Austin Nash
Austin  Nash

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Florham Park, N.J.

High School:
Hanover Park

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 141

04/30/2017

Maple, Parriott Win National Titles

Shawn Streck places third, qualifies for World Team Trials

04/27/2017

Sueflohn, Maple Return to Freestyle Action

Seven grapplers set for UWW Junior Freestyle National Championships

04/11/2017

Wrestling Hands Out Season Awards

Two-time NCAA qualifier Alex Griffin named Most Outstanding Wrestler

01/19/2017

East Coast Big Ten Foes Up Next

Boilermakers to face Maryland on Friday, No. 11 Rutgers on Sunday

12/30/2016

Day 1 of Midlands Championships Complete

Alex Griffin still alive for the Boilermakers at 157 pounds

2016-17 / AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Stats

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

Tournaments
• 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)

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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

@PurdueWrestling

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