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Austin Eads
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Austin Eads 1745141
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 157
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lee's Summit, Mo.
High School: Blue Springs South

Career Record: 54-38

2016-17: Went 10-10 as a redshirt junior at 157 lbs... Started in eight dual meets for the Monarchs... Earned two tech. fall victories and one fall... Picked up a dual meet win over Chattanooga's Dalton Clark... Went 6-1 at the Wolfpack Open, placing fourth... Went 3-2 at the Lock Haven Classic.

2015-16: Named to the 2015-16 All-MAC Academic Team... Went 11-14 wrestling at 157 for the Monarchs as a sophomore... Earned two major decisions and two falls... Placed fourth at the Clarion Open... Recorded a fall in 0:51 at the Clarion Open... Picked up an 11-2 major decision win over Rider's Jesse Rodgers at the Virginia Duals... Went 4-2 at the Cleveland State Open. C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2014-15: Closed out the season 5-4 with one decision, two major decisions and two falls ... Recorded his fastest fall of the season against Kyle Ashe from Gardner Webb in just 33 seconds, the second fastest fall on the team this season … Started at 165 pounds against LIU Post … Competed at the Midlands Championship and the Cleveland State Open.

2013-14: Started this season 28-11 while competing unattached as a true freshman, 16-6 at 149 pounds ... Placed 1st at the Franklin & Marshall Open and 3rd at the NCO Open ... Led the Monarchs in falls with six.

Prep: Placed at the state tournament all four years, including a runner-up finish as a sophomore … Placed second at the 2012 Junior Nationals in Fargo, N.D. in freestyle … Took sixth in the 2010 Cadet Nationals in freestyle … Four-year Academic All-State.

Off the Mat: Born August 31, 1994 … Son of Bill and Connie Eads … Has one brother, Trevor … Majoring in Criminal Justice.

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