Lujan, Malczewski Garner Particular person Titles at forty fourth Annual Navy Traditional

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Michigan State wrestling took house a pair of particular person titles on the forty fourth annual Navy Traditional, with junior Tristan Lujan choosing up the title at 125 and redshirt senior Layne Malczewski incomes the undefeated crown at 184 on Saturday at Wesley A. Brown Subject Home.

Lujan, a local of Selma, California, revealed a 4-0 file on the Navy Traditional culminating in his first particular person title of the season. The junior standout opened motion in opposition to Oscar Sanchez of Ohio, preserving his composure and managing his opponent to a hard-fought 1-0 choice within the first spherical. His quarterfinal matchup in opposition to Shamil Kalmatov of American noticed the Spartan notch his most decisive results of the event, an 8-0 main choice that granted him a spot within the semifinals. After advancing to the ultimate through an opponent medical forfeit, Lujan picked up the 125-pound championship with a 3-1 choice over Air Power’s Tucker Owen.

Over within the 184 bracket, Malczewski wreaked havoc on the competitors and revealed 4 wins highlighted by a pair of pins, a serious choice and choice. The Macomb, Michigan, native defeated Kent State’s Michael Caniglia by fall in two minutes and 18 seconds, following that up with a mild-mannered 10-4 choice over Bucknell’s Logan Deacetis. His semifinal bout in opposition to Nathan Haas of Nebraska noticed the MSU senior publish a 10-2 main choice earlier than routing his second-straight Cornhusker foe in Lenny Pinto by pin in 1:39 of elapsed time. Malczewski’s fall over Pinto within the 184 title match was his quickest pin of the season to this point, surpassing a 1:53 outing in opposition to Oliver Tipton of Davidson within the season-opening twin.

A number of Spartan starters took the mat in Annapolis on Saturday, with 157-pound sophomore Chase Saldate and 165-pound junior Caleb Fish Every reserving top-three finishes of their respective weight courses. Saldate earned a pin over Reagan LeFevre of the Air Power in six minutes and 42 seconds earlier than blitzing American’s Jack Nies in a 10-0 main choice. After logging one other fall in 4:16 of elapsed match time in opposition to Antrell Taylor of Nebraska, Taylor’s teammate Peyton Robb received the win within the title bout, culminating in a second-place outing for the Gilroy, California, native Saldate.

Fish, in the meantime, displayed dominance in his first and second spherical matchups, pinning a pair of challengers in Breon Phifer of American and Tucker Allen of the Citadel in back-to-back bouts. In a hotly-contested quarterfinal matchup, Fish defeated Giano Petrucelli of Air Power in a 4-1 choice, however fell within the subsequent spherical by a slim 4-3 rating in opposition to Ohio’s Jordan Slivka. Fish rebounded moments later, finishing a 5-3 choice over Nebraska’s Clayton Wilson that resulted in a third-place outing.

The Inexperienced & White noticed a pair of particular person athletes earn podium marks within the 149-pound class, with junior Peyton Omania and freshman Braden Stauffenberg each tying for sixth-place within the weight class. At 141 kilos, redshirt junior jordan hamdan made an look on the rostrum with an eighth-place end result, whereas freshman Ceasar Garza continued his spectacular streak of event performances with a sixth-place end result at 174. Spartan graduate wrestler Ryan Vasbinder rounded out the 9 Michigan State athletes that earned event placements, logging a fourth-place end at 285.


Michigan State enters a Thanksgiving hiatus alongside a number of wrestling packages throughout the nation, earlier than in the end returning to twin meet motion on Sunday, Dec. 4, as one in all eight groups within the 2022 Backyard State Grapple. MSU will problem the Binghamton Bearcats at 2 pm earlier than collaborating in a 4 pm twin in opposition to Princeton. Each meets will happen inside Prudential Middle in Newark, New Jersey, house to the Nationwide Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils.

2022 Navy Traditional
Wesley A. Brown Subject Home – Annapolis, Maryland
Benny Gomez | 125

Spherical One | Benny Gomez (MSU) Dec. Tommy Hoskins (Ohio) 2-0
quarterfinal | Anthony Noto (Lock Haven) dec. Benny Gomez (MSU) 8-3
Cons. RoundTwo | Quinn Melofchik (Air Power) received by medical forfeit over Benny Gomez (MSU) MFF

Tristan Lujan | 125 | 1st Place

Spherical One | Tristan Lujan (MSU) Dec. Oscar Sanchez (Ohio) 1-0
quarterfinal | Tristan Lujan (MSU) main dec. Shamil Kalmatov (American) 8-0
Semifinal | Tristan Lujan (MSU) received by medical forfeit over Jake Ferri (Kent State) MFF
finish | Tristan Lujan (MSU) Dec. Tucker Owens (Air Power) 3-1

jordan hamdan | 141 | eighth Place

Spherical One | jordan hamdan (MSU) Dec. Jacob Silka (The Citadel) 7-3
RoundTwo | jordan hamdan (MSU) Dec. Luke Lucerne (Navy) 6-5
quarterfinal | Dylan Chappell (Bucknell) Dec. jordan hamdan (MSU) 4-1
Cons. Spherical Three | jordan hamdan (MSU) main dec. Zack Zeamer (Lock Haven) 9-1
Cons. Spherical 4 | Louis Newell (Kent State) received by medical forfeit over jordan hamdan (MSU) 5-1, 5:00 MFF
Seventh-Place Match | Garrett Kuchan (Air Power) received by medical forfeit over jordan hamdan (MSU)MFF

Blake Noona | 141

Spherical One | Darren Miller (Bucknell) Dec. Blake Noona (MSU) 5-0
Cons. Spherical One | Braden Bower (Bucknell) dec. Blake Noona (MSU) 4-2 SVs

Eddie Homrock | 149

RoundTwo | Kody Komara (Kent State) falls over Eddie Homrock (MSU) 5:51
Cons. RoundTwo | Eddie Homrock (MSU) Dec. PJ Crane (Navy) 3-1
Cons. Spherical Three | Eddie Homrock (MSU) Dec. Patrick Ryan (American) 5-3
Cons. Spherical 4 | Peyton Omania (MSU) Dec. Eddie Homrock (MSU) 4-3

Peyton Omania | 149 | T-Sixth Place

RoundTwo | Peyton Omania (MSU) Dec. Ryan Vigil (VMI) 12-7
quarterfinal | Derek Raike (Ohio) Dec. Peyton Omania (MSU) 7-3
Cons. Spherical 4 | Peyton Omania (MSU) Dec. Eddie Homrock (MSU) 4-3
Cons. Spherical 5 | Peyton Omania Dec. Dylan Martinez (Air Power) 5-4
Fifth-Place Match | Peyton Omania (MSU) vs. Braden Stauffenberg (MSU) NO CONTEST

Braden Stauffenberg | 149 | T-Sixth Place

Spherical One | Braden Stauffenberg (MSU) dec. PJ Crane (Navy) 6-4 SV
RoundTwo | Dylan Martinez (Air Power) Dec. Braden Stauffenberg (MSU) 13-6
Cons. RoundTwo | Braden Stauffenberg (MSU) falls over Noah Frack (Davidson) 4:40
Cons. Spherical Three | Braden Stauffenberg (MSU) dec. Josh Yost (VMI) 4-3
Cons. Spherical 4 | Braden Stauffenberg (MSU) dec. Noah Roulo (VMI) 4-2
Cons. Spherical 5 | Braden Stauffenberg (MSU) dec. Nicholas Stonecheck (Lock Haven) 12-8
Fifth-Place Match | Peyton Omania (MSU) vs. Braden Stauffenberg (MSU) NO CONTEST

Chase Saldate | 157 | 2nd Place

RoundTwo | Chase Saldate (MSU) fall over Reagan LeFevre (Air Power) 6:42
quarterfinal | Chase Saldate (MSU) main dec. Jack Nies (American) 10-0
Semifinal | Chase Saldate (MSU) fall over Antrell Taylor (Nebraska) 4:16
finish | Peyton Robb (Nebraska) Dec. Chase Saldate (MSU) 12-6

Caleb Fish | 165 | third Place

Spherical One | Caleb Fish (MSU) fall over Breon Phifer (American) 5:51
RoundTwo | Caleb Fish (MSU) fall over Tucker Allen (The Citadel) 2:11
quarterfinal | Caleb Fish (MSU) Dec. Giano Petrucelli (Air Power) 4-1
Semifinal | Jordan Slivka (Ohio) dec. Caleb Fish (MSU) 4-3
Third-Place Match | Caleb Fish (MSU) Dec. Clayton Wilson (Nebraska) 5-3

Miles Hoey | 165

RoundTwo | Clayton Wilson (Nebraska) dec. Miles Hoey (MSU) 8-1
Cons. RoundTwo | Miles Hoey (MSU) fall over Breon Phifer (American) 4:09
Cons. Spherical Three | Caleb Campos (American) main dec. Miles Hoey (MSU) 14-2

Luke Daley | 174

RoundTwo | Mikey Labriola (Nebraska) falls over Luke Daly (MSU) 1:36
Cons. RoundTwo | Luke Daly (MSU) main dec. Mervin Mancia (American) 13-4
Cons. Spherical Three | Luke Daly (MSU) Dec. River Carroll (VMI) 4-1
Cons. Spherical 4 | Sammy Starr (Navy) Dec. Luke Daly (MSU) 2-0

Caesar Garza | 174 | T-Sixth Place

Spherical One | Ceasar Garza (MSU) falls over Tyler Stoltzfus (Lock Haven) 4:42
RoundTwo | Sammy Starr (Navy) Dec. Ceasar Garza (MSU) 5-1
Cons. RoundTwo | Ceasar Garza (MSU) Dec. Lucas White (American) 5-4
Cons. Spherical Three | Ceasar Garza (MSU) Dec. Jon Hoover (VMI) 3-1
Cons. Spherical 4 | Ceasar Garza (MSU) Dec. Vincent Andreano (Bucknell) 10-8 SV
Cons. Spherical 5 | Ceasar Garza (MSU) Dec. Sam Barnes (Bucknell) 6-4 SV
Fifth-Place Match | Ceasar Garza (MSU) vs. Sammy Starr (Navy) NO ANSWER

Layne Malczewski | 184 | 1st Place

RoundTwo | Layne Malczewski (MSU) fall over Michael Caniglia (Kent State) 2:18
quarterfinal | Layne Malczewski (MSU) Dec. Logan Deacetis (Bucknell) 10-4
Semifinal | Layne Malczewski (MSU) main dec. Nathan Haas (Nebraska) 10-2
finish | Layne Malczewski (MSU) fall over Lenny Pinto (Nebraska) 1:39

Kael Wisler | 184

Spherical One | Kael Wisler (MSU) dec. Andrew Wenzel (Air Power) 7-4
RoundTwo | Tyler Bates (Kent State) dec. Kael Wisler (MSU) 7-2
Cons. Spherical Three | Colin Shannon (American) main dec. Kael Wisler (MSU) 11-1

Jacob Lee | 197

Spherical One | Jacob Lee (MSU) falls over Blake Schaffer (Kent State) 4:54
RoundTwo | Silas Alfred (Nebraska) falls over Jacob Lee (MSU) 2:48
Cons. Spherical Three | Jacob Lee Dec. Riley Godek (Bucknell) 8-2
Cons. Spherical 4 | Nolan Springer (Bucknell) falls over Jacob Lee (MSU) 4:22

Ryan Vasbinder | 285 | 4th Place

Spherical One | Ryan Vasbinder (MSU) tech. fall over Ethan Miller (Lock Haven) 18-3, 5:28
quarterfinal | Ryan Vasbinder (MSU) dec. Josh Evans (VMI) 4-1
Semifinal | Grady Griess (Navy) Dec. Ryan Vasbinder (MSU) 5-0
Third-Place Match | Cale Davidson (Nebraska) received by forfeit over Ryan Vasbinder (MSU)

Nick West | 285

Spherical One | Nick West (MSU) Dec. Ben Stemmett (The Citadel) 2-1
quarterfinal | Wyatt Hendrickson (Air Power) tech. fell over Nick West (MSU) 17-1, 1:13
Cons. RoundTwo | Jacob Cowl (Kent State) dec. Nick West (MSU) 5-2


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