No. 11 Wrestling Falls to No. 10 Nebraska, 28-6
 
 
 

 

 
 

Feb. 15, 1998

EAST LANSING, Mich. Michigan State jumped out to a 6-0 lead, but No. 10 Nebraska captured the final eight matches, rolling to a 28-6 victory Sunday in Lincoln, Neb.

The eleventh-ranked Spartans recorded victories at 118 and 126 pounds courtesy of senior David Morgan and redshirt freshman Pat McNamara to take a 6-0 lead. Morgan, ranked No. 1 in the nation, improved to 35-0 with his 10-3 win, while sixth-ranked McNamara continued his impressive freshman campaign with a 5-2 decision over 12th-ranked Jeramie Welder.

Nebraska took command starting with a 7-3 win at 134 pounds and avenged its earlier loss to the Spartans, 23-18 at the Cliff Keen/NWCA Wrestling Duals in January.

Match-by-match Summary                                 Running Score
118 -- #1 David Morgan (MSU) dec. Paul Gomez,          10-3      0-3
126 -- #6 Pat McNamara (MSU) dec. #12 Jeramie Welder,   5-2      0-6
134 -- #10 Brad Canoyer (NU) dec. Mike Castillo,        7-3      3-6
142 -- Allen Jankins (NU) dec. Nick Curry,              5-1      6-6
150 -- Ryan Bauer (NU) dec. David Hughes,               9-7      9-6
158 -- #1 Temoer Terry (NU) major dec. Greg DeGrand,   11-3     13-6
167 -- Brad Cooper (NU) dec. Brian Dean,               11-5     16-6
177 -- #9 Brad Vering (NU) major dec. James Brimm,     12-4     20-6
190 -- #4 Ryan Tobin (NU) tech. fall Nick Muzashvili,  15-0     25-6
Hwt -- J.R. Plienis (NU) dec. Matt Lamb,                3-2     28-6

Attend.: 897