Yianni Diakomihalis of Cornell works for a takedown on Ohio State's Sammy Sasso. Diakomihalis advanced to the finals with a 6-3 decision at 149 pounds.
Keegan O'Toole of Missouri controls Cameron Amine of Michigan en route to a 4-0 decision in 165 pound semi final action.
Michigan's Myles Amine (Olympic bronze medalist for San Marino) scores a takedown in second round action at 184 pounds.
There are 330 elite wrestler entered into the 91st edition of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. There are 65 returning All-Americans in the tournament, including 11 NCAA defending NCAA champions. Cornell's two-time NCAA titlist Yianni Diakomihalis (26-0, 89-1 career) has won 73 consecutive matches.
SEMI FINAL RESULTS
125- Nick Suriano (Michigan) dec. Brandon Courtney (Arizona State) 4-1
Patrick Glory (Princeton) maj. dec. Vito Arujau (Cornell) 13-5
133- Roman Bravo Young (Penn State) dec. Austin DeSanto (Iowa) 3-1
Daton Fix (Oklahoma State) dec. Michael McGee (Arizona State) 5-1
141- Nick Lee (Penn State) dec. Real Woods (Stanford) 3-2
Kizhan Clarke (North Carolina) dec. Cole Matthews (Pitt) 2-2 TB
149- Yianni Diakomihalis (Cornell) dec. Sammy Sasso (Ohio State) 6-3
Kyle Lovett (Nebraska) dec. Bryce Andonian (Virginia Tech) 5-4
157- Quincy Monday (Princeton) dec. Will Levan (Michigan) 3-2
Ryan Deakin (Northwestern) dec. maj.dec. Jacori Teemer (Arizona State) 10-2
165- Shane Griffith (Stanford) dec. Evan Wick (Cal Poly) 7-6
Keegan O'Toole (Missouri) dec.Cameron Amine (michigan) 4-0
174- Carter Starocci (Penn State) dec.Hayden Hidlay (NC State) 10-3
Mekhi Lewis (Virginia Tech) pinned Logan Massa (Michigan) 6:19
184- Myles Amine (Michigan) dec. Bernie Truax (Cal Poly) 3-1 OT
Aaron Brooks (Penn State) dec. Trent Hidlay (NC State) 6-4 OT
197- Max Dean (Penn State) dec. Gavin Hoffman (Ohio State) 9-3
Jacob Warner (Iowa) dec. Stephen Buchanan (Wyoming) 6-4
285- Gable Steveson (Minnesota) dec. Greg Kerkvilet (Penn State) 8-3
Cohlton Schultz (Arizona State) dec. Jordan Wood (Lehigh) 5-3 OT
Penn State's Carter Starocci works for a takedown against Mikey Labriola of Nebraska winning this second round match at 174 pounds.
Nick Lee of Penn State controls Real Woods of Stanford en route to a 3-2 decision in this 141 pound semi final bout.
Cohlton Schultz of Arizona State holds off a late charge from Michigan's Mason Parris. Schultz advanced to the semis with this decision at 285 pounds.
NCAA DIVISION I WRESTLING
Binghamton's Lou DePrez (Hilton HS) has a single leg on Penn State's Max Dean. Dean narrowly escaped with a close decision to advance at 197 pounds.
PENN STATE LEADS NCAA TOURNAMENT OVER MICHIGAN AND ARIZONA STATE AFTER SEMI FINALS
Gable Steveson of Minnesota scores a takedown on Penn State's Greg Kirkvliet en route to an 8-3 decision in this 285 pound semi final.