Steven Avalos
Steven Avalos

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mundelein, Ill.

High School:
Mundelein HS

Position:
174 lbs.

Experience:
RS


12/04/2011

No. 2 Cowboys Hand No. 3 Gophers Second Loss of the Season

Minnesota recorded four wins on the afternoon

12/02/2011

No. 3 Minnesota Demolishes No. 19 Central Michigan, 24-9

Gophers are now 12-0 all-time against the Chippewas

11/27/2011

No. 3 Gophers Defeat North Dakota State 29-9

Minnesota wins eight of ten matches

2011-12 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR:
Overall Record: 3-7
Dual Meet Record: 0-3
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 0
Major Decisions: 0
Technical Falls: 0

Finished his junior campaign with a 3-7 overall record and went 0-3 in duel meets • Faced NDSU's Kurtis Julson in the first duel match of his career for a 10-6 decision loss.

2010-11 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE:
Overall Record: 1-4
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 0
Major Decisions: 0
Technical Falls: 0

Was 1-4 on the season in his second season with the Gophers • Competed at the UNI Open going 1-2 after defeating Harold Pritchard of Ellsworth College 6-0, for his lone win of the season.

2009-10 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 5-8
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 0
Technical Falls: 0

Went 5-8 on the season, competing solely in open meets at 174 • Posted a 2-2 record at the Bison Open, tallying first career win and first career fall in the same match • Pinned Taylor Jergenson in 3:29 for his first win • Finished 1-2 at the Kaufman-Brand Open • Went 1-2 at the Dragon Open • Ended season with a 1-2 mark at the Worthington Open.

2008-09 • REDSHIRTED:
Posted a 1-3 mark on the year • Earned a win in his first career match, gaining a 10-6 decision over Chase Temple of RCC • Went 0-2 at the Kaufman/Brand Amateur • Named a U of M Maroon Scholar Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Competed for Mundelein High School • Accumulated a 98-51 record during prep career • Two-time All-North Suburban Conference honoree • Finished 5th as a junior and 3rd as a senior at North Suburban Conference meet • Also lettered in football and track & field.

PERSONAL:
Son of Jesus and Mary Avalos • Brother Adam (18) wrestles at Wisconsin-Parkside, while older brother Michael (21) is a wrestling coach for Mundelein High School • Oldest brother is Jesse (28) • Born Sept. 20, 1989 • Undeclared on major.
Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Points Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2009-10 174 5-8 5-8 - - - 1 - - - 1L 3:29 - -
2010-11 174 1-4 1-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
2011-12 174 3-7 3-7 0-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 9-19 9-19 0-3 - - 1 - - - - 3:29 - -

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