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Sam Krivus

141/149
Position
Freshman
Class
Greensburg, Pa.
Hometown
Hempfield Area High School
High School

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2019 NCAA Qualifier – 141 pounds
2017, 2018 NCAA Qualifier – 149 pounds
2017, 2018 ACC Third-Place Finish – 149 pounds

2019-20
• Graduated in December of 2019 and did not see action for the Cavaliers

2018-19
• NCAA qualifier at 141 pounds
• Posted a 16-12 record with a 10-6 mark in dual play and an 0-2 in ACC duals
• Placed seventh at the Cliff Keen Invitational
• Defeated No. 9 Nic Gil of Navy at the Cliff Keen Invitational (12/1)
• Posted a win over No. 6 C.J. Red of Nebraska at the Journeymen Duals (11/10)
• Went 0-2 at the NCAA Championships with a pair of matches against top-10 seeds
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2017-18
• NCAA qualifier at 149 pounds after posting a 20-15 record on the season
• Finished third at the ACC Championships to lock up his automatic bid to the NCAA
   Championships
• Defeated No. 2 seed Beau Donahue (NC State) to take the third-place finish at the ACC
   Championships
• Went 2-2 at the NCAA Championships with wins over Taylor Ortz (Clarion) and Ryan Blees
   (Va. Tech)
• Turned in a third-place finish at the Clarion Open (11/5) to start the season with a 4-1
   record
• Went 3-2 at the Cliff Keen Invitational (12/1-2) with his two losses coming to nationally-
   ranked wrestlers
• Losses came to No. 6 Justin Oliver (C. Michigan) and No. 18 Zander Wick (Wisconsin)
• Posted a fourth-place finish at the Southern Scuffle (1/1-2) with a 4-2 record

2016-17
• NCAA qualifier at 149 pounds
• Third-place finish at the ACC Championships (3/4) with a 3-1 record
• Defeated No. 8 ranked Sam Speno of NCSU to lock up NCAA bid with third-place finish
• Posted a 23-14 record on the season
• 149-pound champion at the Clarion Open (11/6) to start the year
• Third-place finish at the Cleveland State Open (12/17)
• Champion at 149 pounds at the U.S. Collegiate Championships (2/19)

2015-16
• Redshirt season
• Posted a 17-10 record while competing unattached at four tournaments at 141 pounds
• Competed at the Clarion Open (11/1), Hokie Open (11/8) ,Mat Town Open (11/22), Nittany
   Lion Open (12/7), Southern Scuffle (1/1) and Shorty Hitchcock Memorial (1/16)
• Finished second at the Clarion Open, going 5-1
• Finished in third place at the Mat Town Open, going 4-1
• Finished in sevent place at the Nittany Lion Open, going 5-2

HEMPFIELD AREA HIGH SCHOOL
• Ranked No. 2 nationally at 138 pounds by InterMat and No. 6 by Flowrestling
• 2013 Pennsylvania Class AAA state champion at 120
• Two-time state champion and four-time state placewinner
• Three-time Super 32 Challenge Champion (sixth wrestler to win 3+ titles in tournament
   history)
• Three-time FloNationals Champion
 

Weight Class  Overall Record Dual Record ACC Dual Record Dual Points
Scored
ACC Championship Record NCAA Championship Record Major Decisions Tech Falls Pins Fastest Pin
2015-16* 141 17-10 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 4-0 1-1 0-1
2016-17 149 23-14 7-8 2-3 23 3-1/3rd 0-2 6-0 4-0 0-0
2017-18 149 20-15 4-7 1-3 16 3-1/3rd 2-2 10-1 1-1 0-1
2018-19 141 16-12 10-6 0-2 36 0-2 0-2 3-0 1-1 3-2 3:10
Career 59-41 21-21 3-8 75 6-4 2-6 16-1 5-1 0-1

*Denotes redshirt season which does not count in career records