2017-18 (Redshirt Sophomore) 1-6 Overall, 1-4 Duals, 0-2 Tournaments: Received the Spartans’ Commitment Award for battling to return to lineup after injury and wrestling up a weight class at 133 pounds ... Saw first action of the season in dual against No. 24 Purdue ... Notched first win of the season with a 3-1 sudden victory over Roshaun Cooley of Clarion, helping the team to a 22-15 dual win ... Made first appearance of his career at the Big Ten Championships, going 0-2 at the tournament.
2016-17 (Redshirt-freshman) 17-11 Overall, 5-5 Duals, 12-6 Tournaments: Tallied six falls, one tech. fall and four major decisions ... started eight of last 11 duals ... won three of last five of regular-season as part of winning 10 of last 14 bouts after having four-match win streak halted with loss to No. 1 Thomas Gilman of Iowa on Jan. 8 ... tied for second on team with four major decisions, as well as ranking tied for fourth in falls (6) ... was third at the Reno Tournament of Champions, as well as sixth at EMU Open ... posted a 6-1 mark at the Reno Tournament of Champions, including three falls and one tech. fall.
2015-16 (Redshirt) 19-5 Overall, 0-0 Duals, 19-5 Tournaments: Posted five falls, two tech. falls and three major decisions ... had a 13-match win streak that started at the Purple Raider Open, where after losing first-round bout, bounced back to win the next six and capture third, before the streak came to an end at the Edinboro Open in the finals, finishing second.
PREP: Three-time Division 4 Michigan state champion ... collected a 152-7 record in his four seasons at Erie Mason High School ... ranked third in the state of Michigan at 125 pounds by MichiganGrappler.com ... three-time Monroe News All-Region selection ... went a perfect 42-0 and claimed his third consecutive state title as a senior in 2015 in the 119-pound weight class in Division 4 ... topped Ethan Woods of Manchester, 8-2, in the state championship match ... won the 2014 MHSAA Division 4 state title at 119 pounds as a junior with a 34-4 record ... defeated Dresden Simon of Dansville, 6-2, in the state championship match ... finished fourth at the 2014 FloNationals ... went undefeated (27-0) and had 16 pins en route to winning the 112-pound Division 4 state title as a sophomore in 2013 ... defeated Carson City Crystal’s Kenneth Dittenber, 5-4 in three overtimes, in the state championship match ... became just the second wrestler in school history to win a state title ... placed runner-up at 112 pounds in Division 4 as a freshman in 2012 with a 49-3 record.
PERSONAL: Advertising major ... son of Sharon and Ed Griffin.