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No.4 Iowa df. No.12 Michigan, 31-7

By MiGrappler Staff , 01/06/17, 7:00PM EST


Photo: @ncaawrestling

Starting weight: 125 lbs. 

125: No.1 Thomas Gillman (Iowa) df. Austin Assad (Michigan) via major decision 20-7. Iowa leads 4-0. 

A lot of takedowns and escapes. 

133: No.1 Cory Clark (Iowa)  df. No. 7 Stevan Micic (Michigan), 2-0. Iowa leads 7-0.

P1: Micic in deep on a swing single. Can't finish. Score still 0-0 and that is how the period ends. 
P2: Micic goes down to start the period. Period ends with Micic in the down position. Michigan challenging that Micic had the reversal. 
P3: Clark escape. 1:00 left and Clark leads 1-0. After riding time, Clark takes the 2-0 victory. 

141:Topher Carton (Iowa) df. Sal Profaci (Michigan), 8-4. Iowa leads 10-0 after 3. 

P1: Takedowns for both guys. Carton picks up an escape to take the 3-2 lead into the second. 
P2: Carton starts down and gets the escape. Extends lead to 4-2. 
P3: Profaci goes down and gets the escape. Takedown will put him in the lead! Carton scores two more takedowns. 

149: No.2 Brandon Sorenson (Iowa) df. Zach Hall (Michigan) via major decision, 10-1. Iowa leads 14-0. 

P1: Hall scissors the head and gives Sorenson the 1-0 lead for the illegal move.   
P2: Period ends with Sorenson getting a takedown. Leads 5-0. 
P3: Hall starts down, gets the escape but Sorenson is back on the attack and now leads 9-1. Put one more on the board for the riding time. 

157: No.3 Michael Kemerer (Iowa) df. No.7 Bryan Murphy (Michigan), 6-3. Iowa leads 17-0 heading into half. 

P1: Murphy with a quick takedown, Kemerer with the escape. 2-1 is the score with 1:30 left in the first. 
P2:  Kemerer down to start the second period. Takes a 4-3 period into the third. 
P3: Murphy down 5-3 late in the third. Riding time advantage for Kemerer. 

165: No.2 Logan Massa (Michigan) df. Joey Gunther (Iowa) via major decision, 16-6. Iowa leads 17-4.

P1: Two early takedowns for Massa, has the 4-2 lead. Five takedowns for Massa in the first. Leads 10-4 heading into the second period. 

Massa with 7 takedowns, an escape and riding time. 16-6 is the final score. 

174: No.13 Myles Amine (Michigan) df. No. 9 Alex Meyer (Iowa), 6-5. Iowa leads 17-7. 

P1: Amine with the early takedown, Meyer with the escape. Amine leads 2-1 heading into the second. 
P2: Meyer goes down to start the second, get the escape. Amine with a takedown and Meyer get another escape to end the second. 
P3: Amine start the third in the down position. Amine with the reversal, extends his lead to 6-4. Amine fights off a late attempt from Meyer. 

184: No.6 Sammy Brooks (Iowa) df. Ernest Battaglia (Michigan) via tech fall, 20-4. Iowa leads 22-7

P1: Brooks with the headlock for 6 points. Battaglia with the escape and Brooks picks up a couple more takedowns. Brooks currently leads 10-2. 
P2: Brooks leads 18-4 ending the second period. 
P3: After a few takedowns, Brooks picks up the tech fall. 

Iowa clinches the dual. 

197: Cash Wilcke (Iowa)  df. Jackson Striggow (Michigan), 5-2. Iowa leads 25-7. 

Wilcke picks up up the late takedown with :39 seconds left in the third, take a 3-1 lead. Late escape for Striggow and another takedown for Wilcke makes the final score 5-2. 

285: No.5 Sam Stoll (Iowa) df. Dan Perry (Michigan) via fall. Iowa wins 31-7.

P1: Fall for Stoll with :37 second left in the first. 

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