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NCAA Champion Jesse Jantzen

NCAA Champion Jesse Jantzen

Jesse Jantzen '04 graduated as the most decorated wrestler in Harvard history and still maintains close ties to the program. The Shoreham, N.Y., native became Harvard's second NCAA champion when he won at 149 pounds in 2004. He was also named NCAA Most Outstanding Wrestler that year and earned his third straight All-America honor and top-three NCAA finish.

Jantzen qualified for the NCAA Championships and made the All-Ivy first team in all four of his years with the Crimson. He started his career as the Ivy League Rookie of the Year, finished it as the Ivy League Wrestler of the Year and won three EIWA titles along the way.

Below are links to Jesse's personal Web site and a selection of articles highlighting Jantzen's accomplishments at Harvard and since graduation. He trained for several years after graduation, while serving as an assistant coach. He competed at the Olympic Trials in June of 2008.

Jantzen's younger brother, Corey '11-'12 will be a junior in the fall of 2009.

JesseJantzen.com

Jantzen: No looking back (RevWrestling.com)

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