Three NC State wrestlers added medals again to the list in 2022 at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan - Hayden Hidlay, Tariq Wilson, and Trent Hidlay.
Two-time NCAA champion Nick Gwiazdowski went on to become a two-time world medalist in 2018.
Three-time NJ state champion and two-time All-American Darrion Caldwell won a national title at North Carolina State and went on to become champion of Bellator.
The top five wrestlers in Wolfpack history won a total of fifteen medals and four NCAA titles.
All five were finalists, and they include four NCAA champions, a two-time NCAA champion, a four-time All-American, and three three-time All-Americans!
Check out the best wrestlers in North Carolina State history ranked by NCAA medals!
Here are the top five!
Rank - Name - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - Nick Gwiazdowski - 2016 - 44 - 1,1,2
#2 - Hayden Hidlay - 2022 - 38 - 2,4,5,3
#2 - Sylvester Terkay - 1993 - 38 - 3,2,1
#4 - Scott Turner - 1988 - 26 - 3,1
#5 - Tab Thacker - 1984 - 25 - 8,6,1
There have been 26 All-American wrestlers who have won 46 medals in NC State history!
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