Six Hawkeyes advance to finals at Midlands Championships

By Hawkeyesports.com

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- Six University of Iowa wrestlers advanced to the finals in the Ken Kraft Midlands Championships on Sunday inside the Sears Centre Arena.

With 2:57 of riding time in the 141-pound bracket, No. 2 Max Murin posted an 8-0 major decision to advance to his first Midlands final. 

No. 1 Spencer Lee and No. 2 Cash Wilcke both earned decisions in the 125 and 184-pound brackets to advance to the final round. 

No. 2 Kaleb Young and No. 2 Alex Marinelli combined for 6:25 of riding time in their decisions in the semifinal round of the 157 and 165-pound brackets. 

Second-seeded Austin DeSanto moved onto the finals in the 133-pound bracket due to a disqualification. 

There are four Hawkeyes still alive on the backside of the bracket. No. 5 Pat Lugo and Jeren Glosser will wrestle for third place in the 149 and 157-pound brackets. 

Paul Glynn and No. 2 Jacob Warner will wrestle for fifth place in the 133 and 197-pound brackets. Two wrestlers were eliminated during the third session. 

No. 10 Anthony Cassioppi placed seventh in the 285-pound bracket by forfeit. 

Iowa is in first place with 173.0 points, 61.5 more than Northern Iowa in second place with 111.5. 

Competition resumes with Session IV tonight at 7 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 

Semifinals

125 -- #1 Spencer Lee (IOWA) dec. #4 Pat Glory (Princeton), 12-6

133 -- #4 Noah Gonser (Campbell) dec. Paul Glynn (IOWA), 1-0

133 -- #2 Austin DeSanto (IOWA) defeats #3 Dylan Duncan (Illinois), DQ