2023 NCAA DI National Championships Session 2 Update

Minnesota Area wrestlers competing at the 2023 NCAA Division I National Championships on March 16-18 in Tulsa, OK.

Up Next – Session 3 at 11:00 am CT. – Friday, March 17

Minnesota

125 – Champ. Round 2 – #27 Eddie Ventresca (Virginia Tech) 18-7 won by decision over #11 Patrick McKee (Minnesota) 13-8 (Dec 3-2)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #11 Patrick McKee (Minnesota) vs #12 Michael DeAugustino (Northwestern)

133 – Champ. Round 2 – #8 Aaron Nagao (Minnesota) 20-4 won by fall over #9 Micky Phillippi (Pittsburgh) 14-4 (Fall 2:50)
Up Next – Quarterfinal: #1 Roman Bravo-Young (Penn State) vs #8 Aaron Nagao (Minnesota)

141 – Champ. Round 2 – #4 Brock Hardy (Nebraska) 29-5 won by decision over #20 Jakob Bergeland (Minnesota) 15-10 (Dec 5-1)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #19 Matt Kazimir (Columbia) vs #20 Jakob Bergeland (Minnesota)

149 – Champ. Round 2 – #7 Yahya Thomas (Northwestern) 24-4 won in sudden victory – 1 over #10 Michael Blockhus (Minnesota) 18-6 (SV-1 3-1)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #10 Michael Blockhus (Minnesota) vs #25 Caleb Tyus (SIU Edwardsvill)

165 – Cons. Round 1 – #28 Andrew Sparks (Minnesota) 16-10 won by major decision over #21 Gerrit Nijenhuis (Oklahoma) 16-9 (MD 12-3)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #6 Patrick Kennedy (Iowa) vs #28 Andrew Sparks (Minnesota)

174 – Champ. Round 2 – #8 Bailee O’Reilly (Minnesota) 20-5 won by decision over #9 Edmond Ruth (Illinois) 27-7 (Dec 4-2)
Up Next – Quarterfinal: #1 Carter Starocci (Penn State) vs #8 Bailee O’Reilly (Minnesota)

184 – Champ. Round 2 – #9 Isaiah Salazar (Minnesota) 18-2 won by major decision over #25 Brian Bonino (Drexel) 22-9 (MD 12-0)
Up Next – Quarterfinal: #1 Parker Keckeisen (Northern Iowa) vs #9 Isaiah Salazar (Minnesota)

197 – Cons. Round 1 – #27 Nick Stemmet (Stanford) 20-10 won by decision over #22 Michial Foy (Minnesota) 15-12 (Dec 6-5)
Michial Foy Eliminated

285 – Cons. Round 1 – #16 Tate Orndorff (Ohio State) 16-8 won by decision over #32 Garrett Joles (Minnesota) 16-16 (Dec 6-3)
Garrett Joles Eliminated

North Dakota State

133 – Cons. Prelim – #30 Ethan Rotondo (Cal Poly) 13-14 won by decision over #32 McGwire Midkiff (North Dakota State) 15-13 (Dec 7-2)
McGwire Midkiff Eliminated

149 – Cons. Round 1 – #13 Kellyn March (North Dakota State) 24-8 won by fall over #29 Dylan Chappell (Bucknell) 28-12 (Fall 4:14)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #14 Austin Gomez (Wisconsin) vs #13 Kellyn March (North Dakota St)

157 – Champ. Round 2 – #4 Jared Franek (North Dakota State) 24-1 won by decision over #13 Trevor Chumbley (Northwestern) 25-8 (Dec 5-3)
Up Next – Quarterfinal: #5 Josh Humphreys (Lehigh) vs #4 Jared Franek (North Dakota St)

165 – Champ. Round 2 – #10 Carson Kharchla (Ohio State) 15-4 won by decision over #7 Michael Caliendo III (North Dakota State) 24-4 (Dec 8-3)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #7 Michael Caliendo III (North Dakota St) vs #8 Matthew Olguin (Oregon State)

184 – Cons. Round 1 – #13 Lenny Pinto (Nebraska) 24-10 won by decision over #29 Deanthony Parker (North Dakota State) 18-11 (Dec 7-1)
Deanthony Parker Eliminated

197 – Champ. Round 2 – #1 Nino Bonaccorsi (Pittsburgh) 18-0 won by decision over #16 Owen Pentz (North Dakota State) 18-8 (Dec 8-2)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #18 Tanner Harvey (Oregon State) vs #16 Owen Pentz (North Dakota St)

South Dakota State

125 – Cons. Prelim – #32 Tanner Jordan (South Dakota State) 17-16 won by decision over #30 Antonio Lorenzo (Cal Poly) 8-10 (Dec 4-0)
Cons. Round 1 – Noah Surtin (Missouri) 17-6 won by fall over #32 Tanner Jordan (South Dakota State) 17-16 (Fall 4:26)
Tanner Jordan Eliminated

141 – Champ. Round 2 – #6 Beau Bartlett (Penn State) 23-2 won by decision over #11 Clay Carlson (South Dakota State) 23-9 (Dec 3-2)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #11 Clay Carlson (South Dakota St) vs #28 Saul Ervin (SIU Edwardsvill)

157 – Cons. Round 1 – #20 Cael Swensen (South Dakota State) 22-9 won by decision over #29 Corbyn Munson (Central Michigan) 26-14 (Dec 7-0)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #19 Garrett Model (Wisconsin) vs #20 Cael Swensen (South Dakota St)

165 – Cons. Round 1 – #22 Tanner Cook (South Dakota State) 18-8 won by fall over #27 Will Formato (Appalachian State) 28-10 (Fall 1:11)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #22 Tanner Cook (South Dakota St) vs #12 Izzak Olejnik (Northern Illino)

174 – Champ. Round 2 – #4 Chris Foca (Cornell) 26-1 won by decision over #13 Cade DeVos (South Dakota State) 26-8 (Dec 8-2)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #14 Benjamin Pasiuk (Army West Point) vs #13 Cade DeVos (South Dakota St)

184 – Cons. Round 1 – #8 Matt Finesilver (Michigan) 25-7 won by decision over #24 Cade King (South Dakota State) 19-11 (Dec 7-2)
Cade King Eliminated

197 – Champ. Round 2 – #7 Tanner Sloan (South Dakota State) 25-2 won by decision over #10 Jacob Cardenas (Cornell) 17-4 (Dec 4-0)
Up Next – Quarterfinal: #7 Tanner Sloan (South Dakota St) vs #2 Bernie Truax (Cal Poly)

285 – Champ. Round 2 – #3 Greg Kerkvliet (Penn State) 17-2 won by major decision over #14 AJ Nevills (South Dakota State) 20-7 (MD 14-2)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #14 AJ Nevills (South Dakota St) vs #29 Jaron Smith (Maryland)

Other Minnesota Wrestlers

125 – Champ. Round 2 – #28 Killian Cardinale (West Virginia) 12-1 won by decision over #21 Jore Volk (Wyoming) 24-10 (Dec 8-3)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #6 Stevo Poulin (Northern Colora) vs #21 Jore Volk (Wyoming)

157 – Champ. Round 2 – #3 Peyton Robb (Nebraska) 27-1 won by tech fall over #19 Garrett Model (Wisconsin) 17-10 (TF-1.5 5:40 (16-1))
Up Next – Quarterfinal: #3 Peyton Robb (Nebraska) vs #6 Daniel Cardenas (Stanford)

165 – Champ. Round 2 – #11 Cameron Amine (Michigan) 14-3 won by decision over #6 Patrick Kennedy (Iowa) 20-4 (Dec 3-2)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #6 Patrick Kennedy (Iowa) vs #28 Andrew Sparks (Minnesota)

174 – Cons. Round 1 – #27 Tyler Eischens (Stanford) 20-9 won by decision over #22 Alex Faison (NC State) 16-9 (Dec 3-2)
Up Next – Cons. Round 2: #27 Tyler Eischens (Stanford) vs #12 Aaron Olmos (Oregon State)

285 – Champ. Round 2 – #3 Greg Kerkvliet (Penn State) 17-2 won by major decision over #14 AJ Nevills (South Dakota State) 20-7 (MD 14-2)
Up Next – Quarterfinal: #3 Greg Kerkvliet (Penn State) vs #11 Trent Hillger (Wisconsin)

Team Scores

1 Penn State 26.0
2 Iowa 21.5
3 Missouri 17.5
4 Minnesota 16.5
4 NC State 16.5
6 Cornell 15.5
6 Nebraska 15.5
8 Michigan 14.5
8 Ohio State 14.5
10 Arizona State 13.0
10 Virginia Tech 13.0
10 Wisconsin 13.0
13 Iowa State 12.0
13 Northwestern 12.0
15 Northern Iowa 11.0
16 South Dakota State 10.5
17 Illinois 10.0
17 Oklahoma State 10.0
17 Stanford 10.0
20 Air Force 9.5
20 North Dakota State 9.5
22 Lehigh 9.0
22 North Carolina 9.0
24 Princeton 8.0
25 Maryland 7.5
25 Pittsburgh 7.5
27 Cal Poly 6.5
27 Pennsylvania 6.5
29 Clarion 6.0
29 Northern Colorado 6.0
31 Indiana 5.5
31 Oklahoma 5.5
31 Oregon State 5.5
31 Purdue 5.5
35 Michigan State 5.0
36 Rutgers 4.5
36 West Virginia 4.5
38 Campbell 4.0
39 Drexel 3.5
40 Utah Valley 3.0
41 American 2.5
41 Chattanooga 2.5
41 Columbia 2.5
41 Harvard 2.5
45 Lock Haven 2.0
45 Navy 2.0
45 Rider 2.0
45 SIU Edwardsville 2.0
45 Virginia 2.0
45 Wyoming 2.0
51 Binghamton 1.5
52 Appalachian State 1.0
52 Central Michigan 1.0
52 CSU Bakersfield 1.0
52 Northern Illinois 1.0
56 Army West Point 0.5
56 Buffalo 0.5
56 Duke 0.5
56 Gardner-Webb 0.5
56 George Mason 0.5
61 Bloomsburg 0.0
61 Bucknell 0.0
61 Cleveland State 0.0
61 Edinboro 0.0
61 Hofstra 0.0
61 Kent State 0.0
61 Ohio 0.0

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