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    Photo: Tony Rotundo

    Ten Years of: Lehigh Wrestling (2013-22)

    2x NCAA All-American Jordan Wood (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com)


    Welcome to a new, regular feature for InterMat! Every day, for the next few months, we'll look into the recent history of a DI wrestling program with our "Ten Years of…" feature. Even if you're a die-hard supporter of a particular school, there will be good information you may have forgotten. For others, it's a quick way to learn about a program you may not be familiar with. We're going in alphabetical order for this one, so next up is...Lehigh!

    For past teams:

    Air Force

    American

    Appalachian State

    Arizona State

    Army West Point

    Binghamton

    Bloomsburg

    Brown

    Bucknell

    Buffalo

    Cal Poly

    Campbell

    Central Michigan

    Chattanooga

    Clarion

    Cleveland State

    Columbia

    Cornell

    CSU Bakersfield

    Davidson

    Drexel

    Duke

    Edinboro

    Franklin & Marshall

    Gardner-Webb

    George Mason

    Harvard

    Hofstra

    Illinois

    Indiana

    Iowa

    Iowa State

    Kent State

    NCAA Qualifiers (81)

    2022


    133 - Malyke Hines (#27); 141 - Connor McGonagle (#29); 149 - Max Brignola (#22); 157 - Josh Humphreys (#7); 165 - Brian Meyer (#17); 184 - AJ Burkhart (#31); 285 - Jordan Wood (#7)


    2021

    125 - Jaret Lane (#14); 133 - Malyke Hines (#17); 141 - Connor McGonagle (#24); 149 - Jimmy Hoffman (#22); 157 - Luca Frinzi (#32); 165 - Brian Meyer (#29); 174 - Jake Logan (#31); 184 - Dylan Ammerman (#28); 197 - Jake Jakobsen (#16); 285 - Jordan Wood (#8)


    2020

    125 - Brandon Paetzell (#7); 133 - Nick Farro (#18); 141 - Ryan Pomrinca (#31); 149 - Jimmy Hoffman (#28); 157 - Josh Humphreys (#7); 174 - Jordan Kutler (#3); 184 - Chris Weiler (#13); 197 - Jake Jakobsen (#22); 285 - Jordan Wood (#9)


    2019

    133 - Brandon Paetzell (#20); 149 - Cortlandt Schuyler (#24); 157 - Josh Humphreys (#8); 165 - Gordon Wolf (#18); 174 - Jordan Kutler (#5); 184 - Ryan Preisch (#8); 197 - Jake Jakobsen (#24); 285 - Jordan Wood (#4)


    2018

    125 - Darian Cruz (#1); 133 - Scott Parker (#6); 141 - Luke Karam (#13); 149 - Cortlandt Schuyler; 157 - Ian Brown; 165 - Gordon Wolf; 174 - Jordan Kutler (#4); 184 - Ryan Preisch (#3); 197 - Chris Weiler; 285 - Jordan Wood (#10)


    2017

    125 - Darian Cruz (#4); 133 - Scott Parker (#9); 141 - Randy Cruz (#11); 149 - Laike Gardner (#10); 165 - Cole Walter; 174 - Ryan Preisch (#6); 285 - Doug Vollaro


    2016

    125 - Darian Cruz (#7); 133 - Mason Beckman; 141 - Randy Cruz (#16); 149 - Laike Gardner; 165 - Ryan Preisch; 174 - Gordon Wolf; 184 - Nathaniel Brown (#10); 197 - John Bolich; 285 - Max Wessell (#8)


    2015

    125 - Scott Parker; 133 - Mason Beckman (#10); 141 - Randy Cruz (#13); 157 - Mitch Minotti (#12); 174 - Santiago Martinez (#15); 184 - Nathaniel Brown (#7); 197 - Elliott Riddick; 285 - Doug Vollaro


    2014

    125 - Darian Cruz; 133 - Mason Beckman (#6); 141 - Laike Gardner; 149 - Mitch Minotti (#15); 157 - Joey Napoli; 174 - Elliott Riddick (#9); 197 - John Bolich; 285 - Max Wessell


    2013

    133 - Randy Cruz; 141 - Anthony Salupo; 157 - Joey Napoli (#3); 174 - Nathaniel Brown (#9); 184 - Robert Hamlin (#3)


    NCAA Champions

    Darian Cruz (125 - 2017)


    NCAA All-Americans

    2022: Jordan Wood (285 - 3rd)

    2019: Jordan Kutler (174 - 7th); Ryan Preisch (184 - 4th); Jordan Wood (285 - 4th)

    2018: Darian Cruz (125 - 5th); Scott Parker (133 - 7th); Jordan Kutler (174 - 6th)

    2017: Darian Cruz (125 - 1st); Scott Parker (133 - 8th)

    2016: Randy Cruz (141 - 8th); Nathaniel Brown (184 - 7th); Max Wessell (285 - 8th)

    2015: Mason Beckman (133 - 6th); Mitch Minotti (157 - 8th); Nathaniel Brown (184 - 2nd)

    2014: Darian Cruz (125 - 7th); Mason Beckman (133 - 6th); Mitch Minotti (149 - 6th)

    2013: Robert Hamlin (184 - 2nd)


    NWCA All-Americans

    Brandon Paetzell (125 - 1st Team)

    Josh Humphreys (157 - 1st Team)

    Jordan Kutler (174 - 1st Team)

    Chris Weiler (184 - Honorable Mention)

    Jordan Wood (285 - 2nd Team)


    NCAA Round of 12 Finishers

    Josh Humphreys (2019, 2022 - 157)

    Gordon Wolf (2019 - 165)

    Ryan Preisch (2017/174, 2018/184)

    Chris Weiler (2018 - 197)

    Jordan Wood (2018 - 285)

    Laike Gardner (2017 - 149)

    Doug Vollaro (2017 - 285)

    Darian Cruz (2016 - 125)

    Mason Beckman (2016 - 133)

    Randy Cruz (2015 - 141)

    Elliott Riddick (2014 - 174)


    EIWA Champions

    2022: Jordan Wood (285)

    2021: Jaret Lane (125); Malyke Hines (133); Jake Jakobsen (197); Jordan Wood (285)

    2020: Josh Humphreys (157); Jordan Kutler (174); Jordan Wood (285)

    2019: Josh Humphreys (157); Jordan Kutler (174); Jordan Wood (285)

    2018: Darian Cruz (125); Scott Parker (133); Jordan Kutler (174); Ryan Preisch (184); Jordan Wood (285)

    2017: Darian Cruz (125): Scott Parker (133)

    2016: Darian Cruz (125); Max Wessell (285)

    2015: Randy Cruz (141)

    2014: Mason Beckman (133)

    2013: Randy Cruz (133); Joey Napoli (157); Nathaniel Brown (174)


    Dual Record

    2021-22: 9-9

    2021: 3-4

    2019-20: 12-3

    2018-19: 9-9

    2017-18: 12-3

    2016-17: 10-4

    2015-16: 13-3

    2014-15: 14-6

    2013-14: 10-6

    2012-13: 10-7


    EIWA Tournament Placement

    2021-22: 4th

    2021: 1st

    2019-20: 1st

    2018-19: 1st

    2017-18: 1st

    2016-17: 2nd

    2015-16: 2nd

    2014-15: 2nd

    2013-14: 2nd

    2012-13: 4th


    NCAA Tournament Team Placement


    2021-22: 25th-tie (17.5 points)

    2021: 31st-tie (11.5 points)

    2019-20: No Tournament

    2018-19: 13th-tie (40.5 points)

    2017-18: 15th (36.5 points)

    2016-17: 12th (40 points)

    2015-16: 14th (31 points)

    2014-15: 13th (39.5 points)

    2013-14: 18th (29.5 points)

    2012-13: 25th (18.5 points)


    Head Coaching History

    Pat Santoro (2008-Present)


    Best Lineup (comprised of wrestlers from 2013-22)


    125 - Darian Cruz: 4x NCAA Qualifier (#1, #4, and #7 seeds); 2017 NCAA Champion, 3x NCAA All-American (5th, 1st, 7th)

    133 - Mason Beckman: 4x NCAA Qualifier (#6 and #10 seeds); 2x NCAA All-American (6th, 6th); 3x EIWA Finalist, 2014 EIWA Champion

    141 - Randy Cruz: 4x NCAA Qualifier (#11, #13, and #16 seeds); 2016 NCAA All-American (6th); 2x EIWA Champion

    149 - Mitch Minotti: 2x NCAA Qualifier; 2x NCAA All-American (6th, 8th); 2014 EIWA Runner-Up

    157 - Josh Humphreys: 3x NCAA Qualifier (#7 x2 and #8 seeds); 2x NCAA Round of 12 Finisher; 2x EIWA Champion

    165 - Ryan Preisch: 4x NCAA Qualifier (#3, #6, and #8 seeds); 2019 NCAA All-American (4th); 2018 EIWA Champion, 2x NCAA Round of 12 Finisher

    174 - Jordan Kutler: 3x NCAA Qualifier (#3, #4, and #5 seeds); 2x NCAA All-American (6th, 7th); 2020 NWCA First Team All-American; 3x EIWA Champion

    184 - Robert Hamlin: 4x NCAA Qualifier (#2 x2 and #3 seeds); 3x NCAA All-American (2nd, 4th, 2nd); 2x EIWA Champion

    197 - Jake Jakobsen: 3x NCAA Qualifier (#16 seed); 2021 EIWA Champion

    285 - Jordan Wood: 5x NCAA Qualifier, 5x EIWA Champion, 2x NCAA All-American (3rd, 4th); 2020 NWCA Second Team All-American


    Recruiting

    Number of Big Boarder's Per Year



    2022: #20 Ryan Crookham (PA); #68 Caden Rogers (PA); #103 Kimo Leia (CA); #133 Kelvin Griffin (ME)

    2021: #78 Carter Bailey (CA); #177 Nathan Taylor (PA)

    2020: #52 Thayne Lawrence (PA); #55 Manzona Bryant (OH); #91 Chris Barnabae (MD); #93 Sheldon Seymour (PA); #100 Drew Munch (PA); #192 Connor Herceg (PA)

    2019: #35 Connor McGonagle (NH); #62 Jake Logan (NY); #68 Malyke Hines (FL); #99 Edmond Ruth (PA)

    2018: #87 Josh Humphreys (WV)

    2017: #87 Matt Parker (PA)

    2016: #14 Luke Karam (PA); #20 Jordan Wood (PA); #50 Jake Jakobsen (PA); #142 Nick Farro (NJ)

    2015: #28 Jordan Kutler (NJ); #60 Cole Walter (PA); #113 Kent Lane (PA); #125 Ryan Pomrinca (NJ)

    2014: #24 Dylan Milonas (NJ); #54 Scott Parker (PA); #88 Ian Brown (PA); #147 Ryan Preisch (PA)

    2013: #46 Darian Cruz (PA)

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