State Champ @ 182
2x 3rd @ 182
5th NHSCA Fr. @182
7th NHSCA So. @ 182
North Carolina State
“NC State has always been one of my dream colleges to go to.
My dad went there for engineering, and I intend to as well. It is respected as one of the best places in the country to get an engineering degree, and their wrestling program is phenomenal.
I’ve been to dozens of their meets since I was 10, and I’ve gotten to know many of the coaches and staff as I’ve been there to train for RTC.
It fits every single checklist, from the academics to the athletics, and it was the best choice for me.”
“He said he is very excited that I will be going to his university. He was attending classes in Mann Hall and had to run out of class when I was born along with my twin sister Eliana.”
Appalachian State, Wisconsin
“UW [Wisconsin] is building a great program. My mom attended school there. Coaches [Jon] Reader and [Chris] Bono zoom called me often over the summer.
[Appalachian State head coach JohnMark] Bentley is a great coach and recruiter and loves NC kids.”
“In the end, I felt like going to a large college would give me the best possible education, and the best wrestling programs are all D1.”
“Somebody who always tries to do the right thing. A hardworking, committed wrestler.”
“I’ve been tough on top and defensive on my feet, but I want to be more aggressive in neutral and bottom in college.”
“At the beginning, I’ll be the bottom of the lineup. I’ll have to work up the ladder to be a starter. For now, I’m not exactly sure what weight I’ll be.”
“Cardio and footwork. Also, I’m going to try and get my weight up.”
“Winning as many tournaments as possible and winning the state championship.”
“Do the best I can in both academics and athletics.”
“I tried my hardest, and it helped my future life.”
“Be prepared to join this team. The room is full of the best!”
The Fun Fact
“I’m really into anime.
Hunter x Hunter, Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood, Parasyte, Devil is a Part-Timer, Kengen Asura, and quite a few more.”
D1 School located in Raleigh, NC.
Had 9 National Qualifiers for 2020 National Tournament.
Class of 2021
#20 Stevo Poulin – Shenendehowa, NY
#38 Derek Fields – Brunswick, OH
#72 Joey Milano – Spring-Ford, PA
#78 Jacob Null – Dolgeville-Oppen-Epha-St. Johnsville, NY
#111 Skylar Smith – Liberty Christian, TX
#23 @ 195 Brock DelSignore – Shenendehowa, NY
James Joplin – Northwest Guilford, NC
Brant Whitaker – Father Tolton Catholic, MO