2015-16 (8-8): returned from prior-year injury to place eighth at EIWA Championships and help Princeton to best team finish since 1978 … helped Princeton reach Ivy League championship match for first time since 1986; had key win over nationally ranked wrestler in Tigers' first win over Penn in 25 years. 2014-15 (13-3): reached finals of Binghamton Open to begin season and lost to eventual EIWA champion Chris Villalonga by 3-2 score … went 3-1 at Northwestern Duals, with only loss coming by 4-2 score to NCAA champion Jason Tsirtsis … suffered season-ending injury against Lehigh in the Grapple at the Garden. 2013-14 (32-8): led Princeton with 32 victories while wrestling at both 141 and 149 … spent part of the season among the national Top 20 … earned second-team All-Ivy League honors … placed fifth at the EIWA Championships … placed in the Top 3 during three tournaments (Binghamton Open, Navy Invitational and F&M Open) … went 8-1 during February … recipient of the Gifford Trophy, awarded annually to that member of the Princeton varsity wrestling team who has scored the most points in competition during the season. 2012-13: missed entire season after suffering a knee injury; withdrew from school. 2011-12 (31-12): won 31 matches, second-most on the team, despite injuring his knee in regular season finale … earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships and won a match in the consolation round … placed third at prestigious Midlands Championships, going 5-1 during the weekend and losing only to the top-ranked wrestler in the nation … earned second-team All-Ivy League honors … won 13 straight regular season matches at one points … represented Princeton at the EIWA Championships, but defaulted with knee injury. 2010-11 (12-14): won 12 matches at 133 pounds during his freshman season while splitting time with Tony Comunale … won the season-opening Central Jersey Open … won three matches to place second at the Bearcat Open … won twice at the Southern Scuffle.
Won three Maryland state championships … posted a career record of 148-6 … ranked as high as 15th nationally at his weight class … earned High School All-America honors … first-team All-Academic honors … recipient of Maryland's Wendy's High School Heisman award … state recipient of Dave Schultz Award … National Honor Society Most Outstanding Student … first-team All-Met by The Washington Post … recipient of the Michael S. Trilling Award … Maryland Distinguished Scholar … earned four varsity letters.
Born June 12, 1992 … full name is Richard Adam Krop … son of Richard and Tyleen Krop … father is a general contractor; mother is a school secretary … has an older brother Justin, a younger brother Billy and a younger sister Annie … interested in economics.