NCAAs Running Notebook: Session III

Michigan's Logan Massa has been dominant in St. Louis (Photo/Tony Rotundo,

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12:48 p.m. That concludes the quarterfinals. We will be back with a running notebook for tonight's semifinals.

12:46 p.m. Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder (Ohio State) had no trouble in his quarterfinal match as he picked up a 13-7 win over Michael Kroells (Minnesota). Snyder had four takedowns in the opening period.

12:45 p.m. No. 2 Connor Medbery (Wisconsin) moves in to the semifinals with a 5-3 victory over No. 7 Tanner Hall (Arizona State) at 285 pounds.

12:44 p.m. No. 3 Ty Walz (Virginia Tech) rolls to a 15-4 major decision over Conan Jennings (Northwestern) in the quarterfinals at 285 pounds

12:42 p.m. No. 4 Jacob Kasper (Duke) used a late second-period reversal to help him defeat No. 5 Nick Nevills (Penn State) 3-1 at 285 pounds.

12:29 p.m. Freshman Kollin Moore (Ohio State), seeded No. 3, picks up a major decision, 13-5, over Preston Weigel (Oklahoma State) at 197 pounds.

12:28 p.m. No. 2 Brett Pfarr (Minnesota) cruises in his quarterfinal match, earning a 6-0 shutout victory over Kevin Beazley (Old Dominion) at 197 pounds.

12:27 p.m. No. 4 Jared Haught (Virginia Tech) tops No. 5 Matt McCutcheon (Penn State) 7-3 to advance to the semifinals at 197 pounds.

12:26 p.m. Olympic bronze medalist J'den Cox (Missouri) rolls to a dominating 10-1 victory over No. 8 Ryan Wolfe (Rider) in the quarterfinals at 197 pounds.

12:13 p.m. Two-time NCAA champion Gabe Dean (Cornell) secures his fourth All-American honor with a 4-3 victory over Jack Dechow (Old Dominion) in tiebreaker at 184 pounds.

12:11 p.m. No. 4 Nolan Boyd (Oklahoma State) punches his ticket to the semifinals at 184 pounds by topping Drew Foster (Northern Iowa) 11-7.

12:08 p.m. No. 2 Sammy Brooks (Iowa) gets a pin over Emery Parker (Illinois) in the third period to advance to the semifinals at 184 pounds.

12:07 p.m. Bo Nickal (Penn State) locks up a cradle and pins T.J. Dudley (Nebraska) in a battle of returning NCAA finalists.

11:55 a.m. Freshman Mark Hall (Penn State) advances to the semifinals at 174 pounds with a dominant 10-2 victory over multiple-time All-American Zach Epperly (Virginia Tech). He will now face Valencia.

11:52 a.m. No. 1 Zahid Valencia cruises to a 14-8 victory over Myles Amine (Michigan) in the quarterfinals at 174 pounds.

11:51 a.m. No. 3 Bo Jordan (Ohio State) gets a takedown in the final 30 seconds for a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over Alex Meyer (Iowa) at 174 pounds.

11:44 a.m. No. 2 Brian Realbuto (Cornell) gets a quick pin (1:12) over No. 10 Zac Brunson (Illinois) to advance to the semifinals at 174 pounds.

11:40 a.m. Two-time NCAA champion Isaiah Martinez (Illinois) handles Chandler Rogers (Oklahoma State) 10-5 to advance to the semifinals.

11:38 a.m. In a battle of two talented freshmen, Logan Massa (Michigan), seeded No. 2, dominates No. 7 Anthony Valencia (Arizona) 9-0 in the quarterfinals at 165 pounds.

11:36 a.m. Freshman Vincenzo Joseph (Penn State), seeded third, gets a go-ahead takedown in the final 10 seconds to defeat Daniel Lewis (Missouri) 6-5 and reach the semifinals.

11:32 a.m. No. 4 Isaac Jordan (Wisconsin) is back in the semifinals after notching a victory over No. 5 Chad Walsh (Rider)

11:21 a.m. Tyler Berger (Nebraska), seeded No. 4, gets a takedown in sudden victory to defeat No. 5 Joe Smith (Oklahoma State) 3-1 to reach the semifinals.

11:19 a.m. No. 3 Joey LaVallee (Missouri) tops unseeded Paul Fox (Stanford) 6-2 in the quarterfinals at 157 pounds.

11:17 a.m. No. 1 Jason Nolf (Penn State) builds an 8-1 lead and then pins B.J. Clagon (Rider) to advance to the semifinals at 157 pounds.

11:15 a.m. No. 7 Dylan Palacio (Cornell, a returning All-Americans, gets a reversal and pins No. 2 Michael Kemerer (Iowa) to advance to the semifinals at 157 pounds.

11:07 a.m. No. 3 Lavion Mayes (Missouri) tops No. 6 Solomon Chishko (Virginia Tech) 4-2 to advance to the semifinals, securing his third All-American honor in the process. He will meet the freshman Thomsen tonight.

11:05 a.m. No. 7 Max Thomsen (Northern Iowa) reaches the semifinals with a controlling 5-1 victory over No. 15 Kenny Theobold (Rutgers).

11:03 a.m. No. 5 Brandon Sorensen (Iowa) secures his third straight All-American honor by shutting out No. 4 Micah Jordan (Ohio State) 3-0. He will now face Retherford in the semifinals tonight.

11:01 a.m. Retherford builds a 16-2 lead after the second period, and then finishes the match with a takedown early in the third period. Technical fall for Retherford.

10:59 a.m. No. 1 Zain Retherford (Penn State) leads Alex Kocer (South Dakota State) 4-1 after the first period.

10:51 a.m. No. 10 Bryce Meredith (Wyoming) is back in the semifinals. He sneaks past former teammate Kevin Jack (NC State) 6-5 in an action-filled match

10:50 a.m. No. 5 Anthony Ashnault (Rutgers) defeats No. 4 Matthew Kolodzik (Princeton) 6-2 to advance to the semifinals. He becomes the first-ever three-time All-American for Rutgers.

10:48 a.m. Heil holds on to win 6-5 over Eierman.

10:47 a.m. DiCamillo takes the 5-2 victory over Thorn to advance to the semifinals.

10:42 a.m. No. 6 George DiCamillo (Virginia) leads Tommy Thorn (Minnesota) 3-1 after the first period, while No. 1 Dean Heil (Oklahoma State) has a 4-2 lead on Jaydin Eierman (Missouri) after the opening period.

10:33 a.m. No. 1 Nathan Tomasello (Ohio State) uses a third-period takedown to edge No. 8 Zane Richards (Illinois) 3-1. It's the third straight year Tomasello has reached the semifinals.

10:31 a.m. No. 3 Kaid Brock (Oklahoma State) tops No. 11 Bryan Lantry (Buffalo) 7-3 to reach the semifinals.

10:30 a.m. Gross dominates Montoya 11-1 in the quarterfinals. He becomes South Dakota State's first-ever Division I All-American.

10:28 a.m. No. 4 Cory Clark (Iowa) defeats No. 5 Stevan Micic (Michigan) 6-4 at 133 pounds.

10:24 a.m. No. 2 Seth Gross (South Dakota State) takes a 6-0 lead on No. 7 Eric Montoya (Nebraska) after getting four nearfall points.

10:16 a.m. Gilman pins Piccininni in the third period.

10:15 a.m. No. 10 Jack Mueller (Virginia) stuns No. 2 Joey Dance (Virginia Tech) with a takedown in sudden victory. 4-2 final.

10:15 a.m. No. 6 Ethan Lizak (Minnesota) gets a 15-0 technical fall over Freddie Rodriguez (SIU Edwardsville) to move on to the semifinals.

10:14 a.m. No. 4 Darian Cruz (Lehigh) closes out a 5-2 victory over Sean Fausz (NC State) to advance to the semifinals.

10:12 a.m. Piccininni gets two nearfall points in the second period. Gilman gets an escape. The Hawkeye then gets a takedown and two nearfall points. The Hawkeye leads 7-3 after two periods.

10:07 a.m. No. 1 Thomas Gilman (Iowa) leads No. 8 Nick Piccininni (Oklahoma State) 2-0 after the opening period at 125 pounds.

10:04 a.m. The quarterfinal matchups are underway at the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Middle four mats.


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jmantom (1) about 2 years ago
It's also the 3rd straight year Clark has made the semi's.
mzendars (1) about 2 years ago
How are points awarded for this round? win/maj/tf/pin