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  Christian Staylor

Christian Staylor

Player Profile

RS Senior

Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Great Bridge

Last College:
Arizona State University

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 125


Ranked 1st in the Colonial Athletic Association for the 125 pound weight class...Compiled a 33-9 record good for second on the team...Undefeated in the CAA going 9-0...Recorded nine major decisions, five pins, and led the team with seven technical falls...Won the CAA Tournament and the Virginia Intercollegiate State Tournament while placing 2nd at the Irwin Carolina Open...Placed 3rd in the Missouri Open and Mat Town USA Invitational...Ranked 15th nationally in the 125 weight class by Amateur Wrestling News and 16th by InterMat...Qualified for his second trip to the NCAA Tournament.
2003-05: At Arizona State University, qualified for NCAA Tournament...Went 24-12 as a red-shirt freshman, with 10 of the 12 losses coming to nationally ranked foes...Ranked in the Top 15 for most of the season after defeating Oklahoma's Sam Hazewinkel...AWN Freshman All-American team.

Prep: Three-time Virginia High School League Champion from 2000-2002...Cadet National Freestyle Champion...Two-time Junior Freestyle All-American...Three-time member of the Virginia National Freestyle Team...Three-time team captain and Outstanding Wrestler at state powerhouse Great Bridge High School...Racked up a record of 45-1 in his senior year, leading him to 3rd in the High School Nationals and was named to the Wrestling USA High School All-American Team...Ranked first in the nation by Amateur Wrestling News...Earned the triple crown of high school All-American Awards by being named to the Wrestling USA, WIN Magazine, and InterMat All-American teams...Also a Team USA Member in the Dapper Dan Classic, competing against Pennsylvania...Named a top two recruit in the nation, while compiling a career 163-13 record.

Personal: Born January 6, 1984...Son of Jack and Julie Staylor...Has three brothers, Jody (30), former NCAA finalist for Old Dominion, Justin (19) and Casey (17), and a sister, Carrie (27)...Most impressive person met is Bernie Mac...Brother Justin wrestles at Virginia Tech...Favorite book read is "The Outsiders"...Favorite movie is "North Shore"...Majoring in Recreation & Tourism Studies.

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