College Recruiting Updates

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Armstrong senior Jacob Robb

Armstrong senior Jacob Robb – Photo By “Lady of the Lens”

The Top 300 Recruits from Pennsylvania’s Class of 2016 are quickly filling up. Recently seven ranked seniors made their college decisions including 2015 PIAA State Runner-up Jacob Robb (Armstrong). To view the most recent Class of 2016 Top 300 Recruits follow the link here!


#19 Jacob Robb (Armstrong High School) – Mercyhurst 

2015 PIAA State Runner-up #19 Jacob Robb (Armstrong) has committed to NCAA Division 2 Program Mercyhurst where he projects to compete at 285 lbs. A talented football player for the recently formed Armstrong High School, which is a new high school merged from former High Schools Kittanning and Ford City, Jacob Robb will test the waters of PIAA Class AAA competition his final season. As a sophomore Robb placed fifth in the State at 220 lbs. and followed it up with a PIAA State Runner-up finish in 2015. In the State Finals Jacob faced his District 7 rival Buzzy Maines (West Branch) falling (8-5). Robb, who also competes for Young Guns WC, could compete at either 220 lbs. or 285 lbs. his senior season.


#54 Collin Glorioso (Huntingdon Area) – Lock Haven

Huntingdon Area senior #54 Collin Glorioso has been a consistent wrestler from day 1 and owns two PIAA State medals. His rookie season competing at 106 lbs. Collin stormed to a South West Regional Championship defeating along the way wrestlers such as Aaron Burkett, Tristan Law, and Austin McDermitt. In his first trip to Hershey, PA he fell to Luke Karam in the semifinals (11-0) and rebounded to finish in third place. Moving up to 113 lbs. his sophomore season Glorioso nearly missed a second trip to the PIAA State Tournament when he finished fifth in the South West Regional. The following week Collin had a much better performance when he finished in fifth place at 113 lbs. to earn his second straight  PIAA State Medal. In 2015 Collin moved up to 120 lbs. and earned his second career South West Regional Championship but was upset at the PIAA State Tournament by freshman Cole Matthews in the quarterfinals and fell in the consolation round. It was the first time Collin did not earn a PIAA State Medal. The senior will be in contention for a third career PIAA State Medal and is one of several talented Keystone State Wrestlers from the Class of 2016 who will be heading to Lock Haven to compete for head coach Scott  Moore.


#61 Jacob Lizak (Parkland) – Penn

The younger brother of 2x PIAA State Champion and current Minnesota Gopher Ethan Lizak will be staying closer to home committing to compete for University of Pennsylvania. #61 Jacob Lizak (Parkland) is a 3x PIAA State Tournament Qualifier and 2014 PIAA State Medalist. In 2015 Lizak had a tough draw in a loaded 126 lbs. bracket missing his second straight PIAA Medal by one victory. The senior will likely make his fourth trip to the PIAA State Tournament and be in contention for another PIAA State Medal. Competing foe UPenn Lizak projects to compete at 133 lbs. for head coach Alex Tirapelle.


#66 Dylan Chatterton (Central York) – Shorter

3x PIAA State Qualifier #66 Dylan Chatterton (Central York) will be heading south to Rome, GA where he will compete for NCAA Division II program Shorter University. Dylan has qualified all three of his seasons at Central York and earned a PIAA State fifth place finish his rookie season at 106 lbs. in 2013. Chatterton will challenge for his second career PIAA State medal this season before beginning his college career where he projects to compete at 141 lbs.


#110 Charlie Lenox (Fort LeBoeuf) – N.C. State

N.C. State has been racking up big names from Pennsylvania’s Class of 2016 and #110 Charlie Lenox (Fort LeBoeuf) added his name to that list. The 3x PIAA State Qualifier transferred from McDowell to Fort LeBoeuf his senior year where he will look to earn his first career PIAA State Medal. In 2015 Lenox had a tough draw at 113 lbs. where he fell to PIAA State Runner-up Gage Curry (North Hills) in the first round (4-3) and then lost to Zurich Storm (New Oxford) by the same score. The talented grappler has some impressive victories in his career including a win over Luke Karam at the King of the Mountain Tournament. Lenox projects to compete at 125 lbs. for the Wolfpack.


#226 Dylan Brown (Bethlehem Freedom) – Kutztown

Twice in his career #226 Dylan “Takedown” Brown has come one win shy of earning a trip to the PIAA State Tournament. His sophomore season Brown was a District 11 runner-up at 106 lbs. and the following week he finished fourth in the North East Regional. His junior season Dylan moved up to 113 lbs. and placed fourth at the District 11 Tournament but was upset in the consolation semifinals of the North East Regional by Chris Lasecki (Hazleton Area). Brown finished fifth earning his second straight Regional medal. His senior season Brown will look to break the cycle of coming within one win shy of a State Tournament birth and could even compete for a PIAA State medal. Dylan is projected to compete at 125 lbs. for Kutztown head coach Robert Fischer and the NCAA Division II program.


#235 Zachary Kemmerer (Lehighton Area) – Sacred Heart

Lehighton Area senior #235 Zach Kemmerer is a 3x South East Regional qualifier who has a career record of (72-29). Despite not owning Regional or State medals Kemmerer has enjoyed a successful career at the District 11 program. Kemmerer predicts to compete at 125 lbs. for the Sacred Heart Pioneers.


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