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Retherford wins Hodge Trophy

By Eric Olanowski, 03/28/17, 8:00PM EDT


Zain Retherford (Penn State) has been named the 2017 Hodge Trophy winner. 

Retherford, the two-time NCAA Champion, three-time NCAA All-American and two-time Big Ten Champion received 33 out of 45 first place votes, giving Penn State their fourth Hodge Trophy. 

During the 2016-17 season, Zain had 27-0 record, with bonus point wins in twenty-five of those bout. After winning his second NCAA title in St. Louis, Retherford now has a career record 95-3 which translates to a win percentage of 96.44%. 

Retherford finished ahead of Kyle Snyder (Ohio State), J'den Cox (Missouri) and Jason Nolf (Penn State).