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Alex Cruz

149
Position
Redshirt Sophomore
Class
Orting, Wash.
Hometown
Orting
High School

2019-20
• Injured in the opening weekend and missed the remainder of the season
• Went 2-2 at the Southeast Open (11/3) with an injury default against Seth Hogue of West Virginia
• Posted a tech fall of Diavante Reddick of Campbell and decision over George Mason’s Justin Yorkdale

2018-19
• Redshirt season
• Wrestled at 149 pounds, missing part of the season with injury
• Competed at the Hokie Open (11/4) to being the season, going 2-0 with a pinfall and major decision
• Did not compete again until the final open tournament at the National Collegiate Open (2/23)
• Went 2-2 at the National Collegiate Open
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-time Washington State Champion
• Two-time All-State selection (2017, 2018)
• Fargo Nationals Runner-up
• Six-time Fargo All-American
• Ranked No. 8 at 132 pounds by FloWrestling
• Team captain as a senior in 2018
• Two-time Academic State Champion
• Four-time letterwinner at Orting under head coach Jody Coleman

PERSONAL
• Son of Brandon and Falicia Cruz
• Has two younger brothers, Apollo and Arcadius
• Has been active as a Junior League Wrestling Program Coach

Weight Class Overall Record Dual Record ACC Dual Record Dual Points
Scored
ACC Championship Record NCAA Championship Record Major Decisions Tech Falls Pins Fastest Pin
2018-19* 149 4-2 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 5:19
Career 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0:00

*Denotes redshirt season which does not count in career records