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Nick Nevills
Nick  Nevills


Clovis, Calif.

High School:




Business in Marketing


WR: Nick Lee Leads Lions in Medal Round

Lee 5th, Rasheed and Nevills big wins to take 7th in Saturday morning's medal round


WR: Penn State NCAA Champions Again!

Nickal clinches the team title with a pin at 184


WR: Lions Send Five to National Semifinals

Penn State and Ohio State continue to battle for team title


WR: Lions Surge in NCAA Semifinals!

Penn State perfect in semis, leading in team race, eight total All-Americans


WR: Lions Perfect 9-0 in NCAA Session 2!

Penn State in heated team race battle with Ohio State and Iowa


Junior Nick Nevills heads into the 2017-18 season coming off an All-America run last year as Penn State won its sixth NCAA team title in the last seven years. Nevills will once again be in the hunt for a national title at 285.

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


2016-17: Ranked #4 by InterMat....2-0 opening weekend to the season, including solid 3-1 win over #10 Nathan Butler of Stanford in Rec Hall on 11/13...dominated #8 Denzel Dejournette of Appalachian State in the final of the Keystone Classic to win the title on 11/20...went 4-0 with two pins during the tourney at Penn...dominated #11 Doug Vollaro of Lehigh 8-4 in BJC Dual on 12/4...dominated #8 Michael Kroells of Minnesota on 1/6, winning 4-0 with 2:28 in riding time...pinned #15 Collin Jensen of Nebraska at the 6:01 mark on 1/8 in Lincoln...21-6 TF over Iowa's Steve Holloway on 1/20...last second takedown led to tough 4-3 loss to #2 Connor Medbery of Wisconsin on 1/27 in Madison...lost 19-9 to #1 Kyle Snyder of Ohio State on 2/3 in Columbus...solid 5-0 win over #15 Brooks Black of Illinois on 2/10, with 2:10 in riding time...rolled up 526 in riding time during a 10-1 major over Maryland's Youssif Hemida on 2/12...10-5 win over Derek White of Oklahoma State on 2/19, helping lead Penn State to 27-13 win at OSU for NWCA Dual crown.
Big Ten Championships (4-1, 3rd place, NCAA Qualifier): Took third at 2017 Big Ten Championships with 4-1 run at 285, including three pins..downed #8 Michael Gross of Minnesota 2-0 in third place bout.

NCAA Championships (5-2, 5th place, All-American): Went 5-2 at NCAAs in St. Louis as the No. 5 seed, including wins over #12 William Miller of Edinboro, #15 Ryan Solomon of Pitt, #8 Michael Kroells of Minnesota and #4 Jacob Kasper of Duke in the fifth- place match...lone losses were a 3-1 decision to Kasper in the quarters and a 5-3 loss to #3 Ty Walz of Virginia Tech in conso semis.

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, 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
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
2016-17 25-5 12-2 (7-2) 13-3 (4-1/5-2) 7-0 3-0 1-1 49
Career 31-8 13-3 (8-2) 18-5 (5-3/5-2) 8-0 4-0 4-1 52


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