MICHIGAN WOLVERINE WRESTLING

125: Michael Watts-Fr. 13-20 #7 at Big Ten in 2006

Jim Shutich-Jr. 4-9 or Brandon Elliot-Fr. 5-8

133: MARK MOOS-Jr. 16-8 #4 at Big Ten in 2005/2006

Craig Gillison-So. 2-2 or Justin Chrzanowski-Fr. 7-6 or James Shaheen-So. 2-4

141
: All-American JOSH CHURELLA-So. 28-4 #1 at Big Ten in 2005/#4 in 2006

Brad Cusumano-So. 4-7 or J.R. Muldoon-So. 3-4

149: 2x All-American ERIC TANNENBAUM-So. 26-11 #1 at Big Ten in 2005/#5 in 2006

Braden Lamrouex-Fr. 4-5 or James Tobias-Fr. 1-2 or Kenny Halloran-So. 0-1

157: STEVE LUKE-Fr. 14-12 #4 at Big Ten in 2006 Junior Freestyle National Champion 74 kg-163 lbs./FILA Junior World Team

Jeff Marsh-Jr. 14-5 or Rob Sulaver-Jr. 7-4 or Mike Milano-Fr. 2-4 (redshirt) or Dario Maintella-Fr. 4-6

165: 3xAll-American RYAN CHURELLA-Sr. 29-1 #1 at Big Ten-149/165 lbs. in 2004/2005/2006

Jordan Sherrod-Fr. 5-6

174: NICK ROY-Jr. 14-11 #6 at Big Ten in 2005

Hassen Berri-Jr. 6-6 or Steven Russell-Fr. 4-4 or Cody Waters-So. 11-13

184: TYREL TODD-Fr. 20-12 #4 at Big 10 in 2006/3rd place Junior Freestyle National Championships 84 kg-185 lbs.

Omar Maktabi-Jr. 11-7 or Joshua Hartman-Fr.

197: WILLIE BREYER-Sr. 4-9 #4 at Big Ten in 2006

CASEY WHITE-So. 12-13 or John Mendis-So. 0-2

275: 3xAll-American GREG WAGNER-Sr. 29-3 #3 at Big Ten in 2005/#2 in 2006 (#4 at University National Freestyle Championships)

Tony Grygorzyk-Sr. 2-2

Head Coach: Joe McFarland

Assistant Coach: Kirk Trost

Graduate Assistant Coach: Mike Kulczycki

Volunteer Assistant Coach: Kevin Vogel

Schedule 2005-2006

Sat., Nov. 5 EMU Open Ypsilanti, Mich.
Nov. 12-13 MSU Open East Lansing, Mich.
Fri., Nov. 18 Maize & Blue Intrasquad Ann Arbor 7:00 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 26 #8 Penn State State College, Pa. 1:00 p.m. 23-15
Dec. 2-3 Cliff Keen Invitational Las Vegas, Nev. 1st Place
Fri., Dec. 9 #4 Nebraska Ann Arbor 7:00 p.m. 16-18
Sun., Dec. 11 #5
Central Michigan Mount Pleasant, Mich. 2:00 p.m. 22-14
Mon., Jan. 2 #20 Hofstra Hempstead, N.Y. 7:00 p.m. 25-13
Tue., Jan. 3 #14 Cornell New York, N.Y. 6:00 p.m. 24-13
Sun., Jan. 8 #15 Lehigh Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m. 20-15
Jan. 14-15 Cliff Keen/NWCA National Duals
Cedar Falls, #9 Iowa 5th Place, beat #9 Iowa 19-15, #12 Arizona State 24-12, #14 Cornell 31-10, #24 Northern Illinois 34-4, lost to #4 Nebraska 16-24
Sat., Jan. 28 #13 Northwestern Ann Arbor 7:00 p.m. 22-15
Sun., Jan. 29 #18 Michigan State Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m. 27-12
Fri., Feb. 3 #6 Illinois Champaign, Ill. 7:00 p.m. 18-17
Sun., Feb. 5 Purdue West Lafayette, Ind. 1:00 p.m. 27-11
Sun., Feb. 12 Ohio State Columbus, Ohio 1:00 p.m. 27-6
Fri., Feb. 17 #1 Minnesota Ann Arbor 7:00 p.m. 19-15
Sun., Feb. 19 #16 Indiana Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m. 31-9
Mar. 4-5 Big Ten Championships Bloomington, Ind. 3rd Place
Mar. 16-18 NCAA Championships Oklahoma City, Okla.
Recruits for 2005-2006

2005-2006 Wrestling Referee List

2006 NCAA Wrestling Rulebook

2005-2006 NCAA Wrestling Rules Test

2005-2006 NCAA Wrestling Rules Test Answers

Whistling While They Work

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

2006

2005

2004

3rd

3rd

4th

1

3

1

9

7

7

7th

2nd

10th

0

1

0

3

5

4

5th

7th

3rd

Ryan Churella/Greg Wagner

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 9, Michigan State has won 8. 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 115.

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

Past Seasons

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 Ryan Churella
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 25-23-1 (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 28-24-2 (Big Ten Champions in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2006, 9 overall titles and 76 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 60-33-5 (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 24-20-0 (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 40-23-1 (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 56-21-2 (13 Big Ten titles, last in 1943 with 51 champs; 1932 NCAA Champs)

Northwestern 69-6-2 (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 21-12-0 (36 times in Top 10 at NCAA Championships; 26 individual champs)

Central Michigan 19-2-0 (3 Top 10 finishes at NCAAs)

Nebraska 3-4-0

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

Arizona State 4-3-0 (1988 NCAA Champs; 17 times in Top 10 at NCAAs with 8 individual champions)

Cornell 3-2 (7 individual NCAA Champions)

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

Archives from 2005 and 2004 seasons