Youssif Hemida

(Maryland)

Nick Piccininni

(Oklahoma State)

Bryan Lantry

(Buffalo)


                           CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL RESULTS


125- Darian Cruz (Lehigh) dec. Ethan Lizak (Minnesota) 4-3

133- Cory Clark (Iowa) dec. Seth Gross (SDakota State) 4-3

141- Dean Heil (Oklahoma State) dec. George DiCamillo (Virginia) 6-3

149- Zain Retherford (Penn State) tech fall Lavion Mayes (Missouri) 18-2

157- Jason Nolf (Penn State) maj.dec. Joey Lavallee (Missouri) 14-6

165- Vincenzo Joseph (Penn State) pinned Isaiah Martinez (Illinois) 5:26

174- Mark Hall (Penn State) dec. Bo Jordan (Ohio State) 5-2

184- Bo Nickal (Penn State) dec. Gabe Dean (Cornell) 4-3

197- J'den Cox (Missouri) dec. Brett Pfarr (Minnesota) 8-2

285- Kyle Snyder (Ohio State) dec. Connor Medberry (Wisconsin) 6-3


OSW Award: Zain Retherford (Penn State - 149 pounds)

Team Scores:

 1.  Penn State (146.5)

 2.  Ohio State (110)

 3.  Oklahoma State (103)

 4.  Iowa (97)

 5.  Missouri (86.5)

 6.  Virginia Tech (63.5)

 7.  Minnesota (62.5)

 8.  Cornell (60.5)

 9.  Nebraska (59.5)

10. Michigan (47.5)

11. Illinois (43.5)

12. Lehigh (40)

13. Wisconsin (39.5)

14. Arizona State (39)

15. Virginia (29.5)


Mat Notes:

     Penn State won their sixth NCAA title in the past seven years (Ohio State in 2015) and now have seven NCAA team titles. The NCAA leader with team championships is Oklahoma State with 34 and at the 2017 NCAA meet the Cowboys finished with an impressive eight All-Americans, including red-shirt freshman Nick Piccininni. Piccininni (27-8) finished fourth at 125 pounds and is a former four-time NYS champion from Ward Melville HS. The Empire State had a total of three All-Americans: the aforementioned Piccininni along with Cornell teammates Dylan Palacio (Long Beach HS) who finished 6th at 157 and Brian Realbuto (Somers HS) who placed 5th at 174 pounds. Four-time All-American Gabe Dean (3-1-1-2), is Cornell's winningest wrestler, the Michigan HS native had a season record of 34-1 and a spectacular career mark of 152-7.

 

                                                 3rd and 4th Place


125- Thomas Gilman (Iowa) dec. Nick Piccininni (Oklahoma State) 13-6

133- Nate Tomasello (Ohio State) dec. Steven Micic (Michigan) 5-2

141- Kevin Jack (NC State) pinned Bryce Meredith (Wyoming) 6:20

149- Brandon Sorensen (Iowa) dec. Micah Jordan (Ohio State) 4-0

157- Michael Kemerer (Iowa) dec. Joe Smith (Okla State) 7-1 OT

165- Logan Massa (Michigan) maj.dec. Issac Jordan (Wisconsin) 11-2

174- Zahid Valencia (Arizona State) maj.dec. Myles Amine (Michigan) 15-5

184- TJ Dudley (Nebraska) pinned Sammy Brooks (Iowa) 2:38

197- Kollin Moore (Ohio State) pinned Jared Haught (Virginia Tech) 2:27

285- Tanner Hall (Arizona State) dec. Ty Walz (Virginia Tech) 5-4 OT


                                                  5th and 6th Place


125- Joey Dance (Virginia Tech) def. Jack Mueller (Virginia) med.forfeit

133- Kaid Brock (Oklahoma State) dec. Eric Montoya (Nebraska) 5-3

141- Jaydin Eieman (Missouri) dec. Anthony Ashnault (Rutgers) 4-2

149- Max Thomsen (N Iowa) dec. Solomon Chishko (Virginia Tech) 10-4

157- Tyler Berger (Nebraska) dec. Dylan Palacio (Cornell) 6-3

165- Chandler Rogers (Oklahoma State) dec. Daniel Lewis (Missouri) 9-6

174- Brian Realbuto (Cornell) pinned Zac Brunson (Illinois) 1:15

184- Myles Martin (Ohio State) dec. Nolan Boyd (Oklahoma State) 10-6

197- Aaron Studebaker (Nebraska) maj.dec. Preston Wiegel (Okla State) 9-0

285- Nick Nevills (Penn State) dec. Jacob Kasper (Duke) 4-3 OT


                                                   7th and 8th Place


125- Sean Russell (Edinboro) dec. Nathan Kraisser (Campbell) 10-3

133- Zane Richards (Illinois) maj.dec. Scotty Parker (Lehigh) 14-4

141- Matthew Kolodzik (Princeton) dec. Thomas Thorn (Minnesota) 3-1

149- Kenny Theobold (Rutgers) pinned Alex Kocer (SDakota State) 1:37

157- Paul Fox (Stanford) pinned Sal Mastriani (Virginia Tech) 5:00

165- Chad Walsh (Rider) dec. Brandon Womack (Cornell) 8-5

174- Kyle Crutchmer (Oklahoma State) dec. Jake Residori (SIllinois) 9-4

184- Drew Foster (N Iowa) dec. Nathan Jackson (Indiana) 11-7

197- Ryan Wolfe (Rider) dec. Kevin Beazley (Old Dominion) 2-1

285- Michael Kroellis (Minn) tech fall Denzel Dejoumette (Appalachian St) 17-2



PENN STATE WINS

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

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