The No. 21 College of Wisconsin wrestling staff opened its Massive Ten Convention season in a tri-meet with host Illinois and Ohio State on Sunday in Champaign.
Redshirt junior Garrett Mannequin earned two victories for UW, which misplaced 21-9 in opposition to the No. 24 Preventing Illini and 25-9 to the Buckeyes.
At 157 kilos, Mannequin earned a 7-3 victory in opposition to Illinois’ Johnny Mologousis after which upset Ohio State’s Elijah Clearly with a 3-2 determination.
Fellow redshirt junior Trent Hillger earned a pin for the Badgers at 285 kilos after defeating Ohio State’s Tate Orndorff in 6:39.
UW additionally picked up victories at 174 from redshirt sophomore Jared Krattiger over Illinois’ DJ Shannon (6-2 determination), and at 184 from latest switch and redshirt senior Chris Weiler over the Illini’s Zach Braunagel (8-2 determination).
Three Badgers earned victories within the additional matches. Redshirt junior Ethan Rotondo defeated Ohio State’s Brady Koontz with a 3-2 determination at 125 kilos, sophomore Dan Stilling earned a 5-4 determination in opposition to Illinois’ Christian Kanzler at 149 and redshirt junior Devin Bahr defeated Wilcox 9-3 at 157.