Maryland Wrestling Picks Up First Ranked Win Since 2013

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Maryland is off to an incredible start this season just upsetting the Pitt Panthers 18-16. They have picked up their first ranked win since 2013 tonight.

The dual meet was filled with excitement and a major upset coming at 157 pounds.

Dual Recap-

125- Braxton Brown (Maryland) pin Colton Camacho (Pitt) (3:55)

133- Micky Phillipi (Pitt) dec Jackson Cockrell (Maryland) 5-1

141- Cole Matthews (Pitt) dec Kal Miller (Maryland) 5-1

149- Ethen Miller (Maryland) dec Tyler Badget (Pitt) 9-4

157- Michael North (Maryland) dec Dazjon Casto (Pitt) SV 9-8

165- Holden Heller (Pitt) MD Lucas Cordio (Maryland) 12-4

174- Dom Solis (Maryland) dec Luca Augustine (Pitt) SV 3-1

184- Reece Heller (Pitt) dec Chase Mielnik (Maryland) 10-4

197- Ninon Bonaccorsi (Pitt) dec Jaxon Smith (Maryland) 8-2

285- Jaron Smith (Maryland) dec Jake Slinger (Pitt) 5-1

Overall Thoughts-

Maryland looks great and North pulling off the upset over Casto at 157 could possibly be foreshadowing their first All American in a while.

With a 4-0 start the Terps look good but the schedule will only get harder so it should be fun to see how they do.

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Akil Murugan
Akil Murugan
Senior Editor for Heavyweight Nation

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