174 pounds
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Gibsonia, Pa.
High School: Pine-Richland


As a Sophomore (2016-17): Served a redshirt season while wrestling at 165 and 174 pounds…went 14-10 overall…won 8-4 over Army’s Graham Ratermann at Southeast Open (11/6)…won 9-0 major decision over Argie Burnette (St. Andrews) at Wolfpack Open (11/20)…won both matches at Mat Town Open, earning tech fall over Cochise Wanzer (Clarion) and decision over Lock Haven’s Ray Bernot (11/27)…notched 6-5 decision over Garrett Griffith at F&M Open (1/7)…won two matches at the Shorty Hitchcock Open, including a tech fall (1/14)…placed third at the Messiah Open, winning four matches on the day including two major decisions (2/4)…won three matches at the National Collegiate Open all by bonus points (2/26). 

As a Freshman (2015-16): Finished first collegiate season 9-11 with two Big Ten victories…went 2-1 at Bearcat Open, which included sudden victory win over Jordan Pagano (Rutgers) on November 8…upended Iowa’s Burke Paddock by decision 9-5 to secure first career Big Ten win (11/20)…secured 4-2 win at Grapple at the Garden over Hofstra’s Bobby Fehr (11/29)…posted major decision over Dean Vettese (Michigan State) to help Terps earn first Big Ten win over the Spartans (1/10)…posted fall over Navy captain John Keck at 5:41 (1/22)…topped George Mason’s Patrick Davis 8-4 (2/14)…sealed first Big Ten Tournament win with 5-2 decision over Dean Vettese (3/5). 

Before Maryland:  A one-time state placer...a two-time state qualifier...holds a career high school record of 110-21.

Personal: biggest accomplishment is wrestling and playing football in the state championship my senior year...hero is his dad...plans to be a teacher...came to Maryland for the academics, team and wrestling coaches...majoring in letters and sciences 


Burnham's Career Statistics
Year W-L Dual Record Falls Tech Falls Major Dec.
2015-16 9-11 6-6 1 0 3
2016-17* 14-10  0-0 
Total 23-21 6-6 1 4 7
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