Sixty-eight Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
Joe Johnson is one of seven student-athletes in the Big Ten Conference (winter sports) to have a 4.0 cumulative grade-point average.
Senior Nick McDiarmid wins his fifth match in a row at 197 pounds in his last dual at Jenison Field House.
Seniors Nick McDiarmid, Nick Proctor and John Rizqallah record victories for MSU.
Career: 59-36 Overall, 16-16 Duals, 39-16 Open Tournaments.
2013-14 (Junior) 18-11 Overall, 10-5 Duals, 7-3 Open Tournaments: Collected a career-high 10 dual wins at 197 pounds . . . Went 10-5 in duals (3-5 Big Ten) . . . Placed runner-up at the Cradle Gear Invitational and fifth at the MSU Open . . . Recorded wins over two ranked opponents in duals (No. 14 Brandon Palik of Drexel; No. 15 Nick Whitenburg of Eastern Michigan) . . . Recorded Big Ten dual wins over Chris Heald of Michigan (3-1), Jeff Koepke of Illinois (9-6) and Cheney Dale of Indiana (4-0) . . . Placed 10th in the Big Ten Championships with a record of 1-3, earning a 6-0 decision over Garret Goldman of Indiana . . . Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2012-13 (Sophomore) 21-11 Overall, 1-5 Duals, 17-4 Open Tournaments: Went 3-1 at the EMU Open, finishing second . . . Finished in first place at the Flash Flanagan Open with a 2-0 record, recorded a major decision victory over Iowa State's Ben Perna, 12-3 . . . Recorded a 4-0 record at the Purple Raider Open to claim first place . . . Went 3-2 at the Greyhound Open, finishing sixth . . . Defeated No. 16 Alex Polizzi of Northwestern, 3-2.
2011-12 (Red-shirt Freshman) 20-14 Overall, 5-6 Duals, 15-6 Open Tournaments: Started off the season by taking fifth place at the EMU Open . . . Went 2-1 at the MSU Open . . . Won his first dual match over Tyler Lester of Bucknell, 7-4 . . . Placed fifth at the Reno Tournament of Champions and went 5-2 . . . Filled in at 197 pounds for injured senior Tyler Dickenson . . . Lost a close match to No. 11 Morgan McIntosh of Penn State, 7-5 . . . Beat Mac Mancuso of West Virginia, 7-2 . . . Defeated Luke Schoen of Northwestern, 3-2, for his first Big Ten victory . . . Took third place in the Edinboro Open and went 4-1 . . . Went 0-2 in his first career Big Ten Championships, losing to Andrew Campolattano of Ohio State and Max Huntley of Michigan.
2010-11 (Freshman): Redshirted . . . Competed at 197 pounds and went 17-7 overall . . . Took first place in the freshman/sophomore division at the EMU Open . . . Placed sixth at the MSU Open with a 3-3 record . . . Went 2-2 at the Cleveland State Open . . . Finished 3-1 at the Purple Raider Open and took second place . . . Went 5-1 at the Simonson Open and placed third; finished the tournament with two consecutive major decisions.
PREP: Named No. 7 recruit in the nation at 215 pounds by ESPN RISE Magazine . . . Won the Division 1 Michigan state title in the 215-pound weight class as a senior while going undefeated ... Helped lead Hartland to the team state semifinals in 2010 . . . Won the 215-pound national title at the High School Senior National Championships in Virginia Beach, Va., defeating Illinois state champ Matthew Dwyer, 3-1, in the championship match . . . Ended his high school career with 122 consecutive victories . . . Wrestling for Fowlerville High School as a junior, went undefeated and claimed the Division 2 Michigan state title at 215 pounds . . . Took second at the 2009 Preseason National High School Championships . . . As a sophomore at Mason High School, finished runner-up at 215 pounds in Division 2 ... Three-time district and regional champion ... Earned all-league honors all four years . . . 2008 Cadet Greco All-America selection.
PERSONAL: Son of Tom and Debby McDiarmid . . . Born March 17, 1992 . . . Criminal justice major . . . Lists his biggest wrestling influences as his brother.