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Alex Cruz

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Position
Redshirt Sophomore
Class
Orting, Wash.
Hometown
Orting
High School
Alex Cruz - Wrestling - Virginia Cavaliers

2020-21
• Did not see action

2019-20
• Injured in the opening weekend and missed the remainder of the season
• Went 2-2 at the Southeast Open (11/3) with an injury default against Seth Hogue of West Virginia
• Posted a tech fall of Diavante Reddick of Campbell and decision over George Mason’s Justin Yorkdale

2018-19
• Redshirt season
• Wrestled at 149 pounds, missing part of the season with injury
• Competed at the Hokie Open (11/4) to being the season, going 2-0 with a pinfall and major decision
• Did not compete again until the final open tournament at the National Collegiate Open (2/23)
• Went 2-2 at the National Collegiate Open

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-time Washington State Champion
• Two-time All-State selection (2017, 2018)
• Fargo Nationals Runner-up
• Six-time Fargo All-American
• Ranked No. 8 at 132 pounds by FloWrestling
• Team captain as a senior in 2018
• Two-time Academic State Champion
• Four-time letterwinner at Orting under head coach Jody Coleman

PERSONAL
• Son of Brandon and Falicia Cruz
• Has two younger brothers, Apollo and Arcadius
• Has been active as a Junior League Wrestling Program Coach
• Major: American Studies

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* 149 4-2 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 5:19
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