David Wesley

  • David
  • Wesley

  • Class
  • Weight
    157 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    St. Christopher's
  • Hometown
    Richmond, Va.
YearOverallDualLeagueMajor Dec.Tech FallFallTimePoints

Updated: June 26, 2015

2014-15: Posted a 5-7 record … Made his Tech debut at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational … Went 0-2 at the event … Dropped a 10-4 decision to Cody Law of Penn State in the dual … Went 1-2 at the Midlands … Went 4-2 at the Purple Raider Open, placing fourth at 157 pounds … Competing unattached, went 1-2 at the Appalachian State Open … A member of the 2014-15 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2013-14: Had to sit out the season after transferring from UVa … Wrestling unattached, went 2-2 at the Hokie Open to take fourth place … Went 1-2 at the Wolfpack Open while wrestling unattached … Wrestling unattached, went 4-1 at the Appalachian State Open, placing second.

Virginia: Wrestled at UVa for two seasons … Went 5-4 as a redshirt freshman … Went 0-2 in duals … Had one major decision and one pin … Went 16-9 while competing unattached in open tournaments as a true freshman and redshirting … Placed in three of six tournaments in which he competed … Took fourth at Shorty Hitchcock Classic and Edinboro Open … Went 7-1, came through consolation bracket to place at Shorty Hitchcock Classic … Placed fifth at Mat Town Open (11/26)

High School: Wrestled at St. Christopher's School in Richmond for Coach John Gordon … A National Prep runner-up in 2010 … Won a state championship in 2010 (160 pounds) and 2011 (152) … A NHSCA Junior National Champion in 2010 … Placed third at Beast of the East in 2011 … Holds the school's record for career wins (210) … Named Virginia Scholar Wrestler of the Year in 2011 … Was the team captain as a senior.

Personal: David M Wesley was born July 25, 1992 in Charlottesville, VA … The son of Rick and Debbie Wesley … Has one sister, Rachel … His grandfather (Armand Taylor) and two uncles (John and Chris Taylor) wrestled at Virginia Tech, while another uncle (Mike Taylor) wrestled at Old Dominion … Armand Taylor is in the Virginia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame after winning two Southern Conference titles … His aunt (TJ Taylor) played field hockey at Virginia … His cousin, Chris Taylor, played on the UVa baseball team and is in the Seattle Mariners organization … Majoring in sociology.