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  John Starkes

John Starkes

Player Profile


Chesapeake, VA

High School:
Oscar Smith

Last College:
William Penn

Height / Weight:
5-3 / 125


Career: 2002-03: Fought through injuries to go 11-10 as a junior ... Will return for his senior season as starter at the 125 spot ...Picked up victories over Binghamton and Boston at the first annual CAA Duals ... Tied for fourth on the team with seven decisions... 2001-02: Compiled a 19-13 mark last year ... Won the ODU Invitational and took third at the VMI Keydet Invite and Va. Intercollegiate Championships ... 2000-01 ... Had one pin as a sophomore. Prep: A transfer from William Penn University in Iowa... While at Oscar Smith, Starkes finished as the state-runner up at 119 and posted an impressive 121-21 record.

Off the Mat: Born May 31, 1981...Son of Dorenda Starkes and John Simpkins...Has two sisters, Evertty (29) and Tawana (26), and one brother, Tony ...Enjoys coin collecting...Majoring in Business...

On the Mat:
Year	Overall	Dual	CAA	Falls	MD	TF	Dec
02-03	11-10	9-6	4-3	1	1	1	7
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