Final match-ups are set for the 2012 Adam Frey Classic on Sunday, June 24, event organizers announced Wednesday.
Each year, the Adam Frey Classic features top current and past college wrestlers along with high school mat stars. In the history of the event, 105 NCAA qualifiers, 37 NCAA All-Americans, 13 NCAA champions, and one Olympian have taken to the mat to help support the Adam Frey Foundation, a non-profit organization to give comfort to and provide enjoyment for those receiving treatment for cancer.
For college wrestling fans, arguably the most anticipated bout would be 2012 NCAA Division I 174-pound champ Ed Ruth of Penn State facing off against 2011 NCAA finalist Robert Hamlin of Lehigh.
Updated match-ups include:
- Chuck Zeisoft (Rider) vs. Billy Waterson (Brown)
- Vinny Fava (Rider) vs. Tyler Small (Kent State)
- Shane Welsh (Lehigh) vs. Ian Miller (Kent State)
- Caleb Richardson (Cornell) vs. Patrick Hunter (Binghamton)
- Justin Accordino (Hofstra) vs. Jake O’Hara (Columbia)
- Joey Napoli (Lehigh) vs. Lorenzo Thomas (Penn)
- B.J. Young (Newberry) vs. C.J. Cobb (Penn)
- High school stars: Johnny Sebastian (Bergen Catholic) vs. Chance Marsteller (Kennard-Dale)
- Steve Mytych (Drexel) vs. Nic Bedelyon (Kent State)
- Mike Nevinger (Cornell) vs. Borislav Novachkov (Cal Poly)
- Nestor Teffor (Boston University) vs. Josh Asper (Maryland)
- Nathaniel Brown (Lehigh) vs. Jimmy Resnick (Rider)
- Ricky McDonald (Brown) vs. Jimmy Sheptock (Maryland)
- Andrew Campalattano (Ohio State) vs. Christian Boley (Maryland)
- Ryan Tomei (Pittsburgh) vs. Nick Gwiazadowski (North Carolina State)
- Mac Wexell (Lehigh) vs. Cody Reed (Binghamton)
- Robert Hamlin (Lehigh) vs. Ed Ruth (Penn State)
To purchase tickets, please visit www.lehightickets.com.
Want to know more? Check out this article from the Brown and White, the student newspaper at Lehigh.
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