At Princeton — 2015-16 (21-11): became the first wrestler in Princeton history to reach the Midlands final; he lost 1-0 to No. 9 Cody Walters … reached the NCAA Championships for the second straight year … earned Ivy League Honorable Mention and helped Princeton reach first Ivy championship match since 1086; biggest dual win was a 3-1 win at Harvard in sudden victory to help Tigers post comeback win … won the Navy Classic and helped Princeton win team title over two Top-25 teams … finished second at Bearcat Open; lost to former NCAA finalist Brian Realbuto in the final. 2014-15 (27-13): earned Princeton's first Ivy League Rookie of the Year Award … earned at-large bid to the NCAA Championships, where he won a consolation round match; both losses came to wrestlers ranked in the Top 4 … placed fifth at the EIWA Championships at 165 … earned second-team All-Ivy League honors after posting 3-2 league record … reached finals at Binghamton Open and Navy Classic … won twice in main draw at Midlands Championships … went 2-0 in Grapple at the Garden debut … recipient of the Hooker Trophy as the team's most improved freshman.
Before Princeton — ranked fourth at his weight class and 24th among all high school seniors according to InterMat national rankings … won 2014 New Jersey state championship … 2013 FloNationals champion … won NHSCA national championship … finalist at Super 32 … four-time county, district, and region champion … holds school record for number of wins, pins, and team points … earned career record of 153-8.
Personal — born Dec. 1, 1995 … son of Karl and Anna Schleifer … has two younger brothers, Mark and Benjamin … enjoys drawing and video games … may study chemical engineering.
|Hometown:||East Brunswick, N.J.|
|High School:||East Brunswick|