Live This Week: December 6-9, 2018

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From youth through college wrestling, we are bringing you the best action from coast to coast this weekend. 


Pin Cancer Dual

Date: Dec. 6 | Time: 6 PM CT | Where: Andover, Massachusetts

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Merrimack Valley Conference and Middlesex League Conference will do battle in the second-annual “Pin Cancer" all-star dual. All proceeds from the match will go to Pin Cancer.


Walsh Jesuit Ironman

Date: Dec. 7-8 | Time: 9 AM CT | Where: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

The nation's toughest in-season high school wrestling tournament. Sixten of the nation's top-25 teams will be in action including #1 Blair Academy (NJ), #3 Wyoming Seminary (PA), #4 La Salle (OH), #6 St. Edward (OH), #7 Montini Catholic (IL), and #8 Lake Highland Prep (FL).

Eight #1-ranked wrestlers headline the loaded field. Don't miss your chance to see Richard Figueroa, Jordan Decatur, Carson Kharchla, AJ Ferrari, Braxton Amos and Cohlton Schultz.


Navy (0-1) vs. Maryland (0-1)

Date: Dec. 7 | Time: 6 PM CT | Where: College Park, Maryland

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

The battle for Maryland. After a solid showing at CKLV, Navy looks to get their first dual win of the year as Maryland looks to bounce back from a loss to Penn. 

Projected Lineups

125: Jacob Allen (Navy) vs. Brandon Cray (Maryland)

133: Casey Cobb (Navy) vs. Orion Anderson (Maryland)

141: #16 Nicholas Gil (Navy) vs. Michael Doetsch (Maryland)

149: #17 Jared Prince (Navy) vs. Alfred Bannister (Maryland) 

157: Connor Prince (Navy) vs. Adam Whitesell (Maryland) 

165: Tanner Skidgel (Navy) vs. Philip Spadafora (Maryland)

174: #17 Spencer Carey (Navy) vs. Josh Ugalde (Maryland)

184: Alex Benoit (Navy) vs. Kyle Jasenski (Maryland) 

197: Joshua Roetman (Navy) vs. David-Brian Whisler (Maryland)

285: Thomas Ott (Navy) vs. #5 Youssif Hemida (Maryland)


VAC National Holiday Duals

Date: Dec. 7-9 | Time: 8 AM CT | Where: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

The future stars of high school and NCAA wrestling will be on display as the nation's 120 best youth and middle school teams will do battle at Virginia Beach for a national title.


UNI Open

Date: Dec. 8 | Time: 9 AM CT | Where: Cedar Falls, Iowa

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Iowa State and Northern Iowa headline the always tough field at the UNI Open.


North Dakota State (3-0) vs. Wyoming (2-2)

Date: Dec. 8 | Time: 6 PM CT | Where: Laramie, Wyoming

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

After two great showings at CKLV, Big 12 rivals North Dakota State and Wyoming do battle headlined by ranked matchups. 

Projected Lineups

125: #9 Brent Fleetwood (NDSU) vs. Cole Verner (Wyoming)

133: #17 Cam Sykora (NDSU) vs. #13 Montorie Bridges (Wyoming) 

141: Gavin Sutton (NDSU) vs. Sam Turner (Wyoming) 

149: Jaden Van Maanen (NDSU) vs. Jaron Jensen (Wyoming)

157: Nick Knutson (NDSU) vs. Dewey Krueger (Wyoming) 

165: #16 Andrew Fogarty (NDSU) vs. #7 Branson Ashworth (Wyoming)

174: Lorenzo De La Riva (NDSU) vs. #19 Hayden Hastings (Wyoming) 

184: Tyler McNutt (NDSU) vs. Carless Looney (Wyoming)

197: #20 Cordell Eaton (NDSU) vs. Cale Davidson (Wyoming)

285: Brandon Metz (NDSU) vs. #20 Brian Andrews (Wyoming)


#17 Lehigh (0-3) vs. #3 Iowa (5-0)

Date: Dec. 8 | Time: 7:30 PM CT | Where: Iowa City, Iowa

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

A struggling Lehigh squad invades Carver-Hawkeye Arena for a showdown with the Hawkeyes fresh off a scare against Iowa State. 

Projected Lineups

125: Luke Resnick (Lehigh) vs. #1 Spencer Lee (Iowa)

133: Brandon Paetzell (Lehigh) vs. #12 Austin DeSanto/Paul Glynn (Iowa)

141: Ryan Pomrinca/Dan Moran (Lehigh) vs. #20 Max Murin (Iowa)

149: Jimmy Hoffman (Lehigh) vs. #10 Pat Lugo/Carter Happel (Iowa)

157: #19 Josh Humphreys (Lehigh) vs. #7 Kaleb Young (Iowa)

165: #20 Cole Walter/Gordon Wolf (Lehigh) vs. #4 Alex Marinelli (Iowa) 

174: #6 Jordan Kutler (Lehigh) vs. Jeremiah Moody (Iowa)

184: #8 Ryan Preisch/Andrew Price (Lehigh) vs. #17 Cash Wilcke/Mitch Bowman (Iowa)

197: #14 Jake Jakobsen/Kyle Gentile (Lehigh) vs. #6 Jacob Warner (Iowa)

285: #6 Jordan Wood (Lehigh) vs. #1 Sam Stoll/Aaron Costello (Iowa)


#9 Minnesota (2-1) vs. Fresno State (3-4)

Date: Dec. 8 | Time: 9 PM CT | Where: Fresno, California

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

A week after a sixth-place finish at CKLV, Minnesota heads west again. This time for a non-conference dual with Fresno State. 

Projected Lineups

125: #7 Sean Russell (Minnesota) vs. Robert Garcia (Fresno State)

133: #8 Ethan Lizak (Minnesota) vs. Gary Joint (Fresno State)

141: Brent Jones (Minnesota) vs. Chris Deloza (Fresno State)

149: #20 Tommy Thorn (Minnesota) vs. Khristian Olivas (Fresno State)

157: Jose Champagne (Minnesota) vs. Isaiah Hokit (Fresno State)

165: Carson Brolsma (Minnesota) vs. Jacob Wright (Fresno State)

174: #16 Devin Skatzka (Minnesota) vs. Ricky Padilla (Fresno State) 

184: Owen Webster (Minnesota) vs. Jackson Hemauer (Fresno State) 

197: Dylan Anderson (Minnesota) vs. Danny Salas (Fresno State) 

285: #3 Gable Steveson (Minnesota) vs. #19 AJ Nevills (Fresno State)


Central Michigan (0-1) vs. Maryland (0-1)

Date: Dec. 9 | Time: 1 PM CT | Where: College Park, Maryland

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Maryland finishes off a weekend home stand with a little MACtion as Central Michigan comes to town.

Projected Lineups

125: Drew Hildebrandt (CMU) vs. Brandon Cray (Maryland)

133: Brock Bergelin (CMU) vs. Orion Anderson (Maryland)

141: Drew Marten (CMU) vs. Michael Doetsch (Maryland)

149: Dresden Simon (CMU) vs. Alfred Bannister (Maryland) 

157: Logan Parks (CMU) vs. Adam Whitesell (Maryland) 

165: Bret Fedewa (CMU) vs. Philip Spadafora (Maryland)

174: Colin Lieber (CMU) vs. Josh Ugalde (Maryland)

184: Jordan Atienza (CMU) vs. Kyle Jasenski (Maryland) 

197: Landon Pelham (CMU) vs. David-Brian Whisler (Maryland)

285: #15 Matt Stencel (CMU) vs. #5 Youssif Hemida (Maryland)


Indiana (2-1) vs. #6 Michigan (2-0)

Date: Dec. 9 | Time: 1 PM CT | Where: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

Michigan looks to stay unbeaten on the year as Big Ten rival Indiana comes to town.

Projected Lineups

125: Elijah Oliver (Indiana) vs. #10 Drew Mattin (Michigan)

133: Garrett Pepple (Indiana) vs. #3 Stevan Micic (Michigan)

141: Cole Weaver (Indiana) vs. #8 Kanen Storr (Michigan)

149: Breydon Bailey (Indiana) vs. Malik Amine (Michigan)

157: Jake Danishek (Indiana) vs. #6 Alec Pantaleo/Layne Van Anrooy (Michigan)

165: Bryce Martin (Indiana) vs. #6 Logan Massa (Michigan)

174: Jake Hinz (Indiana) vs. #3 Myles Amine (Michigan)

184: #20 Norman Conley (Indiana) vs. Jelani Embree (Michigan)

197: Jake Kleimola (Indiana) vs. Jackson Striggow (Michigan)

285: Rudy Streck (Indiana) vs. Luke Ready (Michigan)


Patriot Open

Date: Dec. 9  | Time: 8 AM CT | Where: Fairfax, Virginia

Broadcast Info: WATCH LIVE HERE

George Mason plays hosts to what is sure to be a tough field at the Patriot Open.

8 Big CKLV Movers Under The Radar No More

The Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational once again offered wrestling fans to see the best regular-season action of the year. The top performers in Vegas created some of the biggest stories of the week, but it also set the stage for unranked or low-ranked guys to situate themselves more prominently in the national spotlight.

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Penn State & Iowa Intrigue: Brooks In, Brands & Young Drop Bouts

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Between the preseason rankings and last week, Iowa steadily improved their point projection in our while Penn State’s projected total dipped slightly. This week, Penn State pulled Aaron Brooks' redshirt, a move that adds intrigue to the team race and could eventually put Penn State back in the lead.

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Paddy Gallagher Commits To Ohio State

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OH...IO The fifth-ranked recruit in the class of 2021, Paddy Gallagher, announced tonight on Twitter that he is staying home and committed to Ohio State. Gallagher, who wrestles for national power St. Edward's, is currently ranked second at 160. 

2019 Walsh Jesuit Ironman Pre-Seeds Released

Pre-seeds are out for this weekend's Walsh Jesuit Ironman, the nation's toughest in-season high school tournament.

Rutgers Is More In-State Focused Than Any Other DI NCAA Wrestling Program

There may not be anything as Jersey as Rutgers Wrestling. 

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Top 7 Upset Stories From Week 6!

Even in an upset-filled season, this week saw an incredibly high number of ranked wrestlers drop matches to opponents who were either ranked below them or were unranked. 

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WADA Bans Russia For Four Years

The World Anti-Doping Agency announced on Monday that Russia has been banned from international sport for four years, including the 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup.

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Eastern Oregon vs Montana State University Northern At RTOC

Reno, Nev. – The Reno Tournament of Champions is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year when wrestlers will invade Reno from Dec. 13-15. As part of its 25th celebration, there will be a collegiate dual between Eastern Oregon University and Montana State University-Northern on Friday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. 

Week 6 Roundup: A New #1 & Big Team Moves

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Week 6 of the NCAA season was absolutely loaded with ranked matchups and major upsets. The CKLV had close to half of all the ranked wrestlers in the country, and we also had a handful of big dual meets. The CKLV brackets and this week's box scores will give you all the important results, but here are the top eight stories of the weekend:

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Match Notes: Three Upsets Headline Iowa's Win Over Princeton

Princeton closes out their brutal 42-hour, 1,300 hour weekend by hosting #1 Iowa fresh off a narrow 18-15 loss to #10 Oklahoma State inside Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater Friday night. Can't watch the Hawkeyes and Tigers battle? Well, that's what this live blog is for!

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