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Brian Courtney

Graduate Student
Athens, Pa.
Athens Area
High School
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• 2x NCAA Qualifier (2021, 2022)
• 2x ACC Wrestling All-Academic Team (2021, 2022)
• 2022 NWCA Scholar All-America

• NCAA qualifier at 133 pounds
• Advanced to NCAA quarterfinals and went 2-2 at the event
• Defeated No. 8 seed Rayvon Foley (Michigan State) and No. 9 seed Michael Colaiocco (Penn) in opening rounds
• Posted a 15-8 record on the year with a 6-3 mark in dual action
• Went 2-2 in ACC duals
• Named ACC Wrestler of the Week (1/31)
• Defeated No. 10 Jaime Hernandez and Joe Heilmann of UNC to earn the ACC weekly honor
• Named an NWCA Scholar All-America
• Named to the ACC Wrestling All-Academic Team

• NCAA qualifier at 141 pounds as an at-large selection
• Posted a 10-6 record on the season with a 4-2 record in duals
• Went 3-2 in ACC dual matches
• Went 3-0 to start the season at the Appalachian State Individual Quad (1/2)
• Defeated No. 14 Cole Matthews in 3-1 decision in dual against No. 12 Pitt (1/29)
• Went 6-1 in matches decided by bonus points with three pins, two tech falls and a major decision
• Went 1-2 at the NCAA Championships, opening with a win over No. 13 seed DJ Lloren (Fresno State)
• Named to the ACC Wrestling All-Academic Team

• Posted a 22-15 mark on the season, including an 8-6 mark in dual action
• Tallied nine bonus-point victories, including a 6-0 record in matches decided by fall
• Also posted a pair of major decisions and a technical fall
• Took a sixth-place finish at the Keystone Classic (11/24)
• Finished second at the Franklin & Marshall Open (1/4) with a 4-1 record
• Posted a third-place finish at the Mat Town Open II (2/23) with a 5-1 record
• Advanced to the third-place match at the ACC Championships
• Eight of his matches dropped were by three points or less on the season

• Posted an 8-3 record wrestling at 133 pounds before injury ended his season
• Went 6-1 in dual matches with a win by fall and a win by major decision
• His only dual loss was a 7-5 decision to No. 8 Montorie Bridges Wyoming at the Journeymen Duals (11/10)
• Won by pinfall of Jake Adkins of Princeton (12/8) in :55 seconds in his final match of the season
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Posted a 21-9 record in his redshirt season wrestling at 141 pounds
• Tallied 13 bonus-point wins, including nine pins, two tech falls and two major decisions
• Went 13-2 in matches decided by bonus points – including 9-0 in wins decided by fall
• Turned in a third-place finish at the Mat Town Open (11/17) with a 4-1 record
• Posted a first-place finish at the Appalachian Open (1/27)
• Took first at the National Collegiate Open (2/25) with three pins and a decision
• Went 3-2 at the Southern Scuffle with two pins and a major decision

• Four-year letterwinner at Athens Area High School under head coach Dale Jarvis
• Ranked the No. 8 wrestler at 132 pounds by InterMat
• Ranked the No. 40 overall wrestler by FloWrestling
• Two-time Pennsylvania state champion (2016, 2017)
• Also turned in third-place finish (2014) and second-place finish (2015) at PA state championships
• 2016 FloNationals Champion
• 2015 NHSCA Champion in the sophomore division

• Son of Brian and Kelly Courtney
• Has three brothers, Matt, Jake and Josh, and a sister, Michaela
• Major: Kinesiology