|High School:||Ankeny High School|
AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2015-16):
Wrestled at heavyweight … Finished his redshirt junior campaign with a 20-13 record, including a 6-7 mark in dual competition … NCAA Championships qualifier … Placed third at the Big 12 Championship, defeating NDSU’s Ben Tyanan in the third-place bout … Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team … Finished third place in his division at the Cliff Keen Invitational … Placed fourth in his division at the Midlands Championships … Posted a team-leading 10 wins by fall on the season … Topped four ranked opponents on the season.
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2014-15):
Named an at-large selection at heavyweight to the 2015 NCAA Championships at heavyweight … Went 1-2 in his second trip to the NCAA tournament … Finished with an overall record of 24-9 and a 9-5 mark in dual competition … Took third at Big 12 Championship … Won the heavyweight title at Reno Tournament of Champions as OU finished sixth as a team … Placed first at inaugural Aloha Open … Finished third at Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational, helping the Sooners to their 16th straight title at the event … Was ranked the entire season and as high as No. 11 by Intermat … Recorded a team-best 18 falls on the year, tied for third most in OU single-season history with Herb Calvert (1976) … Also tallied three wins via major decision … Named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Team.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013-14):
Received an at-large bid at heavyweight to the 2014 NCAA Division I Championships in Oklahoma City … Went 2-2 in his first NCAA appearance … Finished season with a 23-12 record, including a 9-5 mark in dual competition … Sealed OU’s comeback 16-15 Bedlam victory on Dec. 1 when he defeated Austin Marsden by 3-2 decision … Finished second at Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational as OU won its 15th consecutive title at the event … Took fifth place at the prestigious Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Invitational, helping the Sooners to a team victory at the event … Claimed award for most falls at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Invitational … Won weight class at OCU Open … Eleven of 12 losses came via decision with the other by major decision … Opened season with eight straight match wins … Recorded six decisions, two major decisions and a team-best 14 falls on the season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13):
PRIOR TO OU: A two-time Iowa State Champion...Ranked sixth nationally at 195 pounds by Intermat and seventh by Clinch Gear...Posted a 43-0 record and won a Class 3-A title after transferring to Ankeny from Ballard (Huxley), where he captured a Class 2-A crown at 189 as a junior... recorded 38 pins throughout his senior season, all of them in the first period...Concluded his senior campaign with an awe-inspiring state tournament run in which he posted three first-period falls and a tech.