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Senior/Junior (2013-14)... Academic All-Big Ten ... NCAA All-American ... Claimed seventh place at the NCAA Championships (March 20-22) with a 5-2 record ... Rallied to defeat Franklin & Marshall's Richard Durso, 6-5, in the medal match ... Also earned a 2-1 decision over Harvard's Todd Preston in the Round of 12 ... Claimed fourth place at the Big Ten Championships (March 8-9) with a 2-2 record ... Narrowly fell to Minnesota's #5 Chris Dardanes, 7-6 TB, in the third-place match ... Earned a 7-0 win over Iowa's #13 Josh Dziewa in the quarterfinals ... Closed dual season with a 6-1 decision over Pittsburgh's #17 Edgar Bright (Feb. 15) ... Used a late takedown to defeat Iowa's #9 Josh Dziewa (Feb. 9) ... Suffered back-to-back losses to Ohio State's #3 Logan Stieber (Jan. 31) and Penn State's #2 Zain Retherford (Feb. 2) ... Open his season with three straight major decisions in Big Ten dual competition ... Cruised past Illinois' Dominic Olivieri, 14-0, in official Michigan debut (Jan. 17).
Junior (2012-13)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... Redshirted season ... Claimed the 149-pound title at the Simonson Open (Feb. 9), posting a 4-0 record with three pins and a major decision ... Made unofficial Michigan debut at the Alma College Open (Jan. 26), capturing the 149-pound title with 4-0 record, a pin and three technical falls.
Prior to Michigan... Attended Lehigh University (2011-12) ... Two-time NCAA qualifier at 141 pounds, reaching the Round of 12 at the 2011 tournament ... Two-time EIWA Championships placewinner, claiming fourth as a freshman (2011) and third as a sophomore (2012) ... Posted a 42-21 record over two seasons.
Prep... Graduated from Rocky Point High School (2010) ... Two-time New York state champion, winning at 140 pounds (2010) and 135 pounds (2009) ... Took runner-up honors as a freshman (2007) and placed third as a sophomore (2008) ... Posted a 227-12 prep career, including a perfect 95-0 record in his final two seasons ... Established a new Long Island record for career wins ... Took second place at the Super 32 and NHSCA Junior Nationals tournaments.
Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Born on November 11, 1991 ... Son of Steve and Laura Dutton ... Brother, Matt, currently swims at Cornell University.
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