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EMU wrestling place fourth in four sets

Eastern Michigan University played host Saturday to a wrestling event at the Convocation Center for a plethora of teams from the Midwest. Opponents included Big Ten schools like Ohio State and Michigan State along with MAC opponents in Toledo, Northern Illinois and Central Michigan. These teams, along with other schools and universities, competed in 12 different weight restrictions. Of the 12, Eastern placed in the top four in four of the sets. Freshman Tanner Smith was the sole victor for the Eagles, placing first in the freshman/sophomore 149 pound weight division.  

Wrestling edged out by MSU on Senior Day

The Eastern Michigan wrestling team were unable to win their final home dual of the season when they fell to Michigan State, 17-16, on Sunday at the Convocation Center.

Senior Devan Marry fell in a 5-0 decision on the last match of the day which allowed the Spartans to leave Ypsilanti with a 17-16 victory. 

Outside of Marry, the other two starting EMU seniors picked up victories in their final matches in Ypsilanti.

Eagles fall to no. 9 Missouri at home, 22-12

The Eastern Michigan wrestling team was defeated by the no. nine ranked Missouri Tigers at the Convocation Center on Sunday.

The Tigers featured six nationally ranked wrestlers against the two nationally ranked players of Eastern Michigan.

Wrestling falls to Ohio in MAC opener

Even with three starting seniors winning their own individual matches, the Eastern Michigan wrestling team was unable to keep up with the Ohio Bobcats in a 20-12 loss at the Convocation Center on Friday.

With veteran Jacob Davis injured, the Eagles looked to their bench for wrestlers to come in and contribute.

Wrestling kicks off season with 42-0 shutout

The Eastern Michigan wrestling team kicked off their season with a 42-0 win over Olivet College on the road on Friday Nov. 11.

Eastern Michigan (1-0) performed their first shutout since the previous season against Michigan State as the Eagles saw five starters who did not perform in the previous season.

Wrestling finishes its season at the NCAA Championships

The Eastern Michigan University Wrestling team finished off their season in the "Big Apple" on Thursday and Friday as four wrestlers competed in the NCAA Wrestling National Championships in Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Eagles lose fifth straight meet

The Eastern Michigan wrestling team (7-7, 2-5 MAC) lost its fifth straight meet on Friday to in-state rivals Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant in a 22-12 rout.