USA Wrestling

  • 2012
2014-15 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 74 kg
Years on Team USA: 4 (2011-15)
Residence: Lincoln, Neb.
Club: Sunkist Kids
Coach: Mark Manning, Bryan Snyder
College: Nebraska
HighSchool: Winslow Township (N.J.)
Born: 7/8/88
Height: 5-9

    2014: Pan American Championships gold medalist… U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion… World Cup gold medalist… Third in Yasar Dogu International…
    2013: World champion… Sargsyan International champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion… Alexander Medved International champion… World Cup gold medalist…
    2012: Olympic gold medalist… U.S. Olympic Team Trials champion… World Cup gold medalist… Cerro Pelado International champion… Dave Schultz Memorial International champion…
    2011: World champion… Pan American Games champion… Ukrainian Wrestlers Memorial International champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion…
    2008: 10th at Junior World Championships…
    2007: University Nationals runner-up …   
    College: 2009 and 2011 NCAA champion for University of Nebraska… 2011 Dan Hodge Trophy winner as nation’s best college wrestler… Third in 2008 NCAA Championships… Outstanding Wrestler at 2008 Big 12 Championships… 2007 NCAA Qualifier… Coached by Mark Manning… Graduated with a degree in sociology in May 2011…
    High School: 2006 New Jersey state champion at 135 pounds to cap a 35-2 senior season and a 115-20 career at Winslow Township High School… Ranked seventh in the nation among 135-pound high school wrestlers by InterMat… Three-time district champion and two-time regional champion for coach Rick Koss…
    Personal: Married Lauren Mariacher on Oct. 12, 2013… They have one son, Beacon, who was born in July 2014… Has two sisters, Princess and Jenerra, and one brother, Leroy… Son of Janice Burroughs and Leroy Burroughs…
    Note: Won a U.S. record 69 straight matches to start his career on the Senior level from 2011-14… Has an 88-1 record entering 2014 World Championships… Won 2013 World title less a month after breaking his ankle…

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