CLEVELAND, O.H. (18 SPORTS) - Cornell Big Red freshman wrestler Yianni Diakomihalis won a national championship at 141 pounds at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Cleveland on Saturday.
Diakomihalis used a four-point cradle late in the third period to take the lead on his way to a 7-4 victory against No. 1 seed Bryce Meredith of Wyoming.
Diakomihalis joins Kyle Dake as the only Cornell freshman to win a national championship.
Diakomihalis becomes the 20th individual national champion for the Big Red.