From Murrysville, Pennsylvania (Franklin Regional)
2018-19 -- NCAA champion... won the 125-pound
national title, earning All-America honors... outscored
opponents 55-7 in five matches at NCAA
Championships... placed second at the Big Ten
Championships... posted a 23-3 overall record,
including a perfect 7-0 mark in Big Ten duals... had a
team-high seven technical falls.... eight pins ranked
second on the team... had a pin in 30 seconds, fastest on the team... placed second
at the Midlands Championships... Academic All-Big Ten... named Mike Howard Most
Valuable Wrestler at annual team banquet... NWCA Academic All-American Team...
academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.
2017-18 -- NCAA Champion, winning fi rst career title at 125 pounds to earn All-
America honors... scored team bonus points in four of his fi ve NCAA matches to earn
USA Wrestling’s Athlete of the Week honors... placed third at Big Ten Championships,
earning Big Ten Freshman of the Year honors... earned Amateur Wrestling
News’ 2018 Hammer Award... posted a 22-2 record at 125 pounds, going 8-0 in dual
competition and 6-0 in Big Ten duals... scored 37 team points in dual competition...
won title at UNI Open and placed sixth at Midlands Championships... led team in
overall winning percentage (.917), dual and Big Ten dual winning percentage (1.000),
fastest fall (40 seconds) and technical falls (8)... named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week
(1/23)... named Mike Howard Most Valuable Wrestler at annual team banquet... Amateur
Wrestling News all-rookie team... Big Ten sportsmanship award winner... NWCA
All-American team... letterwinner.