The Wolfpack takes a big step up in competition in the first major tournament of the 2011-12 season
2012-13: Did not see action.
2011-12: Redshirted the season after suffering an injury.
2010-11: Went 15-12 with two pins and a major decision ...Began the season at the Southern Scuffle in late December and won four of six bouts ...Finished second on the team with six victories vs. ACC opponents ...Won three of four bouts at the ACC Championships to take third in the heavyweight classification.
2009-10: Moved into the starting lineup when Bobby Isola was shut down in November ...Fashioned a 23-16 record with seven pins and seven major decisions ...Broke Tab Thacker's record for the most wins ever by an NC State freshman heavyweight (19 in 1980-81) ...Tied with fellow freshman Dale Shull for the team high with seven pins ...Went 3-6 vs. ACC competition ...Won his first eight matches and 11 of his first 13 ...Won three of five matches against a tough field at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ...Won his first three matches at the Southern Scuffle, including a 10-3 decision over 11th-ranked Benjamin Berhow of Minnesota ...Had a strong month of February, winning five of seven matches ...Won six of seven matches at the end of the regular season through the first round of the ACC Championships.
Prep: Wrestled at Cary High School for coach Jerry Winterton ...Won the NHSCA High School National Championship as a senior in 2009, finishing his season with a 62-0 record and then going unbeaten in six matches at the national tournament ...Over the course of the season, which included an exhibition victory in the Dapper Dan Classic, he won matches over wrestlers ranked second, third, fourth and 12th in the nation ...Finished his career with a 222-9 mark, including a 117-match unbeaten streak to end his career ...Pinned 112 of the 117 opponents in that unbeaten streak ...Counting national tournaments and national exhibitions, he won 181 of his final 182 high school matches ...Was a three-time state champion and three-time All-American ...Also lettered in football four years, earning all-conference honors as a junior and senior ...Lettered two years in track and field.