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Patrick McCormick

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Position
Redshirt Freshman
Class
Poquoson, Va.
Hometown
Poquoson
High School
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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
• 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)

2021-22
• 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

2020-21
• 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

2019-20
• 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

2018-19
• 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

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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

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
2018-19* 133 15-12 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 3-1 1-1 2-3 2:01
Career 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0:00

*Denotes redshirt season which does not count in career records