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Nick Nevills
Nick  Nevills

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Clovis, Calif.

High School:
Clovis

Weight:
HWT

Position:
285

Experience:
So.

Major:
Business in Marketing


03/19/2017

WREST: Perfect Finals Run for NCAA Champion Lions

Nittany Lions blaze to five straight wins in a 5-0 finals showing to tie NCAA record for national champions

03/18/2017

WREST: Nevills 5th as Lions Clinch NCAA Title!

Sophomore downs Duke's Kasper to place fifth at 285 in first NCAA tournament appearance

03/17/2017

WREST: Five Lions in NCAA Semifinals Tonight

Penn State extends its team lead, goes 5-2 in quarters

03/17/2017

WREST: Penn State Perfect in NCAA Semis!

Nittany Lions inching closer to NCAA team title after sizzling Friday night in St. Louis

03/16/2017

WREST: Lions Send Seven into NCAA Quarterfinals

Penn State will lead the team race after day one of the 2017 NCAA Championships

Sophomore Nick Nevills will head into the 2016-17 season after an off-season of recovery. His redshirt freshman year was nearly wiped out by an injury before returning to the line-up at the end of the season and posting a 6-3 overall record. Nevills will be looking to earn his first trip to nationals this year and has All-America honors and more on his list of goals.

Parents: Wayne and Kerri Nevills -- Major: Business in Marketing

Year-by-Year:

2015-16: Ranked No. 16 at 285 by InterMat...missed bulk of the season with an injury before making debut on 2/12...lost hard-fought 5-4 dec. to #14 Max Wessell of Lehigh on a penalty point call in Bethlehem in collegiate debut on 2/12...rebounded to pick up first dual meet victory, a Big Ten one as well, with 5-2 decision over Michigan State's Dimitrus Renfroe on 2/13 in Rec Hall...went 4-0 at U.S. Collegiate Open on 2/21 to win title, including two majors, a tech fall and a pin.
Big Ten Championships (1-2, DNP): Went 1-2 at first Big Ten Championship tournament in Iowa on 3/5-6.

2014-15: Red-shirt season...went 10-1 in open tournaments last season, wrestling unattached...four of his 10 wins were pins...posted a 4-1 mark at Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga in January.

High School/Personal:
Joined the Nittany Lions after a stellar high school career at Clovis High School in Clovis, California...one of the most decorated prep wrestlers in recent memory...won three state titles (and one third place medal) while compiling a 200-5 career record...went 49-3, 48-2, 53-0 and left Clovis as the all-time pin leader with 146 falls...won four straight California state titles as well...was named the California State High School Athlete of the Year by Cal-Hi Sports, an award given yearly dating back to 1930...also lettered in football...competed in the 2014 Dapper Dan Classic for the USA Team that defeated Pennsylvania.


Career Statistics
YEAR OVERALL DUALS (B10) TRN (B10/NCAA) F TF M Pts.
2014-15 Red Shirt Season
2015-16 6-3 1-1 (1-0) 5-2 (1-2/0-0) 1-0 1-0 3-0 3
Career 6-3 1-1 (1-0) 5-2 (1-2/0-0) 1-0 1-0 3-0 3

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