Virginia Tech’s Mekhi Lewis stuns Penn State 2-time national champ Vincenzo Joseph, named MOW, at NCAA Wrestling Championships
March 24, 2019


PITTSBURGH - Virginia Tech freshman Mekhi Lewis, a former two-time state champion from Bound Brook, knocked off Penn State two-time national champion Vincenzo Joseph, 7-1, to win the 165-pound NCAA Wrestling Championships final on Saturday night.

Lewis became Virginia Tech’s first-ever national champion and was the fourth New Jersey champion on the night. Penn State’s Anthony Cassar (Montgomery, 285 pounds) and Rutgers’ Nick Suriano (Bergen Catholic, 133) and Anthony Ashnault (South Plainfield, 149) won titles earlier in the night.