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Jaron

Smith

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184 pounds
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
High School: Oakland Mills

Bio

As a Sophomore (2016-17): Served redshirt season after missing majority of the year due to injury…went 4-1 at the Southeast Open, finishing second in the freshman/sophomore 184-pound bracket (11/6)…defeated Shorter’s Hank Turner 4-0, beat Army’s Noah Stewart 8-3, pinned Elijah Seay at 2:52 and knocked off Army’s Alex Hopkins 4-1 to advance to SEO Final (11/6). 

As a Freshman (2015-16): Ended first collegiate season 9-13 overall…won first collegiate match at Bearcat Open by decision (10-3) over Grayson Shepperd (11/8)…finished 3-2 at the Wolfpack Open (11/22)…turned some heads in his dual match debut at the Grapple at the Garden, pinning No. 18 Jeff Koepke of Illinois at 4:14 (11/29)…posted his second fall in two matches with an overtime fall over Drexel’s Stephen Loiseau at 8:14 (12/5)…won three straight Big Ten matches January 8-15…pinned Wyatt Wilson (Indiana) at 6:01 (1/15).  

Before Maryland:  A two-time state champion and four-time placer with a third and fifth place finish…placed fourth in the 2015 NHSCA Senior Nationals…notched a career high school record of 129-22.

Personal: Majoring in math. 

 

Smith's Career Statistics
Year W-L Dual Record Falls Tech Falls Major Dec.
2015-16 9-13 5-7 3 0 0
2016-17* 4-1  0-0 
Total 13-14 5-7 4 0 0
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