Sophomore Nick Smith is continuing his ascent in the national rankings by moving up to No. 20 nationally at the 125 weight class, according to WrestlingReport.com's most recent poll. Smith, who is 5-1 on the season (the only loss coming to ninth-ranked Levi Mele of Northwestern), moved up from No. 25 two weeks ago and from No. 29 in the preseason rankings.
Two other Huskies are also placed in the Top 30 of their classes. At 184, senior Brad Dieckhaus sits at No. 26, while Rob Jillard is No. 29 in 133.