Nov. 15, 2014
YPSILANTI, Mich. - The Michigan State wrestling team went 2-1 at the Eastern Michigan Duals on Saturday, defeating Kent State (32-7) and Olivet College (44-0) while falling to Chattanooga (24-13). Both Kent State and Chattanooga were receiving votes in the NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll.
The Spartans opened the day with a dominating victory over the Golden Flashes, 32-7, winning eight of 10 matches. Both Garth Yenter (141 pounds) and McDiarmid (197) recorded falls, while Wildmo (157) had a 15-0 technical fall.
MSU won four matches against Chattanooga, but still fell to the Mocs, 24-13. The Mocs used bonus points with a fall, technical fall and major decision to get the 11-point victory. Gasca recorded a major decision at 133 with an 11-3 win over No. 12 Nick Soto, while Wildmo, Rizqallah and McDiarmid also notched wins.
The Spartans won all 10 matches against the Comets in the 44-0 shutout. MSU recorded three pins (Gasca, Rizqallah, Nash) and five major decisions in the final dual of the day against Olivet.
Michigan State returns to action Friday, Nov. 21 at Minnesota.
Michigan State 32, Kent State 7
125: Mitch Rogaliner (MSU) dec. Edilberto Vinas (Kent State), 4-3. MSU leads, 3-0
133: Javier Gasca (MSU) dec. Mackenzie McGuire (Kent State), 8-6. MSU leads, 6-0
141: Garth Yenter (MSU) pinned Kyle Bauer (Kent State), 5:00. MSU leads, 12-0
149: Nick Trimble (MSU) dec. Michael Depalma (Kent State), 8-6 (SV). MSU leads, 15-0
157: Roger Wildmo (MSU) tech. fall Kyle Globke (Kent State), 15-0. MSU leads, 20-0
165: Ryan Watts (MSU) dec. Tyler Buckwalter (Kent State), 8-3. MSU leads, 23-0
174: Caleb Marsh (Kent State) major dec. Nick Proctor (MSU), 12-0. MSU leads, 23-4
184: John Rizqallah (MSU) dec. Cory Campbell (Kent State), 7-2. MSU leads, 26-4
197: Nick McDiarmid (MSU) pinned Stephen Suglio (Kent State), 4:13. MSU leads, 32-4
HWT: Mimmo Lytle (Kent State) dec. Chris Nash (MSU), 7-3. MSU wins, 32-7
Chattanooga 24, Michigan State 13
125: No. 16 Sean Boyle (Chattanooga) dec. Mitch Rogaliner (MSU), 10-8. Chattanooga leads, 3-0
133: Javier Gasca (MSU) major dec. No. 12 Nick Soto (Chattanooga), 11-3. MSU leads, 4-3
141: Mike Pongracz (Chattanooga) major dec. Garth Yenter (MSU), 9-0. Chattanooga leads, 7-4
149: Shawn Greevy (Chattanooga) dec. Nick Trimble (MSU), 6-4. Chattanooga leads, 10-4
157: Roger Wildmo (MSU) dec. Austin Sams (Chattanooga), 6-1. Chattanooga leads, 10-7
165: No. 10 Corey Mock (Chattanooga) tech. fall Ryan Watts (MSU), 17-2. Chattanooga leads, 15-7
174: Sean Mappes (Chattanooga) pinned Nick Proctor (MSU), 2:12. Chattanooga leads, 21-7
184: John Rizqallah (MSU) dec. John Shrader (Chattanooga), 1-0. Chattanooga leads, 21-10
197: Nick McDiarmid (MSU) dec. Scottie Boykin (Chattanooga), 7-5. Chattanooga leads, 21-13
HWT: Jared Johnson (Chattanooga) dec. Chris Nash (MSU), 4-0. Chattanooga wins 24-13
Michigan State 44, Olivet College 0
125: Mitch Rogaliner (MSU) major dec. Michael Schmidt (Olivet), 8-0. MSU leads, 4-0
133: Javier Gasca (MSU) pinned Matt Darling (Olivet), 6:33. MSU leads, 10-0
141: Garth Yenter (MSU) major dec. Dominick Trevino (Olivet), 12-2. MSU leads, 14-0
149: Nick Trimble (MSU) major dec. Kyle Witgen (Olivet), 10-2. MSU leads, 18-0
157: Roger Wildmo (MSU) major dec. Ross Pennock (Olivet), 10-1. MSU leads, 22-0
165: Ryan Watts (MSU) major dec. Daniel Fleet (Olivet), 12-4. MSU leads, 26-0
174: Nick Proctor (MSU) dec. Nicholas Affricano (Olivet), 4-3. MSU leads, 29-0
184: John Rizqallah (MSU) pinned Eric Boyd (Olivet), 1:12. MSU leads, 35-0
197: Nick McDiarmid (MSU) dec. Thomas Hall (Olivet), 4-0. MSU leads, 38-0
HWT: Chris Nash (MSU) pinned Trent Hurd (Olivet), 1:35. MSU wins, 44-0