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 11 months ago
It's also the 3rd straight year Clark has made the semi's.
mzendars (1) about 11 months ago
How are points awarded for this round? win/maj/tf/pin