ODU Wrestling BIO
Kaylen Baxter
Player Profile:
Kaylen Baxter 1380251
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 157
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Fairbanks, AK
High School: West Valley


2008-09: Posted 12 wins as a redshirt junior...Took home second place at the Hokie Open at 149-pounds...Wrestled at 157-pounds at the CAA Tournament and recorded a 1-2 record...Has 84 career victories at ODU, third most among active wrestlers.
2007-08: First Team All-State (VaSID)...Led the nation in wins for most of the season...Finished season with 38-11 record, second on the team in wins...Tied for team best 17 wins in duals...Tied for most bonus point victories including second on the team with 10 major decisions and tied for lead in technical falls with five...Won weight at Michigan State Open and at Virginia Intercollegiates...Finished second at Missouri Open, fourth at Southern Scuffle and eighth at Las Vegas Invitational.
2006-07: Led the team in decisions with 20...Defeated eight NCAA Qualifiers in the season...Won Virginia Intercollegiates, 4th at the CAA Tournament and at the Mat Town Open, and 5th at Penn State Open...Knocked off four nationally ranked opponents during the season...Named CAA Rookie of the Week twice.
2005-06: Red-shirt freshman year...FILA Junior National All-American.
Prep: Three-time high school state champion and four-time high school state finalist at West Valley High School...2005 Junior National Freestyle All-American...Went 137-7 in his career and finished his senior season ranked 12th by InterMat and 22nd by Wrestling USA Magazine.

Off the Mat: Born May 29, 1987...Son of Ron and Tammy Baxter...Has one brother, Dustin (20), and one sister, Amber (15)...Nickname: "Alaskan Assassin"...Was a 2006 FILA Junior All-American and 2005 Junior National All-American...Favorite book is "Catcher in the Rye"...Favorite movie is "The Departed"...Has set a goal in life to become a National Champion...Majoring in Sports Management.

Wrestling Videos:
Wrestling Photos: