A Look at Mark Branch’s 1994 NCAA Title Run at OSU

Flowrestling caught up with former Oklahoma State wrestler Mark Branch recently which got me interested in digging into his freshman NCAA title run. It happened in 1994, so at 7 years old I hadn’t even got into wrestling yet and even if I had I probably wouldn’t have remembered much about it.

As Mike “Mal” Malinconico describes a bit in the interview, the legend of the story transcends beyond just the