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MSU Wrestlers Fall to Purdue
 
 
 

 

 
 

Feb. 8, 1998

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The No. 10 Michigan State wrestling team lost to No. 11 Purdue, 21-12 Sunday at Jenison Wrestling Arena. MSUis dual meet record now stands at 7-6, 3-4 in the Big Ten, while the Boilermakers improve to 13-2, 3-1.

Michigan State got off the mark quickly as usual, with senior David Morgan and freshman Pat McNamara each scoring decisions to give MSU a 6-0 lead. Purdue then won the next five matches to take a commanding 18-6 lead going into the 177-pound weight class. Freshman James Brimm got his second conference win of the season at 177, a 10-4 decision over Davion Peterson. Sophomore Nick Muzashvili finished the scoring for Michigan State with a 7-3 decision over Mark Colegrove at 190.

MSU heads north to take on No. 18 Central Michigan tonight at 7 p.m. at Rose Arena.

Running Score                               					
																MSU 	PU
118 - David Morgan (MSU) dec. Tim Dernlan (PU) 3-1          	3   	0
126 - Pat McNamara (MSU) dec. Josh Hutchens (PU) 5-2            6   	0
134 - Eric Kerkhof (PU) dec. Mike Castillo (MSU)                6   	3
142 - Willie Wineberg (PU) match term. Nick Curry (MSU) 24-9    6   	8
150 - Mickey Griffin (PU) maj dec. David Hughes (MSU) 12-1      6   	12
158 - Eric Douglas (PU) dec. Greg DeGrand (MSU) 8-3         	6   	15
167 - James Crnich (PU) dec. Will Hill (MSU) 7-6                6   	18
177 - James Brimm (MSU) dec. Davion Peterson (PU) 10-4          9   	18
190 - Nick Muzashvili (MSU) dec. Mark Colegrove             	12  	18
275 - David Pierce (PU) dec. Matt Lamb (MSU) 3-2                12  	21

Final Score 12  	21

Attendance: 1,067
Official: Bob Regan

 

 

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