December 21, 2014

Wisconsin’s Graf advances to NCAA Wrestling semifinals tonight

University of Wisconsin’s Tyler Graf has advanced to the semifinals tonight at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.  Graf

Tyler Graf (left)

Tyler Graf (left)

advanced by beating Missouri’s Nathan McCormick.

Graff will face #2 seed Tony Ramos of Iowa tonight, with the winner advancing to Saturday nights 133 lb. championship match.  Graf is the only Wisconsin wrestler to reach the semifinals.

He also becomes a 3-time All-American, the 9th wrestler in Badger history to reach 3-time All-American status.

The Badgers are currently in 19th place in the team standings with 18 points.