The Oklahoma State wrestling team's 2019-20 season was cut short. Now, the Cowboys bring in the No. 1 recruiting class and a talented roster. Here's how it breaks down.
125 Pounds: Trevor Mastrogiovanni OR Reece Witcraft OR Jakason Burks
Mastrogiovanni is one of the key pieces of this year’s freshman class. Throughout high school, Mastrogiovanni earned All-American honors three times.
Witcraft enters his sophomore season after a strong debut season with the Pokes in which he was the lone true freshman in the starting lineup.
Burks is another highly-touted recruit competing for the 125-pound starting spot.
133: Daton Fix
FThe Olympic hopeful and 2019 national runner-up will be unable to compete until February due to a suspension for using a banned substance. During Fix’s absence, Smith will bump up one of the wrestlers from the 125-weight class.
141: Dusty Hone OR Kaid Brock
Hone is a returning starter coming off a terrific redshirt junior season in which he placed third at the Big 12 conference tournament and compiled a solid 21-9 record.
Brock is finally healthy for the first time in 18 months after using a medical redshirt last season due to a torn ACL. Brock is a two-time NCAA All-American.
149: Boo Lewallen
Lewallen is another highly experienced redshirt senior who, Smith said, will be the starter for the Pokes at 149. Lewallen enters this season after winning a second Big 12 title in March.
157: Wyatt Sheets
Similar to 149, Smith said Sheets has the starting spot locked down. Sheets was a Big 12 runner-up last season.
165: Travis Wittlake
Wittlake is looking for another Big 12 title after winning his first last March. Wittlake also led the Pokes with 44 takedowns in dual matches last season. His strong offensive capabilities make Wittlake a national title contender.
174: Dustin Plott OR Anthony Montalvo
Plott, a star freshman, will likely begin the upcoming season as the 174-starter after being a two-time Oklahoma state champion and three-time high school All-American.
Montalvo wrestled at 184 last year, but Smith said Montalvo will attempt to make weight at 174.
184: Dakota Geer
With years of experience, Geer will be a solid leader for the Pokes at 184. An All-American in 2019, Geer is a top talent at 184.
197: AJ Ferrari
Ferrari was listed as FloWrestling’s No. 1 2020 recruit. As the headliner of a star-studded freshman class, Ferrari boosts the hype and expectations for the upcoming season.
Heavyweight: Austin Harris
Harris will be entering his second season as a starter for the Cowboys. The Oregon native recorded a 5-12 record last season.