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2009-10 Bucknell Wrestling Freshman Wrestler Profiles

141 - Zac Hancock

197 - Joe McMullan

Freshman Laura, Ohio Troy Christian

Before Bucknell: Spent two years in a post-secondary education program at Edison Community College … earned four letters in wrestling and baseball at Troy Christian High School … two-time wrestling state champion … three-time state finalist … fourtime state placewinner … named all-area … baseball all-league selection … led league in hits … two-year member of National Honor Society. Personal: Zachary Scott Hancock … born Nov. 29, 1990 in Bradenton, Fla. … son of Scott and Annette Hancock … has two brothers, Jordan and Garrett ... first person in family to attend college ... major is undeclared.

Freshman Easton, Pa. Wyoming Seminary

Before Bucknell: Two-time national prep champion, runner-up as a sophomore, third as a freshman … four-time state champion … 2008 Ironman champion … placed third at 2008 Beast of the East and sixth in 2007 … ranked fifth nationally by Amateur Wrestling News … three-time Mount Mat Madness champion … 200-17 career high school record … also a member of football team at Wyoming Seminary. Personal: Joseph John McMullan … born Jan. 24, 1990 in Seacacus, N.J. … son of John and Suzy McMullan ... major is undeclared.

125 - Derrik Russell

133 - Jack Ingram

Before Bucknell: Three-time national prep qualifier … earned Tabor Academy’s Bidstrup Wrestling Award twice … All-New England wrestler … wrestling team captain … also competed on cross country and track & field teams. Personal: Jack Cody Ingram … born Aug. 17, 1991 in Hyannis, Mass. … son of James and Barbara Ingram ... father ran track at Penn State … has one sister, Sage ... major is undeclared.

Before Bucknell: Four-sport athlete at Jackson Memorial High School … participated in wrestling, cross country, track and soccer … wrestling team captain and MVP … placed fifth, sixth and seventh in NJIAA state tournament … three-time district champion … 114 career wins … helped team to No. 1 state ranking twice … team was a twotime group 4 state champion. Personal: Derrik Michael Russell … born April 2, 1991 in Toms River, N.J. … son of Susin Russell ... has two siblings, Raymond and Cassie ... majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

157/165 - Corey Lear

Hwt. - Conor Sweeney

Freshman Orangeville, Pa. Benton Area

Before Bucknell: Member of wrestling team for four years and football team for three at Benton Area High School … PIAA individual state champion … named to Pennsylvania All-Academic Wrestling First Team … high school’s all-time winningest wrestler … NHSCA Senior National All-American … Junior Freestyle National All-American … 154-17 career high school record … 69 pins over final three seasons … participated in Dapper Dan Classic. Personal: Corey William Lear … born April 2, 1990 in Bloomsburg, Pa. … son of Chuck and Stacey Lear ... has two siblings, Nolan and Makayla ... major is undeclared.

Freshman Gladstone, N.J. Seton Hall Prep

Before Bucknell: Region 3 New Jersey state champion in 2009 … Essex County champion, District X champion and NJSIAA State Quarterfinalist as a senior … Second Team All-Iron Hills Conference as a senior … led team to county championship in 2009 … team set school wins record (20) in 2009 … two-time team captain … fourth-most single-season wins in school history (34) … third-place finish in District X in 2007 and 2008 … finished fifth at 2008 NHSCA National Open … also a member of Seton Hall Prep football team. Personal: Conor John Sweeney … born Oct. 29, 1990 in West Orange, N.J. … son of John and Karen Sweeney ... has three siblings … father played football at Yale (198084) ... major is undeclared.

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Freshman Jackson, N.J. Jackson

Freshman Cotuit, Mass. Tabor Academy

Bucknell hosted No. 5 Missouri in front of a near-sellout crowd inside Davis Gym in 2008-09.

Third-Place Team Finish at EIWA Championships

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2009-10 Bucknell Wrestling Media Guide  

2009-10 Bucknell Wrestling Media Guide

2009-10 Bucknell Wrestling Media Guide  

2009-10 Bucknell Wrestling Media Guide

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