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Maryland Wrestling BIO
Josh Ugalde
Player Profile:
Josh Ugalde 2405842
Position: 165 pounds
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Bound Brook, N.J.
High School: Bound Brook
Experience: High School

As a Redshirt Freshman (2016-2017): Won six matches between 165/174 pounds…wrestled for the Terps at 174 at Big Ten Championships…won first career dual match at Grapple at the Garden, defeating Columbia’s Tyrel White by decision (11/27)…earned four wins at Midlands Championships…earned an 18-1 technical fall victory over SDSU’s Kasey Klapprodt in opening round of Midlands (12/29)…picked up 8-0 major over Grand View’s Grant Henderson at Midlands (12/29)…pinned Northwestern’s Braxton Cody in 34 seconds (2/10). 

As a Freshman (2015-16): Completed solid redshirt season tied for fourth on the team with 16 wins at 165 and 174 pounds…went 16-8 overall in open tournament action, including seven bonus point wins…claimed Messiah Open title at 174 pounds (2/6)…won first collegiate match at Bearcat Open, pinning Rrok Ndokaj (Buffalo) (11/8)…notched major decision win over Anthony Bell (FLWC-Prep) (11/8)…took third at the Wolfpack Open, finishing 4-1 overall (11/22)…notched win over Kanon Dean (Harvard) at Franklin & Marshall Open (12/30)…placed fourth at Shorty Hitchcock Open, finishing 3-2 overall (1/16)…went unbeaten at Messiah Open to win bracket (2/6)…defeated Jordan Pagano (Rutgers) in first place match to win Messiah Open (2/6)…went 2-2 at National Collegiate Open (3/5). 

Before Maryland: A two-time state runner-up… a three-time state placer finishing sixth prior to his two runner-up finishes…finished second at the 2014 FloNationals…finished third in the 2014 Super 32 Challenge…finished third at the 2013 Cadet Freestyle Nationals and eighth in 2012.

Personal: Majoring in letters and sciences. 

 

Ugalde's Career Statistics
Year W-L Dual Record Falls Tech Falls Major Dec.
2015-16* 16-8 0-0 2 1 4
2016-17 6-14  2-11 
Total 22-22 2-11 3 2 5
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