It Is the Fifth Coach of the Year Award for Stottlemyer
Tyler Nauman and Matt Wilps Fall in Semifinals, But Had Already Clinched All-American Honors
Anthony Zanetta, Tyler Nauman and Matt Wilps All Win Their First Two Matches for the Panthers
Wrestling Begins on Thursday and Will Wrap Up With the Finals on Saturday
The Semifinals Are Under Way at Clarion University
2010-11: Registered the third most wins on the team with 26-12 record...Qualified for NCAA Championships after winning EWL title...Defeated Donnie Jones (West Virginia) 6-0 in the finals of the EWL tournament...Pinned No. 10 Nick Heflin (Ohio State) in 4:36 and edged No. 18 Justin Zerrip (Michigan) 3-1 in overtime...Won the Clarion Open...Placed seventh at the Nittany Lion Open...Went 6-2 against EWL opponents...Tallied eight pins and had two major decisions.
2009-10: Redshirted the season, competing in two tournaments and compiling a 9-2 record...Won the Clarion Open at 174, going a perfect 5-0 in the tournament and defeating Hayden Harrison (7-5) in the final...Placed sixth at the Penn State Open, going 4-2 and picking up his fastest fall of the season at 4:21 against Owen Smith (Maryland).
2008-09: Posted a 26-16 record and earned his second straight 20-win season as a sophomore for the Panthers...Qualified for the NCAA Tournament at 165 pounds with an at-large bid after taking third at the Eastern Wrestling League championships...Tallied 11 bonus-point wins and eight falls on the year, cracking Pitt's top 15 career falls list...Went 5-2 at the Michigan State Open, including four straight wins to take fifth place...Went 4-1 with two falls at the Keystone Classic to take third place and help the Panthers to a second place team finish...Posted a 3-2 mark at both the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and Midlands Championships...Dropped his first round match at the EWL Championships 3-2 to Rob Michaels (Cleveland State) before defeating Michaels 4-2 to capture third place and secure an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships...Went 2-2 at the NCAA Championships including a 3-1 sudden victory win over Brandon Mason (Oklahoma State) and a 4-2 win over Jason Lapham (Roder).
2007-08: Enjoyed a breakout freshman season for the Panthers...One of three returning national qualifiers...Went 20-21 with 10 bonus-point wins on the year while picking up 16 tournament wins...Carded a pin in his first collegiate match over Jeff Havelka (Findlay) at the Eastern Michigan Open...Finished fourth at EMU Open...Went 4-2 with two first-round pins at the Brute/Binghamton Open to finish in sixth place...Went 2-2 at the Mat Town Open...Picked up first dual win over Justin Shannon (Findlay) 8-6 at the Ohio Duals...Took third place at the EWL Championships after going 3-1 with a first-round pin and a 10-0 major decision...Earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships where he went 2-2, scoring a 10-3 decision over Kurt Swatz (Boise State) and a first-round pin against Stephen Crozier (Air Force).
High School: Finished seventh overall at the Pennsylvania State Championships...Two-time section champion at Waynesburg under coach John Yates...Two-time WPIAL runner up...Also a soccer star...Nominated as the team's Most Outstanding Player during his junior and senior year.
Personal: Born November 10, 1988...Son of Ron and Karen Headlee...Has one brother, Drew, who was a two-time EWL Champion and All-America while at Pitt.
Pitt Wrestling Announces 2015 Signing Class
Wilps Named Academic All-American Second Team
Tyler Wilps Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 First Team
Wilps Wins ACC Wrestling Scholar-Athlete Of The Year
Panthers Climb Into Top-10 Attendance For Wrestling
Pitt Alum Keith Gavin Medals At International Competition