John Borst

  • John
  • Borst

  • Class
    Freshman
  • Weight
    197 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Sherando
  • Hometown
    Stephens City, Va.

Updated: March 23, 2018

2017-18: Redshirted … Went 21-5 wrestling unattached … Had eight bonus point victories … Went 4-0 at the Hokie Open … Pinned Ohio’s Aaron Naples in 1:06 … Went 3-2 at the Wolfpack Open … Took the 197 pound title at the Storm Open where he went 5-0 … Won by tech fall, 20-5, over West Virginia’s Sean Mullican in 4:30 at the Southern Scuffle … Defeated Duke’s Alec Schenk with an 8-3 decision at the Souther Scuffle … Went 4-1 at the Edinboro Open … Beat Arizona State’s Cade Belshay with a 5-1 decision.

High School: Three-time Virginia state champion . . . Wrestled at Sherando HS for Pepper Martin. . . No. 24 prospect in the country by FLO, ranked 4th at 195 by FLO and Intermat . . . 2016 NHSCA Junior Champion . . . FLO Nationals All American . . 2016 UWW World Team Trials 3rd Greco . . . 2016 Fargo Freestyle Runner up . . . 2016 Super 32 Champion . . . 2016 Beast of the East Champion . . . Named 2017 Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award winner for the southeast region of the United States . . . Finished high school with a record of 211-18 with 164 falls.

Personal: Majoring in multimedia journalism