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Player Profile:

  Bo Maynes
Bo Maynes
Player Profile

Salina, Kan.

High School:
Salina South

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 125


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2001-02: Served as the backup at the 125 pound weight...Recorded an 18-3 record for the season...Losses came at the hands of fellow Sooner Matt Ridings...Started in eight duals for the Sooners...Pinned Princeton's Kenny Chu at the 1:25 minute mark...Defeated Iowa State's Ty Malia by a 13-4 major decision.

2000-01: Won a career-high 21 matches before suffering a season-ending rib injury at the Cliff Keen/NWCA National Duals...Claimed the 125-pound title at the Oklahoma Gold Classic, downing teammate Matt Ridings...Defeated Ridings again at the St. Louis Open to claim third place...Defeated No. 16 Matt Brown, 10-1, in the semifinals of the Oklahoma Open...Downed Skylar Holman, 6-2, to win the title at the Oklahoma Open...Blanked third-ranked A.J. Grant of Michigan, 4-0, at the National Duals, after suffering the rib injury...Climbed as high as third in the polls before dropping out due to injury.

1999-00: Compiled a 14-11 record while wrestling at 125 and 133 pounds...Four losses came while wrestling up a weight class at 133 pounds...Started six duals at 125 pounds...Six of his wins were by major decision or better...Finished third at the Oklahoma Gold Classic.

1998-99: Redshirted...Competed unattached in open tournaments...Finished second at the Great Plains, losing to eventual All-American Leroy Vega of Minnesota, 3-2...Claimed third place in the freshman/sophmore division of the St. Louis Open.

HIGH SCHOOL: One of the top recruits in the country...Finished his high school career with an amazing 130-0 record...A four-time state champion...Never taken down in four years of high school wrestling...A four-time All-State selection...Listed as a first team All-American by several publications...A four-year letterman...A three-year captain...Coached by Bob Warkentine...A junior national champion in 1996...Five-time All-American...Also lettered in football.

OTHER INFORMATION: Chose the Sooners over Missouri, Oklahoma State, Iowa State and Nebraska...Came to OU for its great coaches, tradition and academic support...Majoring in social studies education...The son of Robert and Monica Maynes.

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