Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

PSU Wrestling

3 Penn State Wrestlers to Take Part in NWCA All-Star Classic

Photo by Penn State Athletics

Recently, it was announced that three members of the Penn State wrestling team would be competing in the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Star Classic Nov. 22 in Austin, Texas. The event features 13 men’s and women’s matches and All-American wrestlers in all weight classes. The event is returning after a four-year hiatus.

Headlining will be defending national champion and  Penn State star Carter Starocci. Starocci will face Virginia Tech’s Mekhi Lewis in a national championship rematch at the 174-pound weight class.

Another Penn State individual national champion, Aaron Brooks will wrestle Parker Keckeisen. This matchup pits the top two wrestlers in the 184-pound class.

The final Penn State wrestler participating is the event is Greg Kerkvliet, the No. 2 heavyweight in the nation. Kerkvliet will be going up against Tony Cassioppi from Iowa, ranked fourth.

Penn State had five individuals win national championships and the team national championship in 2022. The Nittany Lions are the odds-on favorites to win an NCAA record 11th national championship and the tenth in the last 13 years this season.

Twitter: @bwalkerdadon

Written By

Get NSN in your Inbox

Enter your email address to get notifications of new posts by email.

More from Nittany Sports Now

PSU Wrestling

0 Bo Nickal bre the Internet again. In his third professional fight, the Penn State wrestling legend dominated Donovan Beard via submission in 52...

PSU Wrestling

0 Penn State wrestling great Bo Nickal is pretty good at MMA, too. The three-time national champion and four-time All-American is now pursuing a...

PSU Wrestling

0 For the second Friday in a row, Penn State wrestling has added a commitment. Last week, Class of 2023 wrestler AJ Fricchione committed....

PSU Wrestling

0 On Friday, Cael Sanderson added another talented commit to his national championship program. AJ Fricchione, a Class of 2023 New Jersey state finalist...

Get Nittany Sports Now in your inbox

Sign-up for email updates and get the whole story first from the Nittany Sports Now team, delivered straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.