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  Christian Staylor

Christian Staylor

Player Profile

RS Senior

Chesapeake, VA

High School:
Great Bridge

Last College:
Arizona State

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 125


Career: Staylor comes to Old Dominion from Arizona State where he was an NCAA qualifier last season...Staylor is the second of the Staylor brothers to wrestle at Old Dominion...Older brother Jody was Old Dominion's first Division I National Finalist in 1994...Christian notched victories over All-Americans Sam Hazewinkel (Oklahoma) and Joe Dubuque (Indiana)...Finished the season 26-14...Staylor went 2-2 at the NCAA championships at 125 pounds and is an immediate contender for the CAA championship and All-American honors...States the preseason ranked 20th by InterMat...While in high school, he was a three-time Virginia High School League Champion (2000-02), Cadet national freestyle champion (2000), two-time Junior Freestyle All-American (2001-02), a three-time member of the Virginia National Freestyle Team and a three-time team captain and Outstanding Wrestler at Great Bridge...During his senior year in 2002, Staylor placed third in the High School Nationals and was named to the Wrestling USA High School All-American Team, racking up a 45-1 record and earning a #1 ranking in the nation by Amateur Wrestling News...Staylor was named a Wrestling USA High School All-American, WIN Magazine High School All-merican and Intermat High School All-American...He was also a Team USA Member in the Dapper Dan Classic, competing against Pennsylvania...Staylor was named a top two recruit in the nation, while compiling a career 163-13 record...During his time with the Sun Devils, Staylor was ranked in the top eight by Amateur Wrestling News and made the Amateur Wrestling News Freshman Third Team All-American...

Off the Mat: Born January 6, 1984...Son of Jack and Julie Staylor...Has three brothers, Jody (30), Justin (19) and Casey (17), and a sister (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 Communications...

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