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2017 Tommies – Honoring College Wrestling’s Best

2017 Tommies

Welcome to the 2017 Tommies, TOM’s annual awards for college wrestling. Our staff has voted and below you will find our list of awards for the 2017 NCAA College wrestling season.  In addition, make your voice heard in the Fans’ Choice voting in the box just below this text.  Congratulations to all the winners! Check back next week to see who the fans choose for the final Tommie of the season.

Best Technical Wrestler

Zain Retherford
Penn State

Most Improved Wrestler

Jacob Kasper

Best Non-DI Wrestler

Riley Lefever
Wabash College

Coach of the Year

Brian Smith

Best Ambassador

J’Den Cox

Comeback Wrestler

Brian Realbuto

Freshman of the Year

Vincenzo Joseph
Penn State

Upset of the Year

Darian Cruz over Thomas Gilman (Iowa)

Maxime Formidati

Jason Nolf
Penn State

Wrestler of the Year

Kyle Snyder
Ohio State

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