NIACC's national champions

The NIACC wrestling program has crowned 13 individual NJCAA national champions. The Trojans are 13-6 in national title matches.

The following is a list of the Trojans' national champions:

1970

Joe Hatchett (190) topped Bob Backlund (Waldorf College) in the title bout.

1971

Joe Hatchett (190) topped Al Sye (Glouchester, N.J.) in the title bout. 

1972

Tom Garcia (134) topped Gary Wilson (Genesee CC, N.Y.) in the title bout.

1973

Bob Fouts (heavyweight) topped Willard Bryant (Glouchester, N.J.) 9-7 in the title bout.

2008

Albert White (149) - White (31-3) topped TJ Hepburn (Colby CC) 3-2 in the title bout.

DaVaughn Perkins (157). Perkins (39-5) topped Marshall Giovanni (Highline CC) 9-8 in the title bout.

Glenn Rhees (174). Rhees (26-3) topped Jason Green (Neosho County CC) 7-3 in the title bout.

2014

Nosomy Pozo (149) - Pozo (25-3) took a 18-6 major decision from Zack Dobbins (NEO A&M) in the title bout.

Yoanse Mejias (157) - Mejias (36-2) topped Richie Lewis (Iowa Central) 7-3 in the title bout.

2015

Nosomy Pozo (149) - Pozo (31-6) pinned Oscar Ramirez (Iowa Western) in 6:44 in the title bout. Pozo compiled a career record of 56-9.

Yoanse Mejias (157) - Mejias (34-4) topped Eleazor DeLuca (Clackamas) 4-3 in the title bout. Mejias compiled a career record of 69-6.

2016

Shiquan Hall (133) - Hall (15-4) topped Zak Hensley (Iowa Central) 5-3 in overtime in the title bout. Hall was 15-4 in his sophomore season. Hall, who compiled a career record of 45-14, earned all-American honors as a freshman with his fourth-place finish at 133 pounds.

2018

Austin Anderly (141) - Anderly (14-2) topped Lincoln’s Christian Kanzler (Lincoln) 3-2 in the title bout. Anderly was 14-2 in his sophomore season with 3 pins and 4 major decisions. Anderly, who had a career record of 28-9, also earned all-American honors with a 5th-place finish in 2017.

SECOND-PLACE FINISHES

1969

130 - Terry Stuehrenberg (NDSCS) topped NIACC's Tony Stevens.

137 - Eddie Wells (Blue Mountain CC, Oregon) topped NIACC's Charles Heene.

1973

126 - Vince Tundo (Alfred, N.Y.) dec. NIACC's Dedric Doolin, 7-6. Note: Doolin was 17-1 in the 1972-73 season.

177 - Bob Ankney (Grand Rapids, Mich.) dec. NIACC's Ed Herman, 8-5.

2015

141 - Jason Aflau (Iowa Central) dec. NIACC's Jake Marlin, 5-2. Note: Marlin was 25-6 in the 2014-15 season.

2017

285 - Thomas Petersen (Iowa Central) pinned NIACC's Mario Pena, 2:33. Note: Pena was 18-10 in the 2016-17 season.