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Jacob Henderson
Player Profile:
Jacob Henderson 1372471
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 285
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
High School: Toledo Central Catholic

Career Record: 68-49; 73-52* (*including redshirt year)

2014-15: Qualified for the NCAA Championships … Third place finisher of the MAC Championships … Finished with a 24-13 overall record and a 8-5 mark in dual action … Ranked first on the team with 20 decisions … Claimed third place at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open (11/9), second at the Wolfpack Open (11/16) and eighth at the Midlands Championships (12/29-12/30) … Took down No. 25 Jacob Aiken-Phillips (Cornell) ... Named to the Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team.

2013-14: Finished the season 8-4 and 2-1 in duals … His one win in the MAC came against James Benjamin (Buffalo) in a 6-2 decision … Placed 2nd at the Wolfpack Open.

2012-13: Finished season with a 26-14 record …  Went 11-7 in dual meets and recorded a 7-3 record in CAA dual action …  Began the season by claiming first place at the Clarion Open …  Placed second at the Brute Open and the Franklin & Marshall Open …  Finished the season with a fourth-place finish at the CAA Tournament …  Recorded a big win in the dual against Virginia, upending NCAA Qualifier Mike Salopek 3-1 in sudden victory.

2011-12: Redshirted and finished the season with a record of 5-3 wrestling unattached …  Placed third at the National Collegiate Open …  Recorded one major decision on the year.

2010-11: Defeated two NCAA Qualifiers …  Finished the year with a 10-18 record.

Prep: Three-time city champion …  Two-time district and sectional champ …  Two-time state runner-up …  Earned a fourth place finish at the NHSCA Championships in 2010 …  Ranked in the top-20 nationally by USA Wrestling Magazine …  School record 146 career wins …  Four-year letter-winner in football and three-year letter-winner in football.

Off the Mat: Born May 22, 1991 …  Son of David and Linda Henderson …  Three sisters, Amanda, Melanie and Kendra …  Majoring in exercise science.

Jacob Henderson's Wins over NCAA Qualifiers:
2/13/11 – Caylor Williams (UNC Greensboro)
1/8/11 – Lee Helbig (Wyoming)
1/27/13 – Donald McNeil (Rider)
2/10/13 – Mike Salopek (Virginia)
3/19/15 – Tanner Hams (Wyoming) W, D 3-0

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