Oct. 24, 2012
Joe McFarland Interview (YouTube)
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The No. 13-ranked University of Michigan wrestling team will informally kick off its 2012-13 season Thursday (Oct. 25) with the Maize and Blue Intrasquad at 7 p.m. at Cliff Keen Arena. It will be the Wolverines' first public intrasquad event in four seasons. Admission is free.
The Maize and Blue Intrasquad will be the final round of wrestle-offs to determine the Wolverines' starting lineup. Preliminary matches and the first match of each weight's best-of-three final were held yesterday at the Bahna Wrestling Center.
Maize and Blue Intrasquad Lineups:
Conor Youtsey (Maize) vs. Sean Boyle (Blue)
Boyle leads the series, 1-0
Grant Pizzo (Maize) vs. Rossi Bruno (Blue)
Bruno leads the series, 1-0
Steve Dutton (Maize) vs. Camryn Jackson (Blue)
Dutton leads the series, 1-0
John Evashevski (Maize) vs. Eric Grajales (Blue)
Grajales leads the series, 1-0
Jake Salazar (Maize) vs. Michael Carpenter (Blue)
Salazar leads the series, 1-0
Connor Brancheau (Maize) vs. Taylor Massa (Blue)
Massa leads the series, 1-0
Dan Yates (Maize) vs. Brandon Hill (Blue)
Yates leads the series, 1-0
Jordan Thomas (Maize) vs. Chris Heald (Blue)
Thomas leads the series, 1-0
197 pounds (Exhibition)
Max Huntley (Maize) vs. Miles Trealout (Blue)
Justin Dozier (Maize) vs. Matt Hart (Blue)
Dozier leads the series, 1-0*
* Winner will wrestle off Ben Apland at a later date
Fans can follow the intrasquad event live through the Michigan wrestling Twitter (@umichwrestling).
Michigan will officially open its season on Thursday, Nov. 1, hosting Olivet at 7 p.m. at Cliff Keen Arena. Season tickets are available online or by calling the ticket office at (734) 764-0247 or (866) 296-MTIX. Tickets for single dual meets begin at $7 for adult general admission and $5 for youth and seniors. Group tickets are available for groups of 10 or more.
Contact: Leah Howard (734) 763-4423