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Semifinals (March 17 – 7 p.m.)
#1 Parker Keckeisen (Northern Iowa) dec. #4 Trey Munoz (Oregon State), 5-1 — A second-period takedown for the Panther was the only form of offensive point scored in a bout that was mired by injury time and a coaches’ challenge, but Keckeisen added two escapes and a riding time point for a comfortable victory and his first NCAA finals berth.
#3 Aaron Brooks (Penn State) dec. #2 Trent Hidlay (NC State), 6-3 — The two-time defending NCAA champion scored successive opening period takedowns on a single leg and a pancake on the edge of the mat to jump out to an early lead. The Nittany Lion escaped in the second period and rode Hidlay for much of the third period to add an insurance riding time point.
Quarterfinals (March 17 – 11 a.m.)
#1 Parker Keckeisen (Northern Iowa) dec. #9 Isaiah Salazar (Minnesota), 3-2 — The Panther scored the bout’s only takedown with 1:21 left in the match to earn his third All-American honor.
#4 Trey Munoz (Oregon State) dec. #5 Marcus Coleman (Iowa State), 3-1 SV — In a rematch of a December matchup that Munoz handled by an 8-4 decision, the Beaver and Cyclone battled to a 1-1 deadlock into the sudden victory period where Munoz converted a quick shot attempt to earn his first All-American honor.
#3 Aaron Brooks (Penn State) dec. #6 Kaleb Romero (Ohio State), 4-1 — The two-time champ beat the Buckeye for a third time this season … by scoring the bout’s only takedown with 18 seconds left in the second period with a single on the edge of the mat.
#2 Trent Hidlay (NC State) dec. #7 Hunter Bolen (Va. Tech), 5-0 — Hidlay poured the points on late, as the match entered the third period tied 0-0, but the Wolfpack senior scored an escape, stalling point, takedown and riding time point to earn another berth to the semis.
Second Round (March 16 – 6 p.m.)
First Round (March 16 – 11 a.m. CDT)
All-American Round (March 18 – 10 a.m.)
Finals (March 18 – 6 p.m.)