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    March 15, 2001

    71st NCAA Wrestling Championships First Session Results March 15, 2001 Carver-Hawkeye Arena Iowa City, Iowa

    Top 10 Team Scores: 1. Minnesota 27.00 2. Iowa 24.50 3. Oklahoma State 20.00 4. Iowa State 16.50 Oklahoma 16.50 6. Illinois 16.00 7. Edinboro 13.00 Michigan 13.00 9. Nebraska 12.00 10. Pittsburgh 11.00

    Illinois First Session Results: (Second session opponent listed) 125 Pounds- First Round: No. 11 Ryan Escobar (Illinois) defeated Omar Porratta (Millersville), 9-2 Second Round: No. 11 Ryan Escobar (Illinois) vs. No. 6 Matt Brown (Oklahoma State)

    141 Pounds- First Round: Mike Castillo (Illinois) defeated No. 10 Jason Mester (Cent. Mich.), 7-2 Second Round: Mike Castillo (Illinois) vs. No. 7 Chad Erikson (Minnesota)

    149 Pounds- First Round: No. 3 Adam Tirapelle (Illinois) defeated Malik Elliott (Boston U.), 12-3 Second Round: No. 3 Adam Tirapelle (Illinois) vs. Ty Morgan (Central Michigan)

    157 Pounds- First Round: Griff Powell (Illinois) defeated No. 3 Yoshi Nakamura (Penn), 3-2 Second Round: Griff Powell (Illinois) vs. Scott Owen (Northern Illinois)

    165 Pounds- First Round: No. 5 Matt Lackey (Illinois) defeated Mark Fee (Appalachian St.), 19-12 Second Round: No. 5 Matt Lackey (Illinois) vs. Tony Denke (Nebraska)

    174 Pounds- First Round: Ben King (Illinois) defeated Eric Brown (Northern Iowa), 9-7 Second Round: Ben King (Illinois) vs. Otto Olson (Michigan)

    184 Pounds- First Round: No. 2 Nate Patrick (Illinois) defeated Dave Colabella (James Madison), 3-0 Second Round: No. 2 Nate Patrick (Illinois) vs. Anton Talamantes (Ohio State)

    197 Pounds- First Round: No. 7 Pat Quirk (Illinois) defeated David Shunamon (Edinboro), 5-2 Second Round: No. 7 Pat Quirk (Illinois) vs. Jason Payne (Northern Iowa)

    Heavyweight- First Round: No. 4 John Lockhart (Illinois) defeated James Huml (Oklahoma State), 5-4 (2ot) Second Round: No. 4 John Lockhart (Illinois vs. Jake Vercelli (Purdue)

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