PITTSBURGH – The finalists at the 2019 NCAA Championships are being decided.
The semifinal round is underway, and the final round matchups are being set. Below are the final round pairings.
NCAAS 2019 COMPLETE COVERAGE : NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS FINAL ROUND :
125 POUNDS :
Jack Mueller, Virginia vs. Spencer Lee, Iowa
133 POUNDS :
Daton Fix, Oklahoma State vs. Nick Suriano, Rutgers
141 POUNDS :
Yianni Diakomihalis, Cornell Vs. Joey McKenna, Ohio State
Anthony Ashnault, Rutgers vs Micah Jordan, Ohio State
157 POUNDS :
Jason Nolf , Penn State vs. Tyler Berger, Nebraska
UPDATED BRACKETS : 125 | 133 | 141 | 149 | 157 | 165 | 174 | 184 | 197 | HWT
The 2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships will open on Thursday, March 21, 2019 (03/21/2019) at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh with the first two sessions of the national tournament, including the first and second rounds of the championship bracket
The returning national champions are: Spencer Lee of Iowa (125 pounds), Yianni Diakomihalis of Cornell (141), Jason Nolf of Penn State (157), Vincenzo Joseph of Penn State (165 ), Zahid Valencia or Arizona State (174), Mark Hall or Penn State (174), Myles Martin of Ohio State (184) and Bo Nickal or Penn State (197). Rutgers' Nick Suriano (133) and Anthony Ashnault (149) will both be the first ever national champion in Scarlet Knights history
The other four Rutgers wrestlers competing at the tournament will be Peter Lipari (141), John VanBrill (157), Joe Grello (174) and Nick Gravina (184)
Princeton will be represented by Pat Glory (125), Matthew Kolodzik (149), Quincy Monday (157), Travis Stefanik (174), Kevin Parks (184) and Patrick Brucki (197). Rider will be represented by Anthony Cefolo (133), Jesse Dellavecchia (165), Dean Sherry (174) and Ethan Laird (197).
Here's what fans need to know, including the tournament's complete schedule, TV channels, times and schedules, live stream information and more:
What: Day 2 of the 2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships.
When: Friday, March 22, 2019.
Where: PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Reigning team champion: Penn State
TV: ESPN and ESPNU (varies by round)
Live stream: WatchESPN (all mats for all rounds).
Friday tournament schedule: All times Eastern, TV channel for each round noted: Session 4: 8-11 pm, ESPN / ESPN3
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