Get to know new Spartan freshman wrestler Rayvon Foley
2017-18 (Freshman) 28-11 Overall, 13-4 Duals, 15-7 Tournaments: Named Spartans' Outstanding Wrestler ... Team leader in wins (28), dual wins (13) and dual points (46) ... Only the third true freshman Spartan since 1978 to qualify for NCAA Championships ... Ended the season ranked at No. 16 by InterMat ... Finished his first Big Ten Championships appearance in seventh place, the highest Spartan finish of the tournament ... Made the finals in his first collegiate open tournament, the MSU Open, going 4-1 to earn second place in the freshman and sophomore division ... Won the Eastern Michigan Open title in the freshman and sophomore division, recording a 4-0 record and a major decision in the final bout ... Posted a victory in his first collegiate dual, winning 9-6 against Drew Hildebrandt of No. 17 Central Michigan to give the Spartans a 3-0 lead ... Went 4-2 at the Cliff Keen Invitational ... Went on a five-match dual win streak, picking up a major decision and technical fall through non-conference duals ... Earned first Big Ten dual win against Devin Schnupp of No. 1 Penn State, 6-2 ... Collected the first win over a ranked opponent of his career with a 7-1 decision over No. 13 Luke Welch of Purdue ... Defeated his second ranked opponent of the season with a 10-3 decision over No. 9 Drew Mattin of Michigan ... Went 3-2 at Big Ten Championships ... Narrowly fell to No. 1-seed Darian Cruz of Lehigh at NCAA Championships, finishing the tournament 0-2.
PREP: Four-time varsity letter winner ... Compiled a 53-3 record his senior year ... 2017 State Champion, becoming the first champion from Pioneer High School since 1989 ... Named Ann Arbor News Wrestler of the Year two years in row (2016, 2017) ... Elected captain of the squad ... 2017 Junior Greco-Roman Nationals champion at 120 pounds.
PERSONAL: Son of Tracy and Erika … Political science major.