MSU downs Wildcats, 19-15, Sunday afternoon at Jenison Field House.
The finals take place on Saturday, Oct. 27 and are open to the public.
2014-15 (Sophomore) 6-6 Overall, 0-0 Duals, 6-6 Open Tournaments: Went 6-6 as a heavyweight . . . Defeated Matthew Moore of Lock Haven at the EMU Open in his first action of the season . . . Won two matches including one by fall against Thomas Tourdot (4:16) of Luther to take fifth place at the Northern Iowa Open . . . Defeated Adontis Wason of Cleveland State by fall in 2:12 en route to a fourth-place finish at the Purple Raider Open.
2013-14 (Freshman) 11-9 Overall, 0-0 Duals, 11-9 Open Tournaments: Earned his first letter . . . Placed first in the Mott Open, starting competition with a 1:27 fall by Jacob Kelly of Henry Ford . . . Placed third in the Wisconsin Open by pinning two consecutive opponents and three total in competition . . . Pinned three opponents in the Greyhound Open to go 3-2 in competition.
2012-13 (Redshirt): Finished 0-2 at the EMU Open ... Finished 1-2 at the MSU Open ... Finished the CSU Open with a 0-2 record ... Took sixth place at the Purple Raider Open with a 3-0 record including pinning Jamestown's Bryan McCoy in 3:00 ... Also placed sixth at the Greyhound Open with three wins with one being a 7-0 beating of Big Ten rival, Evan Ellsworth of Illinois.
PREP: Four-year letterman in wrestling and graduated with honors at Wayne Memorial High ... All-State qualifier his junior year ... Finished 54-3 his senior year and was state runner-up ... First team All-Area and two-time Observer Land Champion ... Observer Land MVP his junior year... Garden City Christmas MVP his junior year... Placed sixth at states his junior year after going 52-11 ... Compiled a 158-48 wrestling for Steve Vasioff at Wayne Memorial.
PERSONAL: Son of John Smith and Kimani Wesley ... Born Feb. 23, 1994 ... Majoring in criminal justice.