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NCAA D-I College Individual Regular Season Rankings – December 14th, 2021

Pictured: Ohio State freshman Carson Kharchla (165) gets  his hand raised after winning at the Michigan State Open in 2021.  Photo courtesy of Ohio State Athletics. 

Our sixth full week of the 2021-2022 NCAA Division I wrestling season is in the books! The weekend was relatively quiet as student-athletes were in final exams. As a result,  no serious serious movement within the top-20. Less than 25% of the TOM top-20 from last week (November 29 – December 5) was in action this week (December 6 – December 12).

Here are The Open Mat’s latest set of national rankings for the 2021-22 Division I season. As the action progresses and starting lineups and weights classes become clearer, TOM will adjust its rankings accordingly. We have done so already and that will continue doing so throughout the year. Also of note, true freshmen are withheld from initial rankings. Once they wrestle at least one regular season match, they will be able to be added into the rankings. 

Questions or comments are welcomed and encouraged. Feel free to contact TOM Site Editor Christopher Miller (Email: cmiller@theopenmat.com Twitter: @C_Miller_atTOM) or DM to our official Twitter  account (@theopenmat). 

The No. 1 at each weight

125: Spencer Lee, Iowa. 

133: Roman Bravo-Young, Penn State. 

141: Nick Lee, Penn State.

149: Yianni Diakomihalis, Cornell. 

157: David Carr, Iowa State. 

165: Evan Wick, Cal Poly. 

174: Carter Starocci, Penn State. 

184: Aaron Brooks, Penn State. 

197: AJ Ferrari, Oklahoma State. 

285: Gable Steveson, Minnesota. 

Rank Wrestler SchoolClass ConferencePrevious
125
1Spencer LeeIowaSeniorBig Ten 1
2Pat Glory Princeton Junior EIWA2
3Brandon Courtney Arizona State Junior Pac-123
4Taylor LaMont Utah Valley Junior Big 12 4
5Eric Barnett WisconsinSophomoreBig Ten 5
6Jakob Camacho NC State Sophomore ACC 6
7Killian Cardinale West Virginia Senior Big 12 7
8Devin SchroderPurdue Senior Big Ten 8
9Malik Heinselman Ohio State Senior Big Ten 9
10Brody Teske Northern Iowa Sophomore Big 1210
11Trevor Mastrogiovanni Oklahoma State Freshman Big 1211
12Patrick McKee Minnesota Junior Big Ten 12
13Jaret Lane Lehigh Junior EIWA13
14Michael DeAugustinoNorthwestern SophomoreBig Ten 14
15Brandon Kaylor Oregon State Junior Pac-1215
16Sam Latona Virginia Tech Freshman ACC16
17Noah SurtinMissouri FreshmanBig 1217
18Kysen Terukina Iowa State Freshman Big 1218
19Jack Medley Michigan Senior Big Ten20
20Fabian GutierrezChattanoogaSeniorSoConNR
133
1Roman Bravo-Young Penn State Junior Big Ten 1
2Daton Fix Oklahoma State Sophomore Big 122
3Austin DeSanto IowaSenior Big Ten 3
4Vito Arujau Cornell SophomoreEIWA4
5Korbin Myers Virginia Tech Senior ACC5
6Lucas Byrd Illinois FreshmanBig Ten 6
7Michael ColaioccoPennSophomoreEIWA7
8Micky Phillippi Pittsburgh Junior ACC8
9Michael McGheeArizona State JuniorPac-129
10Dylan Ragusin Michigan Freshman Big Ten10
11Chris Cannon Northwestern Freshman Big Ten11
12Jamie HernandezNorth Carolina Junior ACC12
13Sammy Alvarez Rutgers SophomoreBig Ten13
14Rayvon Foley Michigan State Senior Big Ten18
15Chance Rich CSU-Bakersfield Sophomore Pac-1214
16Matthew SchmittMissouri Sophomore Big 1215
17Kai OrineNC StateFreshmanACC17
18Tony MadrigalOklahoma Junior Big 1216
19Haiden DruryUtah Valley Freshman Big 1219
20Brian Courtney Virginia SophomoreACC20
141
1Nick LeePenn State Senior Big Ten
2Jaydin EiermanIowaSenior Big Ten 1
3Sebastian Rivera Rutgers Senior Big Ten2
4Stevan MicicMichigan Senior Big Ten 3
5Clay Carlson South Dakota State Sophomore Big 124
6Dylan Duncan Illinois Senior Big Ten 5
7Real Woods Stanford Junior Pac-126
8Andrew AlirezNorthern Colorado Sophomore Big 127
9Dresden Simon Central Michigan Senior MAC 8
10Chad Red Nebraska Senior Big Ten9
11Kizhan Clarke North Carolina Senior ACC11
12Dom Demas Oklahoma Senior Big 1210
13Grant Willits Oregon State Junior Pac-1214
14Allan Hart Missouri Junior Big 1215
15Jesse Vasquez Arizona State Freshman Pac-1217
16Parker Filius Purdue Junior Big 1018
17Ryan Jack NC State Freshman ACC19
18Cayden RooksIndiana Sophomore Big Ten20
19Dylan D'EmilioOhio State Freshman Big Ten NR
20Cole Matthews Pittsburgh Junior ACC 16
149
1Yianni DiakomihalisCornell JuniorEIWA1
2Sammy Sasso Ohio State Senior Big Ten 2
3Tariq Wilson NC State JuniorACC3
4Ridge LovettNebraska Senior Big Ten4
5Yahya Thomas Northwestern Junior Big Ten 5
6Kyle Parco Arizona State FreshmanPac-126
7Jaden Abas Stanford Freshman Pac-127
8Max Murin IowaSenior Big Ten 8
9Bryce Andonian Virginia Tech Junior ACC9
10Jonathan MillnerAppalachian StateSenior SoCon 10
11Josh Finesilver Duke Sophomore ACC1
12Mitch Moore Oklahoma Sophomore Oklahoma 12
13Austin GomezWisconsinSenior Big 1213
14Mike Carr Illinois Senior Big Ten14
15Kaden Gfeller Oklahoma State Junior Big 12NR
16Zach Sherman North Carolina Junior ACC15
17Josh HeilCampbell Senior SoCon 16
18Kanen Storr Michigan Senior Big Ten 17
19Legend Lamer Cal Poly Freshman Pac-1218
20Beau Bartlett Penn State Freshman Big Ten19
157
1David CarrIowa StateSophomoreBig 121
2Ryan Deakin Northwestern Senior Big Ten2
3Brayton LeeMinnesota SophomoreBig Ten 4
4Jacori Teemer Arizona State Sophomore Pac-123
5Quincy Monday Princeton Junior EIWA5
6Austin O'Connor North Carolina Junior ACC6
7Jared Franek North Dakota StateSophomore Big 12 7
8Kaleb Young Iowa Senior Big Ten 8
9Kendall Coleman Purdue Sophomore Big Ten9
10Peyton Robb Nebraska Sophomore Big Ten 10
11Josh HumphreysLehigh Senior EIWA 11
12Connor Brady Virginia Tech Freshman ACC12
13Wyatt Sheets Oklahoma State Senior Big 1214
14Jarrett Jacques Missouri Junior Big 1213
15Jacob Wright Wyoming Junior Big 1215
16Will Lewan Michigan Sophomore Big Ten 16
17Doug ZapfPennJuniorEIWA18
18Andrew Cerniglia Navy Sophomore EIWA NR
19Justin Thomas Oklahoma Junior Big 12 19
20Hunter Willits Oregon State Junior Pac-1220
165
1Evan Wick Cal Poly Senior Pac-121
2Keegan O'Toole Missouri Freshman Big 122
3Shane Griffith Stanford SophomorePac-123
4Alex Marinelli Iowa Senior Big Ten4
5Anthony ValenciaArizona State Senior Pac-126
6Carson Kharchla Ohio State Freshman Big Ten7
7Travis Whitlake Oklahoma State Freshman Big 125
8Demetrius RomeroUtah Valley Senior Big 12 9
9Jake Wentzel Pittsburgh Senior ACC8
10Julian RamirezCornellFreshmanEIWA10
11Luke Weber North Dakota StateSenior Big 12 12
12Cameron Anime Michigan Freshman Big Ten 11
13Zach Hartman Bucknell Senior EIWA13
14Phillip ConigliaroHarvardSophomoreEIWA14
15Peyton Hall West Virginia FreshmanBig 12 15
16Dean Hamiti Wisconsin Freshman Big Ten18
17Cole Moody Wyoming Sophomore Big Ten 17
18Thomas Bullard NC State Senior ACC16
19Izzak OlejnikNorthern IllinoisSophomoreMAC 19
20Jackson Hemauer Northern Colorado Junior Big 1220
174
1Carter Starocci Penn State Freshman Big Ten 1
2Mike Labriola Nebraska Senior Big Ten 2
3Michael KemererIowa Senior Big Ten 3
4Mekhi Lewis Virginia Tech Sophomore ACC4
5Matt FinesilverDuke Senior ACC5
6Hayden HidlayNC State Senior ACC6
7Logan Massa Michigan Senior Big Ten NR
8Ethan Smith Ohio State Junior Big Ten 7
9Adam Kemp Cal Poly Sophomore Pac-128
10Chris Foca CornellSophomore EIWA9
11Dustin Plott Oklahoma State Freshman Big 1213
12Clay Lautt North Carolina Junior ACC10
13Cade DeVos South Dakota State SophomoreBig 1211
14Hayden Hastings Wyoming Junior Big 1214
15Michael O'Malley DrexelSophomoreEIWA15
16Andrew McNally Wisconsin Senior Big Ten12
17Peyton Mocco Missouri Sophomore Big 1216
18Troy Fisher Northwestern Freshman Big Ten17
19Jackson Turley Rutgers Freshman Big Ten 18
20Gerrit NijenhuisPurdue Freshman Big Ten 19
184
1Aaron BrooksPenn State Sophomore Big Ten 1
2Myles Anime Michigan Senior Big Ten 2
3Trent Hidlay NC State Sophomore ACC3
4Parker KeckeisenNorthern Iowa FreshmanBig 12 4
5John PoznanskiRutgers FreshmanBig Ten 5
6Dakota Greer Oklahoma State SeniorBig 12 7
7Hunter BolenVirginia Tech JuniorACC8
8Bernie TrauxCal Poly Junior Pac-126
9Britt Wilson Northern IllinoisJuniorMAC 9
10Kaleb Romero Ohio State Senior Big Ten10
11Donnell Washington Indiana Freshman Big Ten 11
12Jeremiah Kent Missouri SophomoreBig 12 12
13Marcus Coleman Iowa State Junior Big 1213
14Taylor Venz Nebraska Senior Big Ten 14
15Jonathan LoewCornell Sophomore EIWA15
16Tate Samuelson Wyoming Junior Big 1216
17Travis StefanikPrincetonJuniorEIWA18
18Max Lyon Purdue Senior Big Ten 19
19Zac Braunagel Illinois Sophomore Big Ten 20
20Darrien Roberts Oklahoma Sophomore Big 1218
197
1AJ Ferrari Oklahoma State Freshman Big 12 1
2Nino Bonaccorsi Pittsburgh Junior ACC2
3Rocky Elam Missouri Freshman Big 12 3
4Max Dean Penn State Junior Big Ten 4
5Stephen BuchananWyoming SophomoreBig 12 5
6Thomas PenolaPurdue Senior Big Ten 6
7Eric Schultz Nebraska Senior Big Ten 7
8Jacob Warner Iowa Junior Big Ten 8
9Jake Woodley Oklahoma Junior Big 129
10Kordell Norfleet Arizona State Junior Pac-1210
11Patrick BruckiMichigan Senior Big Ten 11
12Lou DePrezBinghamtonJuniorEIWA12
13Isaac Trumble NC State FreshmanACC13
14Jay AielloVirginiaSeniorACC14
15Luke StoutPrincetonFreshmanEIWA15
16Greg Bulsak Rutgers Senior Big Ten 17
17Owen Pentz North Dakota StateFreshman Big 1216
18Yonger BastidaIowa StateSophomoreBig 1218
19Jacob CardenasCornellSophomoreEIWA19
20Cam Caffey Michigan State Big Ten 20
285
1Gable Steveson Minnesota Junior Big Ten 1
2Mason Parris Michigan Junior Big Ten3
3Cohlton SchultzArizona State Freshman Pac-122
4Trent Hilger WisconsinJunior Big Ten 5
5Greg KerkviletPenn State Freshman Big Ten6
6Tony Cassioppi Iowa Junior Big Ten 4
7Wyatt HendricksonAir Force SophomoreBig 127
8Jordan WoodLehighSeniorEIWA 8
9Matt StencelCentral MichiganSenior MAC 10
10Gary Traub Oregon State Senior Big 1211
11Christian LanceNebraskaSeniorBig Ten12
12Tate Orndorff Ohio State Senior Big 1213
13Nathan TraxlerVirginia Tech Senior ACC14
14Zach Elam Missouri Junior Big 1215
15Yaraslau SlavikouskiHarvardSophomore EIWA16
16Lucas Davison Northwestern SophomoreBig Ten 17
17Brian Andrews Wyoming Senior Big 1218
18Lewis FernandesCornellSophomore EIWA19
19Luke LuffmanIllinoisSophomoreBig TenNR
20Zachary Knighton-WardHofstra Senior EIWANR

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