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Channing Connors

174
Position
Redshirt Freshman
Class
Virginia Beach, Va.
Hometown
Kellam
High School

2019-20
• Posted a 5-8 record in his redshirt season at 174 pounds
• Competed in four open tournaments throughout the year
• Wrestled at the Southeast Open (11/3), Wolfpack Open (11/17), Franklin & Marshall Open (1/4) and at the Appalachian State Open (1/25)
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-time All-State selection (2017, 2018, 2019)
• Class 6A Regional Champion
• Class 6A State Runner-Up
• Four-time Class 6A Coastal Conference Champion
• Four-year varsity letterwinner for Mike Benzel at Kellam High School
• Four-time Team Captain
• Team MVP and Scholar Athlete as a senior
• Also lettered in football and lacrosse
• Member of multiple honor societies, including the National Honor Society

PERSONAL
• Son of Mike and Heather Connors
• Has an older brother, Caelan
• Active in multiple community service activities, including: Special Olympics, Equi Kids, CHKD Run Walk, Trick or Treat So Kids Can Eat and Memorial BBQ for Fallen Soldiers