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Tyler Love

184
Position
Redshirt Senior
Class
Clifton, Va.
Hometown
Centreville High School
High School

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2018 NCAA Qualifier – Heavyweight

2019-20
• Went 1-2 in dual matches before injury ended his season
• Final match came against No. 1 Zahid Valencia of Arizona State at the Journeymen Duals
• Defeated Dan McClure of LIU in the opening match of the day at the Journeymen Duals

2018-19
• Posted a 13-10 record, including a 7-6 mark in duals and 2-3 mark in ACC duals
• Started the season at 197 pounds, going 8-2 in those matches
• Moved up to heavyweight prior to the South Beach Duals
• Placed fifth at the Hokie Open (11/4) to open the season with a 4-1 mark
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2017-18
• NCAA qualifier at heavyweight after a fifth-place finish at the ACC Championships
• Posted a 9-19 record on the season with a 4-10 mark in dual matches
• Dual wins came against Gardner-Webb, Bloomsburg, Arizona State and Old Dominion
• Tallied 12 dual points for the Cavaliers on the season
• Went 2-2 at the Southern Scuffle (1/1-2) with wins over Matt Wagner (Air Force) an
Andrew Piehl (Navy)

2016-17
• Posted a 15-22 record, moving up to heavyweight mid-season
• Finished third at the Clarion Open (11/6) to open the season at 197 pounds
• Moved to heavyweight prior to the Cavalier Duals (11/20)
• Finished third at the Wilkes Open (12/22) with a 4-1 mark

2015-16
• Redshirt season
• Wrestled unattached at 184 and 197 pounds at five open tournaments
• Posted a 15-14 record
• Competed at the Clarion Open (11/1), Hokie Open (11/8), Mat Town Open (11/22), Nittany
Lion Open (12/7), Wilkes Open (12/28), F&M Open (12/30) and Shorty Hitchcock
Memorial (1/16)
• Finished seventh at the Nittany Lion Open, posting a 4-2 record

CENTREVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
• Two-time Virginia 6A state champion at 195 pounds, three-time state placer
• 2014 Runner-up Beast of the East (195 pounds)
• 2015 Runner-up NHSCA Senior Nationals (195 pounds ) and four-time NHSCA All-
American
• Two-time Flo Nationals All-American (195 pounds)
• Two-time Virginia 6A Northern Region Outstanding Wrestler
• Two-time 1st team All-Met at 195 pounds (Washington Metropolitan area)
• Holds Centreville High School most career wins record at 169
• Coached by John Belyea
• In football, was a three-year varsity starting middle linebacker and won Virginia 6A state
football title in 2014 and was state runner-up in 2015
• Two-time first-team Virginia 6A All-State Linebacker, and three-time 1st team Virginia 6A
All-Conference Linebacker

PERSONAL
• Parents are Billy and Alana Love
• Has two sisters, Savanna and Kara

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* 184/197 15-14 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 5-2 5-0 2-2 0:31
2016-17 197/HWT 15-22 1-7 0-4 3 0-0 0-0 3-6 2-2 1-1 3:38
2017-18 HWT 9-19 4-10 0-5 12 1-2/5th 0-2 1-4 0-2 0-1
2018-19 197/HWT 13-10 7-6 2-3 25 0-2 0-0 2-3 3-0 0-0
Career 37-51 12-23 2-12 40 1-4 0-2 6-13 5-4 1-2 3:38

*Denotes redshirt season which does not count in career records