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Bucks lead Cliff Keen after day one, Hokies and Gophers round out top three

By Eric Olanowski , 12/03/16, 7:45AM EST

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Photo by Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors

PHOTO BY TONY ROTUNDO, WRESTLERSAREWARRIORS

After day one of competition in Las Vegas, the Ohio State Buckeye’s sit in first place with 75 points. The Bucks have semi-finalist at 125, 133, 149, 184 and 197.

Virginia Tech sits in a close second with 73 points. The Hokies enter day two with six semi-finalists at 125,149, 157, 184,197 and 285.

Minnesota rounds out the top three with three semi-finalists and 61.5 points. The Gophers have wrestlers at 133,157 and 197 looking to win more match to make it to the finals.  

125
No. 2 Joey Dance (Virginia Tech) vs. No. 19 Sean Russell (Edinboro)
Jose Rodriguez (Ohio State) vs. No. 7 Trey Andrews (Northern Colorado)

133
No. 2 Nathan Tomasello (Ohio State) vs. No. 20 Mark Grey (Cornell)
No. 9 Stevan Micic (Michigan) vs. Mitchell McKee (Minnesota)

141
No. 2 Joey McKenna (Stanford) vs. Logan Everett (Army)
Russell Rohlfing (CSU Bakersfield) vs. No. 8 Bryce Meredith (Wyoming)

149
No. 6 Solomon Chishko (Virginia Tech) vs. No. 10 Pat Lugo (Edinboro) maj. dec.
No. 7 Justin Oliver (Central Michigan) vs. No. 5 Micah Jordan (Ohio State)

157
Joshua Shields (Arizona State) vs. No. 10 Collin Heffernan (Central Michigan)
Jake Short (Minnesota) vs. Sal Mastriani (Virginia Tech)

165
No. 2 Isaac Jordan (Wisconsin) vs. No. 17 Austin Mathews (Edinboro)
No. 9 Anthony Valencia (Arizona State) vs. No. 6 Logan Massa (Michigan)

174
No. 5 Brian Realbuto (Cornell) vs. No. 6 Jim Wilson (Stanford)
No. 13 Lelund Weatherspoon (Iowa State) vs. No. 5 Zahid Valencia (Arizona State)

184
No. 1 Gabe Dean (Cornell) vs. No. 11 Jordan Ellingwood (Central Michigan)
No. 8 Zack Zavatsky (Virginia Tech) vs. No. 2 Myles Martin (Ohio State)

197
No. 2 Brett Pfarr (Minnesota) vs. No. 18 Kollin Moore (Ohio State)
No. 6 Jake Smith (West Virginia)  vs. No. 3 Jared Haught (Virginia Tech)

285
No. 2 Connor Medbery (Wisconsin) vs. vs. No. 9Michael Kroells
No. 4 Tanner Hall (Arizona State) vs. No. 3 Ty Walz (Virginia Tech)
*Rankings provided by www.associatedwrestlingpress.com

Team Standing (Top 10)
1. Ohio State – 73 pts.
2. Virginia Tech – 71 pts.
3. Minnesota – 61.5 pts.
4. Cornell – 59.5 pts.
5. Central Michigan – 57 pts.
5. Arizona State – 57 pts.
7. Wisconsin – 55 pts.
8. Edinboro – 45.5 pts.
9. Michigan – 39.5 pts.
10. Stanford – 37.5 pts.

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