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Matt Idelson
Weight: 197
Year: Junior
Hometown: Glen Mills, Pa.
High School: Garnet Valley
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2013-14: Finished season 8-14 overall with a 5-7 mark against EIWA opponents at 197 pounds … Defeated Garret Goldman (Indiana), 4-2, at the Michigan State Open (11/9) … Claimed second place at the New York State Championships ‘B’ (11/30) with a 3-1 record, including a pin of Stony Brook’s Jon Campanelli in the opening round … Edged Rutgers’ Hayden Hrymack, 4-3 (1/3) … Pinned Terry Henderson (Gardner-Webb) in 2:17 (1/19) … Knocked off Alex Najjar (Boston University) at the EIWA Championships (3/8).

2012-2013: Went 1-2 at the Michigan State Open, downing Central Michigan's Kurt Alder ... Was a perfect 4-0 at the NY State Wrestling Championships (B Division) to secure first place at 197 pounds ... Recorded three pins at the NYSWC: Josh Klein (NYU) in 2:20, Francisco DeCristo (Cortland) in 4:12 and Zach Ward (Buffalo) in 2:53 ... Defeated San Francisco State's Thomas Martin via fall at the Mustang Duals.

2011-12: Wrestled in 11 bouts as a first-year at 184, going 4-7 with three pins … went 2-2 at the Mat Town Invitational … earned first collegiate victory with a win by fall against Matt Parlier (Lock Haven) in 4:48 … was 2-2 in dual action … pinned Davidson’s Ed Isola in 3:47 … pinned VMI’s John Dommert in 3:32.

At Garnet Valley: Earned four letters in wrestling and twice served as team captain ... first team All-County at 215 pounds as a junior ... named the All-County Wrestler of the Year in 2011 ... as a senior picked up 43 wins including 27 by fall ... team won the Central League title in 2011 ... two-time National Spanish Honor Society and National Society for High School Scholars.

Personal: Liberal arts student ... father, Stuart, wrestled at Virginia Commonwealth ... two-time National Spanish Honor Society and National Society for High School Scholars ... born in Philadelphia, Pa.

Career Record
2011-12: 4-7, 0-0 Ivy League
2012-13: 6-2, 0-0 Ivy League
2013-14: 8-14, 1-3 Ivy League 
Total: 18-23, 1-3 Ivy League