In the first Pinned Down podcast, host Nick Carver recaps the Spartans’ match against the No. 2 Minnesota Gophers and covered some recent wrestling action in the Big Ten.
The Michigan State wrestling team came into Jenison Field House after almost a month-long rest looking to put a 41-0 shutout by Iowa behind them. The Spartans came into the meet versus the No.2 Minnesota Golden Gophers, hoping for a different result this time. Unfortunately, the Gophers had a different idea.
Michigan State’s wrestling team, fresh off a victory at the Cradle Gear Invitational in Lock Haven, Pa. on December 29, went into Carver-Hawkeye Arena with some lofty expectations on Saturday. Unfortunately, the third-ranked Hawkeyes had other plans for the men of Sparta as Michigan State fell 41-0.
Michigan State’s wrestling squad got a late Christmas present by winning the Cradle Gear Invitational by a 19-point margin. They surpsassed second-place Bloomsburg University, who had a scoring total of 86 points.
MSU wrestling has received three National Letters of Intent for the 2014-2015 season. The three future student-athletes are from the Michigan area and include a pair of talented twins. Following is a preview of the incoming wrestlers.
The MSU wrestling squad came out at home to defeat the Eastern Michigan Eagles by a score of 24-9 at Jenison Field House in East Lansing, Michigan. The Spartans gave the Eagles their first loss of the season, and improved their own record to 4-1 on the year.
MSU Wrestling looks to kick off a successful season in Ypsilanti, at Eastern Michigan’s first annual EMU Duals. Half of Eastern Michigan’s Bowen Field House will host an individual tournament, while the other half will be a team dual format.
The Spartans’ schedule starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday versus No. 6 Oregon State Beavers, followed by Utah Valley, Gardner-Webb, and Drexel in that order. Read More…