Justin

Thomas

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Height: 5'10"
Weight: 157
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
High School: Calvary Chapel HS
Major: Criminology

Bio

Year Overall Duals Big 12 Finish Major Decisions
Tech Falls
Pins
2017-18 23-16 9-10 -- 2 1 1
2018-19 23-11 10-4 2nd 5 0 0
Totals 46-27 19-14 -- 7 1 1

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2018-19)
Compiled a record of 23-11 … Was an at-large selection for the 2019 NCAA Championships … Went 3-2 at the tournament … Was the Big 12 runner up at 157 pounds … Went 10-4 in dual matches and 7-1 in regular season conference matches … Tallied three wins against ranked opponents … Clinched OU’s 20-18 win over North Dakota State when he held on for a 7-6 victory over No. 19 Luke Weber in the final bout … Took fifth at the Michigan State Open on Nov. 2, 2018 … Led the Sooners in major decision victories with five ... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team for his work in the classroom.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2017-18)
Wrestled at 157 pounds ... Compiled a 23-16 record (9-10 duals) … Placed fourth in his OU debut at the Michigan State Open, posting a 5-1 record in the event; opened the tournament with a 15-6 major decision over Arizona State’s Andres Gandara  … Began the Virginia Duals with a perfect record (3-0) on the first day of competition ... Named to the Academic All-big 12 first team for his work in the classroom.

FRESHMAN (2016-17)
Redshirted ... Competed unattached at OCU Open (2-1), USA Oklahoma Outlaw Open (1-1) and Joe Parisi Open (2-2) … Posted a 5-4 record at open tournaments … Tallied one win by fall in three minutes over Cumberland's Nate Croley.

HIGH SCHOOL
2016 California State Champion … Four-time California State Championships medalist … Runner-up at the Walsh Ironman Tournament … Ranked No. 9 at 152 pounds by Flo.

PERSONAL
Parents are David Thomas and Diana Klein … Twin brother Jeremy also wrestles at OU … Has three other siblings (J.J. and Amanda Thomas and Hunter Klein) … Majoring in criminology ... Aspires to be a lwaywer ... Enjoys hunting, fishing and surfing in his free time.

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