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Billy Curling
Player Profile:
Billy Curling 1372467
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 174
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Great Bridge

Career Record: 63-49

2013-14: Qualified for the NCAA Championships after finished Second at the MAC Championships...Finished the season 18-10...and 13-5 in duals... Posted a MAC dual record of 7-1... Was seeded 15th at the NCAA's. Won his first round match at the NCAA's. Defeated six NCAA Qualifiers throughout the course of the year. Second on the team for major decisions with 4... Defeated then-8th-ranked Mike Ottinger of CMU and 9th-ranked Cody Walters of Ohio during the season.

2012-13: Qualified for the NCAA Championships after winning the CAA crown at 174... Finished season 21-12 and went 4-0 in CAA action... Racked up four major decisions on the year... Won first place at the Brute Invitational... Took fourth place at the Nittany Lion Open... Recorded a big win in the dual at Iowa State (11/25), defeating Mike England 7-3... Also helped the Monarchs secure the win against Wisconsin (11/16) with a thrilling 9-6 victory over Scott Liegel.

2011-12: Finished redshirt sophomore season with a record of 20-19... Recorded six major decisions for the Monarchs... Went 3-1 at the CAA Duals, defeating No. 20 Hunter Meys of Boston 4-3... Finished fourth at the CAA tournament to conclude the year.

2010-11: Finished the year with a 4-9 record... All four wins came by major decision.

2009-10: Redshirted in 2009-10.

Prep: Projected as a 184-pounder for the Monarchs after reaching the state semi-finals his senior year at Great Bridge High School... Two-time district champ... Took fourth place at the 2007 NHSCA Sophomore Nationals.

Off the Mat: Born March 21, 1990... Son of Bill and Kim Curling... Has one brother, Jacob, and one sister, Emily... Likes to surf, hunt and fish during his free time... Majoring in Criminal Justice.

Billy Curling's Wins over NCAA Qualifiers:
1/21/12 - Hunter Meys (Boston University)
1/13/12 - Kevin Radford (Arizona State)
2/2/14 174 Mike Ottinger (CMU) W, 5-4 dec.
2/9/14 174 Cody Walters (Ohio) W, 7-2 dec.
2/16/14 174 Mike England (Mizzou) W, 10-3 dec.
2/23/14 174 Cody Caldwell (UNI) W, 9-6 dec.
3/8/14 174 Cody Caldwell (UNI) W, 6-1 dec.
3/20/14 174 Shane Hughes (Columbia) W, 8-3 dec.

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