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  Matt Pellar

Matt Pellar

Player Profile

RS Senior

Fredericksburg, Va.

High School:
Colonial Forge

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 285/Hwt.


Red-shirt freshman year.

Prep: Pellar comes to Old Dominion after finishing second in the Virginia Group AAA State Championships at 215 pounds...Expected to provide depth at heavyweight, Pellar was coached by Bill Swink at Colonial Forge High School and is a two-time state placewinner...Pellar finished third at both the prestigious Ironman and Powerade tournaments his senior season...Finished with a record of 151-47 in high school.

Off the Mat: Born January 28, 1987...Son of Mike and Lynn Pellar...Has one brother, Dale (21), and two sisters, Anne (18), and Rachel (17)...Superstition of wearing two socks while wrestling...Hobbies include cooking, grilling and writing all-terrain vehicles...Goals in life: Become a NCAA All-American...Undecided in major.

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