Gwiazdowski Wins 285 Weight Class at Hokie Open
Nov. 4, 2012
BLACKSBURG, VA. - The NC State wrestling team opened up its 2012-13 campaign this past weekend, traveling to Blacksburg, Va., to compete in the Hokie Open. The meet was also the first for NC State's Pat Popolizio at the helm of the Pack.
The Pack had a pair of wreslters compete in a Wolfpack uniform, while five wrestlers went unattached.
The Pack's weekend was highlighted by transfer All-American Nick Gwiazdowski wining the 285-pound bracket. Although he has to sit out this season, Gwiazdowski was in top form.
Redshirt-sophomore Steve Ramos won his first bout in double overtime 6-5, but then fell 12-5 in the next round. After an injury bye in the consolation bracket, Ramos was defeated 5-2.