University Nationals: Which PA Stars Will Rise in Akron?

AKRON – When the 2017 University Freestyle Nationals get underway in Akron, Ohio there will be a strong contingent of Keystone State wrestlers looking to make waves. Some of the biggest names in Collegiate Wrestling will take the mats in Akron including Pennsylvania Wrestling stars Ethan Lizak, Chance Marsteller, Dakota Geer, and Peter Renda.

View the Pennsylvania Wrestlers competing this weekend in Akron at the University Freestyle Nationals below. FloWrestling will be streaming the event live and brackets are on the FloArena.



57 kg/125 lbs.

Austin Miller (Bucknell/Hempfield)

Brandon Loperfido (Lock Haven/Hempfield)

Brenden Howard (Clarion/Jefferson Morgan)

Charles Lenox (N.C. State/Fort LeBoeuf)

Connor Schram (Stanford/Canon-McMillan)

Ethan Lizak (Minnesota/Parkland)

Gage Curry (American/North Hills)

Tristan Buxton (Waynesburg/Trinity)


61 kg/134 lbs.

Andrew Schutz (Wyoming Area/Lewisburg)

Brendan Hasson (Drexel/Belle Vernon Area)

Dan Martoccio (Franklin & Marshall/Council Rock North)

David Fehlman (Lock Haven/Warren Area)

Jake Gromacki (Clarion/Cathedral Prep)

Roshaun Cooley (Clarion/Williamsport Area)

Tyshawn White (Lock Haven/Central Dauphin)


65 kg/143 lbs.

Brian Friery (Penn State/Lewisburg Area)

Brock Zacherl (Clarion/Brookville Area)

Dominic Giannangeli (Penn State/Franklin Regional)

Evan Myers (Clarion/Southmoreland)

Jacob Wasser (Nebraska Kearney/Palisades)

Joshua Giorgio (Air Force/Schuylkill Valley)

Lewis Williams (Bloomsburg/Central Columbia)

Robert Rizzolino (N.C. State/Easton Area)

Tyson Dippery (Rider/Central Dauphin)


70 kg/154 lbs.

Alex Klucker (Lock Haven/East Pennsboro)

Brodie Zacherl (Clarion/Brookville Area)

Jesse Rodgers (Rider/North Allegheny)

Jonathan Ross (Lock Haven/Northern York)

Josh Maruca (Arizona State/Franklin Regional)

Michael Bartolo (Clarion/Reynolds)

Ronnie Perry (Lock Haven/Solanco)

Sam Butler (Franklin & Marshall/Central York)

Taylor Ortz (Clarion/Brookville Area)


74 kg/163 lbs.

Brendan Burnham (Maryland/Pine Richland)

Chance Marsteller (Lock Haven/Kennard Dale)

Grant Fetchet (Columbia/South Fayette)

John Vaughn (Cleveland State/Boiling Springs)

Josh Shields (Arizona State/Franklin Regional)

Paul Zacherl (Clarion/Cranberry)

Shane Jones (Old Dominion/Stroudsburg)


80 kg/176 lbs.

Evan Delong (Clarion/Kane Area)

Jimmy Miller (Clarion/Brookville Area)

Kaleb Young (Iowa/Punxsutawney Area)

Koltyn Eason (Edinboro/Central Dauphin)

Taylor Cahill (Clarion/Berlin Brothersvalley)

Ty Schoffstall (Edinboro/Tri Valley)


86 kg/189 lbs.

Alexander DeCiantis (Drexel/North Allegheny)

Brooks Wilding (Virginia Tech/Upper St. Clair)

Dakota Geer (Edinboro/Franklin)

Dalton Ray (Clarion/Tunkhannock)

Peter Renda (N.C. State/Brandywine Heights)

Philip Stolfi (George Mason/Souderton Area)


97 kg/213 lbs.

Anthony Piscopo (Columbia/LaSalle College)

David Showunmi (Stanford/Blair Academy)

Jeric Kasunic (American/Benton Area)

Matt Doggett (Columbia/Wyoming Seminary)

Nezar Haddad (Hofstra/Parkland)

Saul Wilkins (Bloomsburg/GAR Memorial)

Terrell Fields (Clarion/Valley)

Tom Sleigh (Bucknell/DuBois Area)


125 kg/275 lbs.

Andrew Dunn (Virginia Tech/Bethlehem Catholic)

Andrew Gunning (North Carolina/Liberty)

Antonio Pelusi (Franklin & Marshall/LaSalle College)

Ethan Wissler (Penn State/Penn Manor)

Garrett Wesneski (Maryland/Canton)

Jacob Evans (Waynesburg/Elizabeth Forward)

Michael Boykin (N.C. State/Coatesville Area)


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