BIOGRAPHY

Hometown: Shoreham, NY
High School: Shoreham Wading River
Weight: 149 lbs (College), 66 kg/145 lbs (International)
College: Harvard University '04


Post Graduate/International:

  • 2005 University World Champion
  • 4th Place, 2005 Senior World Team Trials
  • 2005 Schultz International Bronze Medalist
  • 2004 NYAC Open Runner-up
  • 2004 Henri Deglane Champion
  • Member of the New York Outrage team (Real Pro Wrestling)

Senior Year/2003-2004:

  • NCAA Champion
  • NCAA Outstanding Wrestler
  • EIWA Champion

Junior/2002-03:

  • Placed third at the NCAA tournament, going 5-1 to earn All-America honors for the second consecutive year
  • Captured his second-straight EIWA title at 149 lbs
  • First-team All-Ivy League
  • Named EIWA wrestler of the week after going 3-0 against Cornell, Columbia and Sacred Heart
  • Closed out the season 39-2, with his only losses coming against the #1 and #2 wrestlers in the nation

Sophomore/2002-03:

  • Finished in third place at NCAA's, the best finish by a Harvard wrestler since John Lee came in third in 1953
  • EIWA Champion at 149
  • Named the EIWA Championship's Most Outstanding Wrestler after pinning his final two opponents en route to the title
  • First-team All-Ivy
  • Was 37-3 for the season, with his only losses coming to the national champion and runner-up

Freshman/2001-02:

  • NCAA qualifier
  • Placed second at the EIWA Championships, losing to an eventual NCAA finalist
  • Selected to the 2001 All-Rookie first-team by Amateur Wrestling News
  • Ivy League Rookie of the Year and first-team All-Ivy
  • Received the program's Hardest Worker Award and tabbed the Most Promising Freshman
  • Finished second at the East Stroudsburg Open to start his rookie campaign.
  • Recorded a 17-7 mark
  • Followed freshman season with a third place finishes at the University Nationals Freestyle Tournament and the U.S. Open Freestyle Tournament

High School:

  • First four-time state champion in New York history
  • Three-time All-America and two-time national champion
  • Named Asics Wrestler of the Year and the National Most Outstanding Wrestler in 2000
  • Compiled a 221-3 record at Shoreham Wading River, losing only as a seventh and eighth grader

Personal:

  • Concentrating in sociology
  • Son of Don and Debbie Jantzen.

 

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