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Derek Geiges
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Derek Geiges 1373049
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 149
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Charleston, S.C.

Tallied a 9-10 overall record with a 2-5 mark in dual competition … Competed at 157 pounds at Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational, helping the Sooners to their 15th consecutive title at the event ... Recorded a 6-2 decision at 165 pounds against Wally Figaro of Shorter in the first dual of the season … Defeated Jared Bass of Oklahoma City by technical fall, 19-1, in OU’s second dual … Moved into the team lineup at 174 pounds for five duals late in the season following injuries to starters … Secured six decisions, two major decisions and a technical fall on the season.

Competed in the 133 lb. weight class at the 2011 Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic in Brockport, N.Y., where he dropped decisions to Rutgers' Danny White 4-0 and Brockport's James McCabe 5-4...Took to the mat again at the 2011 Midlands Championships in Evanston, Ill. In the 133 lb. weight class, where he fell to Northern Illinois' Rob Jillard, who had 4:34 riding time, and lost to Princeton's Chris Perez 8-0 in a major decision.

Was a four time state qualifier where he was a two-time finalist finisher and one-time state champion ... Finished his high school career with a record of 174-24 ... Projected college weight class is 133 pounds.

Son of John and Christa Geiges ... Has a sister, Jessica, and brother, Billy ... majoring in sports medicine.

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