The NCAA qualifying tournament will begin at noon on Saturday at Wyoming's Arena-Auditorium.
At Utah Valley University ... FRESHMAN ~ (2012-13): 9-8 overall record (2-4 duals) ... placed sixth at the Wolfpack Open with a 4-2 record on Nov. 11 in Raleigh, N.C. ... opened the season with a 3-2 record at the Cowboy Open on Nov. 3. ... picked up an 11-8 dual victory over Northern Colorado's Mitchell Polkowske on Jan. 26 to help the Wolverines shutout the Bears ... also pinned South Dakota State's Cody Pack in 1:42 seconds on Feb. 6 ... went a perfect 4-0 against WWC competitors ... picked up two wins by fall, two by major decision and four by decision.
REDSHIRT ~ (2011-12): Redshirted the season and went 12-5 while competing unattached at 157 pounds ... was also named to the WWC Coaches' Honor Roll.
Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Scottsboro High School in Scottsboro, Ala. ... a five-time State Champion ... Cadet Freestyle All-American, Super-32 All-American, Sophomore Nationals National Champion, Southeastern Regional Cadet and Juniors Freestyle Champion ... 2008 Junior Schalles Award winner ... led his high school team to three State Championships and one second place finish ... also played defensive end on the football team his senior year.
Graduated from Scottsboro HS in 2008 with a 3.89 GPA ... born Sept. 12, 1989 in Baltimore, Md. ... a member of the National Honors Society ... served an LDS Church Mission to San Fernando Valley, Calif. from 2008-2010 ... majoring in Accounting at UVU ... twin brother Kyle also wrestles at UVU, brother Michael wrestles at Boise State and brother Scott wrestled at Ricks College ... his cousin Miles Batty ran track and cross country at BYU ... also recruited by Boise State ... parents are Bob and Teresa Cuthbertson.