The No.15 Fighting Illini visited Jenison Field House Sunday afternoon for a battle against Michigan State wrestling. Spartan senior Mike McClure and junior Nick McDiarmid led MSU in the 29-6 defeat.
It was a jam-packed weekend for the Michigan State wrestling team. In episode No. 2 of Pinned Down, host Nick Carver talks with Spartan heavyweight Mike McClure about his recent victory over former No. 1 ranked Adam Coon of Michigan
Carver also recaps the weekend matchups with the the No. 15 Wolverines on the road Friday and the No. 12 Fighting Illini at home on Sunday. Later, he previews the upcoming meet versus Penn State on Friday at Jenison Field House in East Lansing.
The Spartan wrestling team kicks off a busy weekend with matches against No. 12 Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., at 7 p.m. tonight, followed by a home dual Sunday against No. 15 Illinois.
The Spartans (5-6, 0-3) are coming off a home loss to then No. 2 Minnesota last Friday. Michigan (7-2, 3-0) upset the Gophers in Ann Arbor, 19-14, last Sunday.
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.
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.