What Happened To All The Undefeated Wrestlers?

Heading into the last weekend of January, there were 10 more undefeated Division I wrestlers than there are now. Which begs the question, what happened to them?

Bryce Meredith helped clue us in on just how much calamity there was, so let's take a look at the five days when those formerly undefeated wrestlers went down for the first time this season.

JANUARY 27

Sam Stoll, Iowa: Lost 3-2 to Adam Coon, Michigan 

Record at time of loss: 13-0

Coon, a 2016 NCAA finalist, won the battle of former junior Greco world bronze medalists in Iowa City, Iowa.

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Chad Walsh, Rider: Lost 8-4 to Chance Marsteller, Lock Haven 

Record at time of loss: 16-0

Marsteller essentially locked up the top seed at EWLs when he beat Walsh in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

Preston Weigel, Oklahoma St.: Lost 10-4 to Willie Miklus, Missouri

Record at time of loss: 6-0

Weigel was leading going into the second period before Miklus turned up the heat, allowing Miklus to pick up his second win of the year over a guy ranked #2 at the time.

JANUARY 28

Jason Nolf, Penn State: Injury default to John Van Brill, Rutgers 

Record at time of loss: 18-0

I get this one has an asterisk, but Nolf gets an official NCAA loss on his ledger.

FEBRUARY 3

Kollin Moore, Ohio State: Lost 6-3 to Anthony Cassar, Penn State

Record at time of loss: 18-0

The prohibitive favorite at 197 lost to Cassar in the match that essentially sealed Penn State's win over Ohio State at Rec Hall. Cassar also has a win over Moore in freestyle.

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Myles Martin, Ohio State: Lost 10-2 to Bo Nickal, Penn State 

Record at time of loss: 22-0

Nickal had lost his previous meeting with Martin but put on a show and finished off the major to cement himself as the unquestionable favorite at 184.

FEBRUARY 10

Vincenzo Joseph, Penn State: Lost 9-6 to Alex Marinelli, Iowa

Record at time of loss: 16-0

The bear hug heard 'round the world set off a huge argument as to whether Marinelli or Isaiah Martinez should get the top seed at Big Tens.

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Brandon Sorensen, Iowa: Lost 6-2 to Zain Retherford, Penn State

Record at time of loss: 18-0

For the second time in three years, Sorensen's first loss of the year was to Retherford.

FEBRUARY 11

Kyle Snyder, Ohio State: Lost 3-1 to Adam Coon, Michigan

Record at time of loss: 7-0

Coon avenged his 2016 Big Ten finals defeat to hand Snyder his first collegiate loss since the 2015 NCAA finals.

Luke Pletcher, Ohio State: Lost 11-5 to Stevan Micic, Michigan 

Record at time of loss: 22-0

Micic gave up a strange takedown in his CKLV loss to Pletcher but left nothing to chance this time around in Ann Arbor, MI, getting four takedowns and nearly four minutes of riding time.

Projecting The 197lb Seeds For The 2020 Big Ten Conference Tournament

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The seeds for the upcoming Big Ten championships at Rutgers are scheduled to be released on Monday, March 3rd and we're up to 197 pounds in our seeding projections.

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Iowa took over the #1 spot in the rankings on November 26 and never looked back. Their lead on Penn State has been as large as 69 points, and they are the runaway favorites to win the Big Ten and NCAA Championships. So what will it take for the Hawkeyes to secure their first NCAA team title since 2010?

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On this Friday edition of FRL, Nomad and Bray discuss NCAA allocations and the race for a top-four team trophy at NCAAs.

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Get caught up on Big Ten Wrestling rankings before the Big Ten Championships next weekend at Rutgers. We have also included the number of automatic qualifiers that will go to NCAAs so you can see who's projected to be in for Minneapolis and who's projected to stay home.

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The PIAA Individual State Championships aren’t for another two weeks, and most regional tournaments still have to go down, but we’re too excited to wait until next week to start talking about it. Here are some of the top juniors to keep an eye on in Hershey.

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Coaches Ranking And RPI Entering Conference Weekend

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The NCAA has released updated Coaches Ranking and RPI after the completion of the regular season and heading into conference weekend.