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Tyrel Todd
Tyrel Todd

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bozeman, Mont.

High School:
Bozeman

Weight:
197


At Michigan... Three-time NCAA All-American (2007, '08, '09) ... 2009 Big Ten 197-pound champion ... Cliff Keen Invitational champion (184 pounds, 2007) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2009) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2006).

Fifth-Year Senior (2008-09)... NCAA All-American ... Placed fourth at the NCAA Championships (March 19-21) with a 4-2 record ... Captured the Big Ten 197-pound title at the Big Ten Championships (March 7-8) with a 3-0 mark ... Defeated Wisconsin's top-seeded Dallas Herbst 5-4 in the final ... Boasted a perfect 8-0 mark in Big Ten duals ... Earned bonus points in 13 of his final 20 matches, including four consecutive first-period pins vs. conference competition -- Illinois' Patrick Bond (2:48, Feb. 20), Penn State's J.R. Brown (1:38, Feb. 14), Ohio State's Jason Cook (1:41, Feb. 13) and Michigan State's Tyler Dickenson (1:41, Feb. 8) ... Settled for a 17-5 major decision against Purdue's 17th-ranked Logan Brown in the dual finale (Feb. 21) ... Stalled out Virginia Tech's D.J. Bruce (Jan. 24), earning the disqualification at 6:35 ... Registered first-period pins vs. Northern Colorado's Patrick Carey (2:18), Penn State's JR Brown (1:52), Binghamton's Corey Waite (2:23) and Michigan State's Tyler Dickenson (1:41) ... Suffered his lone defeat against Cornell's 17th-ranked Cam Simaz 3-2 in the first round of the National Duals (Jan. 10-11) ... Returned to the lineup with a 15-2 major decision against Oregon State's Chad Hanke in front of a hometown crowd in the Battle in the Big Sky (Jan. 2) ... Posted a 2-0 mark at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 5-6) before withdrawing due to injury ... Earned his 100th career victory with a second-period pin against Columbia's Ryan Sutherland (4:04) in the second round at the Cliff Keen Invite ... Highlighted Michigan's comeback win with a first-period fall against Penn's Dan Zander (2:44, Nov. 22) ... Defeated Lehigh's Joe Kennedy 8-3 in U-M's season opener (Nov. 21) ... Bumped up from 184 pounds during offseason.

Senior/Junior (2007-08)... NCAA All-American ... Rallied from a second-round loss to place third at the NCAA Championships (March 20-22) with a 7-1 record ... Claimed second place at the Big Ten Championships (March 8-9), posting a 2-1 mark... Lost to Ohio State's Mike Pucillo 4-3 in the final ... Tallied a career-best 34 wins and tallied career highs in every bonus category -- pins (6), technical falls (1) and major decisions (11) ... Claimed bonus points in17 of his 34 wins ... Posted a 7-1 Big Ten dual mark ... Defeated Iowa's seventh-ranked Phil Keddy with a 3-1 victory (Feb. 17) ... Strung together a career-best and team-high 21-match winning streak, spanning Nov. 30 to Feb. 8 ... Dominated Illinois' Ben Friedl en route to a 21-9 major decision (Feb. 1) ... Defeated Central Michigan's fourth-ranked Christian Sinnott 5-4 (Jan. 20) ... Won all four matches at the National Duals (Jan. 12-13), earning three major decisions and a technical fall ... Defeated Iowa's 11th-ranked Phil Keddy 3-2 in the semifinal contest ... Posted a perfect 3-0 mark at the Lone Star Duals (Jan. 5) with a pair of major decisions ... Earned bonus points in all three wins at the Wolverine Quad (Dec. 30), pinning Eastern Michigan's Charlie Pienaar (3:29) and Lehigh's Kadeen Samuels (6:43) ... Captured the 184-pound title at the Cliff Keen Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1), pinning Ohio State's third-ranked Mike Pucillo (7:22) in the championship final ... Posted a perfect 6-0 mark at the Las Vegas Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1), outscoring his opposition 29-8 with two falls ... Split two matches in season opener at the Northeast Duals (Nov. 24).

Junior/Sophomore (2006-07)... NCAA All-American ... Placed fifth at the NCAA Championships (March 15-17) with a 4-2 record ... Pinned Ohio State's Mike Pucillo (4:34) in the fifth-place bout ... Recorded a career-best 28-8 overall mark and went 10-3 in dual meets ... Earned a 5-3 Big Ten dual record ... Also registered career highs with five falls and eight major decisions ... Seven losses came against three opponents -- Northwestern's Jake Herbert, Minnesota's Roger Kish (8-15) and Ohio State's Mike Pucillo ... Took third place at the Big Ten Championships (March 3-4) with a 4-1 record ... Posted a 2-0 record at the National Duals (Jan. 13-14), including a 3-2 decision against Iowa State's ninth-ranked Jake Varner ... Defeated Central Michigan's sixth-ranked Christian Sinnott 2-1 (Dec. 8) ... Claimed runner-up honors at the Cliff Keen Invitational (Dec. 1-2) with a 4-1 record and two major decisions ... Captured the 184-pound title at the Body Bar Invitational (Nov. 18) with a 3-0 mark ... Defeated Kent State's Eric Chine 10-2 in the final ... Beat Lehigh's David Craig 3-1 in overtime in the season opener (Nov. 16) ... Claimed runner-up honors at the EMU Open (Nov. 4) with a 3-1 record.

Sophomore/Freshman (2005-06)... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... NCAA Qualifier ... Posted a 1-2 mark at the NCAA Championships (March 16-18) ... Placed fifth at the Big Ten Championships (March 4-5) with a 4-2 record ... Posted a 7-2 win over Indiana's Justin Curran (Feb. 19) in dual-meet finale ... Took Minnesota's ninth-ranked Roger Kish to overtime but narrowly fell 6-4 (Feb. 19) ... Suffered a close 7-6 loss to Ohio State's Alex Picazo (Feb. 12) ... Posted 2-3 mark at the National Duals (Jan. 14-15), including a 11-4 win over Arizona State's eight-ranked C.B. Dollaway ... Took Iowa's second-ranked Paul Bradley to overtime before falling 7-5 ... Earned dominant 12-4 major decision over Lehigh's David Helfrich (Jan. 8) ... Posted back-to-back victories on Michigan's New York trip, defeating Hofstra's 16th-ranked Joe Rovelli 4-0 (Jan. 2) and Cornell's Dan Miracola 9-3 (Jan. 3) ... Earned decisions over Nebraska's Brandon Browne (9-7, Dec. 9) and Central Michigan's Christian Sinnott (3-2, Dec. 11) in final duals of the first semester ... Posted a 2-2 record at the Cliff Keen Invitational (Dec. 2-3) ... Claimed 18-5 major decision against Penn State's Neil Bretz in first varsity march (Nov. 26) ... Claimed runner-up honors at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 5) with a 4-1 record.

Freshman (2004-05)... Redshirted season ... Completed in three open tournaments ... Captured the 174-pound title at the Cleveland State Open (Dec. 4) with a 3-0 record ... Placed fourth at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 20-21), recording a 5-2 mark... Claimed third place at the EMU Open (Nov. 6) with a 6-1 record.

Prep... Bozeman High School (2004) ... Honor roll ... 2004 Senior National 171-pound champion ... Claimed fifth at 189 pounds at the 2004 Junior National Championships and placed seventh as a junior (2003) ... Three-time Montana state champion (2002, '03, '04) ... State runner-up as a freshman (2001) ... 136-6 career record, including undefeated sophomore and junior seasons ... Also competed in football ... Served as team captain and earned all-state accolades as a senior (2003).

Personal... Enrolled in the School of Education, pursuing a history major in secondary education ... Born on July 16, 1985 ... Son of Jeff and Kim Todd ... Father wrestled at Montana State University ... Brother, Tay, currently wrestles at Montana Northern, while youngest brother, Tel, wrestles at Minnesota State Mankato.

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2004-05 (RS) 14-3 0-0 14-3 1 0 1 -- --
2005-06 20-12 9-5 11-7 0 0 5 5th DNP
2006-07 28-8 10-3 18-5 5 0 8 3rd 5th
2007-08 34-4 19-2 8-1 6 1 11 2nd 3rd
2008-09 25-3 16-1 9-2 10 0 6 1st 4th
Totals 121-30 54-11 67-17 22 1 32


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