As a Freshman (2011-12): Went 22-12 at 133 pounds as a true freshman...runner-up at the ACC Championships earning an automatic berth to the NCAA Championships...named to the All-ACC team...tied for second on the team with six technical fall victories...placed third at the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Invitational with a 9-7 decision over Clarion's Joe Waltko...won a 6-2 decision over then-No. 17 Nathan Pennesi of West Virginia in dual meet in Morgantown...earned Freshman of the Year honors at the team banquet.
Before Maryland: Four-year letterwinner at Shady Side Academy...four-time Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) and WPIAL Section 3-AA champion...placed four times at the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) tournament...won the 2010 Super 32 Challenge at 125 pounds...finished fifth at the 2010 Walsh Jesuit Ironman at 125 pounds...finished seventh at the 2009 Walsh Jesuit Ironman at 119 pounds...125 pound runner-up at the 2010 Powerade Christmas Wrestling Tournament...third at 119 pounds at the 2009 Powerade Christmas Wrestling Tournament...fourth at 112 pounds at the 2008 Powerade Christmas Wrestling Tournament.
Personal: Son of Geoff and Vicki Alexander...oldest of four children, Justin, Jenne and Josh...father wrestled and played football at Clarion...graduated from Shady Side with a 3.0 GPA.
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