Max Huntley
Max  Huntley

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Emerald Isle, N.C.

High School:
Blair Academy

Weight:
197


05/12/2016

Coon, Huntley Garner NWCA All-Academic Honors

Coon, Huntley Garner NWCA All-Academic Honors

03/03/2016

Kornacki: Change of Plans, Huntley's Fork in the Road

Kornacki: Change of Plans, Huntley's Fork in the Road

12/15/2015

Abounader, Coon, Huntley Named Captains for 2015-16

Abounader, Coon, Huntley Named Wrestling Captains for 2015-16

10/15/2015

Bruno, Huntley Added to All-Star Classic Lineup

Wrestling's Bruno, Huntley Added to All-Star Classic Lineup

07/09/2015

Twelve Wolverines Garner Strength & Conditioning All-America Honors

Twelve Wolverines Garner Strength & Conditioning All-America Honors

Graduate Student (2015-16)
• NCAA Qualifier; posted a 1-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 17-19)
• Took fifth place at the Big Ten Championships (March 5-6) with a 3-2 record
• Posted a near-perfect 14-1 dual-meet record, including a 7-0 mark in Big Ten duals
• Contributed to Michigan's comeback win at #12 Rutgers with a first-period fall (2:09) against Hayden Hrymack (Feb. 7)
• Also earned falls in Big Ten duals against Illinois' Andre Lee (2:40, Jan. 15) and Indiana's Jake Masengale (4:24, Jan. 24)
• Clinched U-M's win at #6 Ohio State with an 8-3 decision against Mark Martin (Jan. 9)
• Claimed fifth at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 4-5) with a 4-2 record; earned a 10-3 decision against Virginia Tech's #13 Jared Haught in the fifth-place bout
• Posted a 3-0 record at the season-opening Northeast Duals (Nov. 15), including a 5-3 decision against West Virginia's #8 Jacob Smith
• Named one of three captains for 2015-16; first three-time team captain in Michigan program history

Fifth-Year Senior (2014-15)
• NCAA All-American
• Claimed eighth place at the NCAA Championships (March 19-21) with a 3-2 record
• Defeated Wisconsin's #18 Timmy McCall, 7-2, in the NCAA Round of 12
• Claimed fifth place at the Big Ten Championships (March 7-8) with a 4-2 record
• Closed out the dual season with back-to-back wins, including a 17-2 technical fall against Duke's Spencer Neff (Feb. 21)
• Posted a 5-4 Big Ten dual record
• Rolled past Purdue's #11 Braden Atwood, 10-2 (Feb. 8)
• Fell to Penn State's #5 Morgan McIntosh, 3-2 (Jan. 30)
• Rallied from a five-point deficit to defeat Wisconsin's #9 Timmy McCall, 9-6 (Jan. 23)
• Dropped a 5-2 decision against Ohio State's #5 Kyle Snyder (Jan. 18) in return from injury
• Claimed sixth place at the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 1-2), posting a 5-1 record before defaulting with injury
• Posted a fall and three major decisions at the Scuffle
• Earned a 5-4 decision over Virginia's #16 Zach Nye
• Scored 11 takedowns en route to a 24-9 technical fall against Central Michigan's Austin Severn (Nov. 25)
• Posted a 2-0 mark at EMU Duals (Nov. 15), including an 8-1 decision over Ohio's #8 Phil Wellington
• Took third place in season debut at Michigan State Open (Nov. 2) with a 4-1 record
• Named one of two team captains in 2014-15

Senior/Junior (2013-14)
• Missed the bulk of the season due to injury
• Posted a 1-1 record at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 6-7) before withdrawing due to injury
• Earned a 14-4 major decision against Stanford's Thomas Kimbrell (Nov. 24)
• Cruised to an 11-2 major decision vs. Oregon State's Brian Engdahl (Nov. 17)
• Named 2013-14 team captain.

Junior/Sophomore (2012-13)
• NCAA Qualifier; posted a 0-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 21-23)
• Registered a sixth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships (March 9-10) with a 3-3 record; avenged earlier-season loss to Purdue's #18 Braden Atwood, 7-3, in wrestlebacks
• Started 16 dual meets at 197 pounds, posting a 9-7 record
• Went 4-4 in Big Ten duals
• Earned a win by disqualification over Oklahoma's Brad Johnson
• Avenged loss to Northwestern's #16 Alex Polizzi, using a first-period single-leg takedown to win 4-3 in dual (Jan. 27)
• Defeated Nebraska's Caleb Kohl, 3-1, in Big Ten opener
• Reached the Round of 12 at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30) with a 2-2 record
• Took eighth place at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1), posting a 3-2 mark before withdrawing
• Earned a 3-1 sudden-victory decision against Wisconsin's Jackson Hein in the wrestlebacks
• Opened the season with a 14-3 major decision against Olivet's Andrew Simpson (Nov. 1)

Sophomore/Freshman (2011-12)
• NCAA Qualifier; posted a 0-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 15-17)
• Claimed eighth place at Big Ten Championships (March 4-5) with a 3-2 mark
• Posted a 5-5 dual record, including a 3-3 mark in Big Ten duals
• Claimed a 10-6 decision against Central Michigan's Chad Friend (Jan. 22)
• Dropped a close 5-3 decision to Indiana's #4 Matt Powless (Jan. 13)
• Claimed back-to-back Big Ten decisions against Northwestern's #20 John Schoen (5-2, Jan. 6) and Illinois' Mario Gonzalez (5-4, Jan. 8)
• Took runner-up honors at the Mat Town Invitational (Dec. 29) with a 3-1 record
• Fell to Pittsburgh's #6 Matt Wilps, 3-1, in the 197-pound final
• Defeated Wisconsin's Jackson Hein, 3-1 SV, in Big Ten opener (Dec. 11)
• Claimed eighth place at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 2-3) with a 3-3 record
• Earned a 10-5 decision over Cal Poly's #19 Ryan Smith in Vegas
• Pinned Buffalo's Justin Heiserman (2:25) in career dual-meet debut (Nov. 18)
• Claimed third place at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 12) with a 3-1 record
• Pinned Findlay's Ashton Brown (6:36) for first collegiate win.

Freshman (2010-11)
• Redshirted season
• Injury defaulted (3:47) to Lindsey Wilson's Jacob Bradford in collegiate debut at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 6); was leading match, 7-2, at the time
• Missed remainder of the season with injury

Prep
• Graduated from Blair Academy (2010)
• Member of Wrestling USA Dream Team (2009)
• Captured the 189-pound title at the 2009 Prep Nationals
• Virginia state 189-pound champion (2008) and two-time state finalist (2007, '08) for Colonial Forge High School
• Career prep record of 184-22, including an undefeated 38-0 senior campaign
• Double FILA Cadet Nationals champion at 55 kg/187.25 pounds (2008)
• Junior Freestyle Nationals finalist (189 pounds, 2009)
• Beast of the East champion (2008); Walsh Ironman champion (2009)

Personal
• Enrolled in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, majoring in public policy
• Born on August 30, 1991
• Son of Peter and Krista Huntley; father wrestled at Old Dominion (1989-92)
• Brother, Oscar, wrestled at the U.S. Naval Academy (2011-14)
• Also has a sister, Hanna
• Married to Shannon Huntley in July 2015
• Brother-in-law is two-time NCAA champion and current Michigan volunteer coach Kellen Russell

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2010-11 (RS) 0-1 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 -- --
2011-12 15-15 5-5 10-10 5 0 0 8th dnp
2012-13 17-16 9-7 8-9 0 0 2 6th dnp
2013-14 4-2 3-1 1-1 0 0 3 -- --
2014-15 24-11 8-4 16-7 3 2 6 5th 8th
2015-16 22-7 14-1 8-6 7 4 3 5th dnp
Totals 82-52 39-18 43-34 15 6 15


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