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Originally from Towaco, NJ McKenna spent his high school career under legendary coach Jeff Buxton at Blair Academy. As a prep McKenna won prestigious tournaments like Ironman, Beast of the East, and the prep nationals. McKenna spent the beginning of his college career at Stanford University where he would become an All-American before transferring to Ohio State to close out his collegiate career. at Ohio State, McKenna was a two time All-American finishing third and second respectfully.

  1. Cadet Worlds Predicts USA's Future Stars

    Cadet Worlds Predicts USA's Future Stars

    Jul 8, 2021

    The 2021 Cadet World Championships will go down in Budapest, Hungary July 19-25 . Since 2011, team USA has sent a team to the Cadet World Championships every year. This age level competition gives wrestling fans a first-look at the best wrestlers in the world under 17 years old. In this article, we’ll explore how current American wrestling stars fared at the Cadet world championships (in men’s freestyle), ultimately predicting their success at the collegiate level.
  2. Bracket Breakdown - Men's Freestyle At Pan-Ams

    Bracket Breakdown - Men's Freestyle At Pan-Ams

    May 27, 2021

    Men’s freestyle at the 2021 Pan-Am Championships will begin Sunday, May 30th at noon (EST). The brackets have already been released for all 10 weights and can be found here. Take a look at a breakdown for each Men’s Freestyle competitor for Team USA.
  3. 13 Olympians Headline USA's Pan-Am Team

    13 Olympians Headline USA's Pan-Am Team

    May 17, 2021

    Team USA is rolling out the big guns for the 2021 Pan-Am Championships. Not only with these salty squads be repping the red white and blue for continental glory, but they will also be earning seeding points for the 2021 World Championships to be held in October.
  4. The 11 Most Surprising Things That Happened At Olympic Trials

    The 11 Most Surprising Things That Happened At Olympic Trials

    Apr 6, 2021

    Andy Hamilton warned us just prior to the 2021 Olympic Trials, “Trials History Says Expect Something Unexpected.” However, most or all these things almost nobody could have predicted. That’s part of what made this Olympic Trials and every World/Olympic Team Trials so memorable. The things we never saw coming.
  5. Trials Notes: Oliver, McKenna Shake Up 65 KG Bracket

    Trials Notes: Oliver, McKenna Shake Up 65 KG Bracket

    Apr 3, 2021

    Jordan Oliver has been around the Senior freestyle circuit long enough now to know that the best-drawn blueprints rarely materialize perfectly at the Olympic Trials. 
  6. 8 Biggest Surprises Of Day 1 At Olympic Trials

    8 Biggest Surprises Of Day 1 At Olympic Trials

    Apr 3, 2021

    Just a bananas day one of the 2021 Olympic Trials.  Everyone knew coming in it’d be a day of surprises and upsets, but this took it to another level.