2018 Southern Scuffle Pre-Seeds

Richard Immel Jason Nolf

A new year is upon us which means one thing...the Southern Scuffle, presented by Compound Sportswear.


Before wrestling gets underway on New Year's Day check out pre-seeds for the loaded field.

1. Darian Cruz - Lehigh
2. Jay Schwarm - Northern Iowa
3. Daton Fix - Oklahoma State (UNA)
4. Louie Hayes - Virginia
5. Gabe Townsell - Stanford
6. Sergio Mendez – Cal State Bakersfield
7. Alonzo Allen - Chattanooga
8. Thayer Atkins - Duke

1. Scott Parker - Lehigh
2. Jack Mueller - Virginia
3. Austin DeSanto - Drexel
4. Corey Keener - Penn State
5. Rico Montoya - Northern Colorado
6. Cole Manley - Virginia Tech (UNA)
7. Josh Finesilver - Duke
8. Colby Smith – (UNA)

1. Josh Alber - Northern Iowa
2. Luke Karam - Lehigh
3. Jered Cortez - Penn State
4. Russell Rohlfing – Cal State Bakersfield
5. Nick Lee - Penn State (UNA)
6. Kaden Gfeller - Oklahoma State (UNA)
7. Nic Gil - Navy
8. Kyle Shoop - Lock Haven

1. Zain Retherford - Penn State
2. Max Thomsen - Northern Iowa
3. Jared Prince - Navy
4. Ronnie Perry - Lock Haven
5. Sam Krivus - Virginia
6. Matt Zovistoski - Appalachian St. (UNA)
7. Tristan Moran - Oklahoma State
8. Jamal Morris - North Carolina State

1. Jason Nolf - Penn State
2. Mitch Finesliver - Duke
3. Ian Brown - Lehigh
4. Alex Mossing - Air Force
5. Paul Fox - Stanford
6. Coleman Hammond – Cal State Bakersfield
7. Zack Davis - Navy
8. Tyler Marinelli - Gardner Webb

1. Vincenzo Joseph - Penn State
2. Joe Smith - Oklahoma State (UNA)
3. Bryce Steiert - Northern Iowa (UNA)
4. Chance Marsteller - Lock Haven
5. Drew Daniels - Navy
6. Andrew Atkinson - Virginia
7. Mekhi Lewis - Virginia Tech (UNA)
8. Drew Longo - Lehigh

1. Mark Hall- Penn State
2. Jordan Kutler- Lehigh
3. Taylor Lujan- Northern Iowa
4. Jadaen Bernstein- Navy
5. Keaton Subjeck- Stanford
6. Will Schany- Virginia
7. Forest Przybysz- Appalachian State
8. Matt Finesilver- Duke

1. Bo Nickal - Penn State
2. Drew Foster - Nothern Iowa
3. Bryce Carr - Chattanooga
4. Michael Coleman - Navy
5. Nick Reenan - North Carolina State (UNA)
6. Dylan Gabel - Northern Colorado
7. Nick Corba - Cleveland State
8. Alan Clothier - Appalachian State

1. Anthony Cassar - Penn State
2. Matt Williams – Cal State Bakersfield
3. Scottie Boykin - Chattanooga
4. Nathan Traxler - Stanford
5. Jacob Holschlag - Northern Iowa
6. Jacob Seely – Northern Colorado
7. Chris Weiler - Lehigh
8. Stephen Loiseau - Drexel

1. Nick Nevills - Penn State
2. Jacob Kasper - Duke
3. Mike Hughes - Hofstra
4. Jordan Wood - Lehigh
5. Nathan Butler - Stanford
6. Thomas Haines - Lock Haven
7. Demetrius Thomas – (UNA)
8. Michael Boykin - North Carolina State

Tech Notes: Travis Wittlake vs Trent Hidlay

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Travis Wittlake and Trent Hidlay are due to wrestle at the PWC this Sunday. The two haven’t been in the same circle together since Fargo back in 2015 where Wittlake won by tech 11-0. But before you start jumping to conclusions you should know that they wrestled Greco and that most of the techniques that Wittlake used to score do not translate to a folk style setting (front head lock roll throughs and step-outs). We haven’t seen Wittlake in a national level competition since Akron. He suffered an ankle injury at the National Duals. So we’ll see if there is any rust that needs to be knocked off. 

2018 Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic: Confidence Picks

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You've got to be a pretty confident wrestler to be chosen to represent Team USA or Team Pennsylvania at the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic. We feel pretty confident too about these five things that will happen on Sunday at the Fitzgerald Field House on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh.

Connor Brady Commits To Virginia Tech

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Virginia Tech picked up a commitment from one of the nation's best juniors today. Connor Brady of Olentangy Liberty high school in Ohio gave a verbal to wrestle for the Hokies in college. 

The Biggest Upsets At The 2018 NCAAs

Tony Rotundo Kyle Conel

Upsets are a common occurrence every year at NCAAs, but things got particularly crazy at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland last weekend. Relive all the shocks and awes as we run down the 10 biggest upsets from the 2018 NCAA Championships.

History-Making Career Finishes: NaTo, BoJo, & Snyder

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The 2018 NCAA tournament featured a number of four-time individual qualifiers, but three teammates from Ohio State, in particular, found themselves in position for a history-making achievement this past weekend in Cleveland. 

California Coming In Hot To FloNationals

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In the past, we’ve seen some of the biggest stars from California have incredible success at FloNationals. 

Retrospective: Ohio State's 2018 NCAA Tournament

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The 2018 NCAA tournament is over, and we finally have a moment to reflect on this season and take a first look ahead at next year. Today, we're examining Ohio State's performance as the best runner-up of all time.

Where Are PWC Participants Going To College?


Year after year, the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic showcases the next wave of college wrestling superstars. In fact, six of this year's ten NCAA champions were Classic alumni. Below we break down which colleges the 2018 Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic participants will be attending in the fall.

Robert Kanniard Commits To Rutgers

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Rutgers will be adding a Fargo champ to their roster in the next couple years. Robert Kanniard has verbally committed to wrestle for the Scarlet Knights in college.

Tech Notes: Gavin Teasdale vs. Pat Glory

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We all may still have an NCAA hangover, but don’t take your straps down just yet: The Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic returns to Fitzgerald Fieldhouse in Pittsburgh this Sunday.