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Nic Bouzakis is a Pennsylvania native who wrestles at Wyoming Seminary, one of the nation’s top prep wrestling programs. In 2020 he won the National Prep Wrestling Championships. Bouzakis also earned the 60 kg Greco-Roman spot on the 2021 US Junior World Team.

  1. US Open: U20 Ultimate Preview & Predictions

    US Open: U20 Ultimate Preview & Predictions

    Apr 28, 2022

    U20 Nationals (formerly known as UWW Junior Nationals) is one of my favorite age-level tournaments every year. The top high school upperclassmen get to test themselves against the best first or second year college guys who are often hungry to compete coming out of redshirt. It's the first step in making the Junior World Team as the winner of this event will earn an automatic berth to the best-of-three wrestle-off series against the World Team Trials challenge tournament champion in June.
  2. Triple-Digit Ranked High Schoolers Headed To u17 Trials & u20 Open

    Triple-Digit Ranked High Schoolers Headed To u17 Trials & u20 Open

    Apr 26, 2022

    the U20 division at the US Open attracts some of the most ambitious high schoolers and young college wrestlers, and the U17 World Team Trials are one of the pinnacles in the sport. As a result, more than 100 ranked high school wrestlers will be in action in Las Vegas this weekend. Check out the ranked wrestlers and their full fields below.
  3. Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2022-2023 Ohio State Buckeyes

    Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2022-2023 Ohio State Buckeyes

    Apr 6, 2022

    A 13th place finish at the national tournament isn’t quite what Ohio State wrestling fans have become accustomed to under head coach Tom Ryan. However, they have a lot to be excited about with both the amount of talent returning and the fact that they are bringing in one of the best recruiting classes of all time.
  4. Elite 8 Duals Will Shake Up National Rankings

    Elite 8 Duals Will Shake Up National Rankings

    Apr 1, 2022

    The Elite 8 Duals are kicking off freestyle season in a big way. Eight loaded teams will descend on the south to battle in freestyle dual meet pool competition on Saturday and an 8-team bracket on Sunday. Every weight has the potential to impact the rankings, but there are some especially fascinating potential matchups.
  5. Insane Matchups & Team Race In Store At National Preps

    Insane Matchups & Team Race In Store At National Preps

    Feb 24, 2022

    Malvern Prep, Wyoming Seminary, and Blair Academy are locked and loaded to battle for a National Prep team title, and we'll see a bunch of amazing matchups along the way. Here's what you need to know before National Preps kicks off.
  6. National Preps Pre-Seeds Released

    National Preps Pre-Seeds Released

    Feb 23, 2022

    National Preps is loaded with top-level talent. Check out the entire field for this year's Championship along with the seeded wrestlers at the top of each weight. National rankings are included.
  7. The College Wrestling's Fan's Guide To Powerade

    The College Wrestling's Fan's Guide To Powerade

    Dec 27, 2021

    This year's Powerade Wrestling Tournament features one of the deepest fields in recent memory. Within the heaps of talent comes a host of competitors who have already committed to D1 NCAA programs.
  8. Powerade Seeds Set Dream-Matchups

    Powerade Seeds Set Dream-Matchups

    Dec 27, 2021

    The 2021 Powerade might be the deepest one we've seen. The seeds are out which set the stage for some incredible matchups including a potential Who's Number One rematch at 172 lbs between Gabe Arnold and Rocco Welsh, the return of #1 Nic Bouzakis, and nearly 50 top-20 ranked wrestlers. The most anticipated matchup will come at 285 lbs where we could see #1 Nick Feldman vs #2 Jim Mullen who's fresh off the football field. Check out the full field below.
  9. Super 32 Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Super 32 Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Oct 21, 2021

    Super 32 has earned a reputation for creating almost impossibly deep brackets that yield some of the best wrestling action starting in the early rounds. The five lightest weights have the kind of depth you'd expect at Super 32. Get a load of the top talent in the lightest weight.
  10. The 6 Can't Miss Weight Classes Of Super 32

    The 6 Can't Miss Weight Classes Of Super 32

    Oct 20, 2021

    What are the toughest weight classes at this year’s Super 32? They're all insanely good, so this was no easy question to answer, but after much deliberation, we picked the following six divisions that we consider to be the deepest.
  11. Super 32 Preseeds Are Here!

    Super 32 Preseeds Are Here!

    Oct 20, 2021

    Super 32 preseeds have been released, and while there is the potential for some significant shakeups, we now have a good idea of some of the potential matchup we could see at the nation's toughest high school folkstyle tournament.
  12. College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Super 32

    College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Super 32

    Oct 19, 2021

    As one of the crown jewels of the high school wrestling season, Super 32 has long been a mandatory stop for college recruiters. That also means it's a great opportunity for current college fans to get a glimpse of the future stars of their sport.
  13. Super 32 Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Super 32 Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Oct 18, 2021

    Super 32 has earned a reputation for creating almost impossibly deep brackets that yield some of the best wrestling action starting in the early rounds. The five lightest weights have the kind of depth you'd expect at Super 32. Get a load of the top talent in the lightest weight.
  14. Full Super 32 Registration List

    Full Super 32 Registration List

    Oct 11, 2021

    Every year, the nation's top high school wrestlers flock to Super 32, and it has become the number one stop on the folkstyle calendar. This year's field is especially deep. Check out the full registration list here with ranked wrestlers at the top of each weight class, and get ready for an unbelievably deep Who's Number One in two weeks.
  15. Mark Hall Used Star Power To Grow Grappler Fall Classic

    Mark Hall Used Star Power To Grow Grappler Fall Classic

    Sep 30, 2021

    Mark Hall may not have known it at the time, but he was the driving force behind one of the biggest wrestling tournaments in the country.