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Alan O'Donnell
Alan O'Donnell

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Clarksville, Mich.

High School:
Lakewood

Weight:
285


2008-09 (RS Junior) 16-18 Overall, 5-8 Duals, 11-10 Open Tournaments: Went 5-8 as MSU's heavyweight starter in 13 of 16 dual meets ... Picked up three wins at the MSU Open before defeating N.C. State's Bobby Isola (Dec. 7-3) and John Danilkowicz of Virginia (Dec. 5-1) at the ACC-Big Ten Clash (11/15) ... Won his three of four matches at the Mat Town Open (11/29) to claim third place ... Went 3-2 at the Midlands Championships (12/29-30), defeating Zak Saeyre (Maj. Dec. 13-5), David Wade of Eastern Michigan (Dec. 7-2) and Steve Franklin of San Francisco State (Dec. 5-2) ... Went 0-2 at the Big Ten Championships (3/7-8).

2007-08 (Sophomore): Started at heavyweight, earning an 8-14 record ... Won three matches at the EMU Open, pinning Brockport's John Chowske in 20 seconds and Central Michigan's Landon Winowiecki in 3:42, and winning a 9-0 major decision over Findlay's Cody Ruffer ... Recorded his third fall of the season against Cleveland State's Jeff Schuller at the MSU Open ... Competed in the Big Ten Championships.

2006-07 (RS Freshman): Started at heavyweight class, going 10-23 overall and 8-23 in NCAA action...Earned one fall and two major decisions in tournament action... Pinned Illinois' John Wise in 1:14 en route to an eighth-place finish at the Midlands Open...Recorded a 10-0 major decision in the MSU Open, defeating Joe Tymoszczuk from Ohio...Earned a dual major decision win, 11-3, against Purdue's David Pisarcik...Also earned a dual victory against Michigan, besting Omar Maktabi, 2-1, in a tiebreaker; the 2-1 win clinched the dual for MSU.

2005-06 (Redshirt): Redshirted...Going 9-8 in open competition...Pinned Findlay's Michael Poppe in his first-ever match at the EMU Open in 5:36...Claimed eighth at the MSU Open...Notched a fourth-place finish at the Kent State Open with a 3-2 record.

PREP: Went 121-11 his final three years...His team finished third in the state both in 2003 and 2004...Captain of both the wrestling and football squads for three years...A three year letterwinner in wrestling and four year letterwinner in football...Was an all-league and all-district selection in both wrestling and football.

PERSONAL: Son of Patrick and Elizabeth O'Donnell...Born Oct. 2, 1986...A human biology major.

O'DONNELL'S CAREER RECORD
Season	Overall	Duals	Big Ten	Pins
2005-06*	9-8	0-0	0-0	2
2006-07	10-23	2-12	2-6	1
2007-08 8-14 4-8 2-5 3 Totals 18-37 6-20 4-11 4

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