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  Joe Jessen

Joe Jessen

Player Profile


Winchester, Va.

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Height / Weight:
6-1 / 174



Two Monarchs Place at National Collegiate Open

Both Jack Dechow and Kevin Beazley have now placed in eight open tournaments this season


Monarchs Have Four Wrestlers Place at NC State Open

Eight unattached wrestlers competed in Raleigh, N.C. this weekend


Eleven Monarchs place at Knight Point Open

Chris Mecate and Jacob Henderson both earned their first career college tournament titles


Wrestling Set to Host Annual Intrasquad Scrimmage on Thursday

Matches will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Jim Jarrett Athletic Administration Building

Career Record: 4-7

2012-13: Went 4-7 as a redshirt competing at 174 and 184... Placed fourth at the N.C. State Wolfpack Open.

Prep: Three-time state finalist... Two-time state champion... NHSCA Junior All-American in 2011... Super 32 place winner in 2010... Eighth place at Beast of the East Tournament in 2010... Career high school record of 158-22 with 97 pins.

Off the Mat: Born November 2, 1993... Son of Joe Dressen and Patricia Dicter... Has two bothers, Patrick and Tim, and two sisters, Molly and Katie... Grandfather played football at Kansas State... Majoring in Political Science at ODU.

Why ODU?: "Because of Coach Martin's strong emphasis on academics."

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