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Jamie Franco
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Jamie Franco 692346
Height: 5'2"
Weight: 125
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Monroe, NY
High School: Monroe-Woodbury

NCAA QUALIFIER

Fifth-year senior...Two-time NCAA qualifier and two-time CAA finalist at 133 pounds…2013 CAA champion at 133 pounds… Will drop down one weight class in 2013-14 and will wrestle at 125 pounds,

2012-13: CAA champion and NCAA qualifier at 133 pounds..Posted a 19-15 overall record including a 9-10 mark in dual matches and a 3-1 slate in the CAA…Captured his first CAA title by going 3-0 as the number four seed, defeating the one and three seeds…Topped the third-seed Derek Steeley from Binghamton, 8-4 for the CAA title…Posted a 2-2 record at the NCAA Championships in Des Moines…Wrapped up the season winning 11 of the last 14 matches…Placed third at the New York State Collegiate Championships…Had a season-best five-match winning streak in January/February….Entered the 2012-13 season ranked second at 133 pounds in the CAA preseason poll.

2011-12: NCAA qualifier and CAA finalist…Recorded a career-best 21-13 record including a 12-3 mark in duals and a 4-2 record in CAA duals… Recorded a 0-2 mark in the NCAA Championships in St. Louis…Third on the team with 20 wins by decision… Was defeated by Old Dominion’s Scott Festejo, 4-3, in the CAA championship match…Placed sixth at the Binghamton Open with a 4-3 record…Posted a 2-2 record at the Southern Scuffle and a 1-2 mark at the Cliff Keen-Las Vegas Invitational…Has a season-best five match winning streak in January.

2010-11: Red-shirted…Wrestled unattached in 14 matches, posting an 8-6 record at 125 pounds…Tallied two wins by fall, three major decisions and one tech fall…Placed second at the Mat Town Open, going 2-1…Finished third with a 2-1 mark in the B division at the New York State Championships…Also competed in the Binghamton Open (3-2) and the Nittany Lion Open (2-2)

2009-10: Wrestled in 22 matches at 125 and 133 pounds as a freshman…Posted a 6-16 record including a 3-10 mark in duals and a 1-2 mark in CAA matches…Tallied a 6-14 mark including 3-8 in duals and 1-2 in the CAA at 125 pounds…Defeated #15 Tony Mustari from Northern Colorado, 2-0, at the Northeast Duals…Had a season-best three-match winning streak to open the season…Placed fifth with a 3-2 record at 125 pounds at the North Carolina State Open.

High School: Wrestled for six seasons at Monroe-Woodbury High School in Central Valley, New York...Five-time New York State Championship place winner...State champion at 125 pounds as a junior in 2008 and posted a 41-3 record...Placed second in New York State at 125 as a senior and posted a 45-2 record...Placed second in the state at 112 pounds as a freshman and tallied a 34-6 record...Was fourth in New York State at 119 pounds as a sophomore and recorded a 34-4 mark...Also placed fourth in New York at 96 pounds in 2005 and tallied a 31-3 record...Five-time Section 9 champion for the Crusaders...Three-time captain...Holds the school record with 208 victories.

Personal: Born September 16, 1990...Has two brothers...Enjoys playing golf, going to the beach and working out in his free time...Marketing major.

 

 

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