Cory Lester
Cory  Lester

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
John Burroughs

Weight:
125


07/08/2015

Fifty-Seven Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Fifty-Seven Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

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 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 College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Born on January 24, 1994 ... Son of Ken and Pam Lester ... Father wrestled at Michigan (1983-85).

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 -- --
Totals 13-26 0-0 13-26 1 1 3


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