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  Dennis Whitby

Dennis Whitby

Player Profile

RS Senior

Lanoke Harbor, NJ

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 149


Career: 2002-03: Returns for his senior year after going 15-11 last season… Had a first place finish at the ODU Invitational… Posted two wins at the Virginia Duals… Third on the squad with five pins … 2001-02: After red-shirting last season will have a major impact in 2002-03… Should be the starter at 157 for ODU … 2000-01: Hampered by illness last year, Whitby still managed to post an impressive 17-9 record...Took first place at the ODU Invite, second at the Coppin State Open and Fourth at Mat Town...1999-00: Recorded a 21-11 season and captured the CAA crown at 149 pounds while a freshman...Also qualified for the NCAA Championships, where he competed in two matches. Prep: While at Lacey High School he compiled a 109-13 record, lettering in wrestling all four years...He finished fourth in the state his junior year before finishing third in his senior season. Whitby a Cadet National All-American...He also finished sixth at the High School Nationals and is a four-time state freestyle champion and two-time district and regional champ.

Off the Mat: Born September 29, 1980...Son of Dennis and Mary Whitby… Has two brothers, Steven (19) and Neil (14)...Enjoys surfing…Favorite movie is “Big Wednesday”…Favorite book is “The Cat in the Hat”…Majoring in Health and Physical Education, with a minor in Special Education…

On the Mat:
Year	Overall	Dual	CAA	Falls	MD	TF	Dec	
02-03	15-11	7-5	1-3	5	2	2	6
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