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  A.J. Hunte
A.J. Hunte

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brookline, Mass.

High School:
Brookline

Weight:
197

2008-09: Tallied a 15-14 record on the year, wrestling mainly in open tournaments at 197 pounds for the Panthers...Opened the year with a sixth place finish at the Michigan State Open, going 3-3 on the day...Went 2-2 at both the Mat Town Open and Midlands Championships...Went 3-2 in five dual matches on the year...Wrestled three dual matches at the heavyweight class, going 2-1 despite remaining to weigh in at 197 pounds...Scored a takedown with 10 seconds in the final period to produce a 5-2 over Matt Ryan (West Virginia), helping secure a 15-15 in the Panthers' dual match with the Mountaineers.

2007-08: Tallied a 7-13 mark in his second season for Pitt...Wrestled his first collegiate dual match against Lehigh, defeating Alex Iacocca by a 5-3 decision...Was 2-2 on the year in dual matches for the Panthers and 5-11 in tournament action.

2006-07: Finished 5-13 at 197 pounds in his first season with the Panthers...Placed second at the W&J Open with a 3-1 record including two falls...Defeated Ithaca's Dave Sbriscia at the Cornell Body Bar and Penn State's Nathan Andrews at the Edinboro Open.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was the Massachusetts State Champion as a senior and placed third as a junior...Won a section title as a senior and was an all-state selection and New England Champion...A Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic first team selection...Named the Bay State Conference Wrestler of the Year...Compiled a record of 130-24 under coach Mike Carver...Named team captain of his football team.

PERSONAL: Born November 14, 1988...Son of Alan Sr. and Roylene Hunte...Has two brothers, Kyle and Chad.

MAJOR: Management