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James Frascella
James Frascella

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Weight:
174

Position:
174

Experience:
So.


James Frascella heads into his sophomore season after a solid 2012-13 campaign that saw him post an 11-7 mark in open tournaments. Frascella has emerged as an important part of Penn State's depth at 174. Parents: Barbara Matakevich and Paul Frascella -- Major: Biobehavioral Health.

Lion Career
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
Career 11-7 0-0 (0-0) 11-7 (0-0/0-0) 1-0 1-1 1-1 0
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