Big 10 Conference Tournament Pre-Seeds Announced; Pennsylvania Totals 11

The biggest, baddest, and most competitive conference championship in NCAA Wrestling is the B1G and pre-seeds include eleven wrestlers from Pennsylvania. Leading the charge is 2-time NCAA Champion and undefeated senior Zain Retherford (Benton/Penn State) who once again is the favorite at 149 lbs. Joining Zain are two Pennsylvania studs who share the top seed at 157 lbs. with NCAA Champion Jason Nolf (Kittanning/Penn State) and Michael Kemerer (Franklin Regional/Iowa).

Returning NCAA Champion Vincenzo Joseph, due to his defeat to Iowa’s Alex Marinelli two weeks ago, is the third seed at 165 lbs. behind Isaiah Martinez (Illinois). Super frosh Spencer Lee (Franklin Regional/Iowa) is the second seed at 125 lbs. in a loaded bracket that includes #1 Nick Suriano (Rutgers), former NCAA Champion Nathan Tomasello (Ohio State), and NCAA Runner-up Ethan Lizak (Parkland/Minnesota).

Two Pennsylvania wrestlers are seeded at 133 lbs. with sophomore Luke Pletcher (Greater Latrobe/Ohio State) holding the #2 spot and Corey Keener (Blue Mountain/Penn State) coming in at #6. 

The Big 10 Tournament will take place March 3rd-4th at Michigan State. Find the pre-seeds below and visit B1G Wrestling for more information


125 lbs.

1. Nick Suriano, RU
2. Spencer Lee, IOWA
3. Nathan Tomasello, OSU
4. Sebastian Rivera, NU
5. Ethan Lizak, MINN
6. Luke Welch, PUR
7. RayVon Foley, MSU
8. Drew Mattin, MICH
9. Travis Piotrowski, ILL
10. Elijah Oliver, IND
11. Mitch Maginnis, NEB
12. Johnny Jimenez, WIS
13. Brandon Cray, MD
14. Carson Kuhn, PSU


133 lbs.

1. Stevan Micic, MICH
2. Luke Pletcher, OSU
3. Mitch McKee, MINN
4. Jason Renteria, NEB
5. Scott Delvecchio, RU
6. Corey Keener, PSU
7. Dylan Duncan, ILL
8. Ben Thornton, PUR


141 lbs.

1. Joey McKenna, OSU
2. Nick Lee, PSU
3. Michael Carr, ILL
4. Chad Red, NEB
5. Nate Limmex, PUR
6. Tommy Thorn, MINN
7. Cole Weaver, IND
8. Eli Stickley, WIS


149 lbs.

1. Zain Retherford, PSU
2. Brandon Sorensen, IOWA
3. Ryan Deakin, NU
4. Colton McCrystal, NEB
5. Ke-Shawn Hayes, OSU
6. Eleazar Deluca, RU
7. Alfred Bannister, MD
8. Malik Amine, MICH
9. Steve Bleise, MINN
10. Cole Martin, WIS
11. Austin Nash, PUR
12. Eric Barone, ILL
13. Jwan Britton, MSU
14. AJ Raya, IND


157 lbs.

T1. Michael Kemerer, IOWA
T1. Jason Nolf, PSU
3. Alec Pantaleo, MICH
4. Micah Jordan, OSU
5. Tyler Berger, NEB
6. Andrew Crone, WIS
7. Jake Short, MINN
8. John Vanschenkbrill, RU


165 lbs.

1. Isaiah Martinez, ILL
2. Alex Marinelli, IOWA
3. Vincenzo Joseph, PSU
4. Richie Lewis, RU
5. Evan Wick, WIS
6. Nick Wanzek, MINN
7. Logan Massa, MICH
8. Isaiah White, NEB
9. Te’Shan Campbell, OSU
10. Jacob Morrissey, PUR
11. Bryce Martin, IND
12. Austin Hiles, MSU
13. Brendan Burnham, MD
14. Mike Sepkle, NU


174 lbs.

1. Mark Hall, PSU
2. Bo Jordan, OSU
3. Myles Amine, MICH
4. Dylan Lydy, PUR
5. Johnny Sebastian, NU
6. Devin Skatzka, IND
7. Joey Gunther, IOWA
8. Ryan Christensen, WIS


184 lbs.

1. Bo Nickal, PSU
2. Myles Martin, OSU
3. Dom Abounader, MICH
4. Emery Parker, ILL
5. Nick Gravina, RU
6. Tyler Venz, NEB
7. Ricky Robertson, WIS
8. Mitch Bowman, IOWA


197 lbs.

1. Kollin Moore, OSU
2. Shakur Rasheed, PSU
3. Cash Wilcke, IOWA
4. Kevin Beazley, MICH
5. Hunter Ritter, WIS
6. Christian Brunner, PUR
7. Zack Chakonis, NU
8. Eric Schultz, NEB


285 lbs.

1. Adam Coon, MICH
2. Kyle Snyder, OSU
3. Nick Nevills, PSU
4. Sam Stoll, IOWA
5. Youssif Hemida, MD
6. Conan Jennings, NU
7. Shawn Streck, PUR
8. Rylee Streifel, MINN


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