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Collin Dozier
Collin Dozier

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Frank W. Cox

Weight:
149


Could see time in the starting lineup at 149 pounds.

2009-10 (Sophomore) 3-9 Overall, 0-3 Duals, 3-6 Open Tournaments: Opened the season with two straight falls at the Eastern Michigan Open and finished in sixth place overall with a 2-2 record ... Pinned Colin Shober of Schuylkill Valley in 5:38 in the first round of the Nittany Lion Open.

2008-09 (Red-shirt Freshman) 15-17 Overall, 3-10 Duals, 12-7 Open Tournaments: Posted a 15-17 overall record and went 12-5 in open tournaments as the Spartans' starter at 141 pounds ... Reeled off six consecutive wins to take third in the freshman/sophomore division of the MSU Open (11/9) ... Went 2-2 at the Midlands Championships to take sixth place ... Defeated Colin Johnston of West Virginia (1/17) with a 4-1 decision ... Registered back-to-back dual wins over Juan Archuleta (Dec. 6-5) of Purdue (2/19) and Illinois' (2/22) Ryan Prater (Fall 3:24).

2007-08 (Redshirt): Redshirted ... Finished 6-6 at 141 and 149, all in open competition ... Won three matches at the EMU Open, including a major decision over Navy's Caleb Levee ... Recorded his second major decision of the season, an 11-0 victory over Cleveland State's Daniel Castillo, at the CSU Open.

Prep: A four-time Virginia state champion ... Was ranked the 38th top recruit in the nation according to InterMat, and is listed as fourth in his weight class at 130 pounds by Amateur Wrestling News ... A 2006 Freestyle Junior National All-American at 130 pounds ... Four-time district, region and state champion ... Served as captain his sophomore, junior and senior years ... Coached by Corey Williams of Norfolk State University ... Placed fourth at Beast of the East as a sophomore, fourth at the junior nationals in Fargo, N.D., as a junior and fourth as senior nationals as a senior ... Competed for the Virginia national team ... A two-time Super 32 champion.

Personal: Son of Bill and Keith Dozier ... Born March, 17, 1988 in Virginia Beach, Va. ... Father and brother were both wrestlers.

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