Cory Lester
Cory  Lester

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
John Burroughs

Weight:
125


06/10/2016

NSCA Recognizes 16 Wolverines with All-American Awards

NSCA Recognizes 16 Wolverines with All-American Awards

07/08/2015

Fifty-Seven Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Fifty-Seven Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Senior/Junior (2015-16)
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award
• Earned a 6-4 decision in dual-meet debut against Hofstra's Bryan Damon (Nov. 15)
• Also represented Michigan at the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 1-2)

Junior/Sophomore (2014-15)
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Posted a 0-2 record in varsity debut at the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 1-2)
• Also competed in three open tournaments
• Earned first collegiate pin against Cleveland State's Andrew Coghill (2:49) at the Edinboro Open (Feb. 7)
• Posted a 2-2 record at the EMU Open (Nov. 15)

Sophomore/Freshman (2013-14)
• Competed in four open tournaments
• Posted 1-2 records at the Edinboro Open (Feb. 8), EMU Open (Nov. 16) and MSU Open (Nov. 9)
• Opened the season with a 3-1 decision over Purdue's Aaron Assad at the EMU tournament

Freshman (2012-13)
• Redshirted season; competed unattached in five open tournaments
• Placed fourth at the Simonson Open (Feb. 9) with a 1-2 record
• Claimed fifth place at the Purple Raider Open (Jan. 20) with a 2-2 record
• Also went 2-2 at the Michigan State (Nov. 11) and Eastern Michigan (Nov. 3) Opens
• Earned a 15-5 major decision against Indiana Tech's Cameron Whitten in collegiate debut

Prep
• Graduated from John Burroughs High School (2012)
• Captured the 112-pound Missouri state title as a sophomore (2010)
• Four-time Missouri state placewinner, twice claiming second place (2011, '12) and placing third as a freshman (2009)
• Posted a 196-9 career prep record
• Four-time All-St. Louis Metro League first team selection
• Three-time all-metro first team (2010, '11, '12)
• Also earned four letters in baseball

Personal
• Enrolled in the Ross School of Business, pursuing a master's degree in management • Earned a bachelor's degree in sport management in spring 2016
• Born on January 24, 1994
• Son of Ken and Pam Lester; father wrestled at Michigan (1983-85)
• Has three sisters, Nikki, Abby and Hannah

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2012-13 (RS) 7-10 0-0 7-10 0 1 2 -- --
2013-14 3-8 0-0 3-8 0 0 0 -- --
2014-15 3-8 0-0 3-8 1 0 1 -- --
2015-16 1-2 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 -- --
Totals 14-28 1-0 13-28 1 1 3


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