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The Exeter, Pennsylvania native was a three time all - state wrestler in Pennsylvania for Exeter high school. DeSanto finished fifth in the state and was a runner - up as a junior before heading into his senior year. As a senior DeSanto made the decision to wrestle the same weight as future teammate Spencer Lee who was going after his fourth Pennsylvania state title. In a vision quest like run, DeSanto defeated Lee with a late takedown to win his state title, handing Lee his first and only high school loss. DeSanto would wrestle as a true freshman for the Drexel Dragons compiling an overall record of 29-7 with a ranking as high as fourth in the nation.

  1. Domestic Men's Freestyle Rankings

    Domestic Men's Freestyle Rankings

    Jan 24, 2023

  2. 61 kg 3rd Place - Almaz Uulu Bekzat, Kyrgyzstan vs Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club
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    61 kg 3rd Place - Almaz Uulu Bekzat, Kyrgyzstan vs Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club

    Nov 19, 2022

    61 kg 3rd Place - Almaz Uulu Bekzat, Kyrgyzstan vs Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club

  3. 61 kg Consolation - Yessengeldi Assylzhan, Kazakhstan vs Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club
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    61 kg Consolation - Yessengeldi Assylzhan, Kazakhstan vs Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club

    Nov 19, 2022

    61 kg Consolation - Yessengeldi Assylzhan, Kazakhstan vs Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club

  4. 61 kg Semifinal - Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club vs Andrii Yatsenko, Ukraine
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    61 kg Semifinal - Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club vs Andrii Yatsenko, Ukraine

    Nov 19, 2022

    61 kg Semifinal - Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club vs Andrii Yatsenko, Ukraine

  5. 61 kg Quarterfinal - Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club vs Michael Tortorice, Knights RTC
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    61 kg Quarterfinal - Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club vs Michael Tortorice, Knights RTC

    Nov 19, 2022

    61 kg Quarterfinal - Austin DeSanto, Hawkeye Wrestling Club vs Michael Tortorice, Knights RTC

  6. 2022-23 NCAA 133-Pound Preseason Preview: Will RBY Win 3rd Straight Title?
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    2022-23 NCAA 133-Pound Preseason Preview: Will RBY Win 3rd Straight Title?

    Aug 31, 2022

    Kozak breaks down the 133 weight class and discusses who he thinks has the best chance of claiming a spot on next years podium.

  7. 2022-23 NCAA 133-Pound Preseason Preview: Will RBY Win 3rd Straight Title?

    2022-23 NCAA 133-Pound Preseason Preview: Will RBY Win 3rd Straight Title?

    Jul 31, 2022

    133-pounds during the 2022-23 season will be incredible! The story lines are endless…Roman Bravo-Young coming back to attempt to win his third-straight NCAA title. Daton Fix looking to win his first NCAA title after finishing runner-up THREE TIMES. Will anyone get in the way of another rematch between Fix and RBY in the NCAA finals?
  8. 2022 Domestic Rankings - Men's Freestyle

    2022 Domestic Rankings - Men's Freestyle

    May 19, 2022

  9. US Open Men's Freestyle Cheat Sheet

    US Open Men's Freestyle Cheat Sheet

    Apr 25, 2022

    In which we provide a quick guide to the men's freestyle weight classes at the USMC US Open.
  10. Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2022-2023 Iowa Hawkeyes
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    Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2022-2023 Iowa Hawkeyes

    Apr 11, 2022

    JD runs through each weight class and shares his thoughts on who could be the starters for next years Iowa Hawkeyes.

  11. Austin DeSanto: Iowa Changed My Life
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    Austin DeSanto: Iowa Changed My Life

    Mar 19, 2022

    Austin DeSanto picked up his third NCAA podium finish after placing third at 133 pounds.

  12. 133 lb, Cons Semi, Austin DeSanto, Iowa vs Lucas Byrd, Illinois
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    133 lb, Cons Semi, Austin DeSanto, Iowa vs Lucas Byrd, Illinois

    Mar 19, 2022

    133 lb, Cons Semi, Austin DeSanto, Iowa vs Lucas Byrd, Illinois

  13. 133 lb, 3rd, Austin DeSanto, Iowa vs Michael McGee, Arizona State
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    133 lb, 3rd, Austin DeSanto, Iowa vs Michael McGee, Arizona State

    Mar 19, 2022

    133 lb, 3rd, Austin DeSanto, Iowa vs Michael McGee, Arizona State

  14. 133 lb Semifinal, Roman Bravo-Young, Penn State vs. Austin Desanto, Iowa
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    133 lb Semifinal, Roman Bravo-Young, Penn State vs. Austin Desanto, Iowa

    Mar 19, 2022

    133 lb Semifinal, Roman Bravo-Young, Penn State vs. Austin Desanto, Iowa

  15. 133 lb Quarterfinal, Austin Desanto, Iowa vs. Korbin Myers, Virginia Tech
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    133 lb Quarterfinal, Austin Desanto, Iowa vs. Korbin Myers, Virginia Tech

    Mar 18, 2022

    133 Quarterfinal, Austin Desanto, Iowa vs. Korbin Myers, Virginia Tech