2010-11 FRESHMAN SEASON
Overall Record: 10-9
Dual Meet Record: 1-3
Big Ten Record: 0-0
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: 0
Went 10-9 overall and 1-3 in dual matches defeated Luke Greco of Missouri (6-1) at the Kaufman-Brand Open also beat Iowa's Stew Gilmor (6-2) in the consolation defeated Nick LaFevre of the Citadel at the Southern Scuffle recorded a decision over Cal State Fullerton's Cody Howe 10-6 earned his first letter.
Went 11-4 in his first season in the maroon and Gold began season with a 4-2 mark at 149, and closed with a 7-4 tally at 157 won three matches by fall and one by major decision lost by fall in his first career match in 4:38 to Austin Carmichael of Augustana on 1/16 first career win came on 1/16 in the next match, as a 13-4 major over Matt Taylor was a winner in his first match at 157, avenging the loss to Austin Carmichael with a 604 decision on 1/30 closed the season as a champion at the Duhawk open on 2/6, going 4-0 and beating Brad Nardick of Wisconsin 7-4 in the championship match went 3-2 at the North Country Open on 1/30, winning two matches by fall over Nic Harrison of Southwest Minnesota (1:51) and over Kerron Williams of MSU Moorhead (2:41) first competition came on 1/16 at the Worthington Open, placing fourth with a 4-2 mark.
2009 graduate of Chaska High School coached by Ned Shuck and Mike Houck five-time letter winner and two-time state place winner, finishing third at the 2008 Minnesota high school state tournament at 135 pounds and second in 2009 considered the No. 11-rated recruit in his weight class compiled a 177-31 career high school record also honored as an NHSCA Junior National All-American earned All-American honors from both USA Wrestling and the NHSCA an "A" Honor Roll member and a member of the National Honor society finished with a grade point average of 3.75.
Born Dec. 19, 1990 son of Harry and Sue Smith has an older brother, Zach and an older sister Sarah undeclared on a major lists most memorable sports thrill as earning All-America honors.