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Justin McCoy

New Paris, Pa.
Chestnut Ridge
High School
Justin McCoy - Wrestling - Virginia Cavaliers

• 3x NCAA Qualifier (2020, 2021, 2022)
• 2x ACC Runner-Up (2021, 2022)
• 3x NWCA Scholar All-America (2020, 2021, 2022)
• 3x ACC Wrestling All-Academic Team (2020, 2021, 2022)

• NCAA qualifier at 165 pounds for his third straight NCAA berth
• Runner-up finish at ACC Championships to earn his NCAA bid
• All-ACC honoree for the second straight season by virtue of his runner-up finish
• Posted a 19-4 record on the year with an 8-1 mark in dual action
• Went 3-1 in ACC duals – his only dual loss coming to No. 21 Thomas Bullard of No. 4 NC State (2/4)
• Opened the season with 11 consecutive victories and only the one loss in the regular season
• Defeated No. 20 Thomas Bullard (NC State) to advance to the finals at the ACC Championships
• Went 3-2 at the NCAA Championships with wins over No. 18 seed Joshua Ogunsanya (Columbia), No. 20 seed Will Formato (Appalachian State) and No. 11 seed Izzak Olejnik (N. Illinois)
• Advanced to the blood round at the NCAA Championships
• Posted nine bonus-point victories with a pin, a tech fall and five major decisions
• Named an NWCA Scholar All-America for the third consecutive season
• Named to the ACC Wrestling All-Academic Team

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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

• 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 2022-2023 Jonathan A. Frent Endowed Memorial Wrestling Scholarship