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Justin Lister

Justin Lister
Class: R-Senior
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 157
Hometown: Rodman, NY
High School: South Jefferson

Junior Season (2010-11):

  • Compiled 23-8 overall record, 15-6 in duals
  • Named CAA Co-Wrestler of the Week in February
  • NCAA qualifier at 165 pounds and won match before ankle injury derailed his quest for repeat All-America honors
  • Won second straight CAA title, moving up a weight and winning crown as the No. 4 seed after dispatching the top two seeds
  • Also captured title at New York State Championship
  • Earned CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award

Sophomore Season (2009-10):

  • NCAA All-American with fourth place finish at 157 pounds
  • Completed remarkable run at nationals, advancing to semifinals as unseeded wrestler
  • Produced highest NCAA finish by an unseeded wrestler in seven years and became first BU wrestler to advance to NCAA semifinals
  • Went 4-2 at NCAA Championship with pins of No. 3 and No. 4 seed and decision over No. 11 seed
  • Pinned third seed from Virginia Tech in quarterfinals to secure All-America honors
  • Also pinned the No. 4 seed and reigning All-American from Penn State
  • CAA champion and Wrestler of the Year
  • Compiled 32-10 overall record, 13-7 in duals
  • Racked up a team-high 10 pins
  • Captured New York State Championship and Cornell Body Bar title and placed third at BU Open

Freshman Season (2008-09):

  • Finished with an overall record of 25-13 including 10 dual match wins
  • Earned six major decisions and five pins
  • Produced 42 team points in dual matches
  • Placed fourth at Penn State Open

Redshirt Season (2007-08):

  • Won more than 10 matches at open tournaments

Before Binghamton:

  • Five-year varisty letterwinner at South Jefferson H.S.
  • Three-time NYS runner-up
  • Played three sports


  • Parents are Peter and Kathy Lister
  • Majoring in human development

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