Three-time NCAA qualifier John Rizqallah named recipient of Outstanding Wrestler Award.
Spartans win four matches against the Buckeyes.
The dual will be streamed live on the Big Ten Digital Network.
MSU will face No. 13 Nebraska on Friday and take on No. 4 Minnesota on Sunday.
The Spartans and Wildcats will be featured live on the Big Ten Network at 6 p.m.
2013-14 (Freshman) 4-12 Overall, 0-6 Duals, 4-6 Open Tournaments: Opened the season with an 8-6 decision against Dillon Stowell of Brockport State . . . Placed sixth at the Greyhound Open with a 3-2 record, including a fall (0:48) by Justin Kihn . . . Started in six duals at 125 pounds.
2012-13 (Redshirt) 18-9 Overall, 18-9 Open Tournaments: Placed in four different events on the year and finished with a record of 3-2 against Big Ten schools including a 5-1 victory over Michigan's Cory Lester . . . Finished first at the EMU Open (freshman/sophomore division) with a perfect 5-0 record . . . Then took a third place finish at the MSU Open (freshman/sophomore division) with a 4-1 record . . . Finished in third place at the Purple Raider Open with a record of 4-1 . . . Placed third at the Greyhound Open and went 4-1.
PREP: Three-time California state place winner . . . 2012 California state finalist . . . Placed third at the 2012 High School National All-American Tournament . . . Finished his senior season with a record of 51-2 with 38 pins . . . Named to the 2012 High School All-American team by InterMat at 120 pounds.
PERSONAL: Son of Hermilo and Betina Esquivel . . . Born Aug. 12, 1994 . . . Agribusiness management major.