Nine UVU grapplers placed and Abner Cook & Monte Schmalhaus won titles.
At Utah Valley University ... FRESHMAN ~ (2012-13): 4-4 overall record ... went 3-2 at the Cowboy Open in Laramie, Wyo. on Nov. 3 and 1-2 at the UVU Open on Jan. 5 ... won two matches by fall and two by major decision.
REDSHIRT ~ (2009-10): Redshirted the 2009-10 season at UVU.
Before Utah Valley: Prepped at Box Elder High School and Roy High School ... a State Champion and a two-time State Runner-up ... Junior Greco Roman National Runner-up in Fargo, N.D. in 2009 ... set the Box Elder take down record with 187 in a season and the Box Elder team point record with 283 ... posted a 45-1 record his senior year and a overall high school record of 139-27 ... the Bees were Region Champs in 2009.
Personal: Graduated from Box Elder HS in 2009 with a 3.83 GPA ... a Honor Roll student ... the Sophomore and Junior Body Class President's ... enjoys duck hunting, all types of hunting, and mountain biking ... brothers Flint and Wyatt Ray both wrestled at UVU ... served an LDS Church mission to Macon, Georgia from 2010-2012 ... also recruited by Nebraska, Columbia, Wyoming, and Northern Colorado ... parents are Rick and Jan Ray.