The Spartans placed 10 wrestlers in the EMU Open last year.
Hard work and off-season training key to next season.
Five Spartans earn automatic bids to the NCAA Championships.
Two-day event begins Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m. ET in West Lafayette, Ind.
Anthony Jones Jr. wins his team-best 11th dual match.
2011-12 (Freshman) 16-19 Overall, 3-9 Duals, 13-8 Open Tournaments: Took fourth place in the freshman/sophomore division of the EMU Open ... Went 5-2 at the MSU Open and pinned Joe Randazzo of Indiana in 5:52 ... Won his first career dual on Dec. 3 over Damien Hopper of Lock Haven, 11-7 ... Finished 3-2 at the Reno Tournament of Champions ... Defeated Colin Shober of Northwestern 6-3 ... Won by fall over Jarod Boone of Ohio State in 2:44 ... Went 0-2 at the Big Ten Championships competing as a true freshman.
PREP: Finished runner-up at 140 pounds in Division 1 as a senior in 2011 with 56-3 record ... Ranked No. 4 at 140 pounds across all divisions in 2011 by MichiganGrappler.com ... Ranked No. 17 senior in 2011 by MichiganGrappler.com ... Placed third at 135 pounds in Division 1 as a junior in 2010 with a 55-3 record.
Personal: Son of Dave Gibbs and Jill Woods ... Born Dec. 6, 1992 ... Majoring in personal finance and human development and family studies.
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