Matt Stephens

  • Matt
  • Stephens

  • Class
  • Weight
    157 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    St. Paris Graham
  • Hometown
    Piqua, Ohio
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Updated: January 1, 2013

2012-13: Scheduled to redshirt … Wrestling unattached, went 4-2 at the Wilkes Open to place fourth … Went 3-1 at the Mat Town Open, hosted by Lock Haven, placing second … Went 5-1 at the Wolfpack Open to place fifth … Went 5-2 at the Hokie Open.

2011-12: Went 7-10 on the season, 1-5 in duals and 1-2 in the ACC … Picked up one major decision … Placed fourth at 157 pounds at the Hokie Open and fourth at the Wolfpack Open wrestling unattached … Went 2-1 as an unattached wrestler at the Harris Open, hosted by Ashland University, taking second place … Went 4-2 at the Nittany Lion Open as an unattached competitor … Had his redshirt pulled off before the Southern Scuffle … Went 3-3 to take eighth at that event … Competed at the National Collegiate Open, placing third … Named to the 2011-12 All-ACC Academic Team.

High School: Wrestled for Jeff Jordan, earning four letters … Attended St Paris Graham High, where he won a state title as a senior … A USA Wrestling High School All-American … Named the all-area wrestler of the year … Placed third at 145 pounds as a junior … Took second at 140 pounds as a sophomore and was fourth at 140 pounds as a freshman … Ranked the No. 83 wrestler nationally by InterMat and finished his career record of with over 140 wins … Took fourth at the Walsh Ironman and fourth at the Super32 Challenge as a junior.

Personal: Matthew Gregory Stephens was born November 26, 1991 in Piqua, OH … The son of Greg and Laura Stephens … The younger brother of current Hokie Brian Stephens … Has a younger sister, Samantha … Majoring in marketing.