As a Senior (2010-11): Went 11-9 at 184 pounds with a 1-0 dual record, topping George Mason's Greg Scott 3-1 on Senior Day...pinned East Stroudburg's Brendan McKeown in 3:37.
As a Junior (2009-10): Saw most of his action at 184 pounds before moving down to 174 late in the season ... finished with a 13-12 record, including 11-8 at 184 pounds and 2-4 at 174 ... took over as the starter at 174 pounds after an injury to Mike Letts in January.
As a Sophomore (2008-09): Split time at 174 and 184 pounds, competing in seven dual meets ... won dual match against South Dakota State.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2007-08): Split time at 165 and 174 pounds ... won two matches combined with one major decision and one pin.
As a Freshman (2006-07): Redshirted and went 5-5 in tournament action and recorded a pair of major decisions.
Before Maryland: Earned four letters in wrestling at Walkersville and earned a 134-16 overall record in his career ... team was the Pennsylvania independent school state champion ... placed fifth and sixth at the national preps.
Personal: Bradley Thomas Nielson II ... son of Stacy and Brad Nielson ... has two brothers, Marc and Jake, and two sisters, Christina and Hayley ... enrolled in the College of Letters and Sciences.