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Pitt Holds at No.16; Seven Wrestlers in National Polls; Pre-Seeds for ACC Tournament Released

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No. 16 Pitt (NWCA Coaches Poll) places seven wrestlers in the national polls. The Panthers ended 2021 regular season at (3-4, 1-4 ACC) on the year. The squad is prepping for 2021 ACC Championships.

Additionally, pre-seeds and brackets have been released for the 2021 ACC Championships. Three Pitt wrestlers were awarded top seeds for Sunday’s 2021 ACC Wrestling Championship in Raleigh, N.C., the conference announced Tuesday afternoon.

Micky Phillippi (133 pounds), Jake Wentzel (165 pounds) and Nino Bonaccorsi (197 pounds) each were selected as No. 1 seeds after voting by the league’s coaches was taken into consideration.

You can see the pre-seeds and brackets here.

Here are your ranked Pitt Panthers’ wrestlers heading into postseason play:

FloWrestling:

133: Micky Phillippi: No. 4 (No. 4 on Feb. 15)

141: Cole Matthews: No.15 (No. 15 on Feb. 15)

165: Jake Wentzel: No. 6 (No. 6 on Feb. 15)

184: Gregg Harvey: No. 22 (No. 21 on Feb. 15)

197: Nino Bonaccorsi: No. 5 (No. 5 on Feb. 15)

Team Tournament Rank: No. 13 (No. 19 on  Feb. 15)

InterMat:

133: Micky Phillippi: No. 4 (No. 4 on  Feb. 16)

141: Cole Matthews: No. 18 (No. 17 on Feb. 16)

165: Jake Wentzel: No. 6 (No. 10 on Feb. 16)

184: Gregg Harvey: NR (No. NR on Feb. 16)

197: Nino Bonaccorsi: No. 8 (No. 9 on Feb. 16)

Team Tournament Rank: No. 15 (No. 16 on  Feb. 16)

Team Dual Meet Rank: 17 (No. 17 on  Feb. 16)

The Open Mat:

133: Micky Phillippi: No. 4 (No. 5 on  Feb. 16)

141: Cole Matthews: No. 17 (No. 17 on  Feb. 16)

149: Luke Kemerer NR (No. 33 on Feb. 16)

165: Jake Wentzel: No. 8 (No. 9 Feb. 16)

184: Gregg Harvey: No. 28 (No. 28 on  Feb. 16)

197: Nino Bonaccorsi: No. 11 (No. 11 on  Feb. 16)

Team Tournament Rank: No. 19 (No. 20 on Feb. 17)

Team Dual Rank: No. 19 (No. 19 Feb. 17)

Trackwrestling:

133: Micky Phillippi: No. 4 (No. 5 on  Feb. 15)

141: Cole Matthews: No. 15 (No. 16 on  Feb. 15)

149: Luke Kemerer: No. 30 (No. 31 on Feb. 15)

165: Jake Wentzel: No. 4 (No. 4 on  Feb. 15)

174: Jared McGill: No. 22 (No. 22 on  Feb. 15)

184: Gregg Harvey: No. 22 (No. 22 on  Feb. 15)

197: Nino Bonaccorsi: No. 10 (No. 10 on  Feb. 15)

Team Tournament Rank: T14 (No. 18 on  Feb. 15)

Looking ahead, Pitt travels back to Raleigh, North Carolina for the 2021 ACC Championships, hosted by No. 7 NC State, Feb. 28th. Then, the Panthers will head to St. Louis, Missouri for the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship, March 18-20.

 

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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Joe
Joe
6 months ago

Any idea why they made some switches at 149 and HWT? Also, I saw that Badget is out at 157, do you know why and why can’t they replace him?
Thanks.

 
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