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Dan Yates
Dan Yates

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Hesperia, Mich.

High School:
Hesperia

Weight:
165


03/22/2013

Wolverines Wrap Up Season at NCAA Championships

Wrestling Wraps Up Season at NCAA Championships

03/21/2013

Massa Advances to NCAA Quarterfinals, Five Alive in Wrestlebacks

Massa Advances to NCAA Quarterfinals, Five Alive in Wrestlebacks

03/19/2013

Week #14: Wolverines to Send Seven to NCAA Championships

Wrestling to Send Seven to NCAA Championships

03/13/2013

Three Wolverines Earn Seeds for NCAA Championships

Three Wrestlers Earn Seeds for NCAA Championships

03/10/2013

Wolverines Take Sixth at Big Tens Behind Nine Placewinners

Wrestling Takes Sixth at Big Tens Behind Nine Placewinners

Fifth-Year Senior (2013-14)... Posted a 1-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 20-22) ... Claimed seventh place at the Big Ten Championships (March 8-9) with a 2-2 record ... Dropped dual finale against Pittsburgh's Geno Morelli, 3-1, on a late takedown (Feb. 15) ... Defeated Illinois' #12 Jackson Morse, 7-3, to seal U-M road win (Jan. 17) ... Earned quick first-period pin (1:21) against Maryland's Josh Snook (Jan. 5) ... Claimed third place at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 6-7) with a 5-1 record ... Pinned Northern Iowa's #16 Cooper Moore (1:39) in the third-place match ...Dropped a 6-3 decision to Stanford's #20 Jim Wilson (Nov. 24) ... Earned back-to-back major decisions against Kent State's Clay Wenger (14-1, Nov. 16) and Oregon State's Alex Elder (12-2, Nov. 17).

Senior/Junior (2012-13)... Posted a 2-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 21-23) ... Registered a sixth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships (March 9-10) with a 2-3 record ... Used first-period takedown to defeat Minnesota's #1 Logan Storley, 3-2, in the quarterfinals ... Started 16 dual meets at 174 pounds, posting 12-4 record ... Went 4-4 in Big Ten duals ... Owns 14 bonus wins, including a career-best 10 major decisions ... Earned two bonus wins at NWCA National Duals regional (Feb. 17), defeating Oregon State's Seth Weishoff, 14-4, before pinning Oklahoma's Matt Reed (5:23) ... Split matches in U-M's Big Ten opening weekend, falling to Nebraska's #4 Robert Kokesh (9-4, Jan. 11) before cruising past Wisconsin's Ben Cox, 12-1 (Jan. 13) ... Defaulted to sixth place at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30) with a 3-2 mark ... Took second place at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1), posting a 4-0 record before defaulting out of the final ... Secured a first-period fall (2:54) against Oregon State's Austin Morehead (Nov. 16) ... Earned the deciding point in U-M's 16-15 win over Pittsburgh (Nov. 11) with a 16-5 major decision against Nick Bonaccorsi ... Elected team captain for 2012-13.

Junior/Sophomore (2011-12)... Posted a 1-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 15-17), earning a first-round win over Old Dominion's Tristan Warner (3-1) ... Took seventh place at the Big Ten Championships (March 3-4) with a 3-2 record ... Posted a 7-4 dual-meet record, including a 4-4 mark in Big Ten duals ... Claimed a 7-4 decision over Minnesota's #14 Cody Yohn (Jan. 27) ... Earned a 5-2 decision over Northwestern's Pierce Harger (Jan. 6) ...Posted a 4-0 record en route to the 165-pound title at the Mat Town Invitational (Dec. 29) ... Defeated Drexel's #16 Joe Booth, 2-0, in the final ... Fell to Wisconsin's #17 Ben Jordan, 8-3, in Big Ten opener (Dec. 11) ... Claimed seventh place at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 2-3) with a 5-2 record ... Earned back-to-back decisions against Buffalo's Mark Lewandowski (3-2, Nov. 18) and Pittsburgh's Tyler Wilps (2-0, Nov. 19) over dual-opening weekend ... Posted a 4-0 record en route to the 165-pound title at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 12) ... Defeated Northwestern's Pierce Harger, 11-3, in the MSU final.

Sophomore/Freshman (2010-11)... Posted a 0-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 17-19) ... Claimed fifth place at the Big Ten Tournament (March 5-6) with a 3-2 record ... Registered a 11-4 dual record, including a 6-2 mark in Big Ten duals ... Claimed a 6-0 decision against Purdue's Kyle Mozier in Big Ten opener (Jan. 16) ... Posted a 4-0 mark at the Virginia Duals (Jan. 7-8) ... Defeated Penn State's James Vollrath, 8-2, in championship match ... Claimed fifth place at the Southern Scuffle (Dec. 29-30) with a 4-2 record ... Defaulted to eighth place at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 3-4), posting a 3-2 record ... Claimed a 7-0 decision against Pittsburgh's Adam Counterman in dual debut (Nov. 14) ... Took runner-up honors at the EMU Open (Nov. 6) with a 3-1 mark.

Freshman (2009-10)... Redshirted season ... Led the Wolverines with 11 falls ... Won the Simonson Open at Ashland University (Jan. 23) with a 5-0 and three falls ... Posted a 3-2 record at the Nittany Lion Open ... Won the 165-pound freshman/sophomore title at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 15) with a 3-0 record ... Claimed third place at the Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 7), posting a 7-1 record after losing his first-round match ... Defeated Lindenwood's Steven Kemp, 10-1, for first collegiate win at the EMU event.

Prep... Graduated from Hesperia High School (2009) ... National Honor Society ... Served as class president for four years ... Earned 2009 NHSCA Academic All-America honors ... Academic All-State selection (2009) ... Selected as Michigan's "Mr. Wrestler" award winner (2009) ... Captured the 160-pound title at the 2009 Senior Nationals ... Three-time Michigan state champion, winning at 160 pounds (2009), 152 pounds (2008) and 145 pounds (2007) ... Claimed seventh place as a freshman (2006) ... Career prep record of 248-9, including a 63-1 mark as a senior.

Personal... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology, majoring in physical education ... Born on September 22, 1990 ... Son of Tom and Katrina Yates.

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2009-10 (RS) 23-5 0-0 23-5 11 1 4 -- --
2010-11 24-14 11-4 13-9 4 0 0 5th dnp
2011-12 24-10 7-4 17-6 2 0 7 7th dnp
2012-13 23-10 12-4 11-6 2 1 10 6th dnp
2013-14 19-9 11-4 8-5 3 0 4 7th dnp
Totals 113-48 41-16 72-31 24 2 26


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