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James Frascella
James Frascella

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Weight:
174

Position:
174

Experience:
So.


12/07/2014

Five Lion Wrestlers Claim Nittany Lion Open Titles

Penn State strong at annual open tournament

01/19/2014

Lions Strong at Floyd `Shorty' Hitchcock Open

#4 Dylan Alton goes 5-0 to stay unbeaten, wins 157 pound crown

11/20/2013

#1 Penn State Wrestlers Host Lock Haven in Home Opener Sunday

'13 NCAA and B1G title banners to be raised prior to dual

11/17/2013

Nittany Lion Wrestlers Down No. 25 Lehigh for Second Straight Road Win

Nearly 5,000 pack Stabler Arena as Penn State rolls to 22-12 victory

11/16/2013

Penn State Wrestlers Open Season with 34-8 win at Rider

National TV audience watches Lions roll to win in front of sellout crowd

Junior James Frascella made his Penn State dual meet debut last season and heads into the 2014-15 campaign ready to contribute once again to Penn State's title hopes. Parents: Barbara Matakevich and Paul Frascella -- Major: Biobehavioral Health.

Lion Career
2013-14:
Posted 5-4 overall record...made Penn State dual meet debut in weekend swing at Rider and Lehigh...also had three matches against non-collegiate wrestlers at Millersville on 1/19...had one pin (a first period fall over Pitt's Anthony Messner).

2012-13:
Went 11-7 in open tournaments...5-2 at Binghamton Open on 11/11...4-1 at ESU Open on 11/17...1-2 at Nittany Lion Open on 21/1...competed at 174 for Penn State at the Southern Scuffle, going 1-2...had a pin, a tech fall and a major.

2011-12:
Red-shirt season...went 5-4 in open tournaments as an unattached wrestler...had two pins and a tech fall.

High School/Personal:
James Frascella comes to Penn State from Carmel, Indiana where he was an Indiana State placewinner for Carmel High School. He was an Indiana National Duals and Fargo team member wand a two-time Brute Adidas Nationals All-American. He projects at 165 or 174 for the Lions and is the son of Paul Frascella and Barb Matakevich.


Career Statistics
YEAR OVERALL DUALS (B10) TRN (B10/NCAA) F TF M Pts.
2011-12 Red Shirt Season
2012-13 11-7 0-0 (0-0) 11-7 (0-0/0-0) 1-0 1-1 1-1 0
2013-14 5-4 0-2 (0-0) 5-4 (0-0/0-0) 1-0 0-2 0-0 0
Career 16-11 0-2 (0-0) 16-11 (0-0/0-0) 2-0 1-3 1-1 0
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