Garrett Sutton
Garrett  Sutton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Richmond, Ill.

High School:
Burton

Weight:
165


02/21/2015

Wolverines Dominate Duke in Dual-Meet Finale

Wrestling Dominates Duke in Dual-Meet Finale

Sophomore (2015-16)
• Academic All-Big Ten
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement
• Michigan's season-long starter at 165 pound; missed postseason tournaments due to season-ending injury
• Fell to Purdue's #7 Chad Welch, 7-6, on a last-second reversal (Feb. 12)
• Earned Big Ten dual wins against Maryland's Brendan Burnham (5-2, Feb. 5), Northwestern's Luke Norland (8-3, Jan. 29), Indiana's Eric Roach (6-2, Jan. 24) and Michigan State's Travis Curley (def, 5:00, Dec. 10
• Went 2-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 4-5), finishing one match shy of placing
• Defeated Minnesota's Brandon Krone, 6-4, at CKLV and narrowly fell to Wisconsin's #1 Issac Jordan, 1-0
• Posted a perfect 3-0 record at the season-opening Northeast Duals (Nov. 15)

Freshman (2014-15)
• NCAA Qualifier; posted a 0-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 19-21)
• Claimed sixth place at the Big Ten Championships (March 7-8) with a 3-3 record
• Earned a 5-3 decision over Penn State's #17 Garrett Hammond in Big Ten wrestlebacks to earn NCAA bid; also avenged an earlier loss with a 6-1 decision over Purdue's Pat Robinson
• Registered back-to-back wins in final dual weekend, including a 5-1 decision over Pittsburgh's Troy Reaghard for first varsity win (Feb. 20)
• Also competed in four open tournaments
• Took second place at the Alma Open (Jan. 24) with a 3-1 mark
• Claimed second place at the Cleveland State Open (Dec. 13) with a 4-1 record
• Took runner-up honors at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 2) with a 4-1 record
• Pinned Harper College's Steve Straka (4:05) in collegiate debut

Prep
• Graduated from Richmond Burton High School (2014)
• Named 2014 Northwest Herald Wrestler of the Year
• Captured back-to-back Illinois state titles, winning at 160 pounds (2014) and 152 pounds (2013)
• Three-time Illinois state placewinner, taking third place at 138 pounds as a sophomore (2012)
• Career prep record of 162-8, including a perfect 82-0 mark in final two seasons
• 2011 FILA Cadet Freestyle All-American
• Ranked as the nation's No. 100 overall recruit by InterMat and No. 11-ranked 160-pound wrestler
• National Honor Society; Honor Roll

Personal
• Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology, majoring in movement science
• Born on September 7, 1995
• Son of Howard and Patti Sutton
• Has two brothers, Grant and Gavin
• Cousin, Cameron Kennedy, is currently on the Wolverine wrestling team, while cousin, Jimmy Kennedy, was a three-time All-American at Illinois (2007-09, '11) and is a current member of the Cliff Keen Wrestling Club

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2014-15 17-11 2-3 15-8 3 0 4 6th dnp
2015-16 9-10 7-8 2-2 0 0 1 -- --
Totals 26-21 9-11 17-10 3 0 5


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