ODU Wrestling BIO
Steven Simpson
Player Profile:
Steven Simpson 2398576
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 125
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Pomfret, Md.
High School: St. Mary's Ryken

Career Record: 6-23 (29-35 including redshirt year)

2016-17: Started in 16 dual meets for the Monarchs at 125... Tied for second on the team in falls with four... Placed eighth at the 2017 MAC Championships, avenging an earlier season loss against Cory Simpson from Kent State. 

2015-16: Finished second on the team for most wins with 23 as a redshirt competing at 125... Led the team in falls with 13... Recorded five majors and two tech. falls... Captured the Franklin & Marshall Open title, going 4-0 on the day... Placed second at the National Collegiate Open, dropping an 8-7 heartbreaker to Buffalo's Justin Patrick... Took third at the Millersville Shorty Hitchcock Open... Went 4-2 at the East Stroudsburg Open... Turned in a 3-2 performance at the NC State Wolfpack Open. C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Prep: Was a 2015 National Prep Champion for St. Mary’s Ryken High School… Posted a career record of 245-24, which ranks third on Maryland’s all-time win list… Placed second at 2014 NHSCA Junior National Championships… Three-time Beast of the East placer (fifth in 2015, fourth in 2013 and sixth in 2012)… Finished fifth at the 2014 Super32 Pre-Season Tournament… Ranked No. 97 on FloWrestling’s Top 100 Seniors… Ranked in top 20 nationally at 126 lbs. by InterMat and Flo.

Off the Mat: Born June 12, 1996... Son of Jeffrey Simpson and Tammy Nagy-Simpson... Has three sisters, Lauren, Allison, and Maegan... Majoring in physical education.

Why ODU? "It has good academics and a good wrestling program with a lot of workout partners and lightweight coaches."

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