Maryland Wrestling BIO
RJ De George
Player Profile:
RJ De George 1744198
Position: 141 pounds
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Pompton Plains, N.J.
High School: Pequannock Township HS

As a Redshirt Junior (2015-16): Finished 5-10 in final season…posted decision win over Jacob Hopper (Newberry) at Wolfpack Open (11/22)…went 2-2 at Nittany Lion Open, posting decision victories over Christian Bassolino (Bucknell) and Ty Millard (West Virginia) (12/6)…defeated Conor O’Hara (Air Force) at Franklin & Marshall Open (12/30)…knocked off Matt Russo (Finger Lakes) at Shorty Hitchcock Open (1/16).  

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2014-15): Tallied eight wins and appeared in dual action for the first time in his career…nabbed his first win of the season with a fall over Jed Harris of VMI at the Bearcat Open (11/16)…won a match at the Nittany Lion Open (12/7)…nabbed a couple of wins at the Wilkes Open (12/28)…won his first career dual match against Colby Knight of Harvard (1/11)…won three matches at the Messiah Open to finish second (2/7).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2013-14): Won 17 matches at 141 pounds…began his season with a 12-1 win over Blake Riley-Hawkins of Ohio State at the Clarion Open (11/3)…notched three wins at the Mat Town Open (12/1)…won three matches, including two by fall, at the Wilkes Open (12/28)…notched three wins by fall at the F&M Open (1/4)…grabbed a couple wins at the Shorty Hitchcock Open (1/19)…finished the season with five wins at the Messiah Open (2/8).

Before Maryland: Over four years at Pequannock Township High School, won a school record 139 matches...two-time New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) state tournament qualifier...four-time NJSIAA District 4 champion and named most outstanding wrestler three times...2012 NJSIAA Region 1 and Morris County champion

Personal: Majoring in economics. 

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