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Donnie Watkins
Donnie Watkins

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Canton, Mich.

High School:
Canton

Weight:
141


04/16/2012

2011-12 Michigan Wrestling Roster

2011-12 Michigan Wrestling Roster

11/18/2011

Late Surge, Bonus Points Key Victory at Buffalo in Dual Opener

Late Surge, Bonus Points Key Wrestling Victory at Buffalo

11/13/2011

Wolverines Crown Four Champions at MSU Open

Wrestling Crowns Four Champions at MSU Open

11/05/2011

Eight Wolverines Place at Season-Opening EMU Open

Eight Wrestlers Place at Season-Opening EMU Open

Sophomore/Freshman (2011-12)... Dropped an 11-3 major decision to Buffalo's Kevin Smith in career dual debut (Nov. 18) ... Also appeared in two open tournaments ... Went 1-2 at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 12) ... Took second place at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 5) with a 4-1 record.

Freshman (2010-11)... Redshirted season ... Competed in two open tournaments ... Captured the 141-pound freshman/sophomore title at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 13) with a 5-0 record ... Claimed runner-up honors at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 6) with a 5-1 mark ... Defeated Luke Faultersack, 16-0, for first collegiate win at the EMU event.

Prep... Graduated from Canton High School (2010) ... Recipient of the US Army Reserves Medal of Academic and Athletic Excellence ... Four-time Michigan state placewinner, finishing third (2009, '10), fourth (2007) and sixth (2008) ... Career prep record of 221-12 ... Four-time all-area first team selection ... Four-time district and three-time regional champion (2007, '09, '10) ... Two-time Canton HS team MVP (2009, '10) ... Established MHSAA state records for season and career near-fall points.

Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Born on December 6, 1991 ... Son of Don and Karen Watkins and Lisa Savage.

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2010-11 (RS) 10-1 0-0 10-1 2 1 3 -- --
2011-12 5-5 0-2 5-3 1 0 1
Totals 15-6 0-2 15-4 3 1 4


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