COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland wrestling head coach Kerry McCoy announced the addition of five future Terrapins who have signed National Letters of Intent to wrestle at the University of Maryland next season.
“I'm very happy with our incoming guys,” said McCoy. “We have some of the best kids in the country coming in and they will definitely make us better. We’re looking forward to having them and some other newcomers join our program next season.”
The group features All-Americans, state champions and wrestlers ranked nationally in their respective weight class. Read up on each future Terrapin below.
2016 New Jersey State Champion...two-time NJ State Placer (8th, 1st)...NHSCA Junior National Champion...2016 Super 32 Champion...2016 Journeymen Fall Classic Finalist...2015 Beast of the East Placewinner (4th)...Greco/Freestyle Fargo All-American...ranked 8th in the county at 160 pounds via InterMat Wrestling High School rankings.
MCCOY ON COCHRAN
“Kyle proved he is one of the nation's best his junior season. He loves a challenge and does a great job rising to the occasion.”
Three-time Pennsylvania State Qualifier...two-time state place winner (8th, 4th)...two-time Powerade Placewinner...two-time county champion...student body vice president.
MCCOY ON BAXTER
“Hunter is such a great kid and he brings a great work ethic and passion for success with him to our program. I expect him to do really well in every area.”
Two-time MIAA Champion...Three-time National Prep All-American...Beast of the East place winner...two-time First Team All-Metro.
MCCOY ON DEVANEY
“Quinn has been pretty consistent in his career. He has the potential to be great at the next level.”
Three-time Maryland State Placer...2016 Maryland State Champion...two-time Super 32 Placewinner...2015 Beast of the East Champion...2015 Ironman Placewinner...high school team Wyoming Seminary ranked 17th in the country via InterMat Wrestling preseason rankings.
MCCOY ON ABDUL-MALIK
“Mansur has done so much in his short career and he keeps getting better. He has the potential to be a major factor for us, and we’re excited to see him develop”
Three-time Maryland State Champion...one of three three-time state champions from Frederick County...finished junior season with a record of 138-1...three-time NHSCA All-American.
MCCOY ON BERTONI
“Danny has be a solid performer in the last few years. He loves to compete and is one of the hardest workers we've seen.”