Jared Haught

  • Jared
  • Haught

  • Class
  • Weight
    197 lbs.
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  • Hometown
    Parkersburg, W.Va.
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Updated: April 20, 2018

2018 NCAA Runner-Up
Three-time NCAA All-American (6th, 2016; 4th, 2017; 2nd, 2018)
Two-time ACC Champion (2017-18)
Four-time NCAA Qualifier
2018 VaSID Wrestler of the Year
2017 ACC Wrestling Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Three-time All-ACC Academic

2017-18: NCAA All-American … NCAA finalist at 197 pounds ... ACC champion … VaSID All-State first team and VaSID Wrestler of the Year ... The fourth three-time All-American in program history, the second multi-time NCAA semifinalist (Ty Walz, 2016-17) and the second national runner-up (Devin Carter, 2014) … The first West Virginia native to wrestle for a national championship … Earned the No. 3 seed at nationals where he went 4-1 … Majored Northern Colorado’s Jacob Seely in the first round, 11-2 … Beat Iowa’s Cash Wilcke in the second round by decision, 5-3 … Clinched a spot on the podium by avenging a loss earlier in the season to Missouri’s Willie Miklus in the quarterfinals, picking up a 3-1 decision … Pinned Cornell’s Ben Darmstadt, the No. 2 seed, in 5:41 in the semifinals, snapping Darmstadt’s 31-match winning streak … Dropped a 3-1 decision to NC State’s Michael Macchiavello in the finals … Went 24-2 during the regular season … Had a 16-1 record in duals and went 5-0 in ACC duals … Repeated as ACC champion at 197 pounds where he was the top seed and defeated Duke Alec Schenk by a 13-4 major decision and an epic final with NC State’s Michael Macchiavello in TB-2, 6-4 … Racked up 11 bonus point wins … Was the No. 1 ranked wrestler in the nation at 197 pounds during the final weeks of the season in the Intermat rankings … Became only the third Virginia Tech wrestler to earn a No. 1 ranking, joining Devin Carter (133, 2012) and Scott Justus (184, 2002) … Defeated Macchiavello, ranked sixth in the nation, in Tech’s dual with NC State, 2-1 … Topped 16th-ranked Daniel Chaid of North Carolina with a 6-2 decision … Defeated No. 5 Jake Smith of West Virginia with a 2-1 decision … Placed second at the Cliff Keen Invitational where he went 5-1 … Won by fall over Drexel’s Stephen Loiseau in 3:16 to advance to the finals.

2016-17: NCAA All-American … ACC Champion at 197 pounds … VaSID All-State first team … ACC Wrestling Scholar-Athlete of the Year … All-ACC Academic Team … NWCA All-Academic Team … Went 4-2 at nationals … Fell in the semifinals to eventual national champion J’Den Cox of Missouri, but battled back to place fourth … His .875 winning percentage (28-4) ranks in a tie for 12th in a single season in program history … Earned the No. 1 seed at 197 at the ACC Tournament … Went 5-0 in ACC duals … Lone loss of the regular season came to Cox in a dual at Mizzou … Topped No. 6 Aaron Studebaker of Nebraska, 3-2 (TB-1), in the NWCA National Duals … Started off the season with two bonus point victories over Edinboro and VMI … Rattled off bonus point victories in seven-straight matches from Jan. 13-29 … Went 4-1 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational … Defeated No. 7 Jacob Smith of West Virginia, 3-2 (TB-2), in his hometown gym in Parkersburg … Got the Hokies on the board with an 8-2 decision over NC State’s Malik McDonald in the ACC Dual Meet Championship match.

2015-16: Had an overall record of 23-10 on the season … NCAA All-America … VaSID All-State First Team … Took second place at the ACC Championships … Defeated #6 Max Huntley 5-1 Feb. 21 versus Michigan … Defeated #17 Pete Renda of NC State 9-5 on Feb. 11 … Won by major decision against Vince Pickett of Edinboro (Feb. 7) … Won by decision versus Nick Bonaccorsi of Pittsburgh on Feb. 5 … Won by technical fall against Cameron Houston of George Mason on Jan. 3 … Finished in sixth place at the Las Vegas Invitational…Won by major decision versus Logan Paxton of North Dakota State on Nov. 22 … Won via forfeit against #13 Iowa State ... VaSID Academic All-State ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2014-15: An NCAA qualifier … Went 16-18 on the season … Picked up a pin in his collegiate debut, coming against Newberry … Went 3-1 at the Hokie Open, taking second place while wrestling unattached … Picked up two wins in the tri-meet against Gardner-Webb and No. 23 North Dakota State … Picked up two takedowns on No. 7 Kyle Snyder of Ohio State in the dual match, but fell 8-5 … Went 5-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational to place fifth … Dropped a 5-0 decision to Penn State's Morgan McIntosh 5-0 in the dual … Went 2-2 at the Midlands, just missing the podium … Picked up a 3-2 win over No. 20 Nick Bonaccorsi of Pitt in the dual … Beat NCSU's Michael Boyin 8-3 in the dual … Fell to No. 7 Conner Hartmann of Duke, 7-4, in the dual … Placed fourth at the ACC Championships and earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships … Went 1-2 at the Big Dance … A member of the 2014-15 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2013-14: Was redshirted … Went 24-4 while wrestling unattached at 197 pounds … Won three tournament titles … Went 1-2 at the Hokie Open, but placed fourth … Went 5-1 at the Wolfpack Open to place fifth … Went 4-1 at the King Open to place third … Went 3-0 at the Wilkes Open, winning a title … Went 5-0 at the Shorty Hitchcock Memorial to take the title … Went 3-0 at the Appalachian State Open to win the title … Went 3-0 at the National Collegiate Open, but placed second after forfeiting to teammate David Reck in the final … A member of the 2013-14 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School: A three-time West Virginia state champion … Wrestled at Calhoun High and Parkersburg High … Was the No. 49 prospect in the country by Amateur Wrestling News, the No. 68 overall recruit in the country by InterMat and No. 93 by D1CollegeWrestling … Placed third at the Super 32 as a junior … Finished his senior year ranked No. 7 in the country at 182 pounds by Amateur Wrestling News and No. 11 by InterMat … A Fargo All-American after placing fifth at freestyle and fourth at Junior Nationals … A Senior National runner-up … Was the state runner-up as a freshman.

Personal: Jared Trace Haught was born October 6, 1994 in Parkersburg, WV … The son of Tracy and Patricia Haught … Has an older brother, Jacob … Majoring in mechanical engineering.