The NCAA qualifying tournament will begin at noon on Saturday at Wyoming's Arena-Auditorium.
At Utah Valley University ... JUNIOR ~ (2013-14): Did not compete.
SOPHOMORE ~ (2012-13): 17-14 overall record (5-5 duals) ... named Third Team All-WWC after placing third at the NCAA West Regional/WWC Championships in Laramie, Wyo. on March 9 ... placed fourth at the Reno Tournament of Champions on Dec. 16 with a 5-2 record ... went 2-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational on Nov. 30, 2-2 at the Wolfpack Open on Nov. 11 and 1-2 at the Midlands Championships on Dec. 29 ... went 3-2 in WWC duals and 6-3 vs. WWC competitors on the season ... ranked 32nd on the final RPI of the season ... won two of his bouts by major decision and 15 by decision.
FRESHMAN ~ (2011-12): 6-18 overall record (4-12 duals) ... opened the season by going 2-2 at the Northwest College Open on Nov. 5 ... in dual action defeated Shippensburg's Tyler Zittle (6-1), Northern Iowa's Taylor Kettman (6-3), Cal Poly's Derrick Hawkins (5-1) and South Dakota State's Tony Lisek (5-3) ... posted one win via major decision and five by decision.
Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Las Vegas High School in Las Vegas, Nev. ... lettered three times in wrestling and three times in football ... captained the football team as a senior ... won the 2008 U.S. Junior Open Championship and 2008 Junior Olympic Championship in judo.
Other College ...
Attended Arizona State University from 2010-2011 and redshirted the season for the Sun Devils.
Graduated from LVHS in 2010 ... majoring in kinesiology ... parents are Gelacio Prieto and Marianela Fernandez ... born in Las Vegas ... full name is David Alejandro Prieto.