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    Ten Years of: NC State Wrestling (2013-22)

    4x NCAA All-American Hayden Hidlay (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.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...NC State!

    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

    Lehigh

    Lock Haven

    Maryland

    Michigan

    Michigan State

    Minnesota

    Missouri

    Navy

    NCAA Qualifiers (76)

    2022


    #14 Jakob Camacho (125); #15 Kai Orine (133); #18 Kevin Jack (141); #2 Tariq Wilson (149); #4 Ed Scott (157); #21 Thomas Bullard (165); #4 Hayden Hidlay (174); #3 Trent Hidlay (184); #15 Isaac Trumble (197); #21 Tyrie Houghton (285)


    2021

    #6 Jakob Camacho (125); #12 Jarrett Trombley (133); #4 Tariq Wilson (141); #2 Hayden Hidlay (157); #17 Thomas Bullard (165); #8 Daniel Bullard (174); #2 Trent Hidlay (184); #28 Nick Reenan (197); #10 Deonte Wilson (285)


    2020

    #10 Jakob Camacho (125); #27 Jarrett Trombley (133); #15 Tariq Wilson (141); #2 Hayden Hidlay (157); #10 Thomas Bullard (165); #15 Daniel Bullard (174); #5 Trent Hidlay (184); #22 Deonte Wilson (285)


    2019

    #14 Sean Fausz (125); #11 Tariq Wilson (133); #14 Jamel Morris (141); #9 Justin Oliver (149); #5 Hayden Hidlay (157); #16 Thomas Bullard (165); #23 Daniel Bullard (174); #7 Nick Reenan (184); #13 Malik McDonald (197)


    2018

    #5 Sean Fausz (125); Tariq Wilson (133); #5 Kevin Jack (141); Beau Donahue (149); #1 Hayden Hidlay (157); Daniel Bullard (174); #4 Peter Renda (184); #4 Michael Macchiavello (197); #14 Michael Boykin (285)


    2017

    #12 Sean Fausz (125); #15 Jamal Morris (133); #2 Kevin Jack (141); #12 Sam Speno (149); Thomas Bullard (157); Brian Hamann (165); Nick Reenan (174); #10 Michael Macchiavello (184); Malik McDonald (197); Mike Kosoy (285)


    2016

    Sean Fausz (125); Jamal Morris (133); #3 Kevin Jack (141); #2 Thomas Gantt (157); #5 Max Rohskopf (165); #13 Peter Renda (184); #12 Michael Boykin (197); #1 Nick Gwiazdowski (285)


    2015

    Joe DeAngelo (125); Kevin Jack (141); Max Rohskopf (165); Peter Renda (174); #1 Nick Gwiazdowski (285)


    2014

    Sam Speno (141); Thomas Gantt (157); Peter Renda (174); KaRonne Jones (197); #2 Nick Gwiazdowski (285)


    2013

    Joe DeAngelo (125); Sam Speno (133); Nijel Jones (165)


    NCAA Champions

    Michael Macchiavello (197 - 2018)

    Nick Gwiazdowski (285 - 2014, 2015)


    NCAA All-Americans

    2022: Tariq Wilson (149 - 7th); Hayden Hidlay (174 - 3rd); Trent Hidlay (184 - 5th)

    2021: Tariq Wilson (149 - 3rd); Hayden Hidley (157 - 5th); Daniel Bullard (174 - 7th); Trent Hidlay (184 - 2nd)

    2019: Hayden Hidlay (157 - 4th)

    2018: Tariq Wilson (133 - 3rd); Kevin Jack (141 - 6th); Hayden Hidlay (157 - 2nd); Michael Macchiavello (197 - 1st)

    2017: Kevin Jack (141 - 3rd)

    2016: Thomas Gantt (157 - 8th); Peter Renda (184 - 3rd); Nick Gwiazdowski (285 - 2nd)

    2015: Kevin Jack (141 - 5th); Nick Gwiazdowski (285 - 1st)

    2014: Nick Gwiazdowski (285 - 1st)


    NWCA All-Americans

    Jakob Camacho (125 - Second Team)

    Hayden Hidlay (157 - First Team)

    Thomas Bullard (165 - Second Team)

    Trent Hidlay (184 - First Team)


    Round of 12 Finishers

    Ed Scott (2022 - 157)

    Jakob Camacho (2021 - 125)

    Sean Fausz (2017, 2019 - 125)

    Tariq Wilson (2019 - 133)

    Peter Renda (2018 - 184)

    Michael Macchiavello (2017 - 184)

    Kevin Jack (2016 - 141)

    Thomas Gantt (2014 - 157)


    ACC Champions

    2022: Jakob Camacho (125); Tariq Wilson (149); Ed Scott (157); Trent Hidlay (184)

    2021: Tariq Wilson (141); Hayden Hidlay (157); Daniel Bullard (174); Trent Hidlay (184); Deonte Wilson (285)

    2020: Jakob Camacho (125); Hayden Hidlay (157)

    2019: Jamel Morris (141); Hayden Hidlay (157); Malik McDonald (197)

    2018: Sean Fausz (125); Hayden Hidlay (157); Peter Renda (184)

    2017: Kevin Jack (141)

    2016: Kevin Jack (141); Thomas Gantt (157); Max Rohskopf (165); Nick Gwiazdowski (285)

    2015: Nick Gwiazdowski (285)

    2014: Nick Gwiazdowski (285)


    Dual Record

    2021-22: 13-1

    2021: 6-1

    2019-20: 15-0

    2018-19: 16-3

    2017-18: 15-2

    2016-17: 13-2

    2015-16: 23-1

    2014-15: 16-6

    2013-14: 14-7

    2012-13: 5-6


    ACC Tournament Placement

    2021-22: 1st

    2021: 1st

    2019-20: 1st

    2018-19: 1st

    2017-18: 2nd

    2016-17: 2nd

    2015-16: 1st

    2014-15: 6th

    2013-14: 6th

    2012-13: 5th


    NCAA Tournament Team Placement

    2021-22: 10th

    2021: 6th

    2019-20: No Tournament

    2018-19: 17th

    2017-18: 4th-tie

    2016-17: 17th

    2015-16: 11th

    2014-15: 16th

    2013-14: 19th

    2012-13: 63rd


    Head Coaching History

    Pat Popolizio (2012-Present)


    Best Lineup (Comprised of wrestlers from 2013-22)

    125 - Sean Fausz: 4x NCAA Qualifier (#5, #12, and #14 seeds), 2018 ACC Champion, Four-time ACC finalist, 2x NCAA Round of 12 Finisher

    133 - Tariq Wilson: 5x NCAA Qualifier (#2, #4, #11, and #15 seeds), 3x NCAA All-American (3rd x2 and 7th), 2x ACC Champion, Four-time ACC finalist

    141 - Kevin Jack: 4x NCAA Qualifier (#2, #3, and #5 seeds), 3x NCAA All-American (3rd, 5th, 6th), 2x ACC Champion

    149 - Justin Oliver: 2019 NCAA Qualifier (#9 seed), 2016 NCAA All-American at Central Michigan

    157 - Thomas Gantt: 2x NCAA Qualifier (#2 seed), 2016 NCAA All-American (8th), 2016 ACC Champion, 2015 NCAA Round of 12 Finisher

    165 - Thomas Bullard: 4x NCAA Qualifier (#10, #16, and #17 seeds), 2020 NWCA Second Team All-American, 2019 ACC Runner-Up

    174 - Hayden Hidlay: 4x NCAA All-American (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th), 4x ACC Champion, 5x NCAA top-five seed, 2020 NWCA First Team All-American

    184 - Trent Hidlay: 3x NCAA Qualifier (#2, #3, and #5 seeds), 2x NCAA All-American (2nd, 5th), 2x ACC Champion, 2020 NWCA First Team All-American

    197 - Michael Macchiavello: 2x NCAA Qualifier (#4 and #10 seeds), 2018 NCAA Champion, 2x ACC runner-up, 2017 NCAA Round of 12 finisher

    285 - Nick Gwiazdowski: 3x NCAA Qualifier (#1 seed x2 and #2 seed), 2x NCAA Champion, 3x NCAA Finalist, 3x ACC Champion, 2012 NCAA All-American for Binghamton


    Recruiting

    Number of Big Boarders' Per Year


    2022: #6 Dylan Fishback (OH); #13 Matthew Singleton (GA); #28 Jackson Arrington (PA); #39 Chase Horne (GA); #111 Finn Solomon (PA); #172 Troy Hohman (PA); #186 Tommy Curran (IL)

    2021: #23 Joey Milano (PA); #30 Stevo Poulin (NY); #32 Derek Fields (OH); #42 Jacob Null (NY); #99 Skylar Smith (TX); #134 Brock DelSignore (NY); #291 Brant Whitaker (MO); #297 James Joplin (NC)

    2020: #17 Ryan Jack (CT); #29 Ed Scott (PA); #56 Isaac Trumble (NE); #94 AJ Kovacs (CT); #112 Anthony Noto (NY); #115 Joe Roberts (IL); #123 Dylan Reinert (PA)

    2019: #49 Kai Orine (MO); #91 Owen Trephan (SC); #100 Christian Knop (AL)

    2018: #14 Trent Hidlay (PA); #35 Jakob Camacho (CT); #49 Jarrett Trombley (MI); #57 Josiah Rider (CO)

    2016: #5 Nick Reenan (TX); #7 Hayden Hidlay (PA); #34 Daniel Bullard (GA); #42 Thomas Bullard (GA); #77 Tariq Wilson (OH); #102 Chris Diaz (GA); #123 Kellan Devlin (NY); #135 Wade Cummings (PA)

    2014: #44 Michael Boykin (PA); #110 Sean Fausz (KY); #118 Chandler Pyke (GA); #149 Kevin Jack (CT)

    2013: #48 Peter Santos (CA); #61 Peter Renda (PA); #73 Scott Delvecchio (NJ); #77 Chris Wilkes (MO); #128 Micah Perez (CA); #152 Beau Donahue (VA)

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