UVU and UW will wrestle Friday at 7 p.m. while the UVU Open will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
At Utah Valley University ... SENIOR ~ (2012-13): 5-6 overall record ... placed fourth at the Cowboy Open in Laramie, Wyo. on Nov. 3 with a 3-2 record ... went 2-2 at the Wolfpack Open in Raleigh, N.C. on Nov. 11 ... won all five of his matches by decision.
JUNIOR ~ (2011-12): 10-5 overall record (0-1 duals) ... named to the WWC Coaches' Honor Roll ... won the UVU Open on Jan. 7 by going a perfect 4-0 and placed third at the Northwest College Open on Nov. 5 by finishing 4-1 ... bumped up a weight class at the Lone Star Duals in Arlington, Texas and took on 2012 All-American from Oklahoma in Nick Lester on Jan. 14 but fell 6-1 ... posted one of his wins by fall and nine by decision.
SOPHOMORE ~ (2010-11): 8-8 overall record (0-0 duals) ... placed fifth at the Kaufman-Brand Open on Nov. 20 after going 4-2 ... also went 3-2 at the Northwest Trapper Open on Nov. 6 ... all eight of his wins were by decision.
REDSHIRT ~ (2009-10): Redshirted the 2009-10 season at UVU.
Before Utah Valley: Prepped at Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas, Nevada ... holds the Best All-Time Win Percentage at PVHS ... two-time Region Champion ... three-time State Placer and a two-time State Runner-up ... also pole vaulted on the track team in high school.
Other College: Attended Portland State University in Portland, Oregon in 2008-09 ... wrestled at 125 and 133 for the Vikings.
Personal: Graduated from Palo Verde HS in 2008 with a 3.65 GPA ... was a Scholar Athlete ... majoring in Biotechnology at UVU ... enjoys snowboarding, running, and eating ... also recruited by Portland State, Air Force, and the Naval Academy ... parents are Robert and Diane.