Feb. 17, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. - A total of seven NC State wrestlers were ranked in the first RPI released by the NCAA, while five were honored in the second NCAA Coaches’ Panel Rankings of the year. Both rankings rate the top 33 wrestlers nationally in all 10 weight classes.
125: Freshman Micah Perez (16-15) is ranked 31st in the RPI.
141: Sophomore Sam Speno (20-11) is ranked 26th in the Coaches’ Panel Rankings and 14th in the RPI.
149: Freshman Brian Hamann (18-10) is ranked 31st in the Coaches’ Panel Rankings and 24th in the RPI.
157: Junior Tommy Gantt (28-7) is ranked 19th in the Coaches’ Panel Rankings and 18th in the RPI.
174: Freshman Pete Renda (24-7) is ranked 19th in the Coaches’ Panel Rankings and 25th in the RPI.
184: Freshman Michael Macchiavello (10-11) is ranked 27th in the RPI.
285: Redshirt-sophomore Nick Gwiazdowski (33-2) is ranked sixth in the Coaches’ Panel Rankings and fourth in the RPI.
The Pack will return to action this weekend in the final two duals of the year. The Pack will first face Duke in an ACC dual and then Northwestern later in the day, both duals will be in Durham on Saturday.