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     Nijel Jones
    Nijel Jones


    Asheville, N.C.

    High School:
    T.C. Roberson HS



    Wrestling Picks Up Road Win at American, 25-12

    Pack records five straight wins in middle of dual


    Wrestling Takes Down Tar Heels, 19-16

    Gwiazdowski records pin at 285 and Wilkes upsets No. 30 wrestler at 133


    DeAngelo Continues on at NCAA Championships

    Pack junior won in the wrestlebacks to advance to Friday


    Pack Wrestling Ready for NCAA Championships

    Three qualified from NC State: DeAngelo (125), Speno (133) and Jones (165)


    Pack Wrestling to Send Three to NCAA Championships

    DeAngelo (125), Speno (133) and Jones (165) will travel to Des Moines next week

    2012-13: NCAA Qualifier at 165 pounds, was an at-large selection ... Starter at 165 for the Pack, was ranked in numerous polls throughout the season ... Led the Pack with 27 total wins, seven pins and five technical fall victories ... Finished the year 26-13 at 165 pounds, 0-1 at 174, and 1-0 at 184 ... Went 2-2 at 165 pounds at the ACC Championships ... Placed in four of the five tournaments he wrestled in ... Brought home a first place showing at the Reno Tournament of Champions, finishing 6-0 with a 13-4 major decision win in the championship ... Was second in the Wolfpack Open, going 4-1 ... Placed fifth at both the Keystone Classic and Penn State Open.

    2011-12: Starter at 165 pounds ... Finished the season with 21 wins, the second best among returning wrestlers ... Collected seven wins by fall and five by major decision ... Claimed first place honors at the Pembroke Classic after posting a 4-0 record ... Pinned Issah Meade of Virginia Tech in the first period at the 2:01 mark.

    2010-11: Saw early action at 165, 174 and 184 pounds before settling into the lineup at 165 the final month of the season ...Finished the year at 7-20, including a 4-5 mark at 184.

    Prep: Finished his four-year career with a 155-50 record ...Also played football and ran track and field.

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