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.
Senior heavyweight Mike McClure defeated Indiana's Adam Chalfant, 3-2, in the fifth-place match Saturday afternoon in the fifth session of the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Chesapeake Energy Center. McClure finishes the season with a 32-9 record and closes his career ranked 17th all-time in Michigan State history with 104 career wins and ninth with 24 falls.
Senior heavyweight Mike McClure won both of his matches Friday night during session four of the NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Chesapeake Energy Center to seal All-America status. McClure defeated Nick Tavanello of Ohio State by major decision, 10-2, and edged No. 11 seed Austin Marsden of Oklahoma State, 3-2, to advance to Saturday morning's consolation semifinals.
Seventh-seeded senior heavyweight Mike McClure lost a 4-1 decision to second-seeded Nick Gwiazdowski of North Carolina State in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Wrestling Championships Friday afternoon at the Chesapeake Energy Center. McClure will wrestle Ohio State's Nick Tavanello in the consolation fourth round in session four of the NCAA Championships later tonight.
Seventh-seeded senior heavyweight Mike McClure defeated No. 10 seed Jeremy Johnson of Ohio, 2-1 in the first tiebreaker, Thursday night in the second round of the NCAA Wrestling Championships to advance to Friday's quarterfinals. McClure will face No. 2 seed Nick Gwiazdowski (40-2) of North Carolina State in tomorrow's afternoon session.
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