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Denton Spencer

149
Position
Sophomore
Class
Waverly, Ga.
Hometown
Camden County HS
High School
Gardner-Webb
Previous School

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2020 ACC Third Place – 149 pounds

2019-20
• Finished third at the ACC Championships, going 3-1 in the event
• Posted a 24-10 mark on the season
• Led the team with 13 pins on the season
• Finished eighth in the NCAA Division I rankings with 10 pins vs. Division I competition in 16:06
• Pinned No. 17 Josh Maruca of Arizona State at the Journeymen Duals (11/9)
• First-place finish at the Keystone Classic with a 5-0 record and three wins by fall
• Also finished first at the Mat Town Open II (2/23) with a 4-0 record

2018-19
• Redshirt season
• Transferred into the program for the spring semester
• Competed in two open tournaments at 149 pounds
• Wrestled at the Appalachian State Open (1/26) and the National Collegiate Open (2/23)
• Fifth-place finish at the Appalachian State Open after going 4-1 on the day
• Third-place finish at the National Collegiate Open with a 4-1 record

AT GARDNER WEBB
• Posted a 16-13 record while wrestling at 141 pounds
• SoCon All-Freshman selection
• Won six matches by fall, one tech fall and three major decisions
• First-place finish at the Cleveland State Open
• Second-place finish at the Hokie Open
• Named SoCon Wrestler of the Week after the Cleveland State Open

HIGH SCHOOL
• Wrestled at Camden County HS under head coach Jess Wilder
• 2017 Georgia State Champion
• Three-time GHSA state finalist
• Four-time NHSCA place winner
• NHSCA Junior Champion
• NHSCA Champion Senior Runner-up
• FloNationals third-place finish
• Super 32 eighth-place finish
• Ranked as high as No. 9 nationally by FloWrestling as a senior
• Helped lead Camden County HS to three Georgia state championships

PERSONAL
• Son of Michael Spencer and Adelaida Miller
• Has two younger siblings, Addison and Delaney