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  1. David Taylor

    David Taylor

    Nov 27, 2017

    David 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.
  2. Roman Bravo-Young

    Roman Bravo-Young

    Jul 21, 2014

    As 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.
  3. Nick Lee

    Nick Lee

    Aug 1, 2012

    A 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.
  4. Cael Sanderson

    Cael Sanderson

    Nov 19, 2017

    The only man in history to go undefeated in a college career while winning four NCAA titles. World medalist and 2004 Olympic gold medalist. Head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions and in the midst of a dynasty, having won nine titles in the last 12 years.
  5. Jason Nolf

    Jason Nolf

    Jul 16, 2012

    A 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.
  6. Carter Starocci

    Carter Starocci

    Feb 18, 2021

    2021 NCAA Champion at 174 lbs. for the Nittany Lions and Two-time state champion at Cathedral Preparatory School
  7. Greg Kerkvliet

    Greg Kerkvliet

    Nov 10, 2017

    Greg 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.
  8. Mark Hall

    Mark Hall

    Jun 8, 2010

    National Champion for the Penn State Nittany Lions. Now a coach with the Penn Quakers wrestling program and an athlete with the Pennsylvania-RTC.
  9. Zain Retherford

    Zain Retherford

    Mar 12, 2010

    Two-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
  10. Beau Bartlett

    Beau Bartlett

    Feb 16, 2014

    A 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.
  11. Robbie Howard

    Robbie Howard

    Nov 15, 2017

    A standout for Bergan Catholic in Paramus, New Jersey, Robbie Howard is now at Penn State where he has advanced to the round of 12 at 125-pounds as a true freshman in the 2021 NCAA Championships.
  12. Vincenzo Joseph

    Vincenzo Joseph

    Dec 30, 2011

  13. Nico Megaludis

    Nico Megaludis

    Dec 30, 2009

    An NCAA national champion while competing at Penn State, Pennsylvania native Nico Megaludis now trains with the Pittsburgh Wrestling Club.
  14. Stephen Nedoroscik

    Stephen Nedoroscik

    Feb 3, 2021

  15. Anthony Cassar

    Anthony Cassar

    Aug 15, 2015

    2019 NCAA Champion at Penn State.