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MM 12.13: Maryland wrestling defeats Morgan State

This is the Maryland Minute, a short story focused on a roundup of Terps-related news.

Photo courtesy of Maryland Athletics.

In its last dual of the calendar year, Maryland wrestling took down Morgan State with ease, 35-6.

The Terps won eight of the day’s 10 bouts, including the first five. Redshirt sophomore Braxton Brown, Maryland’s competitor in the 133-pound weight class, captured a first-period pin. Four of the team’s wins came by technical fall, including back-to-back techs by 197-pound Jaxon Smith and heavyweight Seth Nevills to end the day.

Maryland, ranked No. 22 by InterMat, moved to 2-1 in team duals on the season. The squad will be back in action on Jan. 5 when it competes in the Franklin and Marshall Lehman Open in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

In other news

Maryland men’s basketball blew out Alcorn State, 105-65. Colin McNamara had the game story.

Terps women’s basketball handily defeated Towson, 99-51. Ryan Alonardo recapped the game and Jack Parry offered takeaways. Also, guard Bri McDaniel joined the Under The Shell Podcast.

Six Maryland wrestlers were ranked in their weight classes by InterMat or FloWrestling.