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Two-time defending ACC champion Jake Wenzel (9-1) won 1-0 in his opening match against Drexels Evan Barczak (6-3) on March 18. Wenzel was also Pitt’s highest individual seed since Max Thomusseit (2 at 184) in 2015.

Returning wrestlers fight to keep All-American status at 2021 NCAA Championships

By Tricia Caucci, For The Pitt News March 18, 2021
The remaining three will compete in the quarterfinals on Friday, starting at 11 a.m.
Over 18,000 fans flocked to Pittsburghs PPG Paints Arena for Day 2 of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships on Friday.

Pitt wrestlers wrap up NCAA Championships after Day 2

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer March 23, 2019
Friday’s session included the tournament quarterfinals, semifinals, wrestlebacks and four of Pitt’s own wrestlers.
No. 4 redshirt freshman Micky Phillippi (pictured during a January 2019 match against Oklahoma State), 133-pounds, will advance alongside 184-pound No. 13 redshirt freshman Nino Bonaccorsi to the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship quarterfinals.

Phillippi, Bonaccorsi shine at Day 1 of NCAA Wrestling Championships

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor March 22, 2019
The Pitt wrestling team saw two of its five wrestlers — No. 4 Micky Phillippi and No. 13 Nino Bonaccorsi — advance past the first two Thursday sessions of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship.
The 2019 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships are coming to PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Pitt to host 2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships at PPG Paints Arena

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor April 18, 2017

For the first time in more than 60 years, the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships are coming back to Pittsburgh. The NCAA awarded the city of Pittsburgh with the 2019 NCAA Championships on Tuesday...

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