2011-12 Michigan Wrestling Roster
Late Surge, Bonus Points Key Wrestling Victory at Buffalo
Wrestling Crowns Four Champions at MSU 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.
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