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Where are the Class of 2015 Wrestlers Going to College?

By BV, 06/25/15, 5:30PM EDT


It's graduation season.  Where are the members of the Class of 2015 going to college in the fall?  Below is a list of 2015 NYS placers we received information about and their destinations. 

For a larger list of New York wrestlers and their choices, as well as wrestlers committed to institutions in the Empire State, please click here.


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2015 NYS Top 6 Placers - College Destinations (that we have been made aware of) 


Division 1

2nd at 113: Jay Albis, JJEF, Johnson & Wales

3rd at 113: Kyle Quinn, Wantagh, Notre Dame (Ohio)

3rd at 120: Gerard Daly, Minisink Valley, Sacred Heart

4th at 120: Ed Matyka, Riverhead, Binghamton

5th at 120: Vinny Vespa, Monroe Woodbury, Army West Point

1st at 126: Nick Piccininni, Ward Melville, Oklahoma State

2nd at 126: Ben Lamantia, St. Anthony's, Michigan

5th at 126: Sam Goldman, Port Washington, Harvard

2nd at 132: Jesse Dellavecchia, East Islip, Binghamton

3rd at 132: Da’mani Burns, Newburgh Free Academy, Cortland

4th at 132: James Szymanski, Shoreham-Wading River, North Carolina

2nd at 138: Mike D’Angelo, Commack, Princeton

3rd at 138: Brad Wade, Islip, Cortland

6th at 138: Naquan Warren, Farmingdale, Jamestown CC

1st at 145: Tommy Dutton, Rocky Point, Harvard

2nd at 145: Mike Raccioppi, Minisink Valley, East Stroudsburg

4th at 145: Jake Einbinder, Bethpage, Binghamton

6th at 145: Danny Murphy, Ketcham, Oneonta State

1st at 152: Jakob Restrepo, Sachem East, Maryland

3rd at 152: Jesse Porter, Shenendehowa, (USOEC/Northern Michigan)

4th at 152: Thomas Wightman, Warwick, Buffalo

6th at 152: Elias Kokalis, Great Neck South, Springfield

2nd at 160: Blaise Benderoth, North Rockland, Binghamton

3rd at 160: Brandon Aviles, John Glenn, Iowa State

4th at 160: Addrian Ferrarie, Mount St. Michael, Buffalo

1st at 182: David Hamil, Deer Park, Lindenwood

2nd at 182: Jake Ashcraft, Burnt Hills, Ithaca

3rd at 182: Tom Lane, Garden City, Cal Poly

5th at 182: Richie Jones, St. Joseph's Collegiate, Ohio Northern

3rd at 195: Peter Pjetri, Suffern, Oneonta State

1st at 220: Youssif Hemida, Mamaroneck, Maryland

2nd at 220: Vin Feola, Walt Whitman, North Dakota State

5th at 220: Brock Cvijanovich, Horace Greeley, Binghamton

1st at 285: Nolan Terrance, Massena, Buffalo

5th at 285: Sean Dee, Sachem East, Binghamton

6th at 285: Nikola Cejic, Johnson City, Morrisville State


Division 2

6th at 120: Tony Recco, Lyndonville, Edinboro

1st at 120: Jimmy Overhiser, Lansing, Cornell

1st at 132: Nick Casella, Locust Valley, Maryland

2nd at 138: Sam Ward, Locust Valley, Columbia

1st at 145: Tristan Rifanburg, Norwich, Binghamton

4th at 145: Kevin Jackson, Locust Valley, Indiana

5th at 145: Austin Whitney, Mexico, Cortland

6th at 145: Chris Santana, Pawling, Oneonta State

1st at 152: Frank Garcia, Norwich, Binghamton

2nd at 152: Andrew Shomers, Lewiston Porter, Edinboro

5th at 152: Jason Colon, VVS, Oneonta State

3rd at 160: Connor Lawrence, Duanesburg, Roger Williams

5th at 160: Simon Breckenridge, VVS, Oneonta State

2nd at 170: Trevor Allard, Mexico, Bloomsburg

4th at 170: Willie Messinger, Putnam Valley, NC State

5th at 170: Brett Lewis, Morrisville-Eaton, Cortland

6th at 170: Howie Nolan, Maple Grove, Alfred State

3rd at 182: Ryan Marszal, Unatego, Oneonta State

1st at 195: Nathanael Rose, Eagle Academy, Buffalo

2nd at 220: Tyler Hall, East Aurora, Pennsylvania

4th at 220: Paul Herrea, Saranac, Alfred State

3rd at 285: Tyler VandenBogaard, Hadley-Luzerne/Lake George, Oswego State


For a full list of New York wrestlers and their choices, as well as wrestlers committed to institutions in the Empire State, please click here.