|# F||# Cons|
|# 3rd-4th||# 5th-6th||# 7th-8th|
PSU starts tomorrow with a 23.5 point lead!
Finals - win and get 4 placement points plus bonus
Penn State has 5 wrestlers in the finals. PSU will be favored by seeding in 4 of 5 finals matches
Michigan has 2 wrestlers in the finals. Michigan is favored in 2 or 2 finals matches.
#1 Suriano, MICH vs #3 Pat Glory
#1 RBY vs #2 Daton Fix
#1 Nick Lee vs #15 Kizhan Clarke, UNC
#1 CStar vs #2 Lewis, VT
#1 Amine, Mich vs #2 Brooks, Penn State
#1 Max Dean vs #6 Warner, Iowa
If PSU wins 4 finals matches and Michigan wins 2, PSU will gain 8 more points on Michigan
Penn State has 1 wrestle in consolation semi-finals (Kerk). He is wrestling Mason Parris. Kerk has beat Parris twice this year. If Kerk wins, he will get 3 placement points + 0.5 advancement + bonus and Parris will be limited to only 1 placement point + bonus in the 5th place match. Go Kerk and get to 3rd. If we wins 3rd, that is another placement point.
Michigan has 3 other wrestlers in consolation semi-finals. Same has Kerk above, max scoring is 4.5 + bonus points to win both matches and place 3rd.
Michigan's max score in consolations is 34 more points. All 4 wrestlers win both matches by pin.
157: #8 WIll Lewan vs #1 David Carr
165: #6 Amine vs #4 Dean Hamiti, WIS
174: #3 Massa vs #5 Kemerer, Iowa (one last time to cheer for Mikey Kemerer!
285: Kerk vs Parris. Go Kerk!!!
If Kerk places 3rd, PSU scores 4.5 more points.
Say Michigan wins 2 of the remaining 3 and places 3rd with 4 bonus points + a 5th place finish, Michigan will add 14 points.
Penn State 128.5
If we only have 2 champions:
Penn State 120.5