Penn State held the slightest lead at the 84th annual NCAA Championships with 91 points ahead of second place Minnesota (90.5) and Oklahoma State (87.5). The Nittany Lions and the Gophers both put two wrestlers into the championship finals, including unbeaten David Taylor (33-0)  at 165 and  two-time champion Ed Ruth (33-1) who avenged an early season loss by defeating Cornell's Gabe Dean 4-3 at 184. Minnesota's two-time NCAA titlist Tony Nelson advanced to the 285 pound title bout as well as teammate Dylan Ness at 157..

     Oklahoma State was paced by returning NCAA champion Chris Perry (29-1) at 174 and advanced four wrestlers into the finals. New York State produced three All-Americans including 2012 AA Nick Gwiazdowski (NC State) who upped his record to 42-2 and will face Tony Nelson in the gold medal match at 285 pounds.


125- Jesse Delgado (Illinois) dec. Dylan Peters (NIowa) 9-6

         Nahshon Garrett (Cornell) dec. Nico Megaludis (PennSt) 6-4

133- Tyler Graff (Wisconsin) dec. Joe Colon (NIowa) 6-4

         Tony Ramos (Iowa) dec. AJ Schopp (Edinboro) 5-1

141- Devin Carter (VirgTech) maj. dec. Evan Henderson (NCar) 12-3

         Logan Stieber (OhioSt) dec. Zain Rutherford (PennSt) 7-3

149-.Jason Tsirtsis (Northwestern) dec. Drake Houdashelt (Miss) 2-1 OT

         Josh Kindig (OklaSt) dec. Mitch Minotti (Edinboro) 5-2

157- Dylan Ness (Minn)  dec .Ian Miller (KentSt) 6-4

        Alex Dieringer (OklaSt) dec.. Brian Realbuto (Cornell) 7-4

165- David Taylor (PennSt) maj. dec. Steven Monk (NDakotaSt) 12-5

         Tyler Caldwell (OklaSt) dec. Nick Sulzer (Virginia) 5-0

174- Chris Perry (OklaSt) dec.. Mike Evans (Iowa) 3-2

         Andrew Howe (Okla) dec. Logan Storley (Minn) 6-3

184- Jimmy Sheptock (Maryland)  dec.. Jack Dechow (OldDominion) 3-2

         Ed Ruth (PennSt) dec. Gabe Dean (Cornell) 4-3

197- Nick Hefflin (OhioSt)  dec. Scott Schiller (Minn) 2-1 ) OT

         J'Den Cox (Missouri) dec. Chris Denny (VirgTech) 3-1

285- Tony Nelson (Minn) dec. Bobby Telford (Iowa) 4-2

         Nick Gwiazdowski (NCarSt) dec. Adam Chalfant (Indiana) 5-4


   New York State had three wrestlers earn All-American status; Stephen Dutton (141) of Michigan, Brian Realbuto (157) of Cornell and two-time AA Nick Gwiazdowski (285) of NC State.


 1. Penn State (91)

 2. Minnesota (90.5)

 3. Oklahoma State (87.5)

 4. Iowa (67)

 5. Ohio State (52)

 6. Edinboro (48.5)

 7. Cornell (46.5)

 8. Virginia Tech (45.5)

 9. Oklahoma (45)

10.Illinois (37)