeyer-Brown 4-1

165
Taylor Walsh-Indiana WBF Jackson Morse-Illinois
Pierce Harger-Northwestern dec. Nick Moore-Iowa 8-5

174
Mike Evans-Iowa dec. Brock Gutches-Southern Oregon 4-0
Zac Brunson-Illinois maj. Johnny Sebastian-Northwestern 8-0

184
Lorenzo Thomas-Penn dec. Hayden Zilmer-NDSU 7-5
Jack Dechow-ODU dec. Sammy Brooks-Iowa 6-5

197
Nathan Burak-Iowa dec. James Fox-Harvard 3-1
Timmy McCall-Wisconsin dec. Jeff Koepke-Illinois 5-3

285
Mike McMullan-Northwestern dec. Ty Walz-VT 4-2
Bobby Telford-Iowa dec. Connor Medbery-Wisconsin 3-1

Team Scores after Quarterfinals:
1. Iowa-110
2. Illinois-89
3. Northwestern-62
4. Edinboro-57
5.Virginia Tech-54
6. Old Dominion-43.5
7. Wisconsin-42
8. North Dakota State-34
9. South Dakota State-31
10. Rider-28 
Quarterfinal Matchups: Quarters start at 7 CT!

125
Thomas Gilman-Iowa dec. Ethan Lizak- Minnesota 11-4
Stevan Micic-Northwestern maj. Kory Mines-Edinboro 13-3 
Josh Rodriguez-NDSU dec. Billy Watterson-Brown 6-1
Joey Dance-VT maj. Lucas Malmberg-Messiah 16-6

133
AJ Schopp-Edinboro WBF Ryan Taylor-Wisconsin
 Zane Richards-Illinois maj. Geoff Alexander-Maryland 12-1
Cory Clark-Iowa WBF Danny Sabatello-Purdue
Jarrod Garnett-LVAC dec. Kevin Norstrem 3-1

141
Mitchell Port-Edinboro maj. Michael Shaw-Eastern Michigan 11-3
Chris Mecate-ODU v. Todd Preston-Harvard 3-0
Josh Dziewa-Iowa v. Steven Rodrigues-Illinois 3-1
Shyheim Brown-Maryland v. Devin Carter-VT 17-9

149
Jason Tsirtsis-Northwestern dec. BJ Clagon-Rider 2-1 TB1
Brody Grothus-Iowa dec. CJ Cobb-Penn 5-2
Brandon Sorensen-Iowa dec. Seth Lange 9-6
Dave Habat-Edinboro v. Sal Mastriani-VT 14-4

157
Isaiah Martinez-Illinois maj. Brandon Zeerip-Eastern Michigan 24-10
Mike Kelly-Iowa dec. Chad Walsh-Rider 7-4
Justin Staudenmeyer-Brown dec. Reece Lefever-Wabash 3-2 TB2
 Cody Pack-SDSU dec. Doug Welch-Purdue  9-4

165
Taylor Walsh-Indiana dec. Jonathan Schefer-Princeton 3-0
Jackson Morse-Illinois v. Jimmie Schuessler-Grand View 13-1
Pierce Harger-Northwestern dec. Tristan Warner-ODU 5-0
Nick Moore-Iowa dec. Adam Fierro-CSU Bakersfield 4-3

174
Mike Evans-Iowa maj. Chad Welch-Purdue 9-0
Brock Gutches-Southern Oregon dec. Nate Jackson-Indiana 4-2
Johnny Sebastian-Northwestern maj. Josh Snook-Maryland 11-2
Zac Brunson-Illinois maj. Frank Cousins-Wisconsin 11-3

184
Lorenzo Thomas-Penn v. Vic Avery-Edinboro SV 5-3
Ricky Robertson-Wisconsin v. Hayden Zilmer-NDSU TB 4-3
Sammy Brooks-Iowa maj. Ophir Bernstein-Brown 12-3
Jack Dechow-ODU dec. Austin Gabel-VT 3-1 

197
Nathan Burak-Iowa dec. Jared Haught-VT 3-1
James Fox-Harvard dec. Shawn Scott-NIU 14-6
Timmy McCall-Wisconsin dec. Abe Ayala-Princeton 3-2
Jeff Koepke-Illinois dec. Ruben Fanklin-CSU Bakersfield SV 3-1

285

Mike McMullan-Northwestern MFF Nicholas Gajdzik-Harvard
Ty Walz-VT dec. Evan Knutson-NDSU 4-3
Connor Medbery-Wisconsin WTF Dawson Peck-Maryland 16-1
Bobby Telford-Iowa WBF Garrett Ryan-Columbia 


Midlands Session 1 Notes

A few upsets already.  Brandon Jeske loses 11-4 to Polacek of Maryland!  Ouch.Marylands Frank Goodwin over NDSU's Mitch Bengston.  Jameson Oster of Northwestern loses to Jordan Laster of Princeton also at 141.  TC Warner dominates Edwin Cooper.  Frank Mattiace takes out #4 seed Pat Downey.  Brooks Black falls to Columbia's Garrett Ryan. 

11 seed Rylan Lubeck falls to unseeded Gustavo Martinez of Grand View.  3rd seed Kurtis Julson falls to Messiah's Josh Thomson!  Wow.  11 seed Donald McNiel falls to Jake Tindle. 6 seed Tyler Deuel loses to Anthony Edgren of UW-Whitewater.  

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Top 12 Upsets From Week 3

Juan Garcia Anthony Cassar

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FRL 246 - Iowa Has A Huge Decision To Make

jwar.jpg

FRL 246 discusses the last week in DI wrestling, what Iowa should do with its lineup, and thoughts on SDSU and Minnesota as well as the match of the year.

Fresno State Wrestling Makes Its Return

17CMWFRESNOSTILLINOIS7373-X3.jpg

NCAA wrestling is back in California’s Central Valley. The Fresno State Bulldogs made their triumphant return to their home wrestling mats last Friday after 11 long years in exile.

#1 Travis Wittlake Opens Up About Changing His Commitment

Screen Shot 2017-11-20 at 7.23.10 PM.png

“Something just didn’t feel right on my visit.” 

Ohio State Hosting Kent State & Cleveland State In Thanksgiving Throwdown

Tony Rotundo Micah Jordan

Second-ranked Ohio State hosts Kent State and Cleveland State in the Thanksgiving Throwdown at St. John Arena in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday. The tri-meet gets started at 7 PM ET LIVE on FloWrestling.Here is the format:

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Screen Shot 2017-11-19 at 10.05.03 AM.png

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FloWrestler Of The Week: Jacob Warner, Iowa

Matt Shuck Jacob Warner.jpg

Iowa's Jacob Warner spurned the freshman-sophomore division for the open bracket at the Lindenwood Open and impressively navigated his way through four matches to win the tournament title in St. Charles, MO, on Saturday.

Keystone Classic Seeds Released

Tony Rotundo Mark Hall 2017

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