Two of Penn State’s best wrestlers are competing for each other for NCAA wrestling’s top honor.
Penn State seniors Jason Nolf and Bo Nickal are two of four finalists for the Hodge Trophy:
.@AnthonyAshnault of @RUWrestling , @yiannidiako_LGR of @BigRedWrestling , @NoBickal and @jasonnolf of @pennstateWREST are Hodge Trophy finalists; Online voting now open at @WINWrestlingMag
📝: https://t.co/BAt5ElraM1 pic.twitter.com/kIDjsj2xcs— USA Wrestling (@USAWrestling) March 25, 2019
Both Nolf and Nickal are four-time finalists and three-time NCAA champions. Both also just wrapped up their careers at the NCAA Wrestling Tournament in Pittsburgh this past weekend.
Nolf defeated Nebraska’s Tyler Berger 10-2 in the 157-pound final. Nickal defeated Ohio State’s Kollin Moore 5-1 in the 197-pound final.
Penn State won its eighth national title in the last nine seasons.