Graff wins opening match

Redshirt freshman and No. 8 seed Tyler Graff won his opening match at 133 lbs., 16-6, over Bryan Ortenzio of Penn.

Graff scored a takedown at the 1:50 mark of the first period to take a lead he would not give up. After an escape at 1:32 by Ortenzio, Graff got another takedown with 42 seconds left to take a 4-1 lead after the first period.

The second period saw three escapes from Ortenzio but two more takedowns by Graff, who ended the second frame with an 8-4 lead.

Graff opened the third period with an escape of his own then added three more takedowns and 1:44 of riding time to come away with the 16-6 win.