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Session One Update: 2013 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Senior Dan Osterman earned a spot at the 2013 NCAA Championships.

March 9, 2013

Updated Brakets

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Senior Dan Osterman qualified for his third straight trip to the NCAA Championships after upsetting No. 2 Ivan Lopouchanski, 3-2 TB-2, in session one on Saturday. Osterman will face Dylan Ness of Minnesota in the semifinals and is guaranteed a spot in the NCAA Championships by finishing in the top-eight in his weight class at Big Ten Championships.

Junior Michael McClure beat Alex White of Purdue in his first match at heavyweight, 4-0. McClure then fell to fourth-seeded Bobby Telford of Iowa. In session two, McClure will face Chris Lopez of Illinois.

No. 4 seed John Rizqallah earned a 6-4 decision over Kyle Mosier of Purdue at 184 pounds in his first match of the day. He then fell to Ethen Lofthouse of Iowa by a 2-1 decision and will face Chris Heald of Michigan in session two later today.

Brenan Lyon opened the championships with a tough 4-2 loss to Nikko Triggas of Ohio State. Lyon received a bye in the consolation and will face Camden Eppert of Purdue in session two.

At 165 pounds, Nick Proctor dropped a narrow 1-0 decision to Cody Yohn of Minnesota and will face Pierce Harger of Northwestern.

As a team, Michigan State is in 10th place with 10 team points.

Session two of the Big Ten Championships begins at 6 p.m. ET. Live video stream and updates are available at Also follow along on Twitter @WrestlingMSU.



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