Mark Lewandowski
Mark Lewandowski
Weight: 157
Year: R-Junior
Hometown: Depew, NY
High School: Lancaster
Position: 157/165

2010-11: A well-rounded wrestler who broke on to the national scene with 30 wins... made his first appearance in the NCAA tournament in 2011 after winning the 157-bracket of the Mid American Conference championship… is dominant on top, leading the team in three-point near falls and riding time points and sits second on the team in two-point near falls… tied for the team lead in dual meet wins (12) and won the third most matches overall on the team (28)… finished second at the UB Open, losing only to #5 Colt Sponseller of Ohio State in the finals, 5-1 (11/7)… defeated Matt Lester of #8 Oklahoma 4-2 in a team dual (11/12)… placed in three straight national tournaments, finishing sixth at the Oklahoma Gold Classic (11/13), second at the Body Bar Invitational (11/20) and seventh at the Penn State Open (12/5)… won an 11-2 major decision over Matt Kaylor of Binghamton (1/2)… finished a perfect 5-0 in MAC action… earned back-to-back 8-0 major decisions over Aaron Sulzer of Eastern Michigan and Ryan Cubberly of Central Michigan… finished the regular season on a high note, earning a sudden victory over #21 Bryan Deutsch of Northern Illinois (2/20)... finished in the top 12 at the NCAA tournament after winning three matches... pinned Chattanooga’s Josh Condon in the first round before losing to eventual national champion Bubba Jenkins of Arizona State despite leading 5-2 in the third period (3/17)... beat North Carolina’s Corey Mock 5-2... upset fifth seed Jesse Dong of Virginia Tech 7-0 (3/18). 

2009-10: Redshirted but did post 11 wins on the season... finished second at Edinboro Open and sixth at the Cleveland State Open.

2008-09: Overall record of 14-11 at 141, recorded a six-bout win streak... second-place finishes at the Michigan State Open and NYS Intercollegiate Championships... competed at the Reno Tournament of Champions... tied for first on the team in technical falls (1). 

 High School: Won six letters and captained two seasons for coach David Young at Lancaster High School... finished second at the 2007 New York State Championships and fifth in the 2008 state meet... competed 14 years at the club level for Chin Cup, coached by Derek Ostrowski and Ron Lorenz... earned NHSCA Junior National All-American honors in 2007.

Personal: Born March 30, 1990... son of Mark and Dawn Lewandowski... has a brother, Eric... enjoys hunting and fishing... favorite athlete is Brett Favre... favorite food is a chicken finger sub... favorite movie is Troy... favorite TV show is Man vs. Wild... lists X-Men character Wolverine as his non-sports hero... dream is to become an All-American.