Citadel's Odie Delaney tries to avoid getting pinned by North Dakota State's Evan Knutson during their 285-pound match at the NCAA division I wrestling championships Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa. Delaney avoided the pin and won the match.
All three Wausau West graduates at the NCAA Division I wrestling championships will be in wrestlebacks Friday after each split his two matches Thursday at the 17,100-seat Wells Fargo Arena.
Jackson Hein of Wisconsin, and Steven Monk and Evan Knutson, both of North Dakota State, can still place as high as third by winning six matches over the next two days - four Friday and two Saturday.
Hein and Monk won first-round matches in the opening session but lost second-round matches during the evening session. Knutson lost in the first round and needed a victory in the late session to stay alive. ...