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Maryland Wrestling BIO
Derrick Evanovich
Player Profile:
Derrick Evanovich 1193962
Position: 141 pounds
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Venetia, Pa.
High School: Peters Township

As a Redshirt Junior (2015-16): Went 7-14 in final season…finished 2-1 at Bearcat Open in season debut (11/8)…picked up dual victory over Nick Elmer (Drexel) by decision, 5-4 (12/5)…Went 2-2 at Midlands Championships (12/29)…secured 4-3 decision over Eastern Michigan’s Derek Hillman, also beat Indiana’s Norman Conley 3-2 at Midlands (12/29)…posted sudden victory win over Daniel Mika (George Mason) on February 14…secured Big Ten Tournament victory over Michigan State’s Shane Shadaia (3/5). 

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2014-15): Notched 15 victories competing in open competition at 149, 157 and 165 pounds…won three matches at the Wolfpack Open (11/16)…nabbed a pair of wins at the TCNJ Open (11/22)…nabbed five wins at the Nittany Lion Open, including a win by tech fall (12/7)…won five times at the Messiah Open (2/7).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2013-14): Claimed four victories in open and dual competition ... won three straight matches to start the season. 

As a Freshman (2012-13): Served a redshirt season at 141/149 and finished with a record of 26-18, tied for the fourth-highest win total on the team...tallied four victories by major decision and two by fall...placed third at the Messiah Open with a 4-1 record.

Before Maryland: Winningest wrestler in Peters Township High School history with 124 victories...2012 Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) champion and 2011 medalist...Ohio Tournament of Champions finalist...Powerade Christmas Wrestling Tournament medalist.

Personal: Majoring in agricultural and resource economics.  

Evanovich's Career Statistics
Year W-L Dual Record Falls Tech Falls Major Decisions
2012-13* 26-18 0-0 2 1 4
2013-14 4-10 1-6 0 0 0
2014-15 15-8 0-0 1 1 2
2015-16 12-14 1-8 1 1 1
Total 57-50 2-14 4 3 7
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