Beazley double All-Americans (Greco and Freestyle); Coburn All-Americans in Freestyle
Both Jack Dechow and Kevin Beazley have now placed in eight open tournaments this season
Beazley places in fifth tournament this season
Rob Deutsch won the 125 pound tournament
Five of the six Monarchs placers are underclassmen
Career Record: 33-13
2012-13: Went 33-13 during redshirt campaign at 197... Led the Monarchs in falls, racking up 15 throughout the season... Was tied for eighth in the nation for most pins... Placed sixth at the prestigious Midlands tournament, upsetting three nationally ranked wrestlers... Earned a fall over Binghamton's NCAA Qualifier Nathan Schiedel (12/29)... Placed third at the National Collegiate open, going 4-1 on the day... Placed second at the N.C. State Wolfpack Open as well as at the Cleveland State Open... Also took third at the Clarion Open, Millersville Open and Mat Town Open... Registered a sixth place finish at the Nittany Lion Open.
Prep: Four-time district champion... Two-time regional champion... Michigan state runner-up his junior year... Won the state championship his senior year... Has received 13 All-American honors throughout his career... Placed second at Fargo Nationals twice... Two-time Flo Nationals finalist... Career high school record of 190-22.
Off the Mat: Son of David and Dacia Beazley... Has one sister, Kennedy... Father was named the 2012 USA Wrestling Junior Greco-Roman Coach of the Year... Was on the MHSAA Student Advisory Council in high school... Volunteered for the Beat the Streets wrestling clinic... Majoring in biology at ODU.
Why ODU?: "Perfect fit for me wrestling wise, academically and socially."
Kevin Beazley's Wins over NCAA Qualifiers:
12/29/12- Alex Polizzi (Northwestern)
12/29/12- Nathan Schiedel (Binghamton)
12/29/12- Jackson Hein (Wisconsin)