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Jon Fausey

Redshirt Senior
Dalmatia, Pa.
Line Mountain
High School
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2011, 2012, 2014 NCAA Qualifier – 184 pounds
2013 NCAA Qualifier – 174 pounds
2012 ACC Champion – 184 pounds

AT VIRGINIA: 2013-14
Qualified for fourth NCAA Championships despite battling multitude of injuries (sixth UVa wrestler all-time to qualify for four NCAA Championships)
Finished career ranked 10th in all-time wins at UVa with 98
Received ACC Postgraduate Scholarship (one of 50 student-athletes in ACC to earn the honor)
Became first Virginia wrestler to be named to NWCA All-Academic Team four times
Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll (fifth such honor)
ACC runner-up at 184 pounds
Placed eighth at Southern Scuffle at 184 pounds
Qualified for NCAA Championships for third straight year
Posted 30-10 record, setting a career high in wins
ACC runner-up at 174 pounds, falling narrowly to fifth-ranked Josh Asper in the championship bout
Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for third straight year
Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for third straight year
Placed fourth at Southern Scuffle (1/2)
Won 174-pound championship at Cleveland State Open (12/15)
Was 8-9 against 2013 NCAA qualifiers
Went 2-2 in ACC duals, with wins over Austin Gabel (Virginia Tech) and Trey Adamson (Duke) and losses to Tanner Eitel (UNC) and No. 5 Josh Asper (Maryland)
Eight of his 10 losses came to wrestlers ranked No. 16 or better in final polls, including six to national seeds
Pinned then-No. 8 Grant Gambrell of Iowa on Nov. 16
Defeated No. 18 Cody Walters and No. 16 Blake Stauffer (medical forfeit) at Southern Scuffle
Won the 174-pound championship at the Cleveland State Open (12/15)
Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for fourth straight year

Went 24-5 during his sophomore season, including a 10-0 mark in duals
No. 12 seed NCAA Championships at 184 pounds; went 3-2 at NCAAs and reached the round of 12 (one win shy of All-America honors)
Both of his NCAA losses came to seeded wrestlers and soon-to-be All-Americans (7-6 to No. 5 Kevin Steinhaus of Minnesota, 2-0 to No. 3 Ben Bennett of Central Michigan)
Went 6-5 against 2012 NCAA qualifiers (representing all of his 2011-12 losses)
Captured the ACC Championship at 184 with relative ease, winning by tech fall over NC State[apos]s Robert O[apos]Neill before riding North Carolina[apos]s Thomas Ferguson for much of the match in 4-1 decision
Ranked No. 10 in final WIN rankings, 15th in InterMat poll and 19th in Amateur Wrestling News rankings
Was No. 13 in final NCAA RPI and No. 14 in NCAA Coaches rankings
Was 5-0 in ACC duals, with four of the wins resulting in bonus points
Won the NC State Open at 184 pounds (11/13)
Placed second at Body Bar Invitational, losing 2-0 in final to then-No. 4 Steve Bosak of Cornell (11/19)
Over half of his wins resulted in bonus points (two falls, four technical falls, seven major decisions)
All of his losses came by four points or fewer

Finished season with 29-10 record
Went 19-5 in duals, including 3-1 in ACC action
Earned automatic bid to NCAA Championships, where he went 2-2
Defeated Chattanooga[apos]s Jason McCroskey (8-2) and Arizona State[apos]s Jake Meredith (8-0 MD) at NCAAs
Both of his losses at NCAAs came to seeded foes (No. 9 Quentin Wright of PSU, No. 6 Ryan Loder of Northern Iowa)
Eight of 10 losses came to ranked wrestlers, including six who were ranked in top 10
Named to Amateur Wrestling News[apos] All-Rookie Fourth Team
Named to Academic All-ACC Wrestling Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll
Top seed at ACC Championship; was upset in semifinals of but battled back to take third and earn automatic berth to NCAAs
Notched seven wins over 2011 NCAA qualifiers
All of his losses were by decision
Picked up ACC wins over UNC[apos]s Antonio Giorgio, Virginia Tech[apos]s John Dickson and Maryland[apos]s Corey Peltier
Took sixth place at Southern Scuffle (12/29-30)
Earned team[apos]s Freshman of the Year Award

Redshirt season
Went 15-7 in open tournaments
Placed third at Shorty Hitchcock Classic, sixth at Bearcat Open and eighth at Southern Scuffle
Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

2009 Pennsylvania state champion
Three-time state placewinner
Posted 148-15 career record
2009 Winner of Dapper Dan (defeated No. 1 Chris Perry of Oklahoma)
2008 National Double All-American
2008 NHSCA Junior National Placewinner (third place)
2008 Junior National sixth-place finish – Freestyle
2008 Junior National third-place finish – Greco
Ranked No. 3 nationally at 189 pounds his senior year
Two-time team captain
Coached by Michael Martz
Also an accomplished football player – a two-time All-State honoree at linebacker
Was two-time team captain for football team
Member of National Honor Society; Student Council Vice President his junior year

Son of Raymond Fausey and Shelley Herb-Fausey and Denise and George Roberts
Has one brother, Shawn, who wrestled at Drexel
Earned bachelor[apos]s degree in exercise physiology and master[apos]s in kinesiology

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L Pin
2009-10* 184 15-7 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 3-0 0-0 3-0 0:47
2010-11 184 29-10 19-5 3-1 68 3-1/3rd 2-2 8-0 2-0 4-0 0:49
2011-12 184 24-5 10-0 5-0 45 2-0/1st 3-2 7-0 4-0 2-0 0:36
2012-13 174 30-10 14-3 2-2 58 1-1/2nd 1-2 7-0 4-0 4-0 0:19
2013-14 174 15-11 9-5 1-3 30 2-1/4th 0-2 4-0 1-0 0-0
Career 98-36 52-13 11-6 201 8-3 6-6 26-0 11-0 10-0 0:19

*denotes redshirt season