Key Victories at Lower Weights Result in 22-15 Wildcat Win in East Lansing
Jan. 23, 2011
Site: East Lansing, Mich. (Jenison Field House)
Score: No. 12 Northwestern 22, Michigan State 15
Records: NU (15-1, 3-1 Big Ten), Michigan State (8-3, 0-3 Big Ten)
Next NU Event: Friday, Jan. 28 vs. Iowa ? Evanston ? 7 p.m.
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Looking to respond from its first dual loss of the season, No. 12 Northwestern did so with stellar efforts up and down the lineup en route to a 22-15 victory at Michigan State Sunday in East Lansing. NU won the first six bouts of the afternoon, highlighted by a major decision by Brandon Precin at 125 and a fall by Levi Mele at 133.
NU improved to 15-1 overall and 3-1 in the Big Ten with the win.
Match-by-match results are listed below and a complete recap of each bout will follow shortly.
#12 Northwestern 22, Michigan State 15
125: #1 Brandon Precin (NU) maj. dec. Eric Olanowski (MSU), 10-2 (NU 4, MSU 0)
133: Levi Mele (NU) FALL Levi Stace (MSU), 2:17 (NU 10, MSU 0)
141: Robert Joyce (NU) dec. Joel Trombly (MSU), 4-0 (NU 13, MSU 0)
149: #11 Andrew Nadhir (NU) dec. Dan Osterman (MSU), 6-5 (NU 16, MSU 0)
157: #7 Jason Welch (NU) dec. Sean McMurray (MSU), 4-0 (NU 19, MSU 0)
165: Kevin Bialka (NU) dec. Ben Boudro (MSU), 7-1 (NU 22, MSU 0)
174: Curran Jacobs (MSU) dec. Robert Kellogg (NU), 8-6 (NU 22, MSU 3)
184: Ian Hinton (MSU) dec. Aaron Jones (NU), 6-5 (NU 22, MSU 6)
197: Tyler Dickenson (MSU) dec. (SV-2) John Schoen (NU), 7-5 (NU 22, MSU 9)
285: Joe Rizqallah (MSU) win by forfeit (NU 22, MSU 15)
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