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Zannetti Named to NWCA All-Academic Team
First Scarlet Knight since 2002 to earn NWCA academic honors
  • Posted on May 08, 2012 2:26:23 PM
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  • Greg Zannetti
    Roy DeBoer

    MALVERN, Pa. (May 8, 2012) – Rutgers wrestling’s Greg Zannetti (Edison, N.J.) has been named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association’s Individual All-Academic team for the 2011-12 season, it was announced Tuesday. The 2012 NCAA qualifier at 174 pounds earned RU’s first recognition on the team since 2002.

    A redshirt junior, Zannetti was a force on the mats and in the classrooms for the Scarlet Knights. The sociology major recorded a team-best 31-6 record in 2011-12 and earned qualification to his first NCAA Championships.

    The NWCA, established in 1928, has records of its All-Academic teams dating back to 1991. Zannetti’s honor is the sixth NWCA academic recognition in school history.

    Recently named assistant coach Frank Molinaro was also named to the All-Academic team for his efforts this past season at Penn State.

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