Taking it back to the NCAA champions and medalists of 2019!
New Jersey represented very well in Pittsburgh, PA, winning four out of the ten weight classes!
Nick Suriano and Anthony Ashnault - both four-time New Jersey state champions at Bergen Catholic and South Plainfield, respectively - became Rutgers' first NCAA wrestling champions!
Two-time New Jersey state champion Mekhi Lewis of Bound Brook won an NCAA title and the Most Outstanding Wrestling award for Virginia Tech by knocking off returning 2x NCAA champion Vincenzo Joseph of Penn State.
State champion Anthony Cassar of Montgomery defeated top-seed Derek White of Oklahoma State to bring home an NCAA in his first and final year as a starter for the Nittany Lions.
This class includes Jason Nolf and Bo Nickal who are tied as the best wrestler in Penn State history.
2019 NCAA Champions
125 - Spencer Lee, Iowa
133 - Nick Suriano, Rutgers
141 - Yianni Diakomihalis, Cornell
149 - Anthony Ashnault, Rutgers
157 - Jason Nolf, Penn State
165 - Mekhi Lewis, Virginia Tech
174 - Zahid Valencia, Arizona State
184 - Drew Foster, Northern Iowa
197 - Bo Nickal, Penn State
285 - Anthony Cassar, Penn State
Check out all the medalists!
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