Last week, we shared a list of the current Cornell recruits from the high school classes of 2021 and 2022 and introduced you to highly-ranked middleweight Ryan Sokol.  Now, it’s time to meet standout lightweight Brett Ungar, a senior from Pennsylvania.
Brett Ungar (Notre Dame-Green Pond High School, Pennsylvania)

National Rankings/Achievements: 

  • #21 Overall in the Class of 2021 on Flowrestling’s Big Board
  • #100 Overall in the Class of 2021 by Matscouts
  • #5 at 120 Pounds by Flowrestling
  • #6 at 120 Pounds by Matscouts
  • 2019 Ironman 2nd Place at 113 Pounds
  • 2019 Beast of the East 2nd Place at 113 Pounds

State Achievements:

  • 2020 Pennsylvania State 3rd at 113 pounds
  • 2019 Undefeated New Jersey State Champion at 106 pounds (for Hunterdon Central HS)
  • 2018 New Jersey State 6th at 106 pounds
  • 129-5 in his high school career, according to Lehigh Valley Live


“I always dreamed of Cornell since I was 8 or so — there was always something about the school, the combination of academics and the strong wrestling there. And then a couple of years ago, I really liked Kyle Dake a lot.” – Courtesy of Lehigh Valley Live.

Ungar, who committed in May of 2020, also considered Princeton, Virginia, Lehigh, NC State and Wisconsin

Take a Look:

Ungar 2019 NJ State Championship Highlight:


Ungar Defeating Nationally-Ranked Virginia Recruit Erik Roggie in the 2020 Escape the Rock Finals: