Maryland Wrestling BIO
Justin Alexander
Player Profile:
Justin Alexander 1742337
Position: 157 pounds
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Pittsburgh Central Catholic

As a Redshirt Freshman (2014-15): Won 12 matches between 157 and 165 pounds…competed at the Big Ten Tournament at 165 and notched a win over Nicholas Visicaro of Rutgers (3/7)…defeated teammate Toby Hague to win the Messiah Open title at 157 (2/7)…competed at the Midlands Championships (12/29)…won three times, including twice by tech fall, at the Bearcat Open (11/9)…started the year with five straight wins including four at the season opening Terrapin Duals (11/2).

As a Freshman (2013-14): Amassed 22 wins in his debut campaign at 149 pounds including four by fall…opened his college career with a victory by fall over Dan Brennan of Bloomsberg at the Clarion Open (11/3)…won four matches at the Bearcat Open (11/10)…won two matches at the Cyclone Open (11/16)…captured three wins at the F&M Open (1/4)…finished the Shorty Hitchcock Open with five wins (1/19)…won the Messiah Open title with a win over Geoff Verallis of Drexel in the final (2/8)…finished the season with a 9-0 win over Hunter Hickman of VMI at the National Collegiate Open (3/2).

Before Maryland: Placed fourth at the 2013 Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic League (WPIAL) AAA Wrestling Championships … a four-time WPIAL qualifier … a four-time Allegheny County placer … placed fifth at the 2012 Powerade Christmas Wrestling Tournament.


Alexander's Career Statistics
Year W-L Dual Record Falls Tech Falls Major Decisions
2013-14* 22-14 0-0 4 0 3
2014-15 12-8 4-1 1 2 1
Total 34-22 4-1 5 2 4
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