Aaron Hynes
Aaron Hynes

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mt. Morris, Mich.

High School:
Flint Kearsley

Weight:
157


Fifth-Year Senior (2010-11)... Bumped up to 165 to face Ohio State's #7 Colt Sponseller, falling 5-1 (Jan. 28) ... Bumped up to 174 pounds to face Central Michigan's #5 Ben Bennett, dropping a 6-1 decision ... Registered a 3-1 mark at the Virginia Duals (Jan. 7-8) ... Avenged loss to Lehigh in the semifinal dual, earning a 3-2 decision against Brian Tanen ... Went 4-2 with a pair of major decisions at the Southern Scuffle (Dec. 29-30) ... Posted a 2-2 record at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 3-4), earning a 9-4 comeback win over Oklahoma's #16 Matt Lester in the first round ... Opened the dual season with a 5-3 decision over Pitt's Donnie Tasser (Nov. 14) ... Placed fifth at the EMU Open (Nov. 6) with a 3-2 record.

Senior/Junior (2009-10)... Posted a 0-2 record at the Big Ten Championships (March 6-7) ... Went 7-12 in dual meets ... Claimed runner-up honors at the EMU Open (Nov. 7) with a 3-1 record.

Junior/Sophomore (2008-09)...Competed in NCAA Championships and was eliminated with 1-2 record... Claimed 5th place at Big Ten Conference Tournament posting a 3-2 record...Posted a 5-3 Big Ten dual record, earning bonus in three of his final four bouts... Capped dual season with a 13-3 major decision against Purdue's Colten Salazar (Feb. 21) ... Picked up back-to-back bonus wins against Ohio State's Owen Schaefer (16-1, Feb. 13) and Penn State's Tim Darling (17-6, Feb. 14) ... Rebounded from a three-point, third-period deficit to defeat Michigan State's Anthony Jones 9-7 (Feb. 8) ... Lost 7-6 on riding time to Minnesota's Tyler Safratowich (Feb. 6) ... Won 7-7 on riding time to Indiana's 12th-ranked Kurt Kinser (Feb. 1) ... Posted a 0-1 record at the National Duals (Jan. 10-11), sitting out the final two duals with injury ... Scored a late third-period takedown to defeat Central Michigan's Eric Cubberly 6-4 (Dec. 14) ... Registered a 5-2 record at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 5-6) with three major decisions ... Lost decisions against Penn's 18th-ranked Matt Dragon (11-5, Dec. 22) and Lehigh's Sean Bilodeau (7-3, Nov. 21) in U-M's season-opening weekend ... Placed fourth at the EMU Open (Nov. 1) with a 3-2 record.

Sophomore/Freshman (2007-08)... Competed in six open tournaments ... Captured the 157-pound title at the Ashland Eagle Open (Feb. 23) with a 3-0 mark ... Claimed runner-up honors at the Edinboro Open (Feb. 2) with a 3-1 record ... Narrowly fell to Navy's Joel Ahern 1-0 in the final ... Captured the 157-pound title at the Kent State Open (Jan. 19), posting a perfect 4-0 mark, two pins and a major decision ... Took third place at the Cleveland State Open (Dec. 15) with a 5-1 record ... Defeated Central Michigan's Pete Puckett 8-1 in the third-place match ... Placed sixth at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 11) with a 2-2 mark ... Posted a 3-2 record at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 3).

Freshman (2006-07)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Redshirted season ... Wrestled in seven open tournaments ... Captured the 157-pound title at the NWCA National Open (Feb. 16) with a 3-0 mark ... Registered a 2-2 record at the Edinboro Open (Feb. 3) ... Captured the 157-pound title at the Dan Gable Collegiate Wrestling Open (Dec. 13) with a 4-0 mark and two major decisions ... Placed eighth at the Penn State Open (Dec. 3) with a 4-2 record... Captured the 157-pound title at the Wrestling Bear Open (Nov. 18) with a 4-0 record ... Posted a 2-2 mark at the MSU Open (Nov. 12) ... Claimed runner-up honors at the EMU Open (Nov. 4) with a 4-1 record ... Pinned Mott's Scott Kaufman (2:33) for first collegiate win.

Prep... Flint Kearsley High School (2006) ... National Honor Society ... Three-year Honor Roll ... Academic All-Big 9 Conference ... Two-time Michigan state champion (2004, '05) ... Finished second in state as a senior (2006) and fourth as a freshman (2003) ... Career prep record of 209-29 ... Three-time regional and two-time district champion ... Two-time Michigan state freestyle champion (2005, '06) and state Greco-Roman champion as a senior ... Also competed in football.

Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in psychology ... Born on September 9, 1987 ... Son of Thomas and Cecilia Hynes.

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2006-07 (RS) 23-7 0-0 23-7 3 0 5 -- --
2007-08 22-6 0-0 22-6 4 1 2 --- --
2008-09 17-11 9-7 8-4 0 2 6 5th dnp
2009-10 14-19 7-12 7-7 0 0 4 dnp --
2010-11 13-11 4-5 9-6 1 0 2 -- --
Totals 89-54 20-24 69-30 8 3 19


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