Zach Nye
Zach Nye

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Enola, Pa.

High School:
East Pennsboro

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 197



11/09/2014

DiCamillo, Spisak Win Championships at Hokie Open

Eleven Cavaliers place in tournament

11/02/2014

Virginia Rolls to Three Wins in Season-Opening Quad Meet

UVa wins 25 of 30 bouts in victories over Anderson (S.C.), VMI and George Mason

03/20/2014

Sulzer Advances to Quarterfinals at NCAA Championships

Five Cavaliers remain alive after first day of action

03/20/2014

Virginia Begins Competition at NCAA Championships

Four Cavaliers win opening matches

03/12/2014

Eight Virginia Wrestlers to Compete at NCAA Championships

Program-record five Cavaliers earn seeds, Herrmann nabs at-large berth at 125 pounds

2014 NCAA Qualifier - 197 pounds

AT VIRGINIA: 2013-14
• Earned automatic berth in NCAA Championships in first season as starter at 197 pounds after finishing as ACC runner-up
• Posted 21-11 record, including 13-4 mark in duals
• Notched 7-3 win over Oklahoma State's Blake Rosholt at NCAAs
• Was strong in back half of season, winning 11 of last 14 bouts entering NCAA Championships
• Upset top-seeded Christian Boley of Maryland in ACC semifinals with takedown in sudden-victory time
• Posted seven wins against 2014 NCAA qualifiers, including pair of decisions over NCAA seeds: No. 9 seed Boley and No. 10 seed Jace Bennett of Cornell

2012-13
• Posted 12-7 record while spending time at 184 and 197 pounds
• Was 5-3 at 197 and 7-4 at 184
• Won his final five bouts of the season
• Seven of his 12 wins resulted in bonus points (three falls, one tech fall, four major decisions)
• Five of seven losses came to NCAA qualifiers
• Defeated NCAA qualifier Nick Vetterlein of Virginia Tech at Virginia Duals (1/12)
• Earned 4-0 decision over Hofstra's Tim Murphy at NWCA National Duals (2/17)
• Recorded three wins at Southern Scuffle (1/1-2)

2011-12
• Redshirt season
• Went 21-10 while competing unattached in open tournaments
• Won the 197-pound title at Appalachian Open (1/28)
• Placed third at Cleveland State Open, winning five straight matches after an opening loss (12/18)
• Posted three wins at Southern Scuffle (1/1-2)

EAST PENNSBORO HIGH SCHOOL
• State runner-up (215)
• Took fourth place at state meet (215)
• Placed third at Super 32 tournament (215)
• Ranked No. 20 nationally as a senior
• Career record of 139-15
• Four-time Area All-Star
• Coached by Todd Klucker
• Also pitched for four years for baseball team; was Rawlings All-East Coast Honorable Mention selection
• Member of National Honor Society and honor roll

PERSONAL
• Parents are Thomas and Julia Nye
• Has one sister, Rachel
• Uncle, Michael Nauman, wrestled at Lock Haven

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L Pin
2011-12* 197 21-10 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 8-1 1-0 2-1 3:22
2012-13 184/197 12-7 9-2 2-1 33 0-0 0-0 4-0 1-0 3-1 1:32
2013-14 197 21-11 13-4 3-3 42 2-1/2nd 1-2 2-1 1-0 0-0 1:32
Career 33-18 22-6 5-4 75 2-1 1-2 6-1 2-0 3-1 1:32
*denotes redshirt season