The Maryland wrestling team dropped a road dual to future Big Ten rival No. 19 Michigan, 28-10, at Cliff Kean Arena in Ann Arbor Sunday.
No. 2 Jimmy Sheptock, No. 10 Christian Boley and Shyheim Brown picked up the Terps’ (4-5, 0-1 ACC) only wins against the Wolverines (4-2, 0-0 Big Ten), who built up a large lead over the course of the match
No. 7 Spencer Myers and No. 3 Adam Coon kicked off the match at heavyweight, with Coon using a takedown in the third period to secure a 4-1 victory and put the Wolverines up 3-0.
Conor Youtsey followed up Coon’s win with a 6-2 decision over Billy Rappo. Rossi Bruno then piled up the points on Maryland’s Paul O’Neill, notching a 22-7 technical fall.
Shyheim Brown put the Terps on the board at 141 pounds, outlasting Angelo Latora, 7-6, to make the overall team score 11-3.
From there, the home team reeled off four straight wins to put the match out of reach. At 149 pounds, No. 12 Eric Grajales knocked off Frank Goodwin, 13-2. No. 16 Brian Murphy then grinded out a 3-1 win over Ben Dorsay at 157 pounds before No. 8 Daniel Yates pinned Josh Snook at 165.
At 174 pounds, Collin Zeerip notched a 17-3 major decision over Tony Gardner.
Sheptock moved his season record to 18-0 at 184 pounds, beating Domenic Abounader by major decision. Boley finished off the match with a win of his own, finding a takedown in the sudden death period to defeat Chris Heald, 3-1.
Maryland returns to action on against Navy. Wrestling is scheduled to begin in Annapolis at 7 p.m.
No. 19 Michigan 28, Maryland 10285: Adam Coon (MICH) decision over Spencer Myers (MD), 4-1 (3-0)
125: Conor Youtsey (MICH) decision over Billy Rappo (MD), 6-2 (6-0)
133: Rossi Bruno (MICH) tech fall over Paul O`Neill (MD), 22-7 (6:39), (11-0)
141: Shyheim Brown (MD) decision over Angelo Latora (MICH), 7-6, (11-3)
149: Eric Grajales (MICH) maj decision over Frank Goodwin (MD) 13-2, (15-4)
157: Brian Murphy (MICH) decision over Ben Dorsay (MD), 3-1, (18-3)
165: Daniel Yates (Michigan) fall over Josh Snook (MD) 1:21., (24-3)
174: Collin Zeerip (MICH) maj decision over Tony Gardner (MD), 17-3 (28-3)
184: Jimmy Sheptock (MD) maj decision over Domenic Abounader (MICH), 10-2 (28-7)
197: Christian Boley (MD) won in SV 1 over Chris Heald (Michigan) 3-1 (28-10)