Matside with Rob Koll – Opening Weekend Recap

The Big Red officially opened the season with a Friday night match against #6 Central Michigan and followed it up with the Arno Niemand Body Bar Invitational.

The Big Red officially opened the season with a Friday night match against #6 Central Michigan and followed it up with the Arno Niemand Body Bar Invitational. Continue reading “Matside with Rob Koll – Opening Weekend Recap”

Friday Night Showdown: #1 Cornell vs. #6 Central Michigan Preview

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What: #1 Cornell vs. #6 Central Michigan

When: Friday November 19th, 2010

Time: 6:30 pm EST

Where: Friedman Wrestling Center (Ithaca, NY)

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CMU Claims Ninth Straight MAC Championships Title-Tom Borrelli Talks to TDR

Central Michigan claimed individual championships in five weight classes on its way to a ninth consecutive Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships title on Sunday.

MOUNT PLEASANT – Central Michigan claimed individual championships in five weight classes on its way to a ninth consecutive Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships title on Sunday.

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Journeymen Wrestling Presents Mega Events: Sprawl & Brawl (Nov. 22); Northeast Duals (Nov. 28th)

As the calendar hits mid-November, three certainties await the fanatical wrestling fan…First, the college season is now underway and will absorb the majority of your free time for the next five months; Second, Thanksgiving will probably be the last time you are allowed to hit as much as you want without feeling guilty about hunger pains to your friend, child, neighbor, etc. (yes wrestlers, we see the dirty looks you give us when we pig out in front of you); and finally, we are only weeks away from two of the premier early season collegiate events, the Sprawl and Brawl and Northeast Duals, both presented by Frank Popolizio and the Journeymen Wrestling Club. Continue reading “Journeymen Wrestling Presents Mega Events: Sprawl & Brawl (Nov. 22); Northeast Duals (Nov. 28th)”

2010 NCAA DI Dual Meet Top-25 Ranking and Top-10 Analysis

While a team can place highly at the NCAA championships on the strength of a handful of qualifiers, as Maryland demonstrated last season by placing 10th with four, to break the top 10 in dual meets a team must have an outstanding wrestler at every weight. And unlike tournament success, dual meet success mostly falls on the shoulders of the faces who will debut this season.

NCAA 2010 Wrestling Championship LogoWhile a team can place highly at the NCAA championships on the strength of a handful of qualifiers, as Maryland demonstrated last season by placing 10th with four, to break the top 10 in dual meets a team must have an outstanding wrestler at every weight. And unlike tournament success, dual meet success mostly falls on the shoulders of the faces who will debut this season. Continue reading “2010 NCAA DI Dual Meet Top-25 Ranking and Top-10 Analysis”