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Kenan Carter
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Kenan Carter 2403740
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 149
Year: Junior
Hometown: Aurora, Ill.
High School: Metea Valley

Career Record: 51-41 (Including Redshirt Season)

2017-2018: Went 23-14 as a junior at 149 pounds... Finished in fifth place at the MAC Championships... Defeat #17 Jamal Morris of NC State on 11/30... Faced #3 Grant Leeth (Mizzou) and #4 Justin Oliver (CMU) in the MAC tournament and nearly defeated both opponents... Finished his season with 14 wins by decision, seven major decisions, and two pins... Named to the 2018 All-MAC Academic Team. 

2016-17: Posted a 17-14 record as a redshirt freshman competing at 141 lbs... Started for the Monarchs in two dual meets... Tied for second on the team in most major decision victories with six... Went 4-2 at the NCO and the Mat Town Open... Posted a 3-2 record at the ESU Open and the App State Open. 

2015-16: Went 11-14 in open tournaments during redshirt campaign competing at 149... Recorded two falls and one major decision victory... Opened the season with a big win over West Virginia's Patrick Duggan... Registered a fifth-place finish at the East Stroudsburg Open... Won two matches at the Millersville Shorty Hitchcock Open. Earned C-USA Commisioner's Academic Medal. C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Prep: Two-time Junior National All-American, finishing seventh in 2015 in freestyle and seventh in 2014 in Greco Roman… Two-time Illinois State Championship Qualifier for Metea Valley High School… Compiled a career record of 135-21... Won the 2014 Conflict at Carver title… Three-time Academic All-Conference.

Off the Mat: Born August 21, 1997… Son of Kevin and Michelle Carter… Has one brother, Kevin… Majoring in marketing.

Why ODU? "I saw ODU as a place where my goals could be met with the team and coaching staff they have here."

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