Kansas City, Mo.
Oak Park HS
|Height / Weight:|
5-8 / 141
As a RedshirtSenior (2010-11)
Finished seventh at the 2011 NCAA Championships to earn All-American honors ... Went 4-2 at NCAAs ... Concluded the year with 28-5 overall record ... Began the season ranked No. 1 among 141 pounders ... Won the 141 pound NWCA All-Star Classic title after defeating Ohio's then-No. 5 ranked Germane Lindsey ... Ended the year a perfect 15-0 in dual competition and recorded his 100th career win against Missouri ... Automatic NCAA ... NWCA All-Academic Team member ... Named to the 2011 All-Academic Big 12 team ... Claimed the 141 pound Brockport Open Title ... Final career record of 106-33.
As a Redshirt Junior (2009-10)
Ran his total of career wins to78... Posted a 31-8 record on the season, including 14-3 in dual action ... Earned All-America status as the fifth seed at the 2010 NCAAs with a 7-2 record, where he earned fourthplace ... After dropping his opening round match, he went on to win five straight matches ... Of those seven wins, four came against national seeds, including the No. 3 Michael Thorn of Minnesota ... Earned the silver medal at the 2010 Big 12 Championships after dropping a 3-2 decision to Jamal Parks in the finals ... Was back in the Sooner lineup during the 2009-10 season after suffering what was thought to be a career-ending shoulder injury in 2008 ... Placed third at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... Earned second at the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic ... Reeled off 13-straight wins spanning from Jan. 8-March 6.
As a Redshirt Sophomore (2008-09)
Compiled a 15-6 overall record ... Won his opening five matches of the season, winning the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic at 141 pounds ... Four of his 15 wins came by technical fall and four by major decisions ... Placed first at the Oklahoma Open and the Roger Denker Open ... Went 4-6 in dual action ... Won his final three matches before sustaining a season-ending injury in January.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2007-08)
28-13 overall record on the season...Qualified for the NCAA Championships after going 2-1 at the Big 12 Championships, which included an upset victory over No. 12 Mike Rowe of Nebraska...Began the 2007-08 campaign winning his first 11 matches...Placed first at the Lindenwood Open, winning all five matches...Won his opening two duals, both by major decisions...Recorded an 7-9 dual record and a 21-4 tournament record...Won the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic, as well as the Missouri Open...Lost in the finals of the Midlands tournament, going 5-1...Returned against Missouri after missing dual versus Arizona State due to injury, recording a 3-1 decision win over Marcus Hoen...The win marked his first career Big 12 victory...His 28 victories on the season was a team best.
As a Freshman (2006-07)
Won the Oklahoma Open championship before redshirting due to injury.
A four-year letterman at Oak Park High School ... Coached by Gary Mayabb ... Four-time state champion (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006) ... Career record of 158-4 ... Named the Kansas City metro wrestler of the year ... Served as a team captain as a senior ... Member of three team state championships ... Team recorded two perfect seasons ... Junior National champion.
Born July 3, 1987 ... Son of Donnie Bailey ... Has one brother Mac (16) ... Major is health and exercise science ... Favorite hobby is playing disc golf ... Favorite food is Mexican.