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Evan Buchanan

Mechanicsville, Va.
High School
Evan Buchanan - Wrestling - Virginia Cavaliers

• Posted an 8-5 record on the season
• Posted four bonus-point victories – two pins, a tech fall and a major decision
• Wrestled in three open tournaments
• Sixth-place finish at Southeast Open (11/5) with a 3-1 record
• Went 2-2 at the Mat Town Open (11/27)
• Picked up two pins at the App State Open (1/28) with first-period pins of Alan Diaz and Mitchell Johnson

• Posted a 10-6 record and saw action in one dual for the Cavaliers
• Competed at the Southeast Open (11/7), Mat Town Open (11/28) and Appalachian Open (1/29)
• Posted a fourth-place finish at the Mat Town Open with a 5-2 record
• Saw dual action against No. 18 Pittsburgh, facing No. 20 Cole Matthews
• Posted a third-place finish at the Appalachian Open with a 4-1 mark

• Posted a 4-3 record on the year
• Did not see action in any dual matches
• Went 2-2 at the Appalachian State Individual Quad (1/2) to start the year

• Ranked No. 17 at 132 pounds by TrackWrestling in final rankings of 2020
• Ranked No. 23 at 132 pounds by WINS-USA Wrestler Magazine in the final rankings of 2020
• Ranked No. 183 of the top 200 wrestlers in the class of 2020 by The Open Mat
• 2020 Wrestling USA All-American
• 2020 Virginia Wrestling Hall of Fame 5A/6A Wrestler of the Year
• Place winner at Ironman, Beast of the East and Escape the Rock as a senior
• 2019 FloNationals All-American
• Three-time Virginia class 5A state champion and four-time state finalist
• Four-time All-Metro selection by the Richmond Times Dispatch
• Posted a 47-0 record as a sophomore
• NHSCA Freshman All-American
• Two-time Virginia Freestyle state champion
• Three-time team captain at Atlee High School
• Three-time team MVP
• Set the school record for wins with 179 and pins with 113

• Son of Robert and Julie Buchanan
• Has one sister, Olivia
• Major: History