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Justin McCoy

165
Position
Senior
Class
New Paris, Pa.
Hometown
Chestnut Ridge
High School / Club
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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2021 NCAA Qualifier – 157 pounds
2021 ACC Runner Up – 157 pounds
2020 NCAA Qualifier – 157 pounds
2020, 2021 – NWCA Scholar All-America

2020-21
• NCAA qualifier at 157 pounds
• Runner up at ACC Championships at 157 pounds
• All-ACC honoree by virtue of his runner-up finish
• Posted a 9-4 record on the season with a 5-1 mark in duals
• Went 4-1 in ACC duals
• Went 3-0 at the Appalachian State Individual Quad (1/2) to open the season
• Posted an 8-1 record through the regular season with only loss a 6-3 decision to No. 2 Hayden Hidlay (NC State)
• Only two losses prior to the NCAA Championships came to Hidlay
• Went 0-2 at the NCAA Championships
• Posted a 5-1 record in bonus point matches with two pins, a tech fall and two major decisions
• Named to the ACC Wrestling All-Academic Team

2019-20
• NCAA qualifier at 157 pounds with an automatic bid
• Posted an 18-13 record on the season
• Advanced to the third-place match at the ACC Championships
• Defeated No. 17 Jacori Teemer of Arizona State at the Journeymen Duals (11/9)
• Opened the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/6) with a win over No. 11 Will Lewan of Michigan
• Also defeated No. 16 A.C. Headlee of North Carolina in the final regular-season dual
• Turned in a fifth-place finish at the Keystone Classic (11/24)
• Named an NWCA Scholar All-America
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19
• Redshirt season
• Posted a 25-3 record wrestling at 157 pounds, competing in six open tournaments
• Won 16 straight matches to start the season
• First-place finishes at the Hokie Open (11/4), Wolfpack Open (11/18) and Patriots Open (12/9)
• Sixth-place finish at Franklin & Marshall Open (1/5) despite 5-1 record due to NCAA match limits
• Third-place finish at Appalachian State Open with only loss to Evan Barczak of Drexel
• Second-place finish at National Collegiate Open (2/23) with only loss to Jacori Teemer of Arizona State
• Undefeated in matches that yielded bonus points with three pinfalls, five tech falls and three major decisions
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-time letterwinner under Greg Lazor
• Four-time PIAA State Place Winner
• 2018 Pennsylvania State Runner-Up
• 2017 Pennsylvania State Champion
• 2018 Runner-Up at FloNationals
• 2016 Fargo All-American
• Ranked No. 15 at 152 pounds by InterMat
• Served as team captain three years
• Also lettered in football and baseball

PERSONAL
• Son of Greg and Diane McCoy
• Has three older sisters, Janelle, Brooke and Stefanie
• Janelle played softball at Saint Francis
• Stefanie played softball at Indiana (Pa.)
• Active as a counselor with youth wrestling camps
• Major: Kinesiology
• Recipient of the 2021-2022 Jonathan A. Frent Endowed Memorial Wrestling Scholarship

Weight Class Overall Record Dual Record ACC Dual Record Dual Points
Scored
ACC Championship Record NCAA Championship Record Major Decisions Tech Falls Pins Fastest Pin
2018-19* 157 25-3 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 3-0 5-0 3-0 2:17
Career 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0:00

*Denotes redshirt season which does not count in career records