Mekhi Lewis

  • Mekhi
  • Lewis

  • Class
    Freshman
  • Weight
    157 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Bound Brook
  • Hometown
    Bound Brook, N.J.

Updated: March 23, 2018

2017-18: Redshirted … Went 28-2 overall with 19 bonus points victories wrestling unattached at 165 pounds … Ranked second on The Open Mat’s list of top redshirting freshmen in the nation … Only two losses of the season came at the Southern Scuffle against Lock Haven’s Chance Marsteller, who finished fourth at the 2018 NCAA Championships … Went 6-2 against wrestlers that qualified for nationals … Took first in five of the six open tournaments he competed in … Registered two tech falls and two wins by fall as part of a 5-0 showing at the Hokie Open … Pinned Clarion’s Paul Zacherl and defeated Duke’s Zach Finesilver by decision, 8-4, at the Wolfpack Open … Had two pins and a major decision at the Storm Open … Placed fourth at the prestigious Southern Scuffle with wins over Lehigh’s Gordon Wolf, a 10-3 major decision, and Keilan Torres of Northern Colorado, a 3-2 decision … Went 4-0 at the Appalachian State Open … Registered two falls and two major decisions at the Edinboro Open.

High School: Lettered four times for Coach Shaun Cleary at Bound Brook HS … Four-time district champion … Four-time region champion … Two- time state champion, once at 145 pounds and once at 160 pounds … Member of the Wrestling USA 2017 High School All-American team.

Personal: Born April 29, 1999 in New Brunswick, NJ … The son of Keith and Charlotte Lewis … Has four siblings, Keith Jr., Mark, Adriana, and Sadie … Majoring in university studies.