2023 NCAA DI National Championships Session 4 Update

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

Up Next – Session 5 at 10:00 am CT. – Saturday, March 18

Finals Matchups

125 #2 Pat Glory of Princeton vs #4 Matt Ramos of Purdue
133 #1 Roman Bravo-Young of Penn State vs #3 Vito Arujau of Cornell
141 #1 Real Woods of Iowa vs #2 Andrew Alirez of Northern Colorado
149 #1 Yianni Diakomihalis of Cornell vs #2 Sammy Sasso of Ohio State
157 #1 Austin O’Connor of North Carolina vs #2 Levi Haines of Penn State
165 #1 David Carr of Iowa State vs #2 Keegan O’Toole of Missouri
174 #1 Carter Starocci of Penn State vs #2 Mikey Labriola of Nebraska
184 #1 Parker Keckeisen of Northern Iowa vs #3 Aaron Brooks of Penn State
197 #1 Nino Bonaccorsi of Pittsburgh vs #7 Tanner Sloan of South Dakota State
Hwt #1 Mason Parris of Michigan vs #3 Greg Kerkvliet of Penn State

Minnesota

133 – Cons. Round 4 (blood round) – #8 Aaron Nagao (Minnesota) 21-5 won by major decision over #14 Zach Redding (Iowa State) 18-12 (MD 12-0)
Cons. Round 5 – #8 Aaron Nagao (Minnesota) 22-5 won by decision over #5 Kai Orine (NC State) 18-7 (Dec 5-4)
Next Up – Cons. Semi: #2 Daton Fix (Oklahoma State) vs #8 Aaron Nagao (Minnesota)

149 – Cons. Round 4 (blood round) – #10 Michael Blockhus (Minnesota) 21-6 won by decision over #20 Graham Rooks (Indiana) 28-10 (Dec 6-2)
Cons. Round 5 – #8 Max Murin (Iowa) 23-5 won in sudden victory – 1 over #10 Michael Blockhus (Minnesota) 21-7 (SV-1 3-1)
Next Up – 7th Place Match: #10 Michael Blockhus (Minnesota) vs #6 Brock Mauller (Missouri)

174 – Cons. Round 4 (blood round) – #6 Ethan Smith (Ohio State) 23-7 won by decision over #8 Bailee O’Reilly (Minnesota) 20-7 (Dec 7-6)
Bailee O’Reilly Eliminated

184 – Cons. Round 4 (blood round) – #14 Will Feldkamp (Clarion) 28-5 won by decision over #9 Isaiah Salazar (Minnesota) 18-4 (Dec 8-4)
Isaiah Salazar Eliminated

All-Americans – 133 Aaron Nagao, 149 Michael Blockhus
DNP – 125 Patrick McKee 2-2, 141 Jakob Bergeland 1-2, 165 Andrew Sparks 1-2, 174 Bailee O’Reilly 2-2, 184 Isaiah Salazar 2-2, 197 Michial Foy 0-2, 285 Garrett Joles 1-2

North Dakota State

157 – Cons. Round 4 (blood round) – #4 Jared Franek (North Dakota State) 25-2 won by decision over #32 Vinny Zerban (Northern Colorado) 22-13 (Dec 7-3)
Cons. Round 5 – #4 Jared Franek (North Dakota State) 26-2 won by decision over #9 Will Lewan (Michigan) 24-8 (Dec 3-2)
Next Up – Cons. Semi: #3 Peyton Robb (Nebraska) vs #4 Jared Franek (North Dakota St)

165 – Cons. Round 4 (blood round) – #7 Michael Caliendo III (North Dakota State) 27-4 won by decision over #29 Caleb Fish (Michigan State) 28-11 (Dec 12-6)
Cons. Round 5 – #9 Shane Griffith (Stanford) 24-4 won by decision over #7 Michael Caliendo III (North Dakota State) 27-5 (Dec 3-2)
Next Up – 7th Place Match: #7 Michael Caliendo III (North Dakota St) vs #12 Izzak Olejnik (Northern Illino)

All-Americans – 157 Jared Franek, 165 Michael Caliendo III
DNP – 133 McGwire Midkiff 0-2, 149 Kellyn March 1-2, 184 Deanthony Parker 0-2, 197 Owen Pentz 1-2

South Dakota State

141 – Cons. Round 4 (blood round) – #11 Clay Carlson (South Dakota State) 26-9 won by decision over #8 Allan Hart (Missouri) 17-7 (Dec 7-6)
Cons. Round 5 – #11 Clay Carlson (South Dakota State) 27-9 won by decision over #12 Parker Filius (Purdue) 24-11 (Dec 3-1)
Next Up – Cons. Semi – #6 Beau Bartlett (Penn State) vs #11 Clay Carlson (South Dakota St)

157 – Cons. Round 4 (blood round) – #9 Will Lewan (Michigan) 24-7 won by decision over #20 Cael Swensen (South Dakota State) 24-10 (Dec 7-4)
Cael Swensen Eliminated

174 – Cons. Round 4 (blood round) – #7 Peyton Mocco (Missouri) 23-5 won by decision over #13 Cade DeVos (South Dakota State) 28-9 (Dec 4-2)
Cade DeVos Eliminated

197 – Semifinal – #7 Tanner Sloan (South Dakota State) 27-2 won by decision over #3 Rocky Elam (Missouri) 13-2 (Dec 7-2)
Next Up – 1st Place Match: #1 Nino Bonaccorsi (Pittsburgh) vs #7 Tanner Sloan (South Dakota St)

All-Americans – 141 Clay Carlson, 197 Tanner Sloan
DNP – 125 Tanner Jordan 1-2, 157 Cael Swensen 3-2, 165 Tanner Cook 1-2, 174 Cade DeVos 3-2, 184 Cade King 0-2, 285 AJ Nevills 2-2

Other Minnesota Wrestlers

157 – Semifinal – #2 Levi Haines (Penn State) 24-1 won by decision over #3 Peyton Robb (Nebraska) 28-2 (Dec 5-3)
Next Up – Cons. Semi: #3 Peyton Robb (Nebraska) vs #4 Jared Franek (North Dakota St)

285 – Semifinal – #3 Greg Kerkvliet (Penn State) 19-2 won by decision over #2 Wyatt Hendrickson (Air Force) 29-2 (Dec 4-2)
Next Up – 1st Place Match: #1 Mason Parris (Michigan) vs #3 Greg Kerkvliet (Penn State)

All-Americans – 157 Peyton Robb of Nebraska, 285 Greg Kerkvliet of Penn State
DNP – 125 Jore Volk of Wyoming 1-2, 165 Patrick Kennedy of Iowa 2-2, 174 Tyler Eischens of Stanford 1-2

Team Scores

1 Penn State 116.5
2 Iowa 77.0
3 Cornell 64.0
4 Ohio State 62.0
5 Missouri 55.0
6 Michigan 51.0
6 Nebraska 51.0
8 Iowa State 44.0
9 NC State 41.5
10 Virginia Tech 40.5
11 Arizona State 37.5
12 North Carolina 34.5
13 South Dakota State 34.0
14 Minnesota 29.5
15 Northern Iowa 29.0
15 Princeton 29.0
15 Wisconsin 29.0
18 Purdue 27.0
19 Oklahoma State 25.0
20 Northwestern 23.5
21 Northern Colorado 23.0
21 Pittsburgh 23.0
23 Lehigh 22.5
24 North Dakota State 21.0
25 Air Force 20.0
26 Stanford 17.0
27 Oregon State 15.0
28 Cal Poly 14.0
29 Clarion 12.5
30 Illinois 11.0
31 Pennsylvania 9.5
32 Lock Haven 9.0
32 Rider 9.0
34 Rutgers 8.0
34 West Virginia 8.0
36 Columbia 7.5
36 Maryland 7.5
38 Indiana 7.0
39 Northern Illinois 6.5
40 Michigan State 6.0
40 Oklahoma 6.0
40 Utah Valley 6.0
43 Drexel 4.5
44 Campbell 4.0
44 Chattanooga 4.0
44 Harvard 4.0
47 SIU Edwardsville 3.0
48 American 2.5
48 Virginia 2.5
50 Binghamton 2.0
50 Navy 2.0
50 Wyoming 2.0
53 Appalachian State 1.0
53 Central Michigan 1.0
53 CSU Bakersfield 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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