Friday Morning, the College of Pennsylvania wrestling group acquired a verbal from their fifth top-100 recruit from the Class of 2022. Jude Swisher (Bellefonte, PA), #95 amongst present seniors, will be a part of a star-studded group of wrestlers headed to Philadelphia subsequent yr. Swisher is ranked ninth within the nation at 138 lbs in MatScouts most up-to-date rankings.
Swisher is a two-time Pennsylvania AAA state placewinner. He was fourth as a sophomore and third throughout his junior season. His most up-to-date journey to the rostrum got here at 132 lbs. Over the summer time, Swisher moved as much as 138 lbs and took fifth in Fargo in Junior Nationwide freestyle. Throughout his first two years of highschool, Swisher captured regional championships, as nicely.
The dedication from Swisher provides the Quakers seven of the highest 150 wrestlers on MatScouts’ Huge Board. He joins #23 Martin Cosgrove (Camden Catholic, NJ), #73 Evan Mougalian (Kinnelon, NJ), #75 Andrew Troczynski (Delbarton, NJ), and #77 Alex Almeyda (St. Joseph, NJ) as top-100 wrestlers which have given verbals to Roger Reina’s group. Penn’s incoming Class of 2021 was ranked 23rd in the nation by InterMat and this group is nearly positive to surpass that mark.
Swisher grew to become identified nationally just a few years in the past as he broke on the scene together with Sam Herring and their Residence Mat Benefit podcast. That led to the pair incomes “Journalist of the 12 months” honors from WIN Journal in 2020.
With such robust recruiting over the previous three or 4 years, Penn does not have any obtrusive holes with out younger expertise. 157, Swisher’s projected weight, isn’t any exception. The Quakers present projected starter at 157 lbs, Doug Zapf, is listed as a junior on Penn’s up to date roster.
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