Nick SotoSoto comes to Seton Hill after a spectacular wrestling career at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Tucker stated, ""Nick was an outstanding competitor during his career. I am thoroughly excited to have him bring that competitiveness to our program and coaching staff. He wants to make the guys on this team better and help continue the growth of this program. We are lucky to have him on board."
While at UT-Chattanooga, Soto compiled a career record of 114-38 and currently remains fourth on the list for most wins in school history. As a four year starter, Nick was a four time SoCon Champion and NCAA National Qualifier. He is one of only 16 SoCon wrestlers to accomplish this feat.
Competing in the 125 and 133lb weight classes, Soto went undefeated in SoCon competition and was ranked in the top 20 every year of competition. Additionally, Soto was a four time Southern Scuffle place winner, Hokie Open champion in 2012, and holds various wins over top 10 ranked opponents. His most notable victory was a 15-8 victory over No. 1 ranked, Ryan Mango.
Academically, Soto earned his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with a focus in marketing, earning a spot on the Dean's list or Athletic Director's Honor Roll at least once every year. He was also the recipient of the FCA Endowment Scholarship and the Joyce Litchford Wrestling Scholarship. Soto is currently pursuing an MBA with a focus in Project Management.