Spencer Myers earns All-American honors at the ASICS University National Championships
Competition begins Saturday at 11 a.m.
Both wrestlers place second to earn All-American honors at National Collegiate Open
Quad meet is scheduled to begin at noon on Saturday
Brown, Devine, Dorsay and Polacek finish on the medal stand
Maryland v American
As a Sophomore (2011-12): Went 21-7 at 285 pounds...ranked as high as No. 3 by InterMat...named to the All-ACC team for the second consecutive season...defeated Virginia Tech's Chris Penny in the final at the ACC Championships...pinned Brockport's John Wilkinson to win the bronze medal at the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Invitational (11/12)...won an 8-2 decision over Penn State's Nicholas Ruggear to finish third at the Nittany Lion Open (12/4)...placed fifth at the prestigious Midlands Championships (12/30).
As a Freshman (2010-11):Went 30-13 at heavyweight as a true freshman...placed sixth at the NCAA Championship, earning All-American status and becoming the first true freshman to do so at the University of Maryland...named ACC co-Freshman of the Year...claimed ACC title after topping Virginia Tech's David Marone in overtime in the championship finals...won nine straight matches between Jan. 7 and Jan. 16...named Freshman of the Year at the Maryland team banquet.
Before Maryland: The 2010 Pennsylvania State Champion at 215 pounds ... compiled a 149-18 career record ... went a perfect 44-0 as a senior ... ranked as the No. 2 wrestler in the nation at 215 pounds by Intermat ... a three-sport star in wrestling, football and track & field ... won a state championship in football as a senior ... the Pennsylvania wrestler of the year as a senior ... also the Pennsylvania football defensive player of the year as a senior ... state finalist in discus in 2010 ... first team all-state in wrestling as a senior ... first team all-state in football as a senior ... second team all-state in wrestling as a junior ... second team all-state in football as a junior ... member of four district championship teams in track & field ... helped lead the football team to the state semi-finals as a junior and the quarter-finals as a sophomore ... went 60-0 between wrestling and football as a senior.
Personal: Parents are Todd and Julia Myers ... his father was a college wrestler at Lock Haven and Millersville ... has one sister, Amanda ... graduated with a 3.67 GPA ... a member of the National Honors Society in high school ... lists fishing and hunting as two of his hobbies ... a business major.
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