Wrestling
Illinois Wrestling Results

Feb. 8, 2000

Recap

The following are the final match results of the 2000 NWCA All-Star Classic dual including play-by-play of University of Illinois wrestler Adam Tirapelle's 7-3 win over Lehigh's David Esposito.

2000 NWCA ALL-STAR CLASSIC
at Michigan State Univ., E. Lansing, Mich., Feb. 7

Match/Score Exh. (174) - No. 9 Mike Feeny (E. Michigan) dec. No. 16 Will Hill (Michigan St.), 7-4
125 - No. 3 Leroy Vega (Minnesota) dec. No 7 Steve Gardner (Virginia), 9-4
133 - No. 3 Pat McNamara (Michigan St.) dec. No. 2 Cody Sanderson (Iowa St.), 3-2
141 - No. 3 Michael Lightner (Oklahoma) dec. No. 7 Damion Logan (Michigan), 8-3
149 - No. 2 Adam Tirapelle (Illinois) dec. No. 3 David Esposito (Lehigh), 7-3
157 - No. 3 Brian Snyder (Nebraska) dec. No. 4 Eric Jorgensen (Oregon St.), 7-6
165 - No. 4 Steven Blackford (Arizona St.) dec. No. 3 Kirk White (Boise St.), 9-1
174 - No. 2 Rick Springman (Penn) dec. No. 3 Josh Koscheck (Edinboro), 3-1 OT
184 - No. 1 Cael Sanderson (Iowa St.) dec. No. 3 Brandon Eggum (Minnesota), 6-1
197 - No. 2 Brad Vering (Nebraska) maj. dec. No. 1 Nick Muzashvili (Mich. St), 17-4
285 - No. 1 Brock Lesnar (Minnesota) dec. No. 6 Bandele Adeniyi-Bada (Penn), 5-4

149 Pounds

No. 2 Adam Tirapelle (Illinois) vs. No. 3 David Esposito (Lehigh)

1st Period - Tirapelle takedown 0:40, 2-0.
??End of 1st Period: Tirapelle 2, Esposito 0

2nd Period - Tirapelle defers, Esposito chooses down. Esposito escape 1:50, 2-1. Tirapelle takedown 1:35, 4-1. Esposito escape 1:16, 4-2.
??End of 2nd Period: Tirapelle 4, Esposito 2

3rd Period - Tirapelle chooses down. Caution Tirapelle, false start 1:45. Tirapelle reversal 0:55, 6-2. Esposito escape, 6-3.
??End of 3rd Period: Tirapelle 6, Esposito 3

Tirapelle 1:47 riding time

Final Score: Adam Tirapelle (Illinois) decisioned David Esposito (Lehigh), 7-3

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