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Austin Coburn
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Austin Coburn 1372457
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 184
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Midlothian, Va.
High School: Cosby

Career Record: 71-71, 86-71* (*including redshirt year) 

2015-16: Landed a spot on the 2015-16 MAC All-Academic Team for the second-straight year... Went 10-18 and 7-12 in dual meets competing at 197 and 285... Went 3-2 at Midlands, falling in the placing round to eventual All-American Brett Harner of Princeton in the tiebreakers... Won three straight dual meets over opponents from Missouri, Navy and Ohio... Helped ODU garner its 500th program win with a victory over heavyweight Arthur Bunce from Northern Illinois, using the patented "Cosby Trip" for a late third-period takedown... Heralded as the "Kyle Dake of ODU wrestling," having wrestled four different weight classes in his career. C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2014-15: Finished 25-20 overall on the season and 8-10 in duals … Claimed third place at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open and second place at the Cleveland State Open … Has started in all 18 dual meets at 174 pounds … Recorded 16 decisions good for fourth on the team, five falls (3rd), three major decisions and a tech fall ... Named to the Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team.

2013-14: Started this year with 19-14 record, going 15-6 at 174 pounds … He placed 2nd at the Citadel Open, 4th at the Hokie Open, 5th at the NCO Open and 5th at the Wolfpack Open …

2012-13: Finished season with 17-19 record, going 5-5 in CAA action …  Placed fourth at CAAs, claiming victories over Hofstra's Taras Luzhnyy and George Mason's Ryan Hembury …  Also placed fourth at both the Cleveland State Open and the Brute Invitational …  Went 2-1 at the CAA Duals (1/19).

2011-12: Finished redshirt season with a record of 15-10 unattached …  Capped off the year with a second place finish at the National Collegiate Open …  Had two falls and one major decision.

Prep: A three-time all-State performer, was a two-time state finalist …  Completed undefeated 44-0 campaign with a state title at 171 pounds …  Richmond Times Dispatch Metro Wrestler of the Year …  Had a 3.9 high school GPA.

Off the Mat: Son of Bobby Joe and Laura Coburn …  Two sisters, Maddie and Abby …  Plans on majoring in exercise science.

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