Anthony Cassioppi after winning a Fargo title in freestyle (Photo/Jim Thrall)
Anthony Cassioppi (Hononegah, Ill.), one of the nation's top heavyweights, registered for the JJ Classic on Monday night.
Cassioppi won Junior National titles this year in all three styles of wrestling, folkstyle, freestyle and Greco-Roman, becoming just the eighth wrestler ever to win a Junior National Triple Crown and the first since 2014.
Prior to Fargo, Cassioppi became a Pan American Junior champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman in Lima, Peru, going a combined 7-0, which included four falls and three technical falls. He was awarded the "Golden Boot" as the Outstanding Wrestler in Greco-Roman
Cassioppi claimed a state title as a junior, finishing the season with a perfect 50-0 record. He was a JJ Classic champion in 2015.
Cassioppi is ranked as the nation's No. 27 overall senior by InterMat. He committed to the University of Iowa.
The InterMat JJ Classic takes place on Saturday in Rochester, Minn. For more information on the JJ Classic, visit intermatwrestle.com/jjclassic.