- 184 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Don Bosco Prep
- Allendale, N.J.
|Year||Overall||Dual||League||Major Dec.||Tech Fall||Fall||Time||Points|
Updated: April 16, 2014
2013-14: Went 25-10 on the season and went 18-5 in duals … An NCAA qualifier at 184 pounds … Had five major decisions, one technical fall and two pins … Went 4-2 in ACC duals … Defeated No. 9 Jon Fausey of Virginia 4-3 in a dual match … Went 5-2 at the Las Vegas Invitational to place seventh … Beat No. 11 Tanner Weatherman of Iowa State twice at the event … Missed the Midlands Championships due to injury … Beat UNC's Alex Utley 7-5 in the dual bout … Fell 3-1 to No. 1 Jimmy Sheptock of Maryland on a late takedown … Picked up a major decision in Tech's one-point win over NC State … Picked up a big pin against Central Michigan at the NWCA National Duals to spark a 13-0 run in the final three bouts as Tech rallied for a 22-15 win … Beat Ohio State's Josh Fox 5-3 in the dual match … Went 3-1 at the ACC Championship to place third at 184 pounds … Went 0-2 at the NCAAs … A second-team selection to the VaSID All-State team.
2012-13: An NCAA qualifier who posted a 17-14 record … Placed fourth at the ACC Championships … Went 12-6 in dual matches, 4-1 in ACC duals … Had three major decisions, one technical fall and two pins … Went 2-2 at the Midlands Championships … Beat No. 16 Stephen Doty of Virginia 7-4 in the dual meet … Picked up a 12-4 major decision over Wisconsin's Dylan Iczkowski in the dual match … Went 2-2 at the Hokie Open to place fourth.
2011-12: Went 24-11 on the season, 9-5 in duals … Went 3-1 in ACC duals … Recorded two major decisions and a nine pins on the year … Took second place at the Hokie Open, going 4-1 … Went 4-0 at the Wolfpack Open to claim the title … Got a takedown with 2 seconds left to upset No. 14 Andrew Capolattano of Ohio State, 4-3 in a dual meet … Went 6-2 at the Nittany Lion Open, placing sixth … Went 2-2 at the Midlands … Picked up a win in the dual meet at Iowa State and then a pin two days later in the win over NC State.
2010-11: Went 14-10 in his first year as a D-1 wrestler … Posted a 4-4 mark in dual matches, earning 12 points for the team … Recorded three major decisions and two pins … Took third at the Appalachian State Open … Named to the 2010-11 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Wagner College: Signed with the Seahawks for football, but redshirted.
High School: A standout football player and wrestler at Don Bosco Prep … A two-time state medalist who placed fourth at the 2009 New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association wrestling championships at 189 pounds … Was a catalyst for perennial national prep football power, registering a team-high 87 tackles, including 54 solo stops, from his linebacker position as a senior, an average of 7.3 tackles per game … Added five sacks and was named third-team all-state by the Star Ledger … Was a first-team all-county selection by the Bergen County Coaches Association … Helped lead his team to three state titles on the gridiron.
Personal: Nicholas David Vetterlein was born April 4, 1990, in Upper Saddle River, NJ … The son of Sue and Ray Vetterlein … Has four older siblings … Majoring in apparel, housing and resource management with a concentration in consumer studies.