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  Jack Dechow

Jack Dechow

Player Profile


Richmond, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 184



Kevin Beazley Wins FILA Junior Greco Roman National Championship

Beazley double All-Americans (Greco and Freestyle); Coburn All-Americans in Freestyle


Two Monarchs Place at National Collegiate Open

Both Jack Dechow and Kevin Beazley have now placed in eight open tournaments this season


Kevin Beazley Places Sixth at Midlands & Wins the Gorriaran Memorial Award

Beazley places in fifth tournament this season


12 Monarch Wrestlers Place at the Cleveland State Open

Rob Deutsch won the 125 pound tournament


Six Wrestlers Place at Nittany Lion Open

Five of the six Monarchs placers are underclassmen

Career Record: 34-12

2012-13: Finished redshirt campaign with a 34-12 record while competing at 184... Recorded three falls and five major decisions throughout the year... Defeated Iowa State's fifteenth-ranked Boaz Beard en route to a second place finish at the National Collegiate Open... Placed second at both the Mat Town Open and East Stroudsburg Open... Also took third at the Clarion Open, N.C. State Wolfpack Open, and the Cleveland State Open, respectively... Registered a seventh place finish at the Nittany Lion Open... Went 2-2 at the prestigious Midlands Tournament, defeating NCAA Qualifier Canaan Bethea of Pennsylvania in the process.

Prep: State runner-up in 2010 at 160 pounds... State runner-up in 2011 at 171 pounds... State champion in 2012 at 182 pounds... Placed third at Fargo Cadet Nationals at 171 pounds.

Off the Mat: Born January 19, 1994... Son of Rick and Cheri Dechow... Has one sister, Janey... Set records for the state title game in Class 4A football with 244 rushing yards and four touchdowns... Helped out at church and assisted in coaching his town's wrestling club team... Majoring in Business Marketing and Finance at ODU.

Why ODU?: "The guys on the team and coaches made me feel welcome and it felt like home."

Jack Dechow's Wins over NCAA Qualifiers:
12/29/12- Canaan Bethea (Pennsylvania)
2/24/12- Boaz Beard (Iowa State)

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