NCAA Rankings 2017-18

141: Another Freed Lee Enters The Fray

Nick Lee became the second Lee in as many weeks to have his redshirt torn off. His wins over Josh Alber — who has victories over Tommy Thorn and Chad Red — and Russell Rohlfing at the Scuffle, plus his recent demolishing of Javier Gasca, earn Lee the #8 spot in his first appearance in the top 20.

Lee's redshirt removal also means Brock Zacherl gets a bump due to his decision over Lee at the Clarion Open in week one of the season.

Tommy Thorn defeated #6 Joey McKenna for the second straight time — Thorn pinned McKenna in OT at the 2017 NCAAs — which moves Thorn up to #10 and drops McKenna to #11.

Nate Limmex defeated Red. Some earlier losses in the season keep Limmex from moving up any higher than #17, while Red, who has a win over Thorn, falls to #12.

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RankGradeNameSchoolPrevious Rank
1SRBryce MeredithWyoming1
2SRKevin JackNC State2
3FRYianni DiakomihalisCornell3
4SRDean HeilOK State4
5SOJaydin EiermanMissouri5
6SOMason SmithCentral Michigan8
7JRBrock ZacherlClarion12
8FRNick LeePenn StateNR
9JRJosh AlberUNI7
10JRTommy ThornMinnesota10
11JRJoey McKennaOhio State6
12FRKanen StorrIowa State11
13FRChad RedNebraska9
14SRTyler SmithBucknell13
15SRNick ZanettaPittsburgh14
16JRCole WeaverIndiana15
17SONate LimmexPurdue16
18SOAC HeadleeNorth Carolina17
19FRLuke KaramLehigh18
20SRJavier GascaMichigan State19