Feb 18, 20212021 NCAA Champion at 174 lbs. for the Nittany Lions and Two-time state champion at Cathedral Preparatory School
Nov 27, 2017David Taylor, nicknamed the Magic Man, is an American freestyle wrestler who currently resides and trains in State College, Pennsylvania. Taylor was crowned the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Champion at 86 kg after defeating Iran's Yazdani in the finals. Other career accolades include 2018 World Champion in Budapest, 2021 World Silver medalist in Oslo, three-time Pan-American Champion, Ivan Yarygin Champion, two-time NCAA champion at Penn State, two-time Dan Hodge award winner, and four-time Ohio State Champion.
Nov 19, 2017
Nov 10, 2017Greg Kerkvliet is a UWW Cadet World Gold medalist, originally from Minnesota. He started his collegiate career at Ohio State but transferred to Penn State before ever taking the mat for the Buckeyes.
Aug 15, 20152019 NCAA Champion at Penn State.
Jul 21, 2014As a prep, Bravo - Young went 182-0 and was a four time state champion for Sunnyside high school. Bravo-Young won a U.S. Cadet championship and was a member of the cadet world team in 2016. Bravo - Young came to Penn State in 2018 and was inserted into the starting line up on day one. As a true freshman, Bravo - Young posted an overall record of 25-7 placing third at the Southern Scuffle and fifth at the Big 10 championships. Bravo-Young posted key victories over the year such as wins over Ohio States Luke Pletcher, and Arizona States Ryan Millhof.
Feb 16, 2014A native of Tempe, Arizona, Bartlett was a standout prep at Wyoming Seminary. During his time in high school Bartlett amassed an overall record of 177-8 and was a four time prep national champion. Bartlett won the Walsh Ironman in 2016 and Powerade titles in 2017 and 2019. Bartlett also won a title at the Pan American championships in 2018 and placed eighth at the US Senior open while he was still in high school.
Aug 1, 2012A native of Evansville, Indiana, Lee won a national title in 2021 at 141 pounds and is now a three time All - American for the Nittany Lions. In high school, Lee won an Indiana state title for Mater Dei before capping off his high school career training freestyle while going through homeschooling. Lee was also a USA Wrestling cadet and junior freestyle national champion while in high school.
Jul 16, 20122017 NCAA All-American
Jul 16, 2012A native of Yatesboro, PA, Jason Nolf won three state titles in the Hershey state before coming to Penn State to wrestle for Cael Sanderson. Nolf was a three time national champion for the Nittany Lions and was a runner-up as a freshman. Nolf was a part of four team title runs during his time at Penn State to go along with his individual titles.
Dec 30, 2011
Mar 12, 2010Two-time Senior World Team member (2017, 2019)Three-time NCAA Champion (2016-18), Two-time Dan Hodge Trophy Recipient, Three-time Big Ten Champion, Two-time PA State Champion at Benton High School