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03/07/2015

ACC Wrestling Championships Comes To Pitt On Sunday

Max Thomusseit, Tyler Wilps and Mikey Racciato all enter the tournament as top seeds.

01/27/2015

Rankings Roundup: Wilps Returns To Top Five

Tyler Wilps is now a consensus top-six wrestler once again.

01/23/2015

No. 10 Panthers Visit No. 14 Virginia On Sunday

This will be Pitt's second straight top-15 opponent on the road.

01/20/2015

Panthers Wrestling Continues Top-10 Stay In Polls

Eight grapplers are individually ranked this week.

01/16/2015

Top-10 Wrestling Showdown With No. 8 Oklahoma State Awaiting No. 9 Pitt

Pitt is riding a four-match win streak.

2014 NCAA qualifier, 2014 ACC Runner-Up

2014-15: Opened his season with a 3-2 decision over Penn State's Kade Moss ... Placed 3rd at the Southern Scuffle, beating two ranked opponents, No. 14 Gabe Moreno (Iowa State) in a 10-6 decision and No. 17 Zack Beitz (Penn State) in the third place match in a 3-2 decision ... Also topped Central Michigan's Justin Oliver (Central Michigan), 11-4, Matthew Frisch (The Citadel), 7-3, and Tyler Berger of Nebraska, 3-2, on his road to third at the Southern Scuffle.

2013-14:
19-11 record as a true freshman starter at 141 pounds ... Finished 6-0 in ACC duals, the only freshman in the conference to do so ... ACC runner-up at 141 after losing to eventual national finalist Devin Carter from Virginia Tech by a 6-1 decision ... Went 1-2 at the NCAA Championships ... Ranked in the top 15 of all major national polls at the end of the regular season ... Tallied five wins against ranked opponents, including two against two-time All-American Evan Henderson from North Carolina ... Undefeated in bonus-point matches, earning two falls and four major decisions.

High School: As a freshman, placed 6th at the Ohio High School State Championship ... Placed 2nd and the Ohio High School State Championship two years in a row, ultimately placing third his senior season ... Was sixth in his initial Ohio state championships as a freshman ... Placed firstat the Fargo National Championships his sophomore year ... Was Ironman Runner-Up his junior season and was crowned champion his senior year.

Personal: Born August, 1995 ... Son of Edgar Sr. and Angela Bright ... Has five siblings.

Statistics
Weight Overall Duals Conf. Falls Tech Falls
Major Decisions
Points
2013-14 141 19-11 10-5 5-2 2-0 0-0 4-0 36
2014-15 141 6-1 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3
Career 25-12 11-5 5-2 2-0 0-0 4-0 39

Edgar Bright

Edgar  Bright

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
St. Edward

Weight:
141

Birthdate:
08/05/1995

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