Eight grapplers are individually ranked this week.
Career: Currently 36-23 career record ... 2014 NCAA qualifier ... 2014 ACC Runner-Up
2014-15: Placed fifth at the Keystone Classic ... Finished seventh at the Southern Scuffle ... Tallied a 7-3 decisionagainst Bloomsburg's Kevin Laubach ... Record a 12-4 major decision versus Edinboro's Jensen Lorea ... Defeated Victor Lopez of Bucnkell with a 6-4 decision ... Topped Lehigh's Drew Longo in an 11-9 decision ... Opened the Keystone Classic with two straight wins over Bloomsburg's Kevin Laubach (8-2) and Drexel's Matthew Cimto (3-2), before losing his next three to take fifth place on the podium at the event ... Notched an 11-6 decision against Maryland's Ben Dorsay ... Placed seventh at the Southern Scuffle, tallying a fall at 3:37 over Konbeh Koroma (George Mason) and a 13-5 maj. decision over Nebraska's Justin Arthur ... Went 2-1 at the Pitt Duals, upsetting No. 18 Marcus Cain of Duke by a 12-4 major decision, while picking up a 10-3 decision over UNC's Christian Barber ... Claimed a 10-4 decision against T.J. Miller of Virginia.
2013-14: 22-15 record as a true freshman starter at 149 pounds...qualified for nationals after advancing to the ACC finals with an upset in the semifinals of No. 11 Gus Sako from Virginia by 10-8 decision...4-2 record in ACC duals...helped Pitt upset Oklahoma State in a dual by pinning eventual national finalist No. 8 Josh Kindig in 1:23...also stuck eventual All-American James English of Penn State in the dual...posted a team-high seven pins while also recording four majors...earned Pitt 42 team points, the third-highest total on the team...went 4-2 at the Clarion Open and Southern Scuffle.
High School: Four-year wrestler at Pen Argyl High School with a career record of 149-4 with 66 falls, 19 major decisions and 12 technical falls ... Two-time state champion at Pen Argyl High School ... Won the District 11 title three times and southeast regional twice ... Two-time Express-Times Wrestler of the Year ... Three-time Bethlehem Holiday Classic Champion at 145 pounds ... Posted a 23-1 record with 11 falls and 18 total bonus point wins ... Went 38-2 with 19 falls as a sophomore and won the Bethlem Holiday Classic ... During his junior season, went 44-1, winning 29 of his bouts by bonus point decisions, and was named the Express-Times Wrestler of the Year ... Collected a state title and was the Bethlehem Holiday Classic champion once again ... Capped off his senior season with a perfect 44-0 record by winning a third straight PIAA Class AA state title and being named the PIAA Class AA wrestling tournament's Outstanding Wrestler ... As a senior, won The King of The Mountain Tournament ... Was named the Express-Times Wrestler of the Year in 2013 for the second straight year ... Was awarded the lehighvallelive Boys Athlete of the Year, the first recepient to earn the award.
Personal: Born May 25, 1994...son of Phil and Michele... Also a two-way started for the Green Knights football team where he rushed for 1,408 yards and scored 21 touchdowns as a senior.