January 25, 2020
By: Dennis Symons, Jr.
ALLENTOWN, NJ (MONMOUTH)—Allentown High School wrestler Nick Golden reached his 100th career win milestone on Saturday January 25, 2020 at a quad meet in New Brunswick, NJ. Golden is the 5th Allentown High School wrestler to reach the 100-win milestone. The match was against Jazzarell Bull from New Brunswick with a fall at 1:32 of the first period to get the 100.
Nick, 17 years old is a senior and wrestling in the 170-pound weight class and began wrestling in the 5th grade. Currently Golden is 100-26 with 65 pins and so far this season 23-1 and is looking for a strong finish this season.
When asking Nick how he sees the rest of the season he says he is continuing to do the right thing with proper nutrition, wrestling club and spending time in the weight room. He is looking forward to the upcoming county, districts and regions in preparation for the state tournament in Atlantic City.
Next year Nick will wrestling at The College of New Jersey next year and has signed a commitment. Nick’s major at TCNJ will be math and looking for a career as an actuary working for an insurance company or major corporation in the future.