More than 30 NY Wrestlers in Latest Release of RPI and Coaches' Panel Rankings

On Thursday, the NCAA released updates to two of the key criteria used to select the field for the NCAA tournament – the Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) and the Coaches’ Panel Rankings.  A number of wrestlers who compete for the six Division I schools in New York sit in those rankings.  They are:

(RPI ranking, Coaches Ranking) 33 wrestlers make the field at each weight.

125:

Nahshon Garrett, Cornell (RPI 8, Coaches 6)

Steve Bonanno, Hofstra (32, 17)

133:

Jordan Thome, Army (NR, 28)

Jamie Franco, Hofstra (31, 31)

141:

Mike Nevinger, Cornell (8, 13)

Luke Vaith, Hofstra (10, 17)

Connor Hanafee, Army (26, 31)

149:

Donnie Vinson, Binghamton (7, 4)

Steve Santos, Columbia (NR, 6)

Chris Villalonga, Cornell (13, 18)

Daniel Young, Army (NR, 19)

Blake Ruolo, Buffalo (33, NR)

157:

Jake O’Hara, Columbia (21, 21)

Wally Maziarz, Buffalo (22, NR)

Tyler Banks, Hofstra (NR, 33)

165:

Kyle Dake, Cornell (2, 1)

Mark Lewandowski, Buffalo (7, 13)

Paul Hancock, Army (27, 23)

174:

Stephen West, Columbia (18, 21)

Marshall Peppelman, Cornell (16, NR)

John-Martin Cannon, Buffalo (NR, 18)

Jermaine John, Hofstra (25, NR)

Coleman Gracey, Army (NR, 33)

184:

Steve Bosak, Cornell (NR, 4)

Cody Reed, Binghamton (33, NR)

197:

Nate Schiedel, Binghamton (16, 5)

Jace Bennett, Cornell (17, 22)

Bryce Barnes, Army (30, 32)

285:

Stryker Lane, Cornell (18, 27)

Paul Snyder, Hofstra (25, 22)

For the full RPI and Panel Rankings, see this link.

Other New York natives present in one or both of the rankings are:  (Feel free to provide feedback if any are missing).

133:

Nick Wilcox, Bloomsburg (13, 14)

Jimmy Morris, Rider (22, 26)

Sam Speno, NC State (26, 24)

141:

Steven Keith, Harvard (15, 11)

149:

Andrew Lenzi, Penn (NR, 33)

165:

Ryan LeBlanc, Indiana (11, 19)

Josh Veltre, Bloomsburg (23, 11)

Johnny Greisheimer, Edinboro (22, 22)

174:

James Brundage, Rider (13, 32)

197:
Christian Boley, Maryland (19, 15)

285:

Peter Capone, Ohio State (11, 12)

Ernest James, Edinboro (23, 20)

 

 

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