Donnie Watkins
Donnie Watkins

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Canton, Mich.

High School:
Canton

Weight:
141


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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