Quantcast
College Wrestling News

2019-20 Early Lineup Look: Rutgers

Suriano_Nick

photo courtesy of Cam Kramer

What does Rutgers head coach Scott Goodale have for an encore in 2019-20? Last year was a banner year for the Scarlet Knights as they crowned their first and second NCAA champion in school history. Those two national champions helped carry Rutgers to a ninth-place finish in Pittsburgh, which was the first time in school history that they had cracked the top ten. That led to Goodale being named the NCAA Coach of the Year following the tournament. More good news came in the spring as the NJ Regional Training Center, which Rutgers shares with Princeton, placed two of its members on the men’s Senior World Team. While it may seem crazy to expect another such year out of Rutgers, the 13th year head coach Goodale does not plan for a significant drop-off. The 2019-20 version of the Scarlet Knights will feature a returning national champion, three past national qualifiers, and a recruiting class that was ranked 10th in the country. Goodale and his staff believe that multiple members of this highly sought-after group of incoming freshmen can contribute and do so immediately. Here’s what we can look for in Rutgers’ starting lineup for the 2019-20 season.

Previous “Early Lineup Looks”

Arizona State

Campbell

Fresno State

Lehigh

Lock Haven

Michigan

North Carolina

Northwestern

Oklahoma

Pittsburgh

Princeton

Stanford

Wisconsin

Wyoming

125: Nic Aguilar (Redshirt Freshman; Gilroy, CA)

        Shane Metzler (Junior; Long Valley, NJ)

        Sammy Alvarez (Freshman; Montvale, NJ)

Want to read more of this article and others like it? Become an TOM Prime Member for as low as $2.22/month!

Members Login Below.

*All subscriptions are billed on 1-year, 2-year, or 3-year basis.

To Top