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Justin DeAngelis
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Justin DeAngelis 1373037
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 157
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
High School: Jenks High School
Year Overall Duals Big 12 Finish Major Decisions
Tech Falls
2011-12 12-8 1-0 DNC 3 2 0
2012-13 13-6 5-3 DNC 5 1 2
2013-14 18-7 9-2 2nd 3 0 4
2014-15 21-8 13-3 2nd 1 4 3
Totals 64-29 28-8 -- 12 7 9

Selected as an at-large bid at 157 pounds for his second NCAA Championships in St. Louis, Mo. … Finished 1-2 at the national tournament … Posted a 21-8 overall record, including a 13-3 mark in dual competition … Took second at Big 12 Championship, dropping a narrow 3-2 decision to then-No. 16 Anthony Collica of Oklahoma State in the final bout … Downed Iowa State's Luke Goettl by decision, 7-3, in first round of conference tournament ... Opened the season on a nine-match winning streak … Won his second straight title at Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational, helping the Sooners to their 16th consecutive title at the event … Ranked as high as No. 11 by InterMat … Defeated then-No. 5 Anthony Perrotti of Rutgers by a 6-3 decision at Northeast Duals … Recorded 13 decisions, one major decision, four technical falls (matches a team high) and three pins on the season.

Automatically qualified at 157 pounds for the 2014 NCAA Division I Championships in Oklahoma City … Finished with a 2-2 mark in his NCAA tournament debut … Finished second at the Big 12 Championship to Oklahoma State’s Alex Dieringer … Defeated Iowa State’s John Nicholson by major decision, 12-4, in first round of Big 12 Championship … Posted an 18-7 record for the season, including a 9-2 mark in dual competition … Started season with eight straight wins … Won 157-pound title at Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational, where OU claimed its 15th straight team title … Competed at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Invitational, helping the Sooners to a team victory at the event … Named Big 12 Wrestler of the Week on Jan. 13 after upsetting then-No. 18 Andy McCulley of Wyoming by decision, 5-3, and defeating Iowa State’s John Nicolson by an 8-5 decision … Tallied 11 decisions, three major decisions and four pins on the season.

Wrestled up at 165-pounds in OU's dual against No. 9 Virginia Tech...Tallied the first tech fall of his redshirt sophomore campaign after he took down WVU's Jason Luster, 18-2 in 4:51 in a matchup that saw DeAngelis claim his first career Big 12 win...Dropped one bout at the Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational to take the runner-up spot in the 157-pounders behind teammate Matt Lester...Captured his first victory of the 2012 season when he topped Oklahoma City's Mark Meyer with a 16-5 decision.


Competed in the 149 lb. weight class at 2011 Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic where he beat Maryland's Danny Orem 15-5 before losing to American's Kevin Tao 8-2...Also took to the mat again against Buffalo's Clay Reeb and won 5-2, defeated Buffalo's Wally Maziarz 7-2, and lost to Maryland's Ben Dorsay 9-4 at the 2011 Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic...Lost to American's Kevin Tao 4-2 to finish sixth in weight class...Defeated Appalachian State's Savva Kostis 8-5 at the 2012 Lone Star Duals...Participated in 2011 Ken Kraft Midlands Championships where he dropped decisions to Iowa's Mike Kelly 7-3 and Adams State's Josh Hensley 8-3.

AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11):
Redshirt year.

Was a three-time state champion ... Ranked the No. 8 recruit at 152 pounds by Amateur Wrestling News ... Ranked No. 56 recruit by CollegeWrestling.net ... InterMat's 61st-ranked prospect ... Ranked the No. 8 recruit at 149 pounds by The Open Mat.com ... Finished his high school career with a record of 100-11 ... Projected college weight class is 149 pounds.

Son of Frank and Darla DeAngelis.

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