|Hometown:||Long Beach, NY|
|High School:||Long Beach|
Fifth year on the Pride wrestling roster... 2011 All-American...Three-time NCAA qualifier...2011 CAA champion...Ranked fifth at 165 pounds in the 2011-12 InterMat Preseason Rankings.
2010-11: Placed eighth to earn his first All-American honor at the NCAA Championships in Philadelphia...Posted a 3-3 mark at Nationals... Ranked 10th in the final RPI and 17th in the final Coaches Panel rankings...Placed 17th in the final InterMat rankings... CAA finalist at 165 pounds...Recorded a 28-10 record including a 16-3 mark in duals and a 5-1 record in the CAA...Tallied one pin, six major decisions and one tech fall...Led the team with 20 wins by decision...Was 25-10 at 165 pounds and 3-0 at 174...Dropped a 3-1 decision to Justin Lister from Binghamton in the CAA title match...Was 5-2 and finished fourth at the Southern Scuffle...Placed sixth at the Cliff Keen-Las Vegas Invitational...Opened the season with eight consecutive victories...Also posted two six-match winning streaks in both January and February...Entered the 2010-11 season ranked number one in the CAA preseason poll and 11th in the Division I College Wrestling rankings.
2009-10: NCAA qualifier and CAA runner-up...Led the team with a 31-15 record...Was 23-15 in matches by decision...Tallied a 14-6 record in duals including a 6-1 mark in the CAA...Recorded 48 team points in duals...Posted a 1-2 record at the NCAA Championships, defeating Virginia Tech's Matt Epperly...Defeated Alex Rinaldi from Drexel, 15-3, in the CAA quarterfinals and Binghamton's Matt Kaylor, 3-2 in the semifinals before losing to Old Dominion's Chris Brown, 2-1 in the second tie-breaker in the championship match... Placed first at the North Carolina State Open, sixth at the Cliff Keen-Las Vegas Invitational and eighth at the Southern Scuffle...Ranked 20th by InterMat and 23rd by both the Wrestling Report and Division I College Wrestling in their preseason polls...Ranked third at 165 in the CAA preseason poll.
2008-09: CAA Rookie of the Year and All-Freshman team selection...CAA champion and NCAA qualifier at 149 pounds...Defeated the numbers three, two and one seeds to capture the conference title...Defeated #1 seed Mike Roberts from Boston University, 3-2, in the second tie-breaker of the CAA championship match ...Was not seeded or ranked entering the NCAA Championships...Recorded a 2-2 record and advanced to the quarterfinals at nationals...Was 21-15 on the season...Had five pins and five major decisions on the season...Placed third in the Missouri Open Freshman/Sophomore Division and sixth at the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic...Had a season-best six match winning streak in November and December.
2007-08: Red-shirted as a true freshman...Recorded a 0-2 record in open competition at the Binghamton Open...Placed in the University Nationals in the spring 2008.
High School: Wrestled for four years at Long Beach High School in Long Beach, New York...New York State champion as a senior...Placed third at the state meet in 2004, 2005 and 2006...Posted a 41-0 mark as a senior...Junior National All-American in Greco-Roman.
Personal: Born December 8, 1988...Has two sisters...Works as a lifeguard over the summer in Long Beach...Also recruited by Cornell and Binghamton...Physical education major.
Year Overall CAA Duals Falls T-Falls
2007-08 (RS) 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
2008-09 21-15 2-3 3-7 5-0 1-0
2009-10 31-15 6-1 14-6 1-0 1-0
2010-11 28-10 5-1 16-3 1-1 1-0
Career 80-42 13-5 33-16 7-1 3-0