Austin Nash
Austin  Nash

RS Sophomore

Florham Park, N.J.

High School:
Hanover Park

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 149


WR Primed for Marquee Tournament

Field includes 14 nationally ranked teams, over 100 ranked wrestlers


WR Returns to East Coast for Navy Classic

Navy Classic is first of three regular season team tournaments for Boilermakers


Maple, Parriott Win National Titles

Shawn Streck places third, qualifies for World Team Trials


Sueflohn, Maple Return to Freestyle Action

Seven grapplers set for UWW Junior Freestyle National Championships


Wrestling Hands Out Season Awards

Two-time NCAA qualifier Alex Griffin named Most Outstanding Wrestler


Awards & Honors
• Purdue Wrestling Hammer Down Strength & Conditioning Award

• Competed at Northern Iowa Open (12/3)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)
• Placed third at Purple Raider Open (1/15)
• Placed seventh at Greyhound Open (unattached) (2/5)
• Competed at UWW Junior Men’s Freestyle Junior National Championships at 66 kg (5/28)
• Competed in freestyle at University Nationals at 65 kg (6/4)

Season Notes
• Wrestled at 141 pounds in first season for Purdue.
• Scored first in over half of his matches ... averaged 5.1 points per match ... had a pair of major decisions.
• Won his first career match with a decision at the Northern Iowa Open.
• Started for the Boilermakers against SIU Edwardsville.
• Strung together three straight decisions on his way to a third-place finish at the Purple Raider Open ... went 5-2 at the tournament.
• Closed out the season with a 2-0 shutout of Illinois’ Dylan Thurston to take seventh at the Greyhound Open ... posted 4-2 record with three decisions and a major decision.

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Redshirted
• Competed in freestyle at University Nationals at 65 kg (6/4)

• Went 4-2 on his way to placing fourth at 132 pounds at 2015 Escape the Rock Wrestling Tournament
• Placed fifth at 132 pounds with an 8-2 record at 2014 Beast of the East
• New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association 132-pound qualifier
• Wrestling team captain as a senior ... most takedowns on team
• High school record of 98-27
• Also earned three letters in lacrosse

• Full Name: Austin E. Nash
• Major: Building construction management
• Minor: Selling & sales management  
• Birthday: February 27, 1997
• City Born: Morristown, New Jersey
• Parents: Chris and Jean Nash
• Siblings: Younger brother, Christopher, and younger sister, Samantha
• Notes: Father played football at Delaware Valley College ... two high school teammates Anthony Cefolo and Christian Bassolino wrestle at South Dakota State and Bucknell, respectively


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