ODU Wrestling BIO
Joey Metzler
Player Profile:
Joey Metzler 1380264
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 149
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Dayton, Va.
High School: Turner Ashby


Career Record: 38-47
2010-11: NCAA Qualifier ... Took third at the CAA Tournament ... Defeated three NCAA Qualifiers ... Went 3-1 at the CAA Duals, beating No. 26 Zac Cibula of Rider, 6-2 ... Earned a sixth place finish at the Southern Scuffle ... Defeated two ranked wrestlers in the tournament, avenging previous losses this season ... Finished in fourth place at the Hokie Open to begin the season ... Finished the year with a 19-18 record.

Joey Metzler's Wins over NCAA Qualifiers:

Date:Opponent:School:12/29/10Kurt KinserIndiana
12/30/10Ivan LopouchanskiUNC Greensboro
1/15/11Zac CibulaRider
3/5/11Brandon BucherGeorge Mason

2009-10: Did not wrestle.
2008-09: Finished third at the CAA Tournament at 149-pounds...Won 17 matches on the year for the Monarchs, including three at the CAA Tournament...Finished fourth at the Michigan State Open...Won three matches by major decision, two by technical fall and recorded one pin.
Joey Metzler's Wins over NCAA Qualifiers:

Date:Opponent:School:11/9/08George HickmanBloomsburg

2007-08: Redshirted.
Joey Metzler's Wins over NCAA Qualifiers:

11/17/07Anthony ConstantionColumbia

2006-07: Tallied a 3-9 record during his freshman year...Wrestled nationally ranked Mike Grimes (NIU) in his only dual appearance...
Prep: Linebacker and running back of the 2005 Division 3-AA State Champion Turner Ashby High School football team...Wrestled all four years to a record of 138-20...High school state champion and three-time finalist....Four-time state placewinner...Three-time Freestyle/Greco state runner-up.

Off the Mat: Born December 31, 1987...Son of Dan Metzler...Has one brother, David (25), and two sisters, Genita (23) and Clara (19)...Dreams of vacationing in the Bahamas...Hobbies including fishing and camping...Most impressive person met is his father and grandfather...Favorite movie is "Superbad"...Favorite book is "The Bible"... Majoring in Finance.

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