Dave Johnson
Dave Johnson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Jenison, Mich.

High School:
Jenison

Weight:
165


04/16/2012

2011-12 Michigan Wrestling Roster

2011-12 Michigan Wrestling Roster

04/09/2012

Russell Awarded U-M's Cliff Keen Outstanding Wrestler Honor

Russell Awarded U-M's Cliff Keen Outstanding Wrestler Honor

03/03/2012

Russell Advances to Championship Round at Big Tens

Russell Advances to Finals at Big Ten Wrestling Championships

03/01/2012

Johnson Works Back onto Mat

Johnson Works Back onto Mat

02/28/2012

Week #13: Wrestling Wolverines Set For Big Ten Championships

Week #13: Wrestling Wolverines Set For Big Ten Championships

Fifth-Year (2011-12)... Appeared at three different weight classes ... Went 0-2 at 184 pounds at the Big Ten Championships (March 3-4) ... Posted a 1-2 dual record, including a 1-1 mark in Big Ten duals ... Lost 6-5 to Missouri's Clarence Neely on a late reversal at the National Duals (Feb. 11) ... Claimed an 18-2 technical fall (4:20) over Indiana's Preston Keiffer (Jan. 13) ... Made season dual debut at 174 pounds against Illinois (Jan. 8) ... Took fifth place at the Mat Town Invitational (Dec. 29) with a 4-2 record ... Posted a 4-2 record at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 12).

Senior/Junior (2010-11)... Missed entire season with injury.

Junior/Sophomore (2009-10)... Claimed sixth place at the Big Ten Championships (March 6-7) with a 1-3 record ... Posted a 7-9 dual-meet record in first varsity season, including a 4-3 mark in Big Ten duals ... Rallied to defeat Michigan State's Anthony Jones 7-6 (Jan. 29) ... Beat Minnesota's Joe Grygelko 6-4 in overtime (Jan. 23) ... Claimed eighth place at the Southern Scuffle (Dec. 29-30) with a 5-3 record, winning four straight matches after a first-round loss ... Went 3-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 4-5) ... Took sixth place at the MSU Open (Nov. 15) with a 3-3 record.

Sophomore/Freshman (2008-09)...Owns a 1-2 dual-meet record ... Claimed first varsity win with a 8-6 sudden-victory decision against Northern Iowa's Trevor Kittleson at the National Duals (Jan. 10-11) ... Has also competed in five open tournaments ... Took seventh place at the Kent State Open (Jan. 18) with a 3-2 mark ... Captured the 157-pound title at the GVSU Laker Open (Nov. 23) with a 4-0 record and four first-period falls ... Posted a 3-2 mark at the Ashland Harris Open (Nov. 15) ... Also competed at the Michigan State (Nov. 9) and Eastern Michigan (Nov. 1) Opens.

Freshman (2007-08)... Redshirted season ... Competed in the Eastern Michigan (Nov. 3) and Michigan State (Nov. 11) Opens ... Defeated Kent State's Sli Bostelman 15-3 at the MSU event to earn first collegiate win.

Prep... Jenison High School (2007) ... Captured the 2006 Michigan state 140-pound title ... Twice placed third at the Michigan state championships (2005, '07) ... Claimed eighth place in the 152-pound division at the 2007 Junior Freestyle Nationals ... Placed seventh at the 2007 NHSCA Senior Nationals (145 pounds) ... Career prep record of 199-14 ... Four-time OK Red Conference champion (2004, '05, '06, '07) ... Set four Jenison HS records: career wins (199), season wins (54), career pins (112) and season pins (32).

Personal... Enrolled in the Division of Kinesiology, majoring in physical education ... Born on November 5, 1988 ... Son of Georgette Johnson.

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2007-08 1-4 0-0 1-4 0 0 1 -- --
2008-09 15-10 1-2 14-6 7 2 2 -- --
2009-10 19-20 7-9 12-11 2 0 2 6th --
2011-12 9-8 1-2 8-6 0 2 2 dnp --
Totals 44-40 9-13 35-27 9 4 7


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