Lydy finishes fifth in Big Ten

Alumni college sports update

Week ending March 9


 Purdue’s Dylan Lydy finished fifth at the Big Ten Championships. The redshirt junior defeated a Northwestern opponent 17-2 in the first round and an Ohio State opponent 5-1 in round two before losing a semi-final match 6-5 to a Michigan wrestler. He then wrestled in the consolation round to determine final places and lost a match by .05 riding time in a 3-3 match with Nebraska before winning the fifth place match 5-3 against Ohio State. By winning his first two matches, Lydy qualified for the NCAA Championships.


Purdue’s Jalil Brewer, who had placed second in the Big Ten shot pout event with a toss of 64-3, placed 16th at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a best of 54.0.


Michigan State (25-6, 16-4) defeated Nebraska 91-76 and clinched a tie with Purdue for the regular Big Ten championship with a 75-63 win against Michigan. Aaron Henry started for the Spartans in both wins and had 15 points (5 for 8, 1 for 2, 4 for 4), five rebounds, three assists, one blocked shot, and one turnover against the Cornhuskers; and nine points (3 for 7, 1 for 2, 2 for 4), eight rebounds, two assists, and one blocked shot against the Wolverines.


Logan Butrum pitched one inning for Wabash (3-6) in a 10-7 loss to Gustavus-Adolphus and gave up three hits and two earned runs.

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Lydy finishes fifth in Big Ten