On Saturday, the 2016 NCAA Wrestling Championships at Madison Square Garden in New York City came to a close as the championship final matches were held in primetime.
Leading up to the finals, there were a handful of upsets but also some familiar names.
Wrestlers like Nick Dwiazdowski, Nahshon Garrett, Zain Retherford and Gabe Dean were taking the mat to wrap up another successful tournament. Guys like Bryce Meredith of Wyoming and Ohio State’s Myles Martin were hoping to cap off unlikely runs.
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Who was able to come out on top?
The winners in each weight class can be seen below: (winner in bold)
125 lbs. – No. 4 Thomas Gillman (Iowa) vs. No. 3. Nico Megaludis (Penn State)
133 lbs. – No. 1 Nahshon Garrett (Cornell) vs. No. 2 Cory Clark (Iowa)
141 lbs. – No. 1 Dean Heil (Oklahoma State) vs. No. 14 Bryce Meredith (Wyoming)
149 lbs. – No. 1 Zain Retherford (Penn State) vs. No. 2 Brandon Sorensen (Iowa)
157 lbs. – No. 1 Isaiah Martinez (Illinois) vs. No. 3 Jason Nolf (Penn State)
165 lbs. – No. 1 Alex Dieringer (Oklahoma State) vs. No. 2 Isaac Jordan (Wisconsin)
174 lbs. – No. 1 Bo Nickal (Penn State) vs. No. 11 Myles Martin (Ohio State)
184 lbs. – No. 1 Gabe Dean (Cornell) vs. No. 7 Timothy Dudley (Nebraska)
197 lbs. – No. 1 Morgan McIntosh (Penn State) vs. No. 2 J’den Cox (Missouri)
285 lbs. – No. 1 Nick Gwiazdowski (North Carolina State) vs. No. 2 Kyle Snyder (Ohio State)
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