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Maryland Wrestling BIO
Michael Beck

As a Junior (2016-17): Big Ten All-Academic…won 10 matches as the team’s primary starter at 125 pounds…won first match of the season at Bearcat Open over Rider’s Jonathan Tropea, 10-8 (11/13)…beat Brant Leadbeter of Navy, 7-3 (1/8)…won three matches at the Messiah Open to place second. 

As a Sophomore (2015-16): 5-12 record on the season…notched win over Conner Ziegler (Army) at Nittany Lion Open (12/6)…picked up two wins at Franklin & Marshall Open (12/30)…posted fall over Bill Prochniewski (George Mason) at 6:47 (2/14)…secured 5-1 decision over Rider’s Zach Valcare in dual finale (2/20). 

As a Freshman (2014-15): Nabbed five wins in a season that saw him predominantly compete in open action…grabbed his first career win at the Bearcat Open (11/9) over Nick DeRosa of Cleveland State…defeated Zack Valcarce of Rider at the NLO…was thrust into dual action against Jordan Conaway of Penn State (12/7)…won twice at the Wilkes Open (12/28), including a major decision over Andrew Cognill of Cleveland State.

Before Maryland: A state champion, two-time state finalist...was a FILA Junior National finalist in both Freestyle and Greco-Roman...a Junior Pan Am Games National Team member...was a multiple time high school All-American.

Personal: Majoring in Computer Science 

 

Beck's Career Statistics
Year W-L Dual Record Falls Tech Falls Major Decisions
2014-15 5-12 0-1 0 0 1
2015-16 5-12 2-7 1 0 0
2016-17 10-16 5-10 0 0 1
Total 20-40 7-18 1 0 2
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