Mountain Brook High School
|Height / Weight:|
6-0 / 184
As a Redshirt Freshman (2009-10)
Posted a 1-3 overall record on the season, with the win coming against Buffalo's Patrick Brady at the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic on Nov. 14 ... Lost his only dual matchup of the season against Nebraska-Kearney's Kamarudeen Usman at the Lonestar Duals.
As a Freshman (2008-09)
Tallied a 9-6 record competing at 174 and 184 pounds...Recorded one fall and two technical falls on the year...Earned third place at the Roger Denker Open after a 4-1 effort...Also competed in the Lindenwood, Central Missouri and Oklahoma Opens.
High School: Four year letterman ... State champion and named to all-state team in 2008 ... Was a three-time state qualifier (2006-08) ... Overall record of 147-27 ... Was selected as a two-time team captain for Mountain Brook ...Was also a two-time Team Alabama selection.
Personal: Benjamin Jesse Bridell is his full name ... Born Dec. 22, 1989 ... Son of Billy and Lynn Bridell ... Business is his planned major ... Also played football for Mountain Brook ... Mexican is his favorite food and fishing is his favorite hobby ... His most prized possession is his state championship gold medal ... The beach is his favorite vacation destination ... Reasons to attend OU include the great Sooner wrestling tradition.
Coach Spates on Bridell:
"Ben Bridell is about as hard of a worker as you are going to find and he also is an extremely smart worker. He has already impressed the guys on the team and the coaching staff with his passion and attitude. He is going to make a mark quickly."