2005 MICHIGAN WOLVERINE WRESTLING-#2 in NCAA/#3 in Big Ten 15-3-1

125: Jim Shutich-So. 9-13

Brandon Elliot-Fr.

133: #18 MARK MOOS-So. 21-9 #4 at Big Ten

Craig Gillison-Fr. 11-9 or James Shaheen-Fr. 1-4

141
: #8 All-American JOSH CHURELLA-Fr. 22-4 #1 at Big Ten

Brad Cusumano-Fr. 4-5 or Brian Ong-So. 1-4 or J.R. Muldoon-So. 5-7 or Kenny Halloran-Fr. 1-4

149: #4 All-American ERIC TANNENBAUM-Fr. 36-5 #1 at Big Ten (5th at World University Games/FILA Junior World Team beating Brent Metcalf at 145.5 lbs.

JEREMIAH TOBIAS-Jr. 18-2 or Jeff Marsh-Jr. 10-4

157: #1 4xAll-American RYAN BERTIN-Sr. 31-1 #2 at Big Ten x 3 (National Champ in 2003 and 2005)

Charles Khalil-Jr. 10-7 or Dario Maintella-Fr. 1-4

165: #4 2xAll-American RYAN CHURELLA-Jr. 35-3 #1 at Big Ten-149/165 lbs.

Steve Luke-Fr. 10-4 (Redshirt)-Junior Freestyle National Champion 74 kg-163 lbs./FILA Junior World Team Rob Sulaver-So. 4-5 or Omar Maktabi-So. or Hassen Berri-So. 3-4 or Cody Waters-Fr. 8-9

174: #13 NICK ROY-So. 24-12 #6 at Big Ten

Tyrel Todd-Fr. 17-5 (Redshirt)-3rd place Junior Freestyle National Championships 84 kg-185 lbs.

184: JOSH WEITZEL-So. 14-21 #7 at Big Ten(2nd at World University Games)

197: #19 WILLIE BREYER-Jr. 12-9

Steve Heleniak-Sr. 0-9 or John Mendis-Fr. 1-6 or Casey White-Fr. 13-6

275: #4 2xAll-American GREG WAGNER-So. 33-5 #3 at Big Ten (#4 at University National Freestyle Championships)

Tony Grygorzyk-Jr. 5-3 or Chris Arunak-Fr. 2-4

Recruits for 2005-2006

Las Vegas Open Champs-2004 (4 champs)

2004-2005 Wrestling Referee List

2005 NCAA Wrestling Rulebook

2004-2005 NCAA Wrestling Rules Test

2004-2005 NCAA Wrestling Rules Test Answers

NCAA Wrestling Rules Clinic Video

NCAA Wrestling Championships Administration

NCAA vs. National Federation (high school) Rules

National Federation (high school) Rules

Michigan High School Athletic Association Wrestling Records

MHSAA Yearly Wrestling Champions

Year Big Tens Big Ten Champs NCAA Qualifiers NCAAs NCAA Champs All-Americans Cliff Keen Team Duals Notes

2005

2004

3rd

4th

3

1

7

7

2nd

10th

1

0

5

4

7th

3rd

Ryan Bertin/Ryan &Josh Churella/Eric Tennenbaum

Ryan Churella

2003 6th 0 8 7th 1 3 8th Ryan Bertin
2002 3rd 1 9 9th 0 4 5th Otto Olsen
2001 4th 1 8 7th 0 5 5th Otto Olsen
2000 5th 0 7 13th 0 3 n/a Joe Warren
1999 5th 0 7 13th 0 3 n/a n/a
1998 4th 2 4 12th 0 3 n/a Bill Lacure/Airron Richardson
1997 5th 0 6 22nd 0 1 n/a n/a
1996 7th 0 6 9th 0 5 n/a n/a
1995 5th 1 5 22nd 0 2 n/a Chad Biggert
1994 4th 1 5 5th 0 3 DNP Sean Bormet
1993 5th 1 6 11th 0 3 5th Sean Bormet

We have never won a NCAA Championship, but finished runner-up five times: 2005, 1974, 1967, 1929 and 1928. The last time we won the Big Ten Championship was 1973. 3 Big Ten Champions in 2005 was the first time since 1974 when we had 4 champions. We had 5 Big Ten Champions in 1965 and 1960. We also had 4 champions in 1974, 1967, 1955 and 1930. We've had 3 champions in 1961, 1940, 1938 and 1927. We have won 11 Big Ten Team Championships. Iowa has won 31 (1974-1998 in the Dan Gable era), Illinois 17, Indiana 13, Minnesota and Michigan State have won 8 each. Iowa has won 20 NCAA Wrestling Championships, Minnesota won two, and Michigan State and Indiana have won one each. Iowa has won 72 individual national championships and Michigan has won 18, Illinois 18, Minnesota and Michigan State have won 16 each. Iowa has won 180 individual Big Ten Championships, Michigan has earned 114.

Here are some great tidbits and facts on Michigan Wolverine Wrestling:

Annual Team Record from 1921

NCAA Champions and All-Americans

Big Ten Champions

Multiple Big Ten Champions

Big Ten Placewinners

Big Ten Team Finish by Year

Big Ten Wrestling Record Book

Team Record vs. Opponent

NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship Brackets from 1928-2004

Scoring changes over the years

DAVETGC's Greatest Michigan Wrestlers:

Weight

1st Team

2nd Team

3rd Team
115/118/121 Robert Hewitt Tino Lambros Jim Brown
123/125/126/128 Bob Fehrs Joe McFarland Bill Davids
130/133/134/135 Norvard Nalen Maxwell Pearson John Fisher
137/141/142/145 Fritz Kellerman Harold Nichols Andy Kaul
147/149/150/152 Jarrett Hubbard Mark Churella Jim Kamman
155/157/158 William Courtright Mike Rodriquez Ryan Bertin
162/165/167/168 Norvard Nalen Rick Bay Dennis Fitzgerald
174/175/177/184 Peter Cornell Carl Dougovito Don Nichols
190/191/197 Jack Barden Steve Fraser Bob Spaly
Unlimited/285 Dave Porter Gary Ernst Kirk Trost
Coach Cliff Keen(42) Rick Bay (4) Joe McFarland(6)

Here are some great websites to keep up with NCAA wrestling:

The Mat

The Wrestling Mall

Intermat

Amateur Wrestling News

Tom Fortunato

WIN

The Wrestling Report

Wrestling USA

National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Big Ten Wrestling

National Wrestling Officials Association

NCAA Wrestling

Wrestling Stats

CollegeSports.com

Iowa Public Television

USA Wrestling

Here are some of our top rivals websites:

Iowa 24-23-1 (31 Big Ten Team titles-1974-1998, 2000 and 2004, 180 Individual Big Ten Champions; 20 time NCAA team champions between 1975-2000 and 72 individual champions)

Minnesota 27-24-2 (Big Ten Champions in 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2003, 7 overall titles and 72 champs; NCAA Champs in 2001 and 2002 and 26 times in Top 10 at NCAA Championships with 16 individual champs)

Ohio State 65-14-4 (Last Big Ten title in 1951 with 34 champs)

Michigan State 59-33-5 (Last Big Ten title was 1972, won 8 overall with 60 champs; 1967 NCAA Champs, 24 times in Top 10 at NCAA Championships and 24 individual champs)

Penn State 22-20-0 (Never won a Big Ten title, but has 15 champs; 1953 NCAA Champs, 39 Top 10 finishes at NCAA Championships and 20 individual champs)

Illinois 39-23-1 (17 Big Ten titles, 2005 and 1952 plus 67 champs; 27 times in Top 10 at NCAAs and 20 individual champs)

Wisconsin 25-19-1 (62 champs, but has never won a Big Ten title; 17 NCAA champs)

Purdue 52-12-1 (6 Big Ten titles, last in 1954 with 33 champs)

Indiana 55-21-2 (13 Big Ten titles, last in 1943 with 51 champs; 1932 NCAA Champs)

Northwestern 68-6-2 (30 champs, but has never won a Big Ten title)

Oklahoma State 0-6-0 (32 time NCAA Champions and 72 times in Top 10 at NCAA Championships; 125 NCAA Champs)

Oklahoma 4-5-1 (7 time NCAA Champions and 58 Top 10 finishes at NCAA Championships; 64 individual champs)

Iowa State 5-16-0 (8 time NCAA Champions and 58 Top 10 finishes at NCAA Championships; 63 individual champs)

Lehigh 20-12-0 (36 times in Top 10 at NCAA Championships; 26 individual champs)

Central Michigan 17-2-0 (3 Top 10 finishes at NCAAs)

Nebraska 3-1-0

Pittsburgh 19-8-1 (13 Top 10 NCAA finishes with 15 NCAA Champs)

Arizona State 3-3-0 (1988 NCAA Champs; 17 times in Top 10 at NCAAs with 8 individual champions)

Cornell 1-2 (7 individual NCAA Champions)

Northern Iowa 5-3 (1950 NCAA Champs with 21 individual champions)

MICHIGAN WOLVERINE WRESTLING 2004

17-3 (Losses to #1 Oklahoma State, #3 Lehigh, #12 Penn State; 7-1 in Big 10; wins over #2 Iowa, #3 Ohio State, #8 Minnesota (twice), #9 Oklahoma, #12 Penn State, #14 Pennsylvania, #15 Central Michigan, #16 West Virginia and #20 Hofstra)

111 Big Ten Individual Champions and 11 Big Ten Championships, the last in 1973; 39 times in Top 10 at NCAA Championships, runner-up 4 times in 1974, 1967, 1929 and 1928 with 18 individual champions

125: MARK MOOS-Fr. #6 at Big Ten (22-10)

Jim Shutich-Fr. 13-8 or Shaun Newton-Jr. 2-3 or Jeff Clare-Fr.

133: #6 All-American FOLEY DOWD-Sr. #2 at Big Ten (20-4)

Chase Metcalf-Fr. 6-7 or JOSH CHURELLA-Fr. 14-0 (redshirting) or Brian Ong-Fr. 1-2

141: #16 CLARK FORWARD-Sr. 15-18

Jeremiah Tobias-Jr. 4-2 or Brad Cusumano-Fr. 5-9 or J.R. Muldoon-So. 0-6

149: #3 All-American RYAN CHURELLA-So. #1 at Big Ten (33-4)

Eric Tannenbaum-Fr. 18-2 or Jeff Marsh-Fr. 8-5

157: #3 All-American RYAN BERTIN-Jr. (National Champ in 2003) #2 at Big Ten 28-4

Hassen Barri-Fr. 1-2 or Charles Kalil-So. 0-2

165: PAT OWEN-Jr. #3 at Big Ten 31-8

Omar Maktabi-Fr. 4-2

174: NICK ROY-Fr. #7 at Big Ten 12-11

R.J. BOUDRO-So. 10-10 or Steve Sentes-Jr. 3-2 or David Felger-Jr. 6-5

184: JOSH WEITZEL-Fr. 17-18

Steve Heleniak-Jr. 3-3 or Casey White-Fr.

197: CHASE VERDOON-Fr. 11-15

Willie Breyer-So. 9-4

275: #6 All-American GREG WAGNER-So. #4 at Big Ten 36-11

Tony Gryzgorzyk-So. 4-4 or John Mendis-Fr. 0-4