Nelson and Ness Advance to Finals

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Minnesota’s defending back-to-back national champion, Tony Nelson, will make his way to the championship bout for the third consecutive year. Despite a mid-season slump, the heavyweight has excelled in recent weeks and secured his position in the final bout of the year by defeating Big Ten foe Bobby Telford of Iowa, 4-3.

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Monk Drops Semifinal Contest to Top Seeded David Taylor, Will Wrestle in Medal Round

OKLAHOMA CITY – North Dakota State senior 165-pounder Steven Monk had his 29-match winning streak snapped in the semifinals of the NCAA Championships Friday evening, March 21, inside Chesapeake Energy Arena, dropping a 13-5 major decision to undefeated and No. 1 seeded David Taylor (33-0) of Penn State.

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Top three teams at NCAAs separated by only 3.5 points

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — In a Division I wrestling season filled with uncertainty, it’s fitting that the final day of the season is filled with uncertainty.

Three teams are separated by a mere 3.5 points and remain in the hunt for the national championship at the 2014 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla. Continue reading at