Senior heavyweight Mike McClure has been named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division I All-Academic Team. McClure, who participated in spring commencement ceremonies at Michigan State last weekend, graduated with a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies in social science.
Senior All-American Mike McClure earned Michigan State's Outstanding Wrestler Award at the team banquet, which was held last weekend at the Kellogg Center on the MSU campus. McClure placed fifth at the NCAA Championships and finished the season with a 32-9 record.
Michigan State head wrestling coach Tom Minkel has announced the signing of Jimmy Russell (Detroit Catholic Central) to a National Letter of Intent. Russell finished third at the MHSAA state championships as a senior at 215 pounds with a 43-9 record and helped lead the Shamrocks to three consecutive team state titles.
Twelve members of the Michigan State wrestling team have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors, the conference announced Wednesday. To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten consideration, student-athletes must earn a varsity letter, be in at least their second academic year at a Big Ten institution and carry a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
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