Erik Spjut

  • Erik
  • Spjut

  • Class
  • Weight
    141 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    The Woodlands
  • Hometown
    The Woodlands, Texas
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Updated: March 23, 2014

Pronounced SPUTE

2013-14: Wrestled at both 133 and 141 pounds … Went 13-17 on the season and 7-14 in duals … Had one major decision, two technical falls and two pins … Went 2-5 in dual matches to begin the season … Went 3-1 at the King Open to place second … Went 3-2 at the Midlands Championships at 133 pounds … Bumped up to 141 pounds for the second half of the season after an injury to Devin Carter … Lost four of his first five matches at the new weight class, but got a takedown with five seconds left to beat No. 15 Shyheim Brown of Maryland on Senior Day, 2-1 … Posted a 2-3 record in ACC duals at his new weight class … Went 8-8 at 133 pounds and is 5-9 at 141 pounds.

2012-13: An NCAA qualifier at 133 pounds … Posted a record of 17-13 on the season … Placed third at the ACC Championships … Went 10-9 in dual meets, 3-2 in ACC duals … Had one major decision and two pins … Beat Tom Kelliher of Ohio State in a dual match, 4-2 … Went 4-1 at the Hokie Open, placing third.

2011-12: An NCAA qualifier at 125 pounds after receiving a wildcard spot … Went 1-2 at the NCAAs, finishing his season at 28-15, 4-4 in duals … Went 1-1 in ACC action … Placed fourth at the ACC Championships … Picked up four major decisions, two technical falls and two pins … Placed third at the Hokie Open in the 125-pound class … Went 4-1 at the Harris Open, hosted by Ashland University, taking third place … Placed third at the Nittany Lion Open after going 4-1 … Won a title at the Shorty Hitchcock Memorial, going 4-0.

2010-11: Took a redshirt year.

2009-10: The starter at 133 pounds as a true freshman until a knee injury ended his season in January … Posted a 7-6 record, including a 5-3 dual meet mark …Had one technical fall and two pins.

High School: Ranked as the No. 81 overall senior prospect and the No. 8 130-pounder in the country by InterMat … The No. 2 overall 130-pounder in the country according to W.I.N. Magazine … The No. 5 senior at 130 pounds according to Wrestling USA Magazine … A three-time Texas state champion who went 65-0 his final year … A two-time VHSCA All-American, placing third as both a sophomore and junior … The No. 3-ranked 130-pounder by W.I.N. Magazine following his senior year

Personal: Erik Fleming Spjut was born August 6, 1990, in Houston, TX … The son of Gwen and Swen Spjut … Has two younger sisters … Lindsey is a freshman wrestler at McKendree (IL) University … Majoring in history.