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USA Wrestling to host NWCA All-Star Google+ Hangout w/Dieringer Oct 24/2pm EST
USA Wrestling to host NWCA All-Star Google+ Hangout with Stieber, Dieringer, Gwiazdowski, Beckman and Kindig on Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. Eastern
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USA Wrestling to host NWCA All-Star Google+ Hangout with Stieber, Dieringer, Gwiazdowski, Beckman and Kindig on Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. Eastern
Manheim, Pennsylvania – In conjunction with the National Wrestling Coaches Association and the Wrestlers in Business Network, USA Wrestling will host a special Google+ Hangout On Air on Friday, October 24 at 2 p.m. Eastern featuring five athletes who will compete in the 49th edition of the NWCA All-Star Classic.
  
 The 2014 NWCA All-Star Classic is presented by the United States Marine Corps and the Wrestlers in Business Network and is hosted by Penn and WIBN-Philadelphia. The event will take place on November 1 at the Palestra on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.
  
 The Hangout will be streamed live and archived via USA Wrestling’s YouTube channel and on TheMat.com, the official website of USA Wrestling.
  
 NCAA Division I champions Logan Stieber of Ohio State, Alex Dieringer of Oklahoma State and Nick Gwiazdowski of N.C. State headline the call. Stieber is wrestling in the event for the second straight year and aims for his fourth NCAA championship, while Dieringer and Gwiazdowski, both juniors, look for their second straight title. It’ll be the first time the two compete in the event.
  
 A pair of Pennsylvania natives will also join the Hangout as NCAA finalist Josh Kindig of Oklahoma State and Lehigh All-American Mason Beckman will participate. Beckman will be competing in his second straight All-Star Classic.
  
 Richard Immel, Coordinator of Broadcasting, Social Media and Grassroots Marketing for USA Wrestling will facilitate the Hangout and will also be joined by Jason Bryant, representing the NWCA.
  
 This will be the first Google Hangout of the season for USA Wrestling. Fans and media can RSVP for the live event by clicking this link: https://plus.google.com/b/113615705500360692997/events/c9qekd3l03viohasas844l12lc4
  
“This Google Hangout is just another way wrestling has been embracing the new technologies people use every day,” said NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer. “We’re appreciative and gracious for USA Wrestling to host this live streaming event and it’s not only a way to drum up support for the All-Star Classic, but a chance to hear from the athletes themselves in a roundtable discussion.”
 
Fans can also ask questions via Twitter by using the #NWCAClassic hashtag.
  
To purchase tickets to the event, click here for the Penn Athletic Ticket Office.
  
 The event will be streamed live by the NWCA’s live streaming partner Flowrestling. Fox College Sports will air the event on television via tape-delay no less than 10 times during the season, starting two weeks after the event has completed.  These broadcasts are paid for by Rothschild, a leading global financial advisory based in New York City with offices in Washington, Los Angeles and Houston.
  
 Hibiclens and Resilite will again support the event as associate sponsors. The Rothman Institute and the United Association (UA) Group will also make 1,500 tickets available for local students (K-12) throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. These tickets will be distributed to regional schools by representatives of the United States Marine Corps.

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 For more information on the All-Star Classic, visit www.theallstarclassic.com and follow the NWCA on Facebook and Twitter. Fans can join the discussion with the #NWCAClassic hashtag. Fans should keep an eye on the discussion as there will be contests and interactive discussions about the event via Twitter and Facebook!

Competing wrestlers will be eligible for the Outstanding Wrestler Award, presented by the Wrestlers in Business Network - Atlanta Chapter.
  
Announced Matchups (Rankings by TheOpenMat.com)
 125: #2 Nahshon Garrett, Jr. (Cornell) vs. #4 Joey Dance, So. (Virginia Tech)
 133: #1 A.J. Schopp, Sr. (Edinboro) vs. #2 Mason Beckman, Jr. (Lehigh)
 141: #1 Logan Stieber, Sr. (Ohio State) vs. #2 Mitchell Port, Sr. (Edinboro)
 149: #1 Jason Tsirtsis, So. (Northwestern) vs. #2 Josh Kindig, Sr. (Oklahoma State)
 157: #2 James Green, Sr. (Nebraska) vs. #3 Ian Miller, Jr. (Kent State)
 165: #1 Alex Dieringer, Jr. (Oklahoma State) vs. #2 Nick Sulzer, Sr. (Virginia)
 174: #2 Robert Kokesh, Sr. (Nebraska) vs. #1-NAIA Brock Gutches, Sr. (Southern Oregon)
 184: #1 Gabe Dean, So. (Cornell) vs. #2 Jack Dechow, So. (Old Dominion)
 197: #1 J’Den Cox, So. (Missouri) vs. #2 Scott Schiller, Sr. (Minnesota)
 285: #1 Nick Gwiazdowski, Jr. (N.C. State) vs. #2 Mike McMullan, Sr. (Northwestern)
  
Showcase Matchups
 Women’s FS 55kg: World #3 Helen Maroulis (United States) vs. World #4 Jillian Gallays (Canada)
 133: #1-Division III Alex Gomez, Sr. (Ithaca) vs. #17 Kevin Devoy, So. (Drexel)
 141: #1-NCWA Ryan Diehl, So. (Liberty) vs. Jordan Laster, So. (Princeton)
 149: #3 Devin Carter, Sr. (Virginia Tech) vs. #20 C.J. Cobb, Sr. (Penn)
 184: #3 Lorenzo Thomas, Sr. (Penn) vs. Clint Morrison, Sr. (Rider)
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