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Matt Okaiye
Matt  Okaiye

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Waterford, Mich.

High School:
Waterford Kettering

Weight:
184/197

Experience:
RS

2016-17 (Redshirt sophomore) 5-11 Overall, 2-9 Duals, 3-2 Open Tournaments: Started 12 duals in first season in the starting lineup ... was sixth at the MSU Open ... lone fall of the season was in 2:10 over Tyler Worthing of Bloomsburg ...

2015-16 (Redshirt freshman) 7-5 Overall (2-2 at 184, 5-3 at 197), 0-0 Duals, 7-5 Open Tournaments: Logged one fall and one major decision ... had four-match win streak ... was second in the freshman/sophomore division of the MSU Open ... only fall of the season was a 1:45 pin of Noah Maisonneuve of Indiana Tech at the MSU Open ...

2014-15 (Redshirt) 1-3 Overall, 0-0 Duals, 1-3 Open Tournaments: Posted his first collegiate victory at the Ashland Open with a fall over West Liberty’s Matt Dixon in 3:51.

PREP: Took runner-up as a senior at the 2014 MHSAA Division 1 State Championships at 215 pounds . . . Finished his senior season with a 40-2 record . . . Placed third at 215 pounds at the 2013 MHSAA Division 1 State Championships . . . Defeated Adam Myers of Clarkston by major decision, 15-3, in the third-place match . . . Finished the season with a 49-4 record . . . Named one of the top wrestlers in the Class of 2014 by MichiganGrappler.com . . . Placed seventh at the 2012 MHSAA State Championships as a sophomore; finished the year with a 35-13 record.

PERSONAL: Sociology major ... son of Karla and Anthony Okaiye.

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