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Maryland Wrestling BIO
Youssif Hemida
Player Profile:
Youssif Hemida 2406240
Position: 285 pounds
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mamaroneck, N.Y.
High School: Mamaroneck
Experience: High School

As a Freshman (2015-16): Finished 12-14 overall in first collegiate season…saw action in nine dual matches at heavyweight…captured the Messiah open heavyweight title…notched first collegiate win by fall at Bearcat Open, pinning Josh Harnett (Sacred Heart) at 2:55 (11/8)…went 2-1 overall at Bearcat Open (11/8)…went 2-2 at Wolfpack Open (11/22)…posted technical fall over Princeton’s Jake Moore (12/29) at Midlands Championships (12/29)…notched first career Big Ten win by fall over Michigan State’s Dimitrus Renfroe (1/10)…finished 4-0 to win Messiah Open heavyweight bracket, with two wins by major decision (2/6)…beat Mauro Correnti (Rider) by decision (2/20)…secured first career Big Ten Tournament win over Purdue’s Tyler Kral (3/5). 

Before Maryland: Won the New York state championship in 2015…the 2014 Super 32 Challenge runner up…placed seventh at 2014 NHSCA Nationals…finished second at 2014 FloNationals…notched a fifth place finish at 2014 Junior Freestyle Nationals…placed seventh at the 2013 Cadet Freestyle Nationals…holds career high school record of 70-16.

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology. 

 

Hemida's Career Statistics
Year W-L Dual Record Falls Tech Falls Major Dec.
2015-16 12-14 2-7 2 1 2
Total 12-14 2-7 2 1 2
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