Eight Iowa wrestlers advance to semifinals at Midlands Championships

By Hawkeyesports.com

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- Eight University of Iowa wrestlers advanced to the semifinals in the Ken Kraft Midlands Championships on Saturday night inside Sears Centre Arena, placing the Hawkeyes at the top of the team race after day one. 

Spencer Lee got the ball rolling in the second session with a technical fall in 2:23 as the top seed at 125 pounds to advance to the semifinals. By 

No. 2 Austin DeSanto added bonus points with a 13-3 major decision and Paul Glynn earned a 4-0 decision as both advanced to the semifinals of the 133-pound bracket. 

No. 2 Max Murin and No.2 Cash Wilcke both picked up decisions to advance to the semifinals in the 141 and 184-pound brackets.  Fifth-seeded Pat Lugoadvanced due to an injury default at 149. 

With over three minutes of riding time, No. 2 Kaleb Young recorded his third technical fall of the tournament to move onto the semifinal round in the 157-pound bracket. 

In the 165-pound bracket, No. 2 Alex Marinelli won, 8-6, in sudden victory one to advance to the semifinals,where he will face the No. 3 seed, Joshua Shields (Arizona State).

Vince TurkJacob Warner, and Tony Cassioppi fell to the back side of the bracket where there are five Hawkeyes vying for a spot in the third-place match. Four Hawkeyes were eliminated during the second round. 

Competition resumes with Session III tomorrow at 12 p.m. (CT). The Midlands Championships is streamed online at BTN2Go and at FloWrestling.com. Live results are available at TrackWrestling.com. The tournament in broadcast on AM 800 KXIC and stream on hawkeyesports.com via Hawkeye All-Access.

SESSION 1 

 Championship Round 1 
133 – Paul Glynn (IOWA) dec. Derek Spann (Buffalo), 1-0

 141-- #11 Carter Happel (Iowa) major dec. Chad Hay (WWC), 16-4 

149 -- #5 Pat Lugo (Iowa) pinned Nicholas Villarreal (ASU), (4:23) 

157 – Keegan Shaw (IOWA) dec. Anders Lantz (WIS), 13-6

157 –Jacob Wright (FSU) dec. #12 Jeren Glosser (IOWA); 3-4 TB1

157 – #2 Kaleb Young (IOWA) tech. fall Elijah Davis (PUR), 17-0

165 – Jeremiah Moody (IOWA) dec. Emil Soehnlen (Unat Purdue), 6-4 SV1

174 – Mitch Bowman (IOWA) pinned Devon Sievers (South Dakota), (3:26) 

184—Cash Wilcke (IOWA) pinned Peter Acciardi (Unat Buffalo), (6:41) 

 Championship Round 2

125 -- #1 Spencer Lee (IA) major dec Heinselman (Unat. Ohio St.), 2:34

125 – Justin Cardani (Illinois) dec. Perez Perez (IOWA), 9-4

133-- Paul Glynn (IOWA) dec. Michael Cullen (Wisc.), 2-0
133 -- #2 Austin Desanto (IOWA) fall Honor Nguyen (SIU Edwardsville), (2:16) 

141— #9 Nathan Boston (Campbell) dec. Justin Stickley (IOWA), 7-4 SV1

141— Marshall Keller (Princeton) dec. #11 Carter Happel (IOWA) 12-8

141—#4 Vince Turk (IOWA) major dec. Danny Bertoni (Maryland), 16-3

141—#2 Max Murin (IOWA) fall James Pawelski (Brown), (2:56) 

149 – #5 Pat Lugo (Iowa) tech fall Jake Bergeland (Minnesota), 15-0 

157— Ryan Deakin (Northwestern) major dec. Keegan Shaw (IOWA), 16-5

157—#2 Kaleb Young (IOWA) tech fall Tracy Hubbard (Central Michigan), 16-0  

165— Evan DeLuise (Penn) dec. Jeremiah Moody (IOWA), 7-4

165—Alex Marinelli (IOWA) pinned Cael McCormick (Army West Point) 6:33

174—Mitch Bowman (IOWA) major dec. Leonardo Tarantino (Harvard) 11-3

184—Cash Wilcke (IOWA) dec. Anthony Pedro (Brown), 5-0

194 -- #1 Patrick Brucki maj. dec. Connor Corbin (IOWA), 12-4

194 --- Jacob Warner (IOWA) maj dec. Sam Schuler (Buffalo), 13-3

285--- #1 Sam Stoll (IOWA) pinned Izaak Shedenhelm (UNI), 1:58

285 -- Aaron Costello (IOWA) def. James Valentino (Brown), DQ

285 -- #10 Tony Cassioppi (IOWA) pinned Duece Rachel (Illinois), 2:20

Championship Round 3

125 -- #1 Spencer Lee tech. fall #16 Bryce West (Northern lll.), 17-0

133 -- Paul Glynn (IOWA) dec. #9 Josiah Kline (Arizona State), 3-1 SV1

133 -- #2 Austin DeSanto (IOWA) tech. fall Devan Turner (Oregon State), 22-4

141 -- #4 Vince Turk (IOWA) major dec. PJ Ogunsanya (Army West Point), 8-0

141 -- #2 Max Murin (IOWA) dec. Corey Shie (Army West Point), 6-4

149 -- #5 Pat Lugo (IOWA) def. #12 Ryan Diehl (Maryland) by injury default

157 -- #2 Kaleb Young (IOWA) pinned Isaiah Hokit (Fresno State), 4:13 

165 -- #2 Alex Marinelli (IOWA) major dec. Dan Braunagel (Unat. Illinois), 12-2

174 -- #9 Willie Scott (Rutgers) dec. #8 Mitch Bowman (IOWA), 6-4

184 -- Cash Wilcke (IOWA) dec. Kyle Jasenski (Maryland), 2-0

197 -- Jacob Warner (IOWA) dec. Matt Wroblewski (Illinois), 6-1

285 -- #1 Sam Stoll (IOWA) dec. Andrew Gunning (North Carolina), 3-1

285 -- #5 Mason Parris (Unat. Michigan) pinned Aaron Costello (IOWA), 3:26

285 -- #10 Tony Cassioppi (Unat. IOWA) dec. AJ Nevills (Fresno State), 12-8

 Consolation Round 1 

157—#12 Jeren Glosser (IOWA) major dec. Jon Murphy (Omega Training Center) 12-0

Consolation Round 2

125-- King Sandoval (Unat. Maryland) def. Perez Perez (IOWA), 9-4

141-- Marcus Robsinson (Unat. Buffalo) def. #11 Carter Happel (IOWA), 8-6

141 -- Lenny Peterson (Air Force) pinned Justin Stickley (IOWA), 2:08

157 -- #12 Jeren Glosser (IOWA) def. Conor Melbourne (Princeton), 10-4

157 -- Keegan Shaw (IOWA) tech. fall Eli Davis (Purdue), 16-0

165 -- Jeremiah Moody (IOWA) dec. Adam Kemp (Unat. Fresno), 9-7 SV1

Consolation Round 3

157 -- #12 Jeren Glosser (IOWA) major dec. Davey Tunon (Indiana), 12-1

157 -- Keegan Shaw (IOWA) dec. Mason Kauffman (Northern Illinois), 8-6

165 -- Caden McWhirter (Northern Ill.) dec. Jeremiah Moody (IOWA), 7-0

197 -- Connor Corbin (IOWA) pinned Steven Mercadante (Franklin & M), 4:40

SESSION 2

 Championship Round 4

125 -- #1 Spencer Lee (IOWA) tech. fall #9 Drew Hildebrandt (Central Mich), 18-0 (2:23)

133 -- Paul Glynn (IOWA) dec. Hunter Kosco (Brown), 4-0

133 -- #2 Austin DeSanto (IOWA) major dec. Doug Zapf (Penn), 13-3

141 -- #5 Yahya Thomas (Northwestern) dec. #4 Vince Turk (IOWA), 5-4

141 -- #2 Max Murin (IOWA) dec. Alexander McKenna (Northwestern), 6-1

149 -- #5 Pat Lugo (IOWA) by injury default. #4 Joshua Heil (Campbell), 1:10

157 -- #2 Kaleb Young (IOWA) tech fall. #7 Luke Weiland (Army West Point), 15-0 (7:00)

165 -- #2 Alex Marinelli (IOWA) dec. #7 Jonathan Viruet (Brown), 8-6 SV1

184 -- #2 Cash Wilcke (IOWA) dec. Cade Belshay (Unat. Arizona), 4-1

197 -- Tanner Sloan (Unat. South) tech fall #2 Jacob Warner (IOWA), 18-3

285 -- #1 Sam Stoll (IOWA); MFF 

285 -- #2 Jere Heino (Unat. Campbell) major dec. #10 Tony Cassioppi (IOWA), 11-3

Consolation Round 4

157 -- Jeren Glosser (IOWA) dec. Colten Carlson (South Dakota), 5-1

157 -- #6 Christia Pagdilao (Arizona State) dec. Keegan Shaw (IOWA), 10-8 SV1

174 -- #14 Andrew Morgan (Campbell) dec. #8 Mitch Bowman (IOWA), 10-7

197 -- #11 Drew Phipps (Bucknell) dec. Connor Corbin (IOWA), 2-1 TB1

285 -- Aaron Costello (IOWA) dec. Ian Butterbrodt (Brown), 2-1

Consolation Round 5

157 -- Jeren Glosser (IOWA) pinned Kendell Coleman (Unat. Purdue), 1:59

285 -- Aaron Costello (IOWA) major dec. Blake Wolters (South Dakota), 11-3

SESSION 3 -- SUNDAY at 12PM:

Championship Round 5

125 -- #1 Spencer Lee (IOWA) vs. #4 Pat Glory (Princeton)

133 -- Paul Glynn (IOWA) vs. #4 Noah Gonser (Campbell)

133 -- #2 Austin DeSanto (IOWA) vs. #3 Dylan Duncan (Illinois)

141 -- #2 Max Murin (IOWA) vs. Michael Blockhus (Unat. Northern Iowa)

149 -- #5 Pat Lugo (IOWA) vs. #1 Matthew Kolodzik (Princeton)

157 -- #2 Kaleb Young (IOWA) vs. Zach Hartman (Bucknell)

165 -- #2 Alex Marinelli (IOWA) vs. #3 Joshua Shields (Arizona State)

184 -- #2 Cash Wilcke (IOWA) vs. #6 Mason Reinhardt (Wisconsin)

Consolation Round 6

141 -- #4 Vince Turk (IOWA) vs. #3 Tristan Moran (Wisconsin)

157 -- Jeren Glosser (IOWA) vs. #7 Luke Weiland (Army West Point) 

197 -- #2 Jacob Warner (IOWA) vs. Beau Breske (Unat. Wisconsin)

285 -- #10 Tony Cassioppi (IOWA) vs. Andrew Gunning (North Carolina) 

285 -- Aaron Costello (IOWA) vs. #6 Matt Stencel (Central Michigan) 

TEAM SCORE

1.    IOWA                                     114.5

2.    Northern Iowa                         76.0

3.    Wisconsin                               69.0

4.    Northwestern                          68.5

5.    Princeton                                  62.0

6.    Army                                          52.0                          

7.    Arizona State                             50.0

8.    Illinois                                         47.5

9.    Northern Illinois                          38.5

10.  Cambell                                       38.0