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  Nick Bonaccorsi
Nick Bonaccorsi

Player Profile
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Bethel Park, Pa.

High School:
Bethel Park

Weight:
197

Birthdate:
07/25/1992

01/27/2015

Rankings Roundup: Wilps Returns To Top Five

Tyler Wilps is now a consensus top-six wrestler once again.

01/25/2015

Pitt Wrestling Handed First ACC Loss Vs. #14 Virginia, 17-16

Panthers 10-match conference win streak snapped at Virginia.

01/23/2015

No. 10 Panthers Visit No. 14 Virginia On Sunday

This will be Pitt's second straight top-15 opponent on the road.

01/22/2015

NCAA Releases First Wrestling Coaches' Panel

Seven Pitt grapplers ranked in initial panel.

01/20/2015

Panthers Wrestling Continues Top-10 Stay In Polls

Eight grapplers are individually ranked this week.

Two-time NCAA qualifier, 2013 EWL Champion, 2013 EWL Freshman of the Year

Career: 54-28 career record with 10falls and sixmajor decisions ... Two-time NCAA qualifier ... Advanced to the Round of 12 at 197 pounds in 2014 in Oklahoma City ... 2013 EWL Freshman of the Year and EWL Champion at 174 pounds.

2014-15: Won by major decision with a score of 9-0 against Bloomsburg's Michael Mirra ... Handed Edinboro's Vince Pickett a 4-1 decision ... Topped Tyler Lyster of Bucknell in a 5-1 decision ... Took down No. 14 Elliot Riddick of Lehigh with a 5-3 decision in sudden victory ... Won three matches at the Keystone Classic to finish as the runner-up, which included a fall of Collin Johnson (Appalachian St.) in 1:56. and a 7-0 decision against No. 19 Luke Sheridan of Indiana ... Earned a 12-5 decision over Maryland's Rob Fitzgerald ... Wrestled at the Southern Scuffle, recording an 11-0 major decision over Ira Dent (Chattanooga) ... Posted an 8-3 decision against Drexel's Brandon Litten ... Claimed an 8-2 decision over Austin Schafer of Oklahoma State.

2013-14: NCAA qualifier at 197 pounds after receiving an at-large bid ... Posted a career-high 24 wins, going 24-12 ... Went 3-2 at the NCAA Championships, coming up one win short of earning All-American status ... Finished second on the team with fivefalls ... Finished the regular season with a seven-match winning streak in duals ... Recorded an 11-3 record in duals, earning 40 team points for Pitt.

2012-13: EWL Champion at 174 pounds and EWL Freshman of the Year ... NCAA qualifier at 174 pounds ... Went 19-9 during the season ... Was2-2 at the National Tournament with wins over Billy Curling (Old Dominion) and Stephen West (Columbia) ... Won the EWL title with a 3-0 decision over Bloomsburg's Chris Smith ... Went 8-0 vs. EWL opponents during the season.

2011-12: Redshirted the season ... Posted a 23-7 record competing in open tournaments ... The 23 wins were fourth most on the team ... Won the Ashland Open with a 4-0 record ... Went 5-0 to place first at the Cleveland State Open ... Runner-up at the Ashland Simonson Open ... Placed fifth at the Buffalo Open in his first collegiate competition ... Took sixth at the Michigan State Open ... Registered three pins and two major decisions ... Earned EWL All-Academic honors.

High School: Compiled a record of 156-28, including a nearly perfect 41-1 mark as a senior ... Four-time state qualifier and three-time state place-winner ... State runner-up his senior season ... Holds all major records at his high school ... Flonationals champion.

Personal: Born July 25, 1992 ... son of Mark and Melody Bonaccorsi ... Has one brother, Nino.

Statistics
Weight Overall Duals Conf. Falls Tech Falls
Major Decisions
Points
2011-12* 174 23-7 0-0 0-0 3-2 0-0 2-0 0
2012-13 174 19-9 8-5 8-0 3-1 0-0 3-2 32
2013-14 197 24-12 11-3 5-2 6-1 0-0 1-0 40
2014-15 197 11-7 7-4 1-2 1-1 0-0 2-0 22
Career 54-28 26-12 14-4 10-3 0-0 6-2 94

* Indicates Redshirt season (does not count towards career statistics)