NCAA Wrestling Championships 2012 Results: The Finals

Andrew Carpenean-US PRESSWIRE

After a three-day tournament among the nation's best collegiate wrestlers, tonight is the finals for the 2012 NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships. Join MMA Fighting tonight at 7:30 pm ET as we bring you live results for all ten weight classes. Tonight's event (and the entire tournament) takes place at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis Missouri. The finals will air on ESPN or ESPN3.com.

Be sure to catch up on the results as well as information about who might be headed into mixed martial arts.

In terms of team points, Penn State University (PSU) - headed by U.S. gold medalist Cael Sanderson - has already mathematically clinched the win. Only points deducted for penalties could force them to lose the title. In addition, PSU is sending five wrestlers to the finalists, more than any other program this year.

Full results below will be updated in real time.

125lbs

FINAL: Matt McDonough (Iowa) vs. Nicholas Megaludis (Penn State)
Winner: McDonough dec. Megaludis, 4-1

133lbs

FINAL: Logan Stieber (Ohio State) vs. Jordan Oliver (Oklahoma State)
Winner: Stieber dec. Oliver, 4-3

141lbs

FINAL: Kellen Russell (Michigan) vs. Montell Marion (Iowa)
Winner: Russell dec. Marion, 6-4 OT

149lbs

FINAL: Frank Molinaro (Penn State) vs. Dylan Ness (Minnesota)
Winner: Molinaro dec. Ness, 4-1

157lbs

FINAL: Kyle Dake (Cornell) vs. Derek St. John (iowa)
Winner: Dake dec. St. John, 4-1*

165lbs

FINAL: David Taylor (Penn State) vs. Brandon Hatchett (Lehigh)
Winner: Taylor dec. Hatchett, 22-7 Tech Fall

174lbs

FINAL: Nick Amuchastegui (Stanford) vs. Ed Ruth (Penn State)
Winner: Ruth dec. Amuchastegui, 13-2

184lbs

FINAL: Steve Bosak (Cornell) vs. Quentin Wright (Penn State)
Winner: Bosak dec. Wright, 4-2

197lbs

FINAL: Cam Simaz (Cornell) vs. Chris Honeycutt (Edinboro)
Winner: Simaz dec. Honeycutt, 7-5

285lbs

FINAL: Zach Rey (Lehigh) vs. Tony Nelson (Minnesota)
Winner: Nelson dec. Rey, 4-1

* = Dake becomes first wrestler in NCAA history irrespective of weight class to win three national titles in three different weight classes.

More from MMA Fighting

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join MMA Fighting

You must be a member of MMA Fighting to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMA Fighting. You should read them.

Join MMA Fighting

You must be a member of MMA Fighting to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMA Fighting. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker