2009-2010: Posted a 9-7 record on the year, including a 2-1 record in dual meets...Placed fifth overall at the Buffalo Open while finishing the tournament with a 6-2 record...Picked up dual meet wins against Waynesburg, 5-4 and Cleveland State, 7-3...Participated in three tournaments.
2008-09: Wrestled in two open tournaments at 149 pounds for the Panthers as a sophomore before being forced to the sidelines with an injury...Will look to push for mat time this season at 149.
2007-08: Primarily competed at open tournaments, posting a 7-6 record on the year...Won his first three decisions as a collegiate wrestler at the Washington and Jefferson College Open...Went 5-1 at the W&J Open, placing third...Picked up a win at both the East Stroudsburg Open and the Kent State Open.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-time PIAA state qualifier...Placed seventh at the PIAA meet as a junior...Qualified for the Southwest Regional as a freshman...Compiled a record of 125-36 over his four years at Westmont Hilltop, including two 35-7 campaigns as a junior and a senior...Helped the Hilltoppers to a district championship...Lettered in football...Twice nominated to the Pennsylvania all-academic wrestling team...Recipient of the Principal's Academic Award...An honor roll student.
PERSONAL: Born November 1, 1988...Son of Nick and Leah Patton...Has two brothers, Luke and Tanner.
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