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Patrick McCormick

Poquoson, Va.
High School
Patrick McCormick - Wrestling - Virginia Cavaliers

• 2x NCAA Qualifier (2021, 2022)
• 2021, 2022 ACC Third Place Finish
• 2x NWCA Scholar All-American (2021, 2022)
• 2x ACC Wrestling All-Academic Team (2021, 2022)

• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

• NCAA qualifier at 125 pounds for his second straight NCAA berth
• Third-place finish at the ACC Championships to earn his NCAA bid
• Posted a 14-13 record on the season with a 5-5 mark in dual action
• Went 2-3 in ACC duals
• Posted a third-place finish at the Lehman Open (1/7) going 4-1 at the event
• Defeated No. 23 Joey Prata (Oklahoma) at the Virginia Duals (1/15)
• Posted five bonus-point victories with a tech fall and four major decisions
• Named an NWCA Scholar All-America for the second straight year
• Named to the ACC Wrestling All-Academic Team

• NCAA qualifier at 125 pounds
• Third-place ACC finish at 125 pounds
• Posted a 9-7 record on the season with a 2-2 mark in dual competitions
• Went 1-2 in ACC duals
• Went 2-2 at the Appalachian State Individual Quad (1/2) to open the season
• Went 3-1 at the ACC Championships to take his third place finish and earn an NCAA berth
• Defeated Will Guida of UNC twice and Colton Camacho of Pitt at the ACC Championships
• Went 1-2 at the NCAA Championships, opening with a win over No. 33 seed Kysen Terukina (Iowa State)
• Faced two-time NCAA Champion and top seed Spencer Lee (Iowa) in his second match at NCAA Championships
• Named to the ACC Wrestling All-Academic Team
• Named an NWCA Scholar All-America selection

• Posted a 12-5 record on the season, including a 5-2 mark in dual matches and 1-0 mark in ACC duals
• Turned in a runner-up finish at the Keystone Classic (11/9)
• Defeated No. 17 Jonathan Tropea of Rider in the semifinals at the Keystone Classic
• Was beaten in the Keystone Classic final by No. 11 Michael Colaiocco of Penn
• Turned in a first-place finish at the National Collegiate Open (3/1) with a 4-0 record
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Redshirt season
• Wrestled at 133 pounds, turning in a 15-12 record
• Competed in six open tournaments, placing in two of them
• Sixth-place finish at the Hokie Open (11/4) to begin the season with a 4-2 record
• Eighth-place finish at the Patriots Open (12/9)
• Also competed at the Wolfpack Open (11/18), Franklin & Marshall Open (1/5), Appalachian State Open (1/26) and at the National Collegiate Open (2/23)
• Went 4-2 at both the Wolfpack Open and the National Collegiate Open
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Four-time Virginia State Champion
• Posted a 173-9 record for his career and 84 pins
• 2016 and 2018 Daily PressWrestler of the Year
• Helped lead Poquoson to the 2018 state championship
• Team captain for three years (2016, 2017, 2018)
• Virginia recipient of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award
• Virginia 1A/2A Wrestler of the Year by the Virginia Chapter of National Wrestling Hall of Fame

• Son of Mike and Carrie McCormick
• Has two younger brothers, Cole and Ryan
• Father, Mike, wrestled for UVA (1985-90)
• Mother, Carrie, was a cheerleader at Maryland
• Major: Kinesiology
• Recipient of the 2022-2023 Robert J. Kane, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund