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At Princeton — 2015-16 (24-14): reached the NCAA Championships for a second straight year and won twice, including one over 15th-seeded Brock Zacherl of Clarion … placed fifth at the EIWA Championships … earned second-team All-Ivy League honors after going 4-1 in the league and helping Princeton to first Ivy League championship match since 1986 … won the Navy Classic; helped Princeton win team title over two Top-25 teams … placed fourth at the Bearcat Open and competed at Midlands … reached No. 17 in the national rankings midseason following a win over No. 13 Anthony Abidin during the Grapple at the Garden. 2014-15 (30-14): reached his first EIWA championship match at 141 pounds; won three matches during the EIWAs … finalist finish helped Princeton place seventh as a team … earned automatic berth to NCAA Championships and reached fourth round of consolation draw; both losses at NCAAs came to 2014 championship finalists … won four matches at the NCAA Championships … earned second-team All-Ivy League honors after going 4-1 against the league … earned a win at the NWCA All-Star Classic … competed at both the Grapple at the Garden and the Midlands Championships; won twice at Midlands … recipient of the team's Treide Trophy for spirit, ability and sportsmanship. 2013-14 (23-21): won 23 matches, second-most for any Princeton freshman, and represented the Tigers during the EIWA Championships … won twice at the EIWAs, including once in the championship draw … competed at both 133 and 141 … placed at both the F&M Open (fifth) and the Navy Invitational (6th) … won twice during Princeton’s sweep at the Grapple at the Garden.

At Montini — reached 2013 Illinois state finals at 126 pounds; placed third in 2012 state championships … led Montini to 2012 and 2013 state championship, as well as second-place finish at The Clash … trained at the Olympic Training Center in 2012 … wrestled in four different weight classes, ranging from 120-138 … team captain as a senior … placed second (2012) and third (2013) at the Cheesehead Invitational … took sixth at 2012 Ironman competition … won the 2012 Hawkeye Challenge … finished fifth in both the 2011 state championships, as well as the 2011 Preseason Nationals … placed fifth at 2012 Fila Cadet Nationals … had two top-three state freestyle finishes, including second in 2011 … two-time state Greco champion (2010, 2012); runner-up in 2011 … placed eighth at the 2011 Fargo All-American competition … 2013 Illinois State scholar … 2013 IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award … four-time Academic All-Conference recipient.

Personal — May 23, 1995.

Weight: 141
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bolingbrook, Ill.
High School: Bolingbrook
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