Senior 174-pounder Monte Schmalhaus broke a 15-15 tie with a 6-2 win in the final match of the contest.
At Utah Valley University ... JUNIOR ~ (2013-14): 10-12 overall record (8-6 duals) ... placed fourth at the NCAA West Regional/WWC Championships with a 2-2 record ... went 2-1 at the Stanford Duals on Nov. 30 with wins over Stanford's Tommy Kimbrell (7-5) and Bakersfield's Sean Pollock (5-3) ... also recorded dual wins over Central Michigan's Craig Kelliher (7-6), Gardner-Webb's Gray Jones (3-1), Grand Canyon's Austin Gaun (5-3), Boise State's Andrew Tiedman (8-5), SDSU's Ben Schwery (2-1), Air Force's Devin Hightower (3-1) and Northern Colorado's Nick Bayer (5-4) ... won all 10 matches by decision.
SOPHOMORE ~ (2012-13): 10-10 overall record (2-3 duals) ... placed fourth at the NCAA West Regional/WWC Championships ... opened the season with a second-place finish at the Cowboy Open in Laramie, Wyo. on Nov. 3 with a 4-1 record ... went 3-2 at Reno Tournament of Champions on Dec. 16 ... won one match by tech fall and nine by decision.
FRESHMAN ~ (2011-12): 20-15 overall record (7-9 duals) ... placed third at the NCAA West Regional/WWC Championships by going 2-1 at the tournament in Cedar Falls, Iowa on March 4 ... opened the season by winning the Northwest College Open on Nov. 5 by going a perfect 4-0 and placed second at UNC's Old Chicago Open on Nov. 19 by finishing 3-1 ... went 3-2 at his first trip to the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 2-3) and 2-2 at the Wrestle for a Cure Duals in Harrisburg, Pa. (Nov. 12) ... posted two win via tech fall, four by major decision, six by fall and seven by decision.
Before Utah Valley ...
Four-year varsity letterwinner at Wasatch High School ... two-time Utah State High School Champion, winning individual state titles as a senior and junior ... led his team to four straight state team titles; placed fourth at the senior national championships in 2008, earning All-America honors ... took second at the state tournament as a sophomore and also scored runner-up honors at the junior national tournament ... also earned first-team all-state honors in football.
Other College ...
Redshirted the 2010-11 season at Purdue.
Ethan Porter Smith was born Oct. 2, 1989 in Albion, Mich. ... is the son of Christopher and Lezlie Smith ... has three brothers: Jordan, Casey and Corbin, and two sisters, Erica and Madison ... married fellow UVU student-athlete Morgan Summers (softball) in the summer of 2014 ... served an LDS Church mission from 2008-10 in Chile ... enjoys music and the outdoors ... majoring in building construction management.