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2011-12 MEDIA GUIDE


Broncho Wrestling Dominance on the mat 15 national team titles

• Eight-timE NAiA ChAmpioNs • • sEvEN-timE NCAA DivisioN ii ChAmpioNs • 36 iNDiviDuAl ChAmpioNs, 131 All-AmEriCANs iN NCAA DivisioN ii 41990 - Three Champions (Howard Moore, Johnny Nimmo and Greg Oplotnik), Seven All-Americans. 41991 - Six All-Americans. 41992 - Three Champions (Keith Cunningham, Howard Moore and Randy Zellner), Six All-Americans. 41993 - Three Champions (Keith Cunningham, Todd Drake and Wes White), Seven All-Americans. 41994 - Four Champions (Jerry Best, Ryan Martin, Brian Melchiori and Wes White), Eight All-Americans. 41995 - Three Champions (Jerry Best, Mike Keim and Brian Melchiori), Eight All-Americans. 41996 - Three Champions (Shawn Bateman, Jerry Best, Mark Cunningham), Six All-Americans. 41997 - Six All-Americans. 41998 - One Champion (Matt Goodson), Five All-Americans. 41999 - Two Champions (Jeremiah Constant, Edwin Lorne), Four All-Americans. 42000 - One Champion (Mark Dodgen), Six All-Americans. 42001 - One Champion (Cole Province), Four All-Americans. 42002 - Four Champions (Cole Province, Matt Dodgen, Shawn Silvis, Muhammed Lawal), Seven AllAmericans. 42003 - Three Champions (Mark Dodgen, Cole Province, Shawn Silvis), Five All-Americans. 42004 - Two Champions (Cole Province, Jason Tapia), Six All-Americans. 42005 - Five All-Americans. 42006 - Six All-Americans. 42007 - One Champion (Kyle Evans), Eight All-Americans. 42008 - One Champion (Kyle Evans), Five All-Americans. 42009 - Five All-Americans. 42010 - Three All-Americans. 42011 - Three All-Americans.


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Schedule Date (Day) Nov. 2 (Wednesday) Nov. 6 (Sunday) Nov. 19 (Saturday) Dec. 1 (Thursday) Dec. 3 (Saturday) Dec. 9 (Friday) Dec. 11 (Sunday) Jan. 7-8 (Saturday-Sunday) Jan. 12 (Thursday) Jan. 14 (Saturday) Jan. 19 (Thursday) Jan. 20 (Friday) Jan. 25 (Wednesday) Feb. 2 (Thursday) Feb. 5 (Sunday) Feb. 8 (Wednesday) Feb. 11 (Saturday) Feb. 25-26 (Saturday-Sunday) March 9-10 (Friday-Saturday)

Opponent Bronze-Blue Intrasquad Oklahoma City Open Loper Open Fort Hays State Fort Hays State Open Wayland Baptist Newman Invitational NWCA Division II National Duals Nebraska-Kearney Ouachita Baptist Colorado State-Pueblo Adams State Oklahoma City Central Missouri Missouri Valley Open Newman Ouachita Baptist NCAA Division II Regional NCAA Division II Championships

Place Edmond Oklahoma City Kearney, Neb. Hays, Kan. Hays, Kan. Edmond Wichita, Kan. Springfield, Ill. Edmond Arkadelphia, Ark. Pueblo, Colo. Alamosa, Colo. Oklahoma City Edmond Marshall, Mo. Wichita, Kan. Edmond Edmond Pueblo, Colo.

Time 7:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. All Day 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

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General Information

All-Americans by Year........................................... 24-25 Multiple All-Americans.............................................. 25 Individual Records.......................................................26 National Tournament History/Regional Champions....27 All-Time Lettermen............................................... 28-29 Season-by-Season Results..................................... 30-32 Series Records..............................................................33 Coaching Records........................................................34

2011-12 Schedule..........................................................1 UCO Quick Facts/Athletic Staff Directory...................2

The Coaches Head Coach............................................................... 4-5 Assistant Coaches........................................................ 6

Season Outlook/Wrestlers

About UCO

2011-12 Season Outlook........................................... 8-9 2011-12 Roster............................................................10 Wrestler Profiles.................................................... 11-20

The University/President.............................................36 Athletic Administration.......................................... 37-38 Hamilton Field House/Ted Anderson Room................39 Takedown Club............................................................40 Bronchos in the Coaching Ranks........................... I.B.C. Individual National Champions....................Back Cover

Season Review/History 2010-11 Season Review..............................................22 Individual Records/Dual Results................................23

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Mailing Address: University of Central Oklahoma 100 North University Edmond, OK 73034 Founded: Dec. 24, 1890 President: Dr. Don Betz Athletic Director: Joe Muller Senior Associate Athletic Director: Scott Williams Assistant AD/Business Manager: Tina Kurtenbach Director of Athletic Compliance: Darnell Smith Director of Athletic Compliance Monitoring: Collin Walker Athletic Trainer: Ed Kabrick Faculty Representative: Trey Cone National Affiliation: NCAA Division II Conference: Independent Nickname: Bronchos School Colors: Bronze and Blue Enrollment: 17,101 Fieldhouse (Capacity): Hamilton Field House (3,000)

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(405 Area Code) University of Central Oklahoma Switchboard........................974-2000 Office Athletic Department................................................................974-2500 Gena Waugh (gwaugh@uco.edu) Athletic Director.....................................................................974-2502 Joe Muller (jmuller2@uco.edu) Senior Associate Athletic Director..........................................974-2137 Scott Williams (jwilliams129@uco.edu) Head Coach.............................................................................974-2509 David James (djames@uco.edu)

Wrestling Facts

Head Coach: David James Years, Record at UCO: 29 years, 341-120-5 Years, Overall Record: 29 years, 341-120-5 Graduate Assistants: Jason Leavitt, Dustin Finn 2010-11 Dual Record: 15-4 2010-11 Regional Finish: 3rd 2010-11 National Tournament Finish: 13th Lettermen Returning/Lost: 14/7 Starters Returning/Lost: 8/2

Assistant Athletic Director/Business.......................................974-2168 Tina Kurtenbach (tkurtenbach@uco.edu) Director of Sales & Marketing ...............................................974-2164 Brandon Baker (bbaker13@uco.edu) Director of Athletic Compliance ............................................974-3959 Darnell Smith (dsmith132@uco.edu) Director of Compliance Monitoring ......................................974-2141 Collin Walker (cwalker52@uco.edu)

Wrestling History

First Year of Wrestling: 1921 All-time Dual Record: 471-214-11 Regional Championships: 18 (1990, ‘91, ‘92, ‘93, ‘94, ‘95, ‘96, ‘97, ‘98, ‘99, ‘00, ‘01, ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08). National Championships: 15 (1979, ‘81, ‘82, ‘84, ‘85, ‘86, ‘87, ‘89, ‘92, ‘93, ‘94, ‘95, ‘02, ‘03, ‘07).

School Nickname

“Bronchos” was the nickname selected for Central Oklahoma in 1922 by Mrs. C.W. Wantland, wife of long-time UCO football coach C.W. Wantland. The name was chosen from a number of suggestions for the name of UCO’s football team and became the nickname for all athletic teams at the school. Mrs. Wantland was made an honorary member of the Letterman’s Club as a result of selecting the nickname, becoming the first woman admitted to that organization.

Media Relations

Director of Athletic Media Relations: Mike Kirk Office: (405) 974-2142 Home: (405) 348-4897 Cell: (405) 615-2233 Email: mkirk@uco.edu

School Colors

Bronze and blue were chosen as Central Oklahoma’s school colors early in the fall of 1895 by school president Edmund Dandridge Murdaugh. The first public display of the bronze and blue was in Guthrie when a student represented UCO in the first oratorical contest ever held in Oklahoma.

On The Cover

Featured on the cover of the 2011-12 wrestling media guide are returning All-Americans (l to r): Trison Graham, Kelly Henderson and Cory Dauphin.

Production Credits

The 2011-12 wrestling media guide was written, edited and designed by the UCO Athletic Media Relations Office. Photographs were provided by Dan Smith, director of UCO Photographic Services. Cover design was done by UCO art director Craig Beuchaw. The media guide was printed at the UCO printCentral, NUC 146. 2


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Head Coach David James

James graduated UCO with a bachelor’s degree in physical education in 1980 and spent one year as a UCO graduate assistant. David then served as an assistant coach at Edmond Memorial High School before becoming UCO’s ninth head coach in 1982. James ranks 12th on the school’s career win list with a 116-16 record. The Del City native was UCO’s first four-time All-American, finishing third as a freshman and second as a sophomore before winning back-toback NAIA national titles. He is a member of five hall of fames -- the NAIA Hall of Fame (1988), the UCO Athletic Hall of Fame (1991), the NCAA Division II Wrestling Hall of Fame (2005), the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame (2007) and the Del City High School Hall of Fame (2008). David is married (Cherrie) and has two daughters (Hayden and Ryann).

Entering his third decade at the helm of the perennial powerhouse Central Oklahoma program is David James, one of the premier coaches at any level of collegiate athletics. He starts his 30th year as head coach with an amazing 341-120-5 dual record that ranks 40th in college wrestling history. James has directed the Bronchos to 12 national championships since taking over the reigns -- winning five titles in the 1980s, four in the 1990s and three in the 2000s -- and earned national Coach of the Year honors seven times. UCO has had 23 top-four national tournament finishes under James and the Bronchos have won 18 Division II regional titles in 22 tries. D.J., a four-time All-American and two-time national champion as a wrestler for the Bronchos, has coached 45 national champions and 169 All-Americans. James took control of the UCO program in 1982 and led the team to a fifth-place NAIA finish and 7-6 dual record that first year. The Bronchos asserted themselves the next year with a 11-5-1 dual finish and the first of four straight NAIA championships, winning by a 33-point margin. UCO romped to the national title by 53 3/4 points in 1985, and made it three straight in 1986 with a narrow 7 1/4-point victory. The Bronchos made it four in a row in 1987, taking the title by 20 3/4 points following a 12-5 dual season. The championship streak ended in 1988 with a narrow runner-up finish, but James took UCO back to the top in its final year with the NAIA in 1989 with a 13-point margin of victory. The Bronchos made the move up to NCAA Division II the next season and were runners-up in both 1990 and ‘91. The breakthrough season came in 1992 when UCO went 14-1 in duals and captured its first-ever Division II championship. The Bronchos won a second consecutive title in 1993 and made it three in a row in 1994 with an overwhelming 61 3/4-point victory. James led UCO to its fourth consecutive crown in 1995 as the Bronchos rolled up 148 points, the second-highest point total in NCAA Division II history. Central fell just short of a fifth straight title in 1996, finishing second by a narrow margin, and then was third in 1997. The Bronchos placed fourth in 1998 and then crowned two national champions in finishing third in 1999. Another runner-up finish followed in 2000 and the Bronchos tied for third in 2001 while going 13-2-1. UCO made it back on top in 2002, putting together a stellar 15-1 dual record and ending a six-year championship drought by crowning four individual champions in winning its 13th national team title. James and the Bronchos repeated as title winners in 2003, going 18-1 in duals and finishing with three individual champions. Central finished third in its bid for a third straight title in 2004. UCO had its 15-year string of Midwest Regional titles ended in 2005 en route to an 11th-place national tournament showing, but D.J.’s troops bounced back with a fourth-place national showing in 2006. The Bronchos captured their 15th title in 2007, following a 15-4 dual season with the Midwest Regional crown and a stirring national tournament performance in beating favored Nebraska-Kearney by 16 points. UCO was 14-6 in duals, won another regional title and finished sixth nationally in 2007-08 and went 11-6-1 with a regional runner-up finish and another sixth-place national showing in 2008-09. The Bronchos struggled to an 8-5 dual record and 15th-place national finish in 2009-10 and then finished 13th last year after going 15-4 in duals.

The James File Born: Nov. 18, 1957. High School Education: Del City (Okla.) High School, 1976. College Education: University of Central Oklahoma, B.S. in Health, Physical Education and Recreation, 1980. Wrestling Experience: UCO, 1976-80 (four-time All-American, two-time NAIA national champion, 116-16 career record). Coaching Experience:   1980-81: UCO, graduate assistant.   1981-82: Edmond Memorial High School, assistant coach.   1982-Present: UCO, head coach. Marital Status: Married (Cherrie). Children: Hayden and Ryann. James Highlights: 4Seven-time National Coach of the Year -- 1984, ’86, ’89 (NAIA); 1990, ’94, ’00, ‘07 (NCAA II). 4Has coached UCO to 12 national championships (five NAIA, seven NCAA II) and five runner-up finishes (one NAIA, four NCAA II). 4Has coached 45 individual national champions and 169 AllAmericans at UCO. 4Has had a winning dual record all 29 seasons at UCO. 4Ranks 40th among all coaches in college wrestling history with 341 dual wins.

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The James Era Season W-L-T 1982-83 7-6-0 1983-84 11-5-1 1984-85 11-9-0 1985-86 12-7-0 1986-87 12-5-0 1987-88 9-3-1 1988-89 12-3-0 1989-90 12-4-1 1990-91 9-4-0 1991-92 14-1-0 1992-93 7-4-0 1993-94 12-2-0 1994-95 11-2-1 1995-96 11-5-0 1996-97 9-6-0 1997-98 12-2-0 1998-99 11-4-0 1999-00 9-5-0 2000-01 13-3-0 2001-02 15-1-0 2002-03 18-1-0 2003-04 15-3-0 2004-05 12-7-0 2005-06 14-3-0 2006-07 15-4-0 2007-08 14-6-0 2008-09 11-6-1 2009-10 8-5-0 2010-11 15-4-0 Totals 341-120-5

Pct. .538 .676 .550 .631 .706 .731 .800 .735 .692 .933 .636 .857 .821 .688 .602 .857 .733 .643 .813 .930 .947 .873 .632 .824 .789 .700 .639 .615 .789 .737

James Team Adams State Air Force American Intern. Arizona State Ashland Augsburg Augustana Bacone Bloomsburg Boise State Cal Poly-SLO CS-Bakersfield Cal State-Fullerton Carson-Newman Central Baptist Central Florida Central Missouri Central Washington Chadron State Chicago State Clemson Colorado Mines Colo. State-Pueblo Cornell Eastern Illinois Embry-Riddle Findlay

W-L-T Pct. 14-3-1 .794 2-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-1-0 .000 3-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 6-1-0 .857 8-0-0 .833 0-1-0 .000 1-1-0 .500 3-3-0 .500 0-1-0 .000 2-1-0 .667 1-0-0 .500 1-0-0 1.000 4-0-0 1.000 26-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 14-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 1-0-0 1.000 12-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 3-1-0 .750 1-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000

Noteables:

National Finish 5th NAIA NAIA National Champions NAIA National Champions NAIA National Champions NAIA National Champions NAIA Runners-up NAIA National Champions NCAA II Runners-up NCAA II Runners-up NCAA II National Champions NCAA II National Champions NCAA II National Champions NCAA II National Champions NCAA II Runners-up 3rd, NCAA II 4th, NCAA II 3rd, NCAA II NCAA II Runners-up 3rd, NCAA II NCAA II National Champions NCAA II National Champions 3rd, NCAA II 11th, NCAA II 4th, NCAA II NCAA II National Champions 6th, NCAA II 6th, NCAA II 15th, NCAA II 13th, NCAA II

Team Fort Hays State Fresno State Gannon Grand Canyon Hofstra Illinois State Indiana Indianapolis Iowa Iowa State John Carroll Lehigh Limestone Lindenwood Lock Haven Louisana State Marion Military McKendree Mercyhurst Mesa State Michigan Michigan State Minnesota State Missouri Missouri Baptist Missouri Valley Moorhead State

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1st Dual Win: UCO 38, Central Missouri 11 (Dec. 17, 1982). 50th Dual Win: UCO 47, Northern Colorado 8 (Feb. 13, 1987). 100th Dual Win: UCO 26, Nebraska-Omaha 13 (Jan. 16, 1992). 150th Dual Win: UCO 23, Nebraska-Omaha 18 (Feb. 16, 1996). 200th Dual Win: UCO 48, SIU-Edwardsville 0 (Jan. 26, 2001). 250th Dual Win: UCO 22, Nebraska-Omaha 12 (Feb. 6, 2004). 300th Dual Win: UCO 30, Fort Hays State 10 (Jan. 17, 2008). Longest Winning Streak: 23, 2001-03. Longest Losing Streak: 4, 1992-93 and 1999-00. Largest Margin of Victory: 58 vs. Central Baptist, Jan. 15, 2011 (UCO 58-0). Largest Margin of Defeat: 41 vs. Oklahoma State, Nov. 17, 1982 (OSU 41-0); vs. Oklahoma State, Dec. 10, 1988 (OSU 41-0) and vs. Oklahoma, Feb. 17, 1999 (OU 41-0).

James’ Record In: Home Matches: 149-35-1 (.808). Away Matches: 74-42 (.638). Neutral Site Matches: 118-43-4 (.727). Matches vs. NCAA I Teams: 56-76-4 (.426). Matches vs. non-NCAA I Teams: 285-44-1 (.865).

Career Opponents

W-L-T Pct. 24-2-0 .920 1-4-2 .286 2-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 0-0-1 .500 1-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 0-2-0 .000 1-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 1-0-0 1.000 3-0-0 1.000 0-2-0 .000 0-2-0 .000 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-1-1 .500 2-1-0 .667 3-1-0 .750 5-0-0 1.000 4-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000

Team W-L-T Pct. Morgan State 1-0-0 1.000 Navy 0-3-0 .000 Nebraska 0-4-0 .000 Nebraska-Kearney 16-7-0 .727 Nebraska-Omaha 12-14-0 .480 Newman 6-0-0 1.000 New Mexico 9-2-0 .818 New Mexico Highlands 8-0-0 1.000 Newport News App. 1-0-0 1.000 North Carolina-Pembroke 1-1-0 .500 North Carolina State 1-1-0 .500 North Dakota 1-0-0 1.000 North Dakota State 2-2-0 .500 Northern Colorado 3-0-0 1.000 Northern Illinois 2-1-0 .667 Northern Iowa 0-1-0 .000 Northern Michigan 1-0-0 1.000 Northwest Missouri 8-0-0 1.000 Ohio 0-1-0 .000 Oklahoma 0-26-0 .000 Oklahoma City 4-1-0 .750 Oklahoma State 0-4-0 .000 Oregon State 0-1-0 .000 Ouachita Baptist 1-0-0 1.000 Pennsylvania 1-0-0 1.000 Penn State 0-2-0 .000 Pittsburgh-Johnstown 3-1-0 .750 Portland State 1-0-0 1.000

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Team W-L-T Pct. San Diego State 2-0-0 1.000 San Francisco State 3-0-0 1.000 Seton Hall 1-0-0 1.000 Simon Fraser 1-0-0 1.000 South Dakota State 7-3-0 .700 SIU-Edwardsville 20-3-0 .870 Southwest Missouri 8-0-0 1.000 Stetson 2-0-0 1.000 St. Cloud State 1-0-0 1.000 Tennessee-Chattanooga 1-0-0 1.000 Truman State 8-0-0 1.000 Upper Iowa 2-1-0 .500 Utah State 1-0-0 1.000 Utah Valley State 1-0-0 1.000 Virginia Tech 0-1-0 .000 Wartburg 4-1-0 .800 Wayland Baptist 1-0-0 1.000 Weber State 0-1-0 .000 West Liberty 2-1-0 .667 Western Montana 1-0-0 1.000 Western State 12-1-0 .923 Wisconsin 0-1-0 .000 Wisconsin-Parkside 8-0-0 1.000 Wisconsin-Stevens Pt. 2-0-0 1.000 Wisconsin-Whitewater 1-0-0 1.000 Wyoming 0-2-0 .000 Bold-Indicates 2011-12 opponent


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Assistant Coaches Jason Leavitt Former Central Oklahoma All-American Jason Leavitt is in his third year as a graduate assistant coach with the Bronchos. A three-year starter from 2005-08, Leavitt worked as an assistant coach at Ponca City High School in 2008-09 before coming back to UCO the following year to begin work on his master’s degree. Jason was a state champion as a senior at Ponca City and started his college career at Neosho (Mo.) Community College, earning sixth-place All-America honors as a freshman before transferring to UCO. He redshirted in 2004-05 after suffering an early-season knee injury and then started the next three years. Leavitt went 26-12 at 157 pounds as a sophomore in 2005-06 and was a national qualifier after finishing third in the Midwest Regional. Jason placed third in the regional again the next year and followed that with a national runner-up showing in finishing 33-8 and helping lead the Bronchos to the national team title. He beat the defending national champion en route to making the national finals before losing a 2-1 tiebreaker decision in the championship match. Leavitt was plagued by injury and illness as a senior in 2007-08 and went 20-15 while starting at 157 and 165. He finished his UCO career with a 79-35 record.

Dustin Finn Serving as a graduate assistant coach at Central Oklahoma for the second straight season is Dustin Finn, who ended his career with the Bronchos as the most decorated heavyweight in school history. Finn is UCO’s only three-time heavyweight All-American, finishing second twice and third once while ending his career with an 89-17 record that ranks ninth on the school’s all-time winning percentage list (.840). He’s also tied for fifth in career falls with 35. Dustin was a two-sport standout for the Bronchos, lettering four years in football and starting his last two years on the offensive line. He was the Lone Star Conference North Division Offensive Lineman of the Year as a senior in 2008 when he also played in the NCAA Division II all-star football game. Finn went 6-1 as a reserve heavyweight in 2006-07 and came back as a sophomore the next year to go 29-6 with 13 falls, winning the regional title and making it to the national finals before losing a 4-1 decision. Finn repeated as regional champion and national runner-up in 2008-09 while finishing 26-4 with 12 falls, dropping a close 6-4 decision in the championship match. He came back with a 28-6 campaign as a senior, coming in second in the regional and third in the national tournament after losing a last-second match in the semifinals. An All-State pick in both football and wrestling at Westmoore High School, Finn’s father (John in 1979) and brother (Chris in 2006) both earned All-America honors at UCO.

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2011-12 Season Outlook Cooper Finch is another freshman who can’t be discounted and sophomore letterman Andrew Schmauch is also in the mix. Coach James Says: “The big thing here is obviously we’re going to be really young. We’ve had some concerns at this weight and I like the guys we have here, but our job is to develop them and somebody is going to have to step up and take over.”

outh still abounds, but it’s more experienced now and Central Oklahoma is ready to get back in the running for the NCAA Division II national championship in 2011-12. Eight starters -- including seven national qualifiers -- are back from last year when the majority of the lineup consisted of freshmen and sophomores, with the Bronchos looking for the knowledge gained to pay big dividends this season. UCO is still young, with only one senior on the 35-man roster and up to five underclassmen expected to see starting duty, but 30th-year head coach David James is anxious to see his team step up and become a legitimate contender. “Our expectations are very high and I don’t know why in the world they wouldn’t be,” said James, who has led the Bronchos to 12 national championships and 341 dual wins during his legendary career. “A lot of it is, who develops? Who gets better every time they go out? “This group, with the experience and guys we can put in the lineup, they’re hungry to climb as high as they can climb. We should be in the trophy hunt. Now whether that’s first or fourth I don’t know, but we’re certainly looking for that to be first.” UCO put together a 15-4 dual campaign last season before finishing third in Super Regional II and 13th in the Division II Wrestling Championships. Several weights will be up for grabs this season as some individuals have shifted weights, while other contenders are coming back from redshirt years and a few newcomers Trison Graham look to make an impact. “Where we were last year in relying on freshmen and sophomores, they made strides but we were hoping for a little bit more,” James said. “Now we’ve really got to jump it up. There’s probably five weights where we’ll have to experiment and see how things go, maybe from event to event or month to month. There’s still a lot of unknowns and we’ll have some shake-ups.” Leading UCO’s hopes this season are a trio of returning All-Americans -- juniors Trison Graham and Kelly Henderson and sophomore Cory Dauphin. All return to the same weight they were at last year and will be looking to improve on their national tournament placing. Senior Jarrett Edison is a three-time national qualifer for the Bronchos and junior Tanner Keck has been to the national tournament twice, while junior Ky Corley and sophomore Cody Dauphin qualified last year. Besides the wealth of returning talent, another factor working in UCO’s favor will be having the Super Regional II Tournament at Hamilton Field House. The top-four placers at each weight in that event advance to the Division II Wrestling Championships. “Our team is excited to host the regional and we need to take advantage of that,” James said. “That’s the most important tournament of the year because you can’t do anything at nationals if you don’t get there, so having the regional at home is a big deal.” Here’s a weight-by-weight look at UCO for 2011-12:

133 Pounds

UCO is in great shape here with the return of All-American Trison Graham, who will miss the early part of the season while recovering from off-season shoulder surgery. Graham strung together a 17-match winning streak late last season en route to finishing 36-16 and took seventh at nationals despite wrestling with the shoulder injury. Last year’s success should lead to even more for this gritty, hard-working veteran who should be a national championship contender. Freshman Michael Williams enjoyed a stellar prep career and provides capable back-up assistance, with sophomore Austin McNall and rookie Blake Lam also here. Coach James Says: “We’re not going to start out with Trison like he wants to, but with the surgery he had we probably need to hold him out until the first of December as a precaution. He had a heckuva year last year and with that he just needs to take it to the next level. He’s a pure student-athlete and works for everything he gets. We’ve got some young guys who can help us here.”

141 Pounds

A former 125-pound starter is slated to move up two weights and earn the starting spot here, with the Bronchos expecting big things from sophomore Casy Rowell. Rowell won 31 matches as a true freshman at 125 in 2009-10 before redshirting last year and he’s looking to vie for All-America honors at what should be a great weight for him. Sophomore letterman Austin Quinton is also jumping up from 125 and provides quality depth along with Landon Segress. Junior Ky Corley is set to go at 149 but could come back down if needed. Coach James Says: “Casy had a great year as a freshman, but kind of fizzled out at the end with his weight. He’s found a weight where he feels comfortable and he’s gotten a little bigger. He’s been real excited about getting back in there after redshirting and I think he’s going to make some noise.”

149 Pounds

There appears to be a three-way battle for No. 1 at this weight, though junior Ky Corley is the front-runner to take over. Corley qualifed for the national tournament at 141 last year and has the size and strength to handle the bigger weight, but sophomores Ben Morgan and Kaleb Cradduck will push the issue. The scrappy Cradduck is also moving up a weight and showed a glimpse of what he can do during extended action last year, while Morgan will definitely be in the running when he becomes eligible the second semester after seeing part-time starting duty at 149 last season. Sophomores Clay Key and Ryan Rosales provide additional depth. Coach James Says: “We’ve got three good wrestlers here. Ky is

125 Pounds

The Bronchos will be extremely young here, with two true freshmen expected to be the main challengers for the starting job. Ryan Brooks was a three-time state champion and probably rates as the slight favorite over fellow rookie Tray Dorrell, though it may take awhile for one to emerge over the other. 8


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2011-12 Season Outlook going to move up and he was a qualifier who didn’t place last year, hopefully that experience will help. He’s very strong, very fundamental and we need to keep him healthy. Cradduck is a scrappy young guy who you can’t count out and Morgan is very capable. We’ll have to see how things go.”

Junior Derrick Adkins can’t be overlooked, however. He won 30plus matches each of the past two seasons at 165 and was a national qualifier in 2010, so UCO knows what he’s capable of. Junior Rance Rue adds more depth. Coach James Says: “Kelly did us a terrific job here last year and he probably wasn’t a true 174 pounder. He’s very motivated to take that to the next level and worked hard in the summer to get his body a little bigger. I think he’ll do bigger and better things for us. Derrick has started for us for two years and had a disappointing post-season both times. He’s gotten a little bigger and we know what he can do, but Kelly’s going to be hard to knock out of there.”

157 Pounds

Sophomore All-American Cory Dauphin should rule the roost here, though he could face a stiff challenge from a redshirt freshman. Dauphin had a sensational rookie season, finishing 29-8 with 15 bonus-point wins while earning Super Region II Freshman of the Year honors before placing sixth at the national tournament. That success should only help this multi-talented youngster, who can score points in a hurry with his aggressive style. Colton Gallo can’t be discounted, with the talented redshirt freshman capable of big things if he can overcome a bothersome shoulder injury. Juniors Jordan Gibbon and Cody Salter are also here. Coach James Says: “Cory had a tremendous year as a freshman and he needs to take that and springboard forward. He’s hungry and knows more of what he’s up against now. Gallo is ready to get in there, but we have concerns about his shoulder and we’ll have to see how it all falls in place. Colton is going to have a great career at UCO, it’s just when that we don’t know.”

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184 Pounds

A two-time national qualifier returns and is the favorite to retain his position, but a couple of newcomers could make things interesting. Junior Tanner Keck went 32-15 in making his second straight national tournament appearance last season and is a legitimate All-America contender who has the talent and experience to be a mainstay for UCO. Sophomore transfers Zach Aylor and Chad Wright will both get a look and each has the ability to be a factor, while freshman Devon Keith adds more depth. Coach James Says: “We’ve got three really good kids here. Tanner’s a two-time qualifier who won a match at nationals last year, but he’s disappointing he didn’t place and needs to be motivated by those experiences. Wright is a rangy guy, kind of a brawler. Aylor is a sound, fundamental guy Kelly Henderson who works hard and can also be in there.”

Another weight that is crowded at the top, with a trio of contenders all fighting for the position. Sophomore Chris Watson may rate the slight edge over junior Ed Jackson and sophomore Eden Bernstein, but it’s too close to call and may be awhile before someone separates himself from the pack. Watson is brimming with potential, though he has seen limited mat time the past two years after redshirting and then missing the majority of last season to injury. Jackson didn’t compete last year after starting most of the 2009-10 season and is a versatile athlete, while the hard-working Bernstein saw extended duty as a true freshman before redshirting last year. Junior Derrick Adkins is slated to be a 174, but he started here the last two years and would obviously be in the running if he decides to drop down. Coach James Says: “Watson worked hard in the summer and did the right things, so he’s kind of the front-runner, but Bernstein and Jackson should be right in there. They’re all kind of veteran guys who have been around, but in a lot of ways they’re still young. We need one of them to step in there and take the position.”

197 Pounds

Once again the Bronchos will be leaning on veteran Jarrett Edison here and the lone senior on the team is poised to finish his career in style. A three-time national qualifier with 91 career victories to his credit, Edison has come up short each time in his bid for All-America honors but there’s no question this talented big man can be in the national championship hunt. Freshman Carson Mathews provides good depth. Coach James Says: “Jarrett’s been to the national tournament three times and hopefully this year is it. He’s got all the tools physically and he’s just got to believe in himself. I think he feels grateful he has a sixth year and he wants to get things turned around. And we need him to.”

Heavyweight

Sophomore Cody Dauphin is the main man at the end of the lineup and the returning national qualifier should get a big boost from last year’s success. Dauphin finished 29-16 with a team-high 11 falls while making tremendous progress throughout the season and he’s looking to be an All-America contender in 2011-12. Redshirt freshman Terry Williamson will join the team after football and can help here or 197 if needed, with junior letterman Keegan Hulsey also available.” Coach James Says: “Cody’s kind of like a lot of our guys in that he started as a freshman, got 45 matches in and got to nationals. Now he’s got to take it to the next level.”

174 Pounds

The Bronchos are looking for a returning All-American to be in charge here, although a two-year starter coming up a weight could have a say in things. Junior Kelly Henderson moved up from 165 during the season last year and was a clutch performer the second semester en route to finishing 32-15 with a sixth-place national showing. That success should propel him to even greater heights this winter as he looks to challenge for the national title. 9


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Central Oklahoma Roster Name Derrick Adkins Zach Aylor Eden Bernstein Ryan Brooks Ky Corley Kaleb Cradduck Cody Dauphin Cory Dauphin Tray Dorrell Jarrett Edison Cooper Finch Colton Gallo Jordan Gibbon Trison Graham Kelly Henderson Keegan Hulsey Ed Jackson Tanner Keck Devon Keith Clay Key Blake Lam Carson Mathews Austin McNatt Ben Morgan Austin Quinton Ryan Rosales Casy Rowell Rance Rue Cody Salter Andrew Schmauch Landon Segress Chris Watson Michael Williams Terry Williamson Chad Wright

By Class

Wt. 165-74 174-84 165 125 141-49 141-49 Hvy 157 125 197 125 157-65 157-65 133 174 Hvy 165 184 174-84 141-49 133-41 184-97 133 149 141 141-49 141 157 157 125 141 165 133 Hvy 184

Ht. 5-10 5-10 5-9 5-8 5-7 5-11 5-10 5-10 5-4 6-2 5-7 5-9 5-10 5-9 5-11 6-0 5-9 5-11 6-0 5-10 5-10 6-2 5-6 5-9 5-9 5-7 5-7 6-0 6-2 5-6 5-11 5-10 5-7 6-1 6-0

Class Jr. So. So. Fr. Jr. So. So. So. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. (RS) Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. So. So. Fr. (RS) So. So. Jr. Jr. So. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. (RS) So.

Hometown (High School) Oologah (Oologah) Midwest City (Carl Albert) Allen, Texas (Allen) Marlow (Marlow) Stillwater (Stillwater) Noble (Noble) El Reno (El Reno) El Reno (El Reno) Del City (Del City) Wichita, Kan. (Northwest) Yukon (Yukon) Perry (Perry) Duncan (Duncan) Arkansas City, Kan. (Arkansas City) Tahlequah (Tahlequah) Broken Arrow (Broken Arrow) Baltimore, Md. (Mount St. Joseph) Marlow (Marlow) Wichita, Kan. (Bishop Carroll) Euless, Texas (Trinity) Midwest City (Carl Albert) Yukon (Yukon) Chickasha (Chickasha) Catoosa (Catoosa) Harrah (Harrah) Catoosa (Catoosa) Duncan (Duncan) Ada (Ada) Oklahoma City (Northwest) Ponca City (Ponca City) Edmond (Memorial) Andover, Kan. (Central) Claremore (Claremore) Broken Arrow (Broken Arrow) Norman (North)

Roster Breakdown

Seniors (1): Edison. Juniors (10): Adkins, Corley, Gibbon, Graham, Henderson, Hulsey, Jackson, Keck, Rue, Salter. Sophomores (13): Aylor, Bernstein, Cradduck, Cody Dauphin, Cory Dauphin, Key, McNatt, Morgan, Rosales, Rowell, Schmauch, Watson, Wright. Redshirt Freshmen (3): Gallo, Quinton, Williamson. Freshmen (8): Brooks, Dorrell, Finch, Keith, Lam, Mathews, Segress, Williams.

By State

Kansas (4): Edison, Graham, Keith, Watson. Maryland (1): Jackson. Oklahoma (28): Adkins, Aylor, Brooks, Corley, Cradduck, Cody Dauphin, Cory Dauphin, Dorrell, Finch, Gallo, Gibbon, Henderson, Hulsey, Keck, Lam, Mathews, McNatt, Morgan, Quinton, Rosales, Rowell, Rue, Salter, Schmauch, Segress, Williams, Williamson, Wright. Texas (2): Bernstein, Key. 10


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All-American

All-American

Cory Dauphin

Trison Graham

5-8 • 157 Pounds Sophomore • El Reno

5-9 • 133 Pounds Junior • Ark City, Kan.

Sophomore standout and returning All-American looking to contend for a national championship . . . Stepped into the starting role at 157 pounds as a true freshman last year and put together a fantastic season . . . Will stay at that weight this winter and enters the season ranked fifth in NCAA Division II . . . Sensational athlete who can be electrifying on the mat with his ability to pull off a variety of big moves . . . Confident youngster who should be even better this season with the experience gained from last year’s success and will keep improving.

All-American lightweight ready to challenge for a national championship in 2011-12 . . . Enters the season ranked fourth at 133 pounds after finishing seventh last year and this junior veteran is determined to have another outstanding season . . . May miss the early portion of the year while still recovering from off-season shoulder surgery, but will be back in the lineup soon enough . . . Intense competitor who doesn’t back down and is always on the attack . . . Is motivated by last year’s success and will be a big-time point producer for the Bronchos this winter.

2010-11: Missed the first three weeks of the season with injury and then went on to enjoy a fabulous rookie campaign in finishing 29-8 and earning All-America honors with a sixth-place national tournament finish . . . Tied for the team lead in bonus-point wins with 15, picking up eight falls, six major decisions and one technical fall . . . Won the Newman Invitational with two first-period falls and an 11-0 major decision in the finals and was runner-up in both the Fort Hays State and Missouri Valley opens . . . Was runner-up in the Super Regional II Tournament after losing a tight 3-2 finals decision and then lost his first-round match at the national tournament . . . Bounced back with three easy wins (17-10, 9-2, 14-5) before losing two straight and finishing sixth . . . Was named Super Region II Freshman of the Year . . . Seven of his eight falls came in the first period and he scored 10-plus points in seven matches . . . Put together a 13-match winning streak that lasted from early December to late January.

2010-11: Was UCO’s top 133-pounder from the outset and led the team in matches (52), wins (36), major decisions (eight) and takedowns (116) . . Put together a 36-16 record with 15 bonus-point wins and placed in six tournaments, finishing second in the region and seventh nationally . . . Opened the Super Regional II Tournament with two bonus wins in making the finals before having a 17-match winning streak snapped there with a 7-5 loss while suffering the shoulder injury that would require surgery . . . Dropped a 6-4 decision in first round at nationals before rebounding with 9-1 and 20-3 routs . . . Fell 5-4 in the consolation quarterfinals and then ended the tournament with a 3-1 sudden-victory triumph in the seventh-place match . . . Won tournament titles at the Newman Invitational and Missouri Valley Open while also taking fourth at the Oklahoma City Open and fifth at the Central Missouri Open . . . Was named to the Division II All-Academic Team. 2009-10: Finished 24-13 with six bonus-point wins while starting most of the year at 133 until being beaten out by Scott Berens, who went on to earn All-America honors . . . Placed in three open tournaments, including a runner-up finish at the Fort Hays State Open . . . Went 10-3 in duals.

High School: Won four straight Class 5A state titles for powerful El Reno High School in racking up a phenomenal 144-13 career record . . . Went 39-1 as a senior in earning All-State honors . . . Placed fourth in the National High School Coaches Association Tournament to pick up All-America recognition . . . Was also a football star for the Indians, earning All-District and All-State accolades at running back.

2008-09: Had an 8-5 record in open tournaments while redshirting . . . Placed third in the freshman-sophomore division of the Missouri Open.

Personal: A business major . . . Enjoys playing video games as his favorite hobby . . . Lists the New Orleans Saints as his favorite sports teams . . . Names “The Blind Side” as his top sports movie . . . Brother (Cody) is a sophomore teammate at UCO . . . Birthdate is April 5, 1992. Season 2010-11

High School: Captured four Class 5A state championships at Arkansas City (Kan.) High School, compiling a 120-20 career record . . . All-State selection and also competed on the Kansas national dual team. Personal: An engineering physics major and multiple member of the UCO Dean’s Honor Roll . . . Enjoys running as a hobby . . . Lists “Rocky” as his top sports movie . . . Birthdate is July 24, 1990.

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 29-8 8-1 1-0 6-0 81-20 11-1

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Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 24-13 3-0 0-1 3-6 56-50 11-21 36-16 4-0 3-0 8-1 116-42 15-7 60-29 7-0 3-1 11-7 172-92 26-28


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All-American

Derrick Adkins

Kelly Henderson

5-10 • 165-74 Pounds Junior • Oologah

5-11 • 174 Pounds Junior • Tahlequah

Two-year starter who has won 64 matches the past two years as UCO’s top 165-pounder, but is set to move up a weight and challenge a returning All-American for the starting berth . . . Will definitely be a factor at 174 and also has the option of going back to 165 . . . Experienced junior veteran with the talent to be a mainstay if he can gain a spot in the lineup.

Returning All-American set to once again be one of the top 174-pounders in the country . . . Became a mainstay for the Bronchos after moving up to that weight during the season last year and capped it with a strong performance down the stretch . . . Enters the season ranked fifth and will undoubtedly be one of the front-runners for the national title . . . Hard-nosed junior veteran who is tough to score on and finds ways to win . . . Is bigger and stronger now and is ready to use last year’s success as a springboard for better things in 2011-12.

2010-11: Won 30-plus matches for the second straight year, going 3318 with 14 bonus-point wins while starting all season at 165 . . . Was the only UCO wrestler to place in all six regular-season tournaments, but went 1-2 and failed to place at the Super Regional II Tournament . . . Captured individual title at the Newman Invitational with a technical fall and two major decisions . . . Was runner-up in the Oklahoma City and Central Missouri opens while also taking third at the Fort Hays State Open, fourth at the Missouri Valley Open and sixth at the Nebraska-Omaha Open.

2010-11: Started the season as the back-up at 165 and went 9-6 there in the first three tournaments before moving up to 174 and taking over the starter’s role . . . Went 23-8 at 174 and finished 32-15 overall with eight falls and three major decisions . . . Qualified for nationals with a third-place finish at the Super Regional II Tournament, losing a 3-1 overtime decision in the semifinals before coming back with two consolation wins, earning the bronze medal with 2-1 sudden-victory triumph . . . Won firstround match at nationals, then fell in the quarterfinals to eventual runner-up Luke Rynish of Wisconsin-Parkside . . . Rebounded with two straight consolation wins before losing two straight in finishing sixth . . . Placed in two regular-season tournaments, capturing the Newman Invitational title with a major decision, fall and 6-1 finals victory and taking fifth at the Missouri Valley Open . . . Had 23 matches decided by two points or less, going 14-9 in those.

2009-10: Wrestled a team-high 47 matches, going 31-16 with eight bonus-point wins . . . Placed in four tournaments, qualifying for the national meet with a runner-up showing at the regional . . . Won two matches in advancing to the finals before losing a 6-4 sudden-victory decision there . . . Lost his first two matches at the national tournament . . . Finished third at the season-opening Oklahoma City Open while also taking fifth at the Central Missouri and Nebraska-Omaha opens. 2008-09: Put together a stellar 19-6 record while sitting out redshirt year, placing in the top-four in three tournaments. High School: Three-time state placer at Oologah High School, finishing with a 113-12 career record . . . Class 3A state champion as a senior in earning All-State honors . . . Also lettered in football and track. Personal: A psychology major looking to become a coach . . . Names the Denver Broncos as his top professional team . . . Lists “Rocky” as his favorite sports movie . . . Birthdate is Dec. 12, 1989. Season 2009-10 2010-11 Total

2009-10: Missed the season to injury. 2008-09: Started all year at 157 and finished with a 16-21 record that included seven falls . . . Finished sixth in the regional tournament, opening with a 12-1 major decision before losing three straight close decisions.

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 31-16 0-0 2-0 6-3 66-44 18-4 33-18 4-2 4-0 6-3 77-34 22-14 64-34 4-2 6-0 12-6 143-78 40-18

2007-08: Participated in one open tournament while redshirting. High School: Three-time state placer at Tahlequah High School, winning one title . . . All-State pick his final season and also an All-District performer in football and golf for the Tigers.

Zach Aylor

Personal: A business major looking to become a coach . . . Enjoys playing golf and the drums in his spare time . . . Lists “Remember the Titans” as his favorite sports movie . . . Birthdate is May 27, 1988. Season 2008-09 2010-11 Totals

5-10 • 174-84 Pounds Sophomore • Midwest City

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 16-21 7-3 0-0 1-1 24-33 5-7 32-15 8-3 0-0 3-0 42-19 8-1 48-36 15-6 0-0 4-1 66-52 13-8

Sophomore transfer from Division I Central Michigan ready to challenge for mat time in the upper weights . . . Will start out at 184 pounds, but could go to 174 and is capable of being a factor at either weight . . . Fundamentally sound big man who has the ability to help the Bronchos. 12


2011-12 UCO Wrestling UCM: Spent two years with the Chippewas, redshirting one season. High School: Football-wrestling standout at Carl Albert High School . . . Three-time state placer on the mat, finishing runner-up as a junior before capping 33-1 senior season with a state championship . . . Fouryear starter on the gridiron, helping lead the Titans to one state title.

High School: Prep star at small-school power Marlow High School, winning three straight state championships . . . Was a four-time regional champion and finished with a 112-12 career record . . . Capped career with perfect 30-0 season as a senior last year, earning Duncan Banner Wrestler of the Year and All-State honors . . . Also qualified for state in golf and was a cross country letterman for the Outlaws.

Personal: A kinesiology major looking to become a physical therapist . . . Enjoys water sports among his hobbies . . . Names the Oklahoma City Thunder as his favorite professional team . . . Birthdate is April 12, 1991.

Personal: A biology major . . . Names the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite professional team . . . Lists “Miracle” as his top sports movie . . . Birthdate is May 12, 1992.

Ky Corley

Eden Bernstein

5-7 • 141-49 Pounds Junior • Stillwater

5-9 • 165 Pounds Sophomore • Allen, Texas

Returning starter and national qualifier who will probably move up a weight this season . . . Made it to nationals at 141 pounds last year, but is the front-runner to take over at 149 and has the size and strength to handle the bigger weight . . . Battled some injury problems last year, but appears healthy now and the Bronchos are looking for plenty of point production from this talented junior . . . Transferred to UCO after spending two years at Division I North Carolina.

Sophomore looking to contend for the top spot at 165 pounds this season . . . Was a part-time starter at 157 as a true freshman in 2009-10 before redshirting last year and made great progress in the room . . . Hard-working youngster ready to get back in the lineup and contribute. 2010-11: Competed in five open tournaments during redshirt year, going 13-10 with seven bonus-point wins.

2010-11: Missed extended time with injuries, but ended up 15-9 with nine bonus-point wins and earned a national tournament berth with a fourthplace finish in the Super Regional II Tournament . . . Opened the regional with two close wins to make the semifinals before losing a wild 13-10 decision to eventual national champion Mario Morgan of Nebraska-Omaha . . . Came back with an 11-3 major decision in the consolation semifinals before losing in the third-place match . . . Lost two straight matches to eventual All-Americans at the national tournament.

2009-10: Went 10-16 with five bonus-point wins while spending all season at 157 . . . Wrestled in nine duals for the Bronchos and also competed in four open tournaments. High School: Two-time state placer at Allen (Texas) High School, finishing runner-up as a senior . . . Put together at 154-34 career record . . . Was a silver medalist at the 18th World Maccabiah Games during the summer of 2009 in Israel while competing on the United States team. Personal: A biology major looking to become a physician . . . Father (Evan) wrestled at the University of Minnesota and competed in the 1986 and ‘87 World Championships as well as the 1988 Olympics for Israel . . . Brother (Ophir) is a freshman wrestler at Brown this year . . . Lists “Rocky” as his top sports movie . . . Birthdate is Jan. 16, 1991. Season 2009-10

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 10-16 3-1 0-0 2-1 31-36 8-4

UNC: Spent two years with the Tar Heels, redshirting in 2008-09 before seeing limited action the following year . . . Went 3-5 while seeing time at three different weights (133, 141 and 149) . . . Competed in one open tournament during redshirt year, going 3-2 with a fall at the Wolfpack Open.

Ryan Brooks

High School: Four-year standout at Stillwater High School, racking up a 129-12 career record . . . Four-time state placer, winning a state title as a senior en route to earning All-State honors . . . Also played baseball and football for the Pioneers.

5-8 • 125 Pounds Freshman • Marlow

Personal: A political science major . . . Father (Phillip) wrestled at Nebraska in the 1980s . . . Married (Jessica) and has a infant daughter (Collyn Rae) . . . Birthdate is July 27, 1989.

Freshman lightweight who is among the leading candidates to take over at 125 pounds . . . Is coming off a sensational high school career and should see plenty of action this winter . . . Obviously lacks collegiate experience, but is a talented rookie with a chance to really help.

Season 2010-11

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Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 15-9 4-0 1-0 4-1 45-22 10-2


2011-12 UCO Wrestling consolation match before losing a close decision in the third-place bout, then had to survive a challenge match to keep his national tournament berth . . . Lost two straight matches to eventual All-Americans at nationals . . . Gave UCO a 19-15 win over North Carolina-Pembroke in the fifth place match of the NWCA Division II National Duals with a 3-1 sudden-victory decision in the final bout . . . Went 9-4 in matches decided by one point or in overtime.

Kaleb Cradduck 5-11 • 141-49 Pounds Sophomore • Noble

High School: Four-time state finalist and three-time champion at longtime power El Reno High School, finishing with a 159-13 career record . . . Won state titles as a freshman, sophomore and senior, going a perfect 41-0 his final season . . . All-State pick and also earned All-America honors with a third-place finish at the National High School Coaches Association Tournament . . . District Lineman of the Year in football.

Sophomore letterman who could see time at 141 or 149 this season . . . Showed what he’s capable of last year as a part-time starter at 141 and should really benefit from the experience gained . . . Hard-nosed youngster who will only continue to improve. 2010-11: Wrestled in 27 matches, going 16-11 with seven bonus-point wins . . . Started in five duals and also competed in five tournaments, winning the Newman Invitational in December with a fall, major decision and 2-0 win over eventual national qualifier Ryan Maus of Truman State . . . Also placed sixth at the Central Missouri Open.

Personal: A criminal justice major looking to become a game warden . . . Lists fishing as his favorite off-mat activity . . . Names the Baltimore Ravens as his favorite professional team . . . Brother (Cory) is a teammate on the UCO team . . . Birthdate is Dec. 21, 1990.

High School: Four-time Class 5A state placer at Noble High School, finishing as runner-up his last two years . . . Went 27-3 as a senior in earning All-State recognition and finished with a 125-22 career record . . . Also earned Academic All-America honors.

Season 2010-11

Personal: A biology major looking to become a family physician. . . Grandfather (Jesse Cradduck, Sr.) was a Golden Gloves-winning boxer . . . Lists golfing as his favorite hobby . . . Names “Vision Quest” as his top sports movie . . . Birthdate is Feb. 9, 1992. Season 2010-11

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 29-16 11-3 0-0 1-1 38-20 2-4

Tray Dorrell

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 16-11 2-3 1-1 4-2 25-22 16-11

5-4 • 125 Pounds Freshman • Del City Rookie 125-pounder expected to vie for the starting spot this season . . . Had a strong high school career and is a talented youngster with a bright future . . . Needs experience, but has a chance to step in and contribute.

Cody Dauphin

High School: Three-time Class 6A state placer at Del City High School, finishing runner-up twice and third once . . . Put together a 73-7 career record and was 21-2 last year in earning All-State recognition.

5-10 • Heavyweight Sophomore • El Reno

Personal: Undecided on a major, but looking toward a career as a firefighter . . . Names the Philadelphia Eagles as his top professional team . . . Lists “Rocky” as his favorite sports movie.

Returning national qualifier ready to resume his duty as the team’s top heavyweight and should be an All-America contender this season . . . Took over the starting role early as a true freshman and went on to enjoy a stellar season in making it to the national tournament . . . Experience and success of last year should provide a big boost to this sophomore strongman, who gives UCO a great anchor at the end of the lineup.

Jarrett Edison

2010-11: Finished 29-16 with a team-high 11 falls . . . Had three tournament placings, finishing runner-up in the Amateur Division of the Nebraska-Omaha Open, third at the Newman Invitational and fourth at the Super Regional II Tournament . . . Won his first two matches at the regional to advance to the semifinals before losing to eventual champion Jacob Southwick of Ashland . . . Won his first

6-2 • 197 Pounds Senior • Wichita, Kan. Lone senior on the team and a three-time national qualifier looking to end his career with a flourish . . . Will be the top 197-pounder once again and is a strong, physical grappler who will definitely contend for All-America honors . . . Is in his sixth year with the Bronchos, having been granted an extra season of eligibility by the NCAA . . . Undisputed team leader and owns a 91-43 career record, needing four more wins to break into the school’s top-25 all-time list. 14


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Cooper Finch

2010-11: Enjoyed a stellar junior season, finishing 29-11 with 11 bonuspoint wins . . . Captured tournament titles at the Newman Invitational and Missouri Valley Open while finishing second at the Central Missouri Open and third at the Fort Hays State Open . . . Suffered quarterfinal upset at the Super Regional II Tournament, but came back with three easy wins -- two by technical fall -- in making the consolation finals before losing in sudden victory there . . . Lost a 3-1 sudden-victory decision to eventual runner-up Mitch Knapp of West Liberty in the first round at nationals and was eliminated with another close loss . . . Was selected to the Division II All-Academic Team.

5-7 • 125 Pounds Freshman • Yukon Freshman looking to earn mat time at 125 pounds this season. High School: Two-time state placer at Yukon High School, finishing with a 100-27 career record . . . Finished third in the Class 6A state meet as a junior and was runner-up last year in picking up All-State honors.

2010-11: Put together a 28-14 record with 10 bonus-point wins, earning a national tournament berth with a runner-up finish in the regional . . . Had a major decision and 2-1 tiebreaker victory to make the regional finals before losing a 2-0 decision in the championship match . . . Lost a 5-2 overtime tiebreaker in the first round of the national tournament before bouncing back with a 9-7 win over the defending national champion, but was eliminated in the next round . . . Reeled off 13 straight wins late in the season . . . Won the Missouri Valley Open title while also finishing second at the Oklahoma City Open and fourth at the Central Missouri Open.

Personal: A criminal justice major looking for a career in the FBI . . . Enjoys hunting among his hobbies . . . Names “Friday Night Lights” as his favorite sports movie . . . Birthdate is June 9, 1992.

Colton Gallo 5-9 • 157-65 Pounds RS Freshman • Perry Redshirt freshman expected to be a factor at 157 or 165 this winter . . . Talented youngster with a great work ethic who is eager to get on the mat and contribute . . . Has been slowed by a shoulder injury, but will be in the thick of things before the season is finished if healthy.

2008-09: Was 5-3 while wrestling in the first two duals and the Central Missouri Open, suffering a season-ending knee injury in that tournament.

2010-11: Competed in just one open tournament, going 2-2 at the Missouri Valley Open at 165.

2007-08: Started at 197 all year, finishing 29-15 with 11 bonus-point wins . . . Finished fourth at the Missouri Open and qualified for the national tournament with a runner-up finish at the Midwest Regional . . . Opened the regional meet with back-to-back major decisions before losing in the finals . . . Was eliminated at the national tournament with close losses in his first two matches . . . Won key decisions in helping lead UCO to come-from-behind dual wins over Central Missouri and McKendree and his 2-1 win against North Dakota State clinched that dual victory.

High School: Prep star at long-time power Perry High School, leading the Maroons to three straight Class 3A state titles . . . State champion as a sophomore and senior, going 45-2 his final season in earning All-State honors . . . Finished 85-8 with 44 falls for his career. Personal: A nursing major and member of the UCO Dean’s Honor Roll. . . Enjoys hunting among his hobbies . . . Names “The Fighter” as his favorite sports movie . . . Birthdate is Sept. 14, 1991.

2006-07: Saw action in four open tournaments while redshirting, going 12-7 . . . Placed in the top-five at three tournaments, highlighted by a runner-up showing at the Fort Hays State Open. High School: Two-sport standout at Northwest High School in Wichita, Kan. . . . Four-time state qualifier and three-time state placer on the mat, capping his career with a state title as a senior in finishing with a 144-18 record . . . Also a two-time All-City pick in football.

Jordan Gibbon 5-10 • 157-65 Pounds Junior • Duncan

Personal: A biology major looking to become a doctor . . . Enjoys hunting and golf among his hobbies . . . Names the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite sports team . . . Birthdate is July 29, 1988. Season 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 Totals

Junior middleweight who adds quality depth at 157 and 165 pounds . . . Spent one year at junior college before sitting out the last two years.

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 29-15 3-4 3-0 5-1 60-30 27-3 5-3 0-0 0-0 1-0 11-3 2-1 28-14 2-4 2-0 6-1 56-15 25-8 29-11 1-0 4-0 6-0 66-16 26-4 91-43 6-8 9-0 18-2 193-64 80-16

Juco: Wrestled at St. Louis Community College-Meramec in 2008-09, earning Academic All-America honors. High School: Two-time state qualifier at Duncan High School, earning a third-place finish as a senior. 15


2011-12 UCO Wrestling Personal: A biology major looking to become an orthopedic surgeon . . . Enjoys fishing as his top hobby . . . Has a twin sister (Stephanie) . . . Birthdate is July 3, 1990.

High School: Didn’t start wrestling until a sophomore and was a twoyear starter at Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore, Md. . . . State runner-up as a senior, finishing with a 43-15 record. Personal: A funeral services major looking to become a mortician . . . Names the Baltimore Ravens as his favorite sports team . . . Lists “Glory Road” as his top sports movie . . . Birthdate is July 28, 1990.

Keegan Hulsey

Season 2008-09 2009-10 Totals

6-0 • Heavyweight Junior • Broken Arrow Two-year letterman who provides good depth at heavyweight . . . Junior veteran who continues to improve.

Tanner Keck

2010-11: Saw action in four open tournaments, going 1-8. 2009-10: Was forced into the starting lineup for a lengthy stretch in the second semester after an injury to starter Dustin Finn . . . Went 1-11 while facing some of the top heavyweights in Division II.

5-11 • 184 Pounds Junior • Marlow

High School: Three-year letterman in both football and wrestling at Broken Arrow High School.

Two-time national qualifier looking to break through and earn All-America honors in 2011-12 . . . Enters the season ranked fifth at 184 pounds and should be one of the top contenders for the national title, though he’ll face some tough competition in the room . . . Rugged, physical grappler who really excels on his feet . . . Experience of last two years should go a long way in helping this junior veteran reach new heights.

Personal: An art major . . . Father (Scott) was a two-year letterman for the Bronchos in the mid-1980s and brother (Quinn) plays football at Southern Nazarene . . . Birthdate is June 29, 1990. Season 2009-10 2010-11 Totals

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 14-10 2-4 1-1 5-0 69-42 13-7 16-9 1-4 1-0 4-1 73-17 6-5 30-19 3-8 2-1 9-1 142-59 19-12

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 1-11 0-9 0-0 0-0 0-14 0-0 1-8 0-4 0-0 0-0 2-10 0-1 2-19 0-13 0-0 0-0 2-26 0-1

2010-11: Started all season at 184 and finished 32-15 with 13 bonuspoint wins . . . Placed in six tournaments, including a runner-up showing at the Super Regional II Tournament to earn a national tournament berth . . . Opened the regional with a pair of two-point wins to make the finals before dropping a 2-1 decision there to eventual national champion Aaron Denson of Nebraska-Omaha . . . Went 1-2 at nationals, losing to a pair of All-Americans . . . Was just 7-7 at one point before going 25-8 the rest of the way while putting together four winning streaks of at least five matches . . . Won the Newman Invitational and also placed at the Missouri Valley Open (third), Oklahoma City Open (fourth) and Central Missouri Open (sixth) . . . Was second on the team in takedowns with 110.

Ed Jackson 5-9 • 165 Pounds Junior • Baltimore, Md. Junior veteran looking to help out at 165 pounds this year . . . Didn’t wrestle last year after seeing extensive action the previous two seasons and has the ability to be a factor . . . Got a late start to the sport, but is a multi-talented athlete who could push for the starting role. 2009-10: Split time at 157 throughout the season before taking over the full-time role late and finished 16-9 with six bonus-point wins . . . Finished fifth in the Super Regional II Tournament, overcoming a firstround loss with three straight wins in making the consolation finals . . . Lost in overtime there before dropping a challenge match for fourth to miss out on a national tournament berth . . . Also placed fifth in the Central Missouri Open, winning five straight consolation matches in that tournament . . . Was second on the team in takedowns with 73.

2009-10: Saw action at 165, 174 and 184 in putting together a 17-13 record with 10 bonus-point wins, including eight falls . . . Went 3-2 at 165 in the Oklahoma City Open and was 3-3 at 174 before bumping up to 184 to take over a starting role in the second semester . . . Finished 11-8 with four falls at that weight, earning a national tournament appearance with a fourth-place finish in the regional . . . Was eliminated with two straight losses at nationals.

2008-09: Put together a 14-10 record with eight bonus-point wins, including five major decisions . . . Finished second on the team in takedowns with 69 . . . Competed in four open tournaments and two duals, seeing action at 165 in one dual.

High School: Four-time state placer at small-school powerhouse Marlow High School, amassing a 141-20 career record . . . Four-time All-Area selection and won back-to-back state championships his final two seasons, earning All-State accolades as a senior. 16


2011-12 UCO Wrestling Personal: A physical education major looking to become a wrestling coach . . . Enjoys fishing in his spare time . . . Lists the Oklahoma City Thunder as his top professional team . . . Birthdate is Aug. 3, 1990. Season 2009-10 2010-11 Totals

Blake Lam

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 17-13 8-1 2-0 0-1 59-26 11-2 32-15 3-1 3-0 7-4 110-21 21-9 49-28 11-2 5-0 8-4 169-47 32-11

5-10 • 133-41 Pounds Freshman • Midwest City Rookie who provides additional depth at 133 or 141 pounds. High School: Three-time state qualifier at Carl Albert High School, finishing 86-16 for his career . . . Earned Oklahoman All-Big City honors.

Devon Keith

Personal: A business major . . . Father (Terry), played baseball at Oklahoma Baptist . . . Birthdate is Aug. 22, 1992.

6-0 • 174-84 Pounds Freshman • Wichita, Kan.

Carson Mathews

Freshman 174-pounder who provides excellent depth and could also go at 184 if needed.

6-2 • 184-97 Pounds Freshman •Yukon

High School: State champion as a senior at Bishop Carroll High School in Wichita, Kan. Personal: A mechanical systems major looking to become an engineer . . . Names Garth Brooks as his favorite musical artist . . . Birthdate is Oct. 9, 1992.

Freshman big man set to wrestle at 184 or 197 pounds this season. High School: Wrestled at Yukon High School. Personal: A community health major . . . Names the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite professional team . . . Birthdate is Aug. 13, 1993.

Clay Key

Austin McNatt

5-10 • 141-49 Pounds Sophomore • Euless, Texas

5-6 • 133 Pounds Sophomore • Chickasha

Sophomore squadman ready to help out at 141 or 149 this season . . . Sat out for several years after graduating high school.

Sophomore 133-pounder returning to the mat after a three-year layoff.

2010-11: Wrestled in one tournament, going 2-2 at the Fort Hays State Open.

High School: Three-time Class 5A state qualifier at Chickasha High School . . . Honorable mention All-State pick as a senior.

2009-10: Sat out a redshirt year.

Personal: A business management major . . . Enjoys playing frisbee among his hobbies . . . Birthdate is April 9, 1990.

High School: Compiled a 104-16 career record and was a state qualifier at Trinity High School in Euless, Texas . . . Competed in Junior Nationals as a member of Team Texas. Personal: A kinesiology major and Dean’s Honor Roll member . . . Names the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers as his favorite professional teams . . . Is the oldest member of the team, having turned 24 on July 28. Season 2010-11

Ben Morgan

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-7 2-0

5-9 • 149 Pounds Sophomore • Catoosa Sophomore middleweight and returning letterman looking to be in the 17


2011-12 UCO Wrestling mix at 149 pounds . . . Is ineligible the first semester, but should be in the thick of things for the No. 1 spot down the stretch . . . Showed a glimpse of what he’s capable of in starting most of the first semester last year . . . Aggressive grappler always on the attack and can be a big point-producer with his scoring ability.

Ryan Rosales 5-7 • 141-49 Pounds Sophomore• Catoosa

2010-11: Went 13-9 with six falls while competing in four tournaments and two duals during the first semester . . . Placed third in the Jet Invitational and fifth at the Central Missouri Open . . . Last eight matches were decided by fall, winning five and losing three . . . Four of his six falls came in the first period, including two in the opening minute.

Returning letterman who gives UCO additional depth at 149 pounds . . . Saw limited action at that weight last year and could also go to 141 if needed. 2010-11: Had 3-4 record at 149, competing in the Fort Hays State Open and appearing in two matches at the NWCA Division II National Duals. 2009-10: Went 5-6 in three open tournaments during redshirt year. High School: Compiled a 127-20 record during standout career at Catoosa High School, capturing one state championship and finishing as runner-up twice . . . Earned All-State recognition as a senior . . . Wrestled on the Oklahoma Dream Team in 2009

High School: Four-time Class 4A state finalist and a three-time champion at Catoosa High School.

Personal: An industrial safety major . . . Father (David) played baseball at San Diego State . . . Enjoys playing basketball in his spare time . . . Birthdate is Feb. 14, 1991.

Personal: Undecided on a major . . . Birthdate is April 19, 1992. Season 2010-11

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 13-9 6-3 0-0 0-1 43-24 8-9

Season 2010-11

Austin Quinton

Casy Rowell

5-9 • 141 Pounds Sophomore • Harrah

5-7 • 141 Pounds Sophomore • Duncan

Sophomore letterman jumping up a couple of weights this season . . . Saw extended duty at 125 pounds last year, but is slated to be at 141 and will challenge for mat time . . . Picked up valuable experience last year and will continue to develop.

Former starter who is the front-runner to take over the starting spot at 141 pounds this season . . . Had a stellar freshman season at 125 in 2009-10 before redshirting last year and is eager to get back on the mat . . . Gained size and strength during redshirt year while continuing to improve and is a talented youngster ready to show what he can do . . . Gritty competitor looking for a big season and will definitely be an All-America contender.

2010-11: Competed in five open tournaments and two duals, going 8-12 with one major decision. High School: Capped his career at Harrah High School with a Class 5A state championship as a senior while also earning All-State accolades . . . Finished with a 115-36 career record.

2010-11: Competed in three open tournaments during redshirt year, going 9-5 . . . Wrestled first two meets at 133 and then placed third in the Fort Hays State Open at 141, going 5-1 in that one-day meet.

Personal: A history education major and member of the UCO Dean’s Honor Roll looking to become a teacher and coach . . . Father (Joe) played baseball at Murray State . . . Names the New York Yankees as his top professional team . . . Lists “Remember the Titans” as his favorite sports movie . . . Birthdate is Jan. 6, 1992. Season 2010-11

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 3-4 1-0 0-0 0-2 6-8 1-2

2009-10: Took over a starting role at 125 from the outset and tied for the team lead in wins (31) in finishing 31-10 with a team-high 16 bonuspoint victories . . . Was 21-4 at one point in the season and placed in all six tournaments he participated in . . . Struggled at the Super Regional II Tournament, losing his first two matches before getting a fall in the fifth-place match in failing to qualify for nationals . . . Split two matches during the season with eventual Division II national champion Seth Wright of New Mexico Highlands . . . Won the Missouri Valley Open and was runner-up at the Fort Hays State Open . . . Also took third at the Oklahoma and Central Missouri opens and won six matches -- three by fall -- in a fifth-place effort at the Nebraska-Omaha Open.

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 8-12 0-2 0-0 1-3 19-31 3-7

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2011-12 UCO Wrestling High School: Three-sport star at Duncan High School and was named the Class 5A Male Athlete of the Year as a senior . . . Had a glittering 136-9 career record on the mat and won three straight state titles, earning All-State and Wrestling USA AllAmerica honors his final season . . . Was also a two-time state champion in the pole vault and an All-District selection in football for the Demons.

Personal: A criminal justice major . . . Is a member of the Army ROTC at UCO . . . Lists “Vision Quest” as his favorite sports movie . . . Birthdate is May 24, 1991.

Andrew Schmauch 5-6 • 125 Pounds Sophomore • Ponca City

Personal: An physical education major looking to become a coach . . . Enjoys fishing and hunting as his hobbies . . . Brother (Cody) was an All-American for the Bronchos in 2010 . . . Names the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite professional team . . . Birthdate is Nov. 10, 1990. Season 2009-10

Returning letterman ready to help out at 125 pounds again this season . . . Saw plenty of action last year and should really benefit from the experience gained . . . Hard-working youngster eager to get better. 2010-11: Appeared in five tournaments and four duals, ending up with an 8-11 record.

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 31-10 7-0 3-0 6-1 74-26 17-7

2009-10: Wrestled in four open tournaments during redshirt year, going 3-8 with a fall and major decision. High School: Two-time state qualifier at perennial powerhouse Ponca City High School, going 67-28 his last two years . . . Was 32-11 and a state placer as a junior and 35-17 as a senior for the Wildcats.

Rance Rue

Personal: An accounting major . . . Father (Ed) was a four-year wrestling letterman at Bucknell University in the 1970s . . . Names the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite professional professional team . . . Lists “Remember the Titans” as his top sports movie . . . Birthdate is Nov. 18, 1990.

6-0 • 174 Pounds Junior • Ada

Season 2010-11

Junior who gives the Bronchos additional depth at 174 pounds . . . Hasn’t wrestled since high school in 2009, coming to UCO after going to East Central. High School: Football-wrestling standout at Ada High School . . . All-District performer on the gridiron and a state qualifier on the mat for the Cougars

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 8-11 0-1 0-3 0-2 13-35 0-14

Landon Segress

Personal: An education major . . . Enjoys hunting and farming among his hobbies . . . Lists the Houston Texans as his favorite professional team . . . Names “Remember the Titans” his top sports movie . . . Birthdate is Dec. 12, 1990.

5-11 • 141 Pounds Freshman • Edmond Local product looking to contribute at 141 pounds this season.

Cody Salter

High School: Four-year letterman at Edmond Memorial High School and was a two-time conference finalist, winning one title. Personal: A business major . . . Grandfather (Dick Segress) wrestled at Oklahoma . . . Birthdate is May 31, 1993.

6-2 • 157 Pounds Junior • Oklahoma City Junior 157-pounder set to provide back-up help . . . Returned to the mat after a two-year layoff following high school. High School: State qualifier who finished with a 42-4 record as a senior at Northwest High School in Oklahoma City. 19


2011-12 UCO Wrestling School, compiling a 114-14 career record . . . Finished third as a freshman and then had back-to-back runner-up showings before capturing the 130-pound state title last year en route to earning All-State honors.

Chris Watson

Personal: Undecided on a major . . . Names the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite professional team . . . Lists “Rudy” as his top sports movie . . . Birthdate is July 29, 1992.

5-10 • 165 Pounds Sophomore • Andover, Kan. Highly-regarded sophomore coming back from injury who is ready to vie for the starting berth at 165 pounds . . . Redshirted in 2009-10 and was expected to be a top contender at 157 or 165 last year before suffering season-ending shoulder injury in the second tournament of the year . . . Is healthy now and ready to get on the mat and show what he can do . . . Hard-nosed competitor who has a chance to be a mainstay for the Bronchos this season and will only get better with more experience.

Terry Williamson 6-1 • Heavyweight RS Freshman • Broken Arrow

2010-11: Started at 157 in the season-opening dual at Oklahoma and then won his first three matches at the Central Missouri Open before getting injured and going out for the year.

Redshirt freshman and talented big man set to join the squad when football is over . . . Will probably see action at heavyweight, but could also drop to 197 pounds and should get some mat time this season . . . Part-time starter at linebacker this season for the UCO football team. 2010-11: Sat out redshirt season.

2009-10: Wrestled in four open tournaments at 149 while redshirting, going 9-5 with three falls and two major decisions . . . Placed third at the Missouri Valley Open.

High School: Three-time Class 6A state finalist at Broken Arrow High School, finishing runner-up as a sophomore before winning consecutive titles his final two years . . . Went 33-4 at heavyweight as a senior in picking up All-State accolades . . . Was also an All-District pick in football for the Tigers. Personal: Undecided on a major . . . Birthdate is Sept. 24, 1991.

High School: Enjoyed a sensational prep career at Central High School in Andover, Kan., putting together a 159-13 record . . . Was state runnerup as a sophomore and then won back-to-back state titles his last two years, going 41-0 with 33 falls as a senior when he was named Class 5A Wrestler of the Year . . . Also a two-time USA National All-American.

Chad Wright

Personal: A business finance major and member of the UCO President’s Honor Roll . . . Enjoys hunting and fishing among his hobbies . . . Names the Green Bay Packers as his favorite professional team . . . Lists “Cinderella Man” as his top sports movie . . . Birthdate is March 16, 1991. Season 2010-11

6-0 • 184 Pounds Sophomore • Norman

Tech. Maj. Falls Falls Dec. NearW-L W-L W-L W-L Takedowns Falls 3-2 1-0 0-0 0-1 0-3 0-2

Junior college transfer who could challenge for the top spot at 184 pounds . . . Missed last year with a knee injury, but is a gritty competitor capable of stepping into the lineup and having an impact . . . Has three years of eligibility left and is anxious to get back on the mat and contribute.

Michael Williams

Juco: Spent three years at Labette (Kan.) Community College, redshirting his first year before earning national runner-up honors at 174 in 2009-10 . . . Sat out last year with knee injury. High School: Two-time Class 6A state placer at Norman North High School, finishing third as a junior and second as a senior.

5-7 • 133 Pounds Freshman • Claremore

Personal: A criminal justice major with the goal of becoming a U.S. Marshall . . . Lists the Dallas Cowboys as his top professional team . . .Birthdate is Sept. 6, 1989.

Highly-regarded rookie set to be one of the top back-ups at 133 pounds . . . Tough, hard-working youngster with a chance to see action this year and has a bright future ahead. High School: Four-time Class 6A state placer at Claremore High 20


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young Central Oklahoma team that featured just one upfrom Graham, Cory Dauphin, Adkins, Henderson, Edison, 141 perclassman in a starting role put together a solid season Kaleb Cradduck and 184 Tanner Keck. The Bronchos resumed the season Jan 8-9 at the NWCA in 2010-11, though it fell short of program expectations. The 15-time national champion Bronchos had the second-most Division II National Duals, losing its opening match to North dual wins in school history in finishing 15-4 before coming in Carolina-Pembroke before roaring back with four straight wins third in the NCAA Division II Super Regional II Tournament to take the consolation bracket. and 13th in the national tournament with three All-Americans. Brothers Cory and Cody Dauphin had bonus-point wins in a 24-9 victory over Limestone, a five-match winning streak in the Not exactly what veteran head coach David James was looking for, but progress was made. middle of the dual sparked a 22-13 win over Upper Iowa and “We didn’t perform at the end like we needed to and that’s UCO closed with four straight wins to rally past San Francisco always disappointing, but I thought we made a lot of positive State 22-12 to make the consolation finals. strides,” James said. “We were extremely young and inexperiThe Bronchos avenged their first-round loss there, getting enced at several weights, but those guys fought hard and they past UNC-Pembroke 19-15 by again winning the final four got better. matches. Cody Dauphin “We expect to be in the capped the late rally with a national championship hunt 3-1 sudden-victory win in every year and that didn’t the final match. happen, but we’re looking UCO returned home Jan. forward to changing that.” 13 and beat Fort Hays State The Bronchos opened 20-15 as Henderson and the season at the Oklahoma Keck had major decisions. City Open on Nov. 7 and A trip to Grand Prairie, had three top-four placers, Texas for the Lone Star Duled by Derrick Adkins’ als followed two days later runner-up showing at 165. and the Bronchos went 4-0 UCO opened the dual there. UCO outscored its season at Division I power first three opponents 139-12 Oklahoma two days later before knocking off Diviand suffered a 39-0 setback. sion I Arizona State 23-22 Central returned to its as 141 Ky Corley had a big early-season tournament technical fall. All-American Cory Dauphin schedule at the Central Falls by Cory and Cody Missouri Open on Nov. 13 and had a strong showing with eight Dauphin fueled a 31-10 home win over Adams State on Jan. 22, top-six placers, including runner-up finishes by Adkins and 197 but the Bronchos fell to Nebraska-Kearney and Nebraska-Omaha Jarrett Edison. during a two-dual swing the following weekend. It was on to the rugged Nebraska-Omaha Open the followUCO earned a 28-6 road win over Central Missouri on Feb. ing weekend, with the Bronchos getting a second-place outing 3 and then had 10 placers at the Missouri Valley Open two days from heavyweight Cody Dauphin in the Amateur Division and later, getting titles from Graham and Edison. a sixth-place effort from Adkins in the Elite Division. The Bronchos finished the regular season with a home dual UCO made its home dual debut on Dec. 2 against Division II doubleheader, blasting Ouachita Baptist 36-4 and Newman 42-3 rival Colorado State-Pueblo and got bonus-point wins from 133 while winning 18 of 20 matches. Trison Graham, 149 Austin Standage and Edison in picking It was off to Findlay, Ohio for the Super Regional II Tournaup a 23-13 victory. ment next, with the Bronchos qualifying eight for the national The Bronchos traveled to the Fort Hays State Open three tournament during that two-day event. days later and returned with three top-four placers, led by Cory Graham, Cory Dauphin, and Keck had runner-up finishes, Dauphin’s runner-up finish at 157. while Henderson, Corley, Standage, Edison and Cody Dauphin Falls by 149 Ben Morgan, 174 Kelly Henderson and Cody joined them as national qualifiers. Dauphin sparked UCO to a 34-9 home rout of Oklahoma City on UCO went to Kearney, Neb. for the NCAA Division II ChamDec. 9 before the Bronchos finished the first semester schedule pionships March 11-12 and was unable to recover from a rugged at the Newman Invitational on Dec. 11. first round. The Bronchos returned with three All-Americans, UCO ran away with the team title in that one-day tournament getting sixth-place finishes from Cory Dauphin and Henderson while crowning seven individual champions, getting gold medals and a seventh from Graham. 22


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2010-11 Season Review Dual Results (15-4) Record Opponent 0-1 at Oklahoma 1-1 Colorado State-Pueblo 2-1 Oklahoma City 2-2 North Carolina-Pembroke@ 3-2 Limestone@ 4-2 Upper Iowa@ 5-2 San Francisco State@ 6-2 North Carolina-Pembroke@ 7-2 Fort Hays State 8-2 Wayland Baptist! 9-2 Central Baptist! 10-2 Newman! 11-2 Arizona State! 12-2 Adams State 12-3 at Nebraska-Kearney 12-4 at Nebraska-Omaha 13-4 at Central Missouri 14-4 Ouachita Baptist 15-4 Newman

Tournament Results Result Lost Won Won Lost Won Won Won Won Won Won Won Won Won Won Lost Lost Won Won Won

Score 39-0 23-13 34-9 24-13 24-9 22-13 22-12 19-15 20-15 39-6 58-0 42-6 23-22 31-10 21-15 33-7 28-6 36-4 42-3

Oklahoma City Open (No team scoring) 2nd - Adkins; 3rd - Tonche; 4th - Graham, Keck. Central Missouri Open (No team scoring) 2nd - Adkins, Edison; 4th - Tonche; 5th - Graham, Morgan; 6th Cradduck, Watson, Keck. Nebraska-Omaha Open (No team scoring) Amateur Division: 2nd - Cody Dauphin. Elite Division: 6th - Adkins. Fort Hays State Open (No team scoring) 2nd - Cory Dauphin; 3rd - Rowell, Adkins, Edison. Newman Invitational (1st) 1st - Graham, Cradduck, Cory Dauphin, Adkins, Henderson, Keck, Edison; 3rd - Morgan, Cody Dauphin; 5th - Housley. Missouri Valley Open (No team scoring) 1st - Graham, Edison; 2nd - Cory Dauphin, Cody Dauphin; 3rd Standage, Keck, Aguilar; 4th - Adkins; 5th - Henderson; 6th - Finn. NCAA Division II Super Regional II (3rd) 2nd - Graham, Cory Dauphin; 3rd - Henderson; 4th - Corley, Standage, Edison, Cody Dauphin.

@-Division II National Duals in Cedar Falls, Iowa !-Lone Star Duals in Grand Prairie, Texas

NCAA Division II Championships (13th) 6th - Cory Dauphin, Henderson; 7th - Graham.

2010-11 Individual Records Falls Tech. Falls Maj. Dec. Wrestler and Wt. W-L W-L W-L W-L TDs NFs Rev. Esc. Zach Housley, 125-33 6-19 1-4 0-2 2-2 17-41 5-14 11-17 24-17 Austin Quinton, 125-33 8-12 0-2 0-0 1-3 19-31 3-7 2-3 26-16 Andrew Schmauch, 125-33 8-11 0-1 0-3 0-2 13-35 0-14 0-2 14-16 Trison Graham, 133-41 36-16 4-0 3-0 8-1 116-42 15-7 14-8 68-40 Ky Corley, 141 15-9 4-0 1-0 4-1 45-22 10-2 4-5 21-30 Kaleb Cradduck, 141 16-11 2-3 1-1 4-2 25-22 16-11 8-3 20-8 Austin Standage, 149-57 17-9 3-2 0-0 1-0 20-28 5-2 9-4 32-26 Michael Walkup, 133-49-57 13-14 3-2 0-0 2-0 36-23 2-5 12-5 19-38 Ben Morgan, 149 13-9 6-3 0-0 0-1 43-24 8-9 8-9 19-24 Ryan Rosales, 149 3-4 1-0 0-0 0-2 6-8 1-2 1-2 3-6 Alex Samia, 149 1-4 0-1 0-0 0-1 3-8 0-4 1-1 4-4 Clay Key, 149 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-7 2-0 0-2 7-0 Cory Dauphin, 157 29-8 8-1 1-0 6-0 81-20 11-1 7-2 39-68 Chris Watson, 157 3-2 1-0 0-0 4-1 0-3 0-2 2-1 3-1 Derrick Adkins, 165 33-18 4-2 4-0 6-3 77-34 22-14 6-5 53-62 Kelly Henderson, 165-74-84 32-15 8-3 0-0 3-0 42-19 8-1 2-1 39-44 Patrick Finn, 174-84 8-15 2-6 2-0 0-4 13-32 12-6 1-8 19-14 Tyler Greenhaw, 174 1-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 6-4 1-1 0-0 4-7 Tanner Keck, 184 32-15 3-1 3-0 7-4 110-21 21-9 6-8 41-99 Conner Robinson, 184-97 5-2 1-0 0-0 0-1 4-8 2-2 1-2 7-4 Jarrett Edison, 197 29-11 1-0 4-0 6-0 66-16 26-4 3-4 38-46 Cody Dauphin, Hvy 29-16 11-3 0-0 1-1 38-20 2-4 0-4 40-34 Dylan Aguilar, Hvy 9-7 8-2 0-1 0-0 17-15 3-7 2-2 16-12 Randy Tonche, Hvy 9-4 1-0 0-0 0-0 13-10 1-3 3-2 21-12 Keegan Hulsey, Hvy 1-8 0-4 0-0 0-0 2-10 0-1 0-0 6-6 23


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UCO All-Americans In its 58 years of wrestling, Central Oklahoma has had 124 wrestlers earn All-America honors 224 times. Ten wrestlers have been four-time All-Americans, 19 have earned All-America recognition three times and 31 have been two-time honorees. Forty UCO wrestlers have been crowned national champion, with a total of 62 titles between them. Cole Province and Johnny Nimmo each won four national

crowns for the Bronchos and are part of an elite group of just 15 four-time national champions in all of college wrestling. The Bronchos have also had six wrestlers named the Outstanding Wrestler at the national tournament -- Todd Osborn (1981), Ronnie James (1982), Benny Coleman (1984), Nimmo (1987), Brian Melchiori (1994) and Province (2003). Here’s a year-by-year look at UCO’s All-Americans:

2011 NCAA Division II

5th: Matt Goodson (134) 7th: Mark Cunningham (167) 8th: Brock Moore (126)

6th: Cory Dauphin (157) 6th: Kelly Henderson (174) 7th: Trison Graham (133)

2nd: 3rd: 7th: 8th:

2010 NCAA Division II

2003 NCAA Division II

3rd: Dustin Finn (Hvy) 7th: Scott Berens (133) 8th: Cody Rowell (174)

2009 NCAA Division II 2nd: 4th: 4th: 5th: 8th:

Dustin Finn (Hvy) Tim Elliott (125) Tommy McCarty (174) Luke Elmore (149) Scott Berens (133)

2008 NCAA Division II 1st: 2nd: 5th: 6th: 6th:

Kyle Evans (141) Dustin Finn (Hvy) Tim Elliott (133) Colby Robinson (149) Heath Jolley (184)

2007 NCAA Division II 1st: 2nd: 2nd: 2nd: 2nd: 3rd: 4th: 5th:

Kyle Evans (141) Tyler Zukerman (125) Jared Henning (133) Jason Leavitt (157) Josh LeadingFox (Hvy) Jared Hess (184) Shea Timothy (149) Heath Jolley (197)

2006 NCAA Division II 2nd: 3rd: 6th: 6th: 6th: 6th:

Kyle Evans (141) Earl Jones (133) Shane Caruthers (125) Shea Timothy (149) Cort Petersen (165) Chris Finn (Hvy)

2005 NCAA Division II 5th: 6th: 7th: 7th: 7th:

Josh LeadingFox (Hvy) Kyle Evans (141) Jared Henning (133) Shea Timothy (149) Cort Petersen (165)

2004 NCAA Division II 1st: Cole Province (133) 1st: Jason Tapia (174)

1st: 1st: 1st: 3rd: 7th:

Shawn Silvis (165) Kevin Lochner (197) Wade Bramlitt (141) Bryan Tapley (184)

1996 NCAA Division II 1st: 1st: 1st: 3rd: 7th: 8th:

Mark Dodgen (125) Cole Province (133) Shawn Silvis (165) Jeff Henning (184) Jerod Goodwin (149)

1995 NCAA Division II

2002 NCAA Division II 1st: 1st: 1st: 1st: 2nd: 3rd: 4th:

1st: 1st: 1st: 2nd: 2nd: 2nd: 3rd: 3rd:

Cole Province (133) Matt Dodgen (141) Shawn Silvis (165) Muhammed Lawal (197) Chris Saferite (125) Jeff Henning (184) Michael Barreras (149)

2001 NCAA Division II 1st: 2nd: 2nd: 3rd:

1st: 1st: 1st: 1st: 2nd: 2nd: 5th: 6th:

Mark Dodgen (125) Gable Sullivan (149) Jody Marple (165) Jeremiah Constant (Hvy) Joe Schneider (141) Tony Realmuto (174)

1st: 1st: 1st: 2nd: 2nd: 4th: 5th:

Jeremiah Constant (197) Edwin Lorne (184) Brock Moore (133) Claude Davis (Hvy)

Todd Drake (142) Wes White (158) Keith Cunningham (167) Randy Zellner (118) Mike Keim (134) Biff Jones (150) Travis Moman (126)

1992 NCAA Division II

1998 NCAA Division II 1st: 2nd: 3rd: 5th: 6th:

Brian Melchiori (126) Ryan Martin (134) Jerry Best (142) Wes White (158) Randy Zellner (118) Keith Cunningham (167) Chad Humphrey (190) Mark Cunningham (150)

1993 NCAA Division II

1999 NCAA Division II 1st: 1st: 3rd: 5th:

Brian Melchiori (126) Mike Keim (134) Jerry Best (142) Shawn Bateman (150) Mark Cunningham (158) Jeff Pease (Hvy) Keith Kizarr (118) Chad Humphrey (190)

1994 NCAA Division II

Cole Province (133) Gable Sullivan (149) Muhammed Lawal (184) Mark Dodgen (125)

2000 NCAA Division II 1st: 2nd: 3rd: 3rd: 7th: 8th:

Jerry Best (142) Shawn Bateman (150) Mark Cunningham (158) Matt Goodson (126) Jeff Pease (Hvy) Ryan Vratil (134)

1st: 1st: 1st: 3rd: 3rd: 5th:

Matt Goodson (126) Jody Marple (150) Brock Moore (118) Edwin Lorne (190) Gable Sullivan (142)

1997 NCAA Division II

Randy Zellner (118) Keith Cunningham (158) Howard Moore (167) Travis Moman (126) Todd Drake (142) Ryan Martin (134)

1991 NCAA Division II

2nd: Keith Kizarr (118) 2nd: Ryan Vratil (142) 2nd: Matt Surber (158)

2nd: Howard Moore (167) 3rd: Jeff Gowens (134) 24

3rd: 3rd: 4th: 8th:

Todd Drake (142) Greg Oplotnik (190) Wayne Cole (177) Randy Zellner (118)

1990 NCAA Division II 1st: 1st: 1st: 3rd: 4th: 5th: 6th:

Johnny Nimmo (150) Howard Moore (167) Greg Oplotnik (190) Jeff Gowens (134) Jimmy Filippo (142) Brett Beams (177) Andy Howington (158)

1989 NAIA 1st: 1st: 2nd: 2nd: 3rd: 5th: 7th:

Shawn Fleming (118) Johnny Nimmo (158) Jeff Gowens (134) Marc Hull (142) Tony Pacheco (126) Greg Oplotnik (190) Howard Moore (167)

1988 NAIA 1st: 2nd: 2nd: 2nd: 5th:

Johnny Nimmo (158) Shawn Fleming (118) Todd Steidley (142) Kevin Freeman (150) Richard Agee (177)

1987 NAIA 1st: 1st: 2nd: 5th: 5th: 6th: 7th:

Todd Steidley (142) Johnny Nimmo (150) Brett Beams (167) Jerry Goss (134) Darren Peaster (158) Bill Ogilvie (190) Shawn Fleming (118)

1986 NAIA 1st: 2nd: 2nd: 3rd: 5th: 6th:

Joe Starzenski (134) Billy Reid (126) Stoney Wright (150) Kevin Freeman (142) Howard Seay (167) Jack O’Connor (158)

1985 NAIA 1st: 2nd: 2nd: 2nd:

Ricky Bollenbach (142) Billy Reid (118) Joe Starzenski (134) Kevin Freeman (150)


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UCO All-Americans 2nd: Jack O’Connor (158) 2nd: Howard Seay (167) 3rd: Johnny Deaton (177)

1984 NAIA 1st: 1st: 2nd: 2nd: 3rd: 3rd: 4th:

Jack O’Connor (158) Benny Coleman (177) Darren Huff (134) Mark Allen (150) Mickey McGowan (118) Ronnie James (142) Gary Astle (167)

1983 NAIA 1st: 2nd: 6th: 7th:

Ronnie James (142) Benny Coleman (177) Gary Astle (167) Mark Allen (150)

1982 NAIA 1st: 1st: 2nd: 3rd: 3rd: 4th:

Ronnie James (142) Bill Ameen (177) Darren Huff (134) Joe Starzenski (126) Mike Clark (158) Benny Coleman (167)

1981 NAIA 1st: 1st: 1st: 1st: 1st: 1st: 4th: 8th:

Dennis Kendrick (118) Todd Osborn (126) Ronnie James (134) Alan Maddox (142) Benny Coleman (167) Bill Ameen (177) Will Allen (158) Ronnie Hawkins (190)

1980 NAIA 1st: 3rd: 3rd: 7th: 8th:

David James (134) Kent Taylor (118) Jeff Robinett (126) Gary Astle (167) Will Allen (150)

1979 NAIA 1st: 1st: 2nd: 4th: 5th: 5th: 6th:

David James (134) Johnny Powell (142) Jeff Robinett (118) Kent Taylor (126) John Finn (158) Steve Foster (Hvy) Ron Zeno (167)

1978 NAIA 2nd: 3rd: 5th: 5th:

David James (134) Danny Cruze (142) Jeff Robinett (118) John Stroble (177)

1977 NCAA Division II

Four-Time All-Americans

3rd: Kent Taylor (118) 3rd: David James (126) 4th: Richard Long (Hvy)

Name Years Bill Mitchell 1974-75-76-76 David James 1977-78-79-80 Benny Coleman 1981-82-83-84 Ronnie James 1981-82-83-84 Johnny Nimmo 1987-88-89-90 Howard Moore 1989-90-91-92 Randy Zellner 1991-92-93-94 Mark Cunningham 1994-95-96-97 Cole Province 2001-02-03-04 Kyle Evans 2005-06-07-08 *-Mitchell was 1st in NCAA II and 2nd in NAIA in 1976

1976 NCAA Division II 1st: Bill Mitchell (167) 4th: Richard Long (Hvy)

1976 NAIA 2nd: Doug McHenry (118) 2nd: Bill Mitchell (177) 4th: Kevin Smith (190)

Three-Time All-Americans Name Kent Taylor Jeff Robinett Gary Astle Joe Starzenski Jack O’Connor Kevin Freeman Shawn Fleming Jeff Gowens Greg Oplotnik Todd Drake Keith Cunningham Jerry Best Matt Goodson Brock Moore Gable Sullivan Mark Dodgen Shawn Silvis Shea Timothy Dustin Finn

1975 NAIA 1st: Terry Henry (126) 2nd: Bill Mitchell (177)

1974 NAIA 1st: 1st: 3rd: 4th:

Terry Henry (126) Bill Mitchell (177) Bill Dickey (167) Eddie Sullivan (158)

1973 NAIA 2nd: 5th: 5th: 6th:

Tom Carter (167) Randy Ross (118) David Turner (126) Steve Randall (142)

1937 NCAA Division I 2nd: Ted Anderson (126) 3rd: Morey Villareal (135)

Years 1977-79-80 1978-79-80 1980-83-84 1982-85-86 1984-85-86 1985-86-88 1987-88-89 1989-90-91 1989-90-91 1991-92-93 1992-93-94 1994-95-96 1996-97-98 1997-98-99 1998-00-01 2000-01-03 2002-03-04 2005-06-07 2008-09-10

Two-Time All-Americans Name Ted Anderson Terry Henry Richard Long Will Allen Bill Ameen Darren Huff Mark Allen Billy Reid Howard Seay Todd Steidley Ryan Martin Travis Moman Mike Keim Wes White Chad Humphrey Brian Melchiori Shawn Bateman Jeff Pease Ryan Vratil Edwin Lorne Jody Marple Jeremiah Constant Muhammed Lawal Jeff Henning Cort Petersen Jared Henning Josh LeadingFox Heath Jolley Tim Elliott Scott Berens

1936 NCAA Division I 1st: Ted Anderson (123) 1st: Ray Clemons (191)

1935 NCAA Division I 2nd: Louis Tomlinson (145)

1934 NCAA Division I 2nd: Emil Shellstede (175)

1929 NCAA Division I 2nd: Bryan Watkins (155)

Placing Breakdown 1st: 62 2nd: 51 3rd: 34 4th: 15 5th: 22 6th: 17 7th: 14 8th: 9

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Years 1936-37 1974-75 1976-77 1980-81 1981-82 1982-84 1983-84 1985-86 1985-86 1987-88 1992-94 1992-93 1993-95 1993-94 1994-95 1994-95 1995-96 1995-96 1996-97 1998-99 1998-00 1999-00 2001-02 2002-03 2005-06 2005-07 2005-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10

Places 1-2-1-2* 3-2-1-1 1-4-2-1 1-1-1-3 1-1-1-1 7-1-2-1 8-1-2-2 6-2-1-7 1-1-1-1 6-2-1-1

Places 3-4-3 5-2-3 7-6-4 3-2-1 1-2-6 2-3-2 7-2-1 2-3-3 5-1-3 3-3-1 1-1-2 1-1-1 3-5-1 8-3-3 6-2-2 1-3-1 1-1-2 7-6-4 2-2-3

Places 1-2 1-1 4-4 8-4 1-1 2-2 7-2 2-2 2-5 1-2 5-1 3-5 2-1 1-1 5-3 1-1 2-1 2-7 8-2 5-1 2-3 1-3 2-1 3-3 7-6 7-2 5-2 5-6 5-4 8-7


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Central Oklahoma Records Top 25 Career Wins Place 1. 2. 3. 3. 5. 5. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 18. 18. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.

Name and Weight Keith Cunningham, 158-67 Randy Zellner, 118 Shawn Silvis, 165-74 Johnny Nimmo, 150-58 Cole Province, 133 Jeff Gowens, 126-34 Jody Marple, 150-65 Kyle Evans, 141 Ronnie James, 134-42 Todd Drake, 142-50 Shawn Fleming, 118 David James, 126-34 Mark Cunningham, 150-77 Greg Oplotnik, 190-Hvy Howard Moore, 167-77 Muhammed Lawal, 184-97 Benny Coleman, 167-77 Gable Sullivan, 134-49 Joe Starzenski, 126 Josh LeadingFox, Hvy Keith Kizarr, 118-26 Colby Robinson, 141-49 Nathan Gomez, 149-65 Billy Reid, 118 Matt Goodson, 126-34

Years 1990-94 1990-94 2000-04 1986-90 2000-04 1987-91 1996-00 2005-08 1980-84 1989-93 1986-90 1976-80 1993-97 1987-91 1988-92 1999-02 1980-84 1996-01 1981-86 2002-07 1993-97 2006-10 1998-02 1982-86 1994-98

Top 10 Single-Season Wins Place 1. 2. 2. 2. 5. 5. 7. 8. 8. 8. 8. 8.

Name and Weight Mike Keim, 134 Todd Steidley, 142 Keith Cunningham, 158 Tim Elliott, 125-33 Shawn Silvis, 165 Brian Melchiori, 126 Ronnie James, 142 Keith Kizarr, 118 Greg Oplotnik, 190 Wayne Cole, 190 Billy Reid, 118 Todd Drake, 142

Season 1994-95 1986-87 1991-92 2008-09 2003-04 1994-95 1983-84 1994-95 1989-90 1991-92 1984-85 1991-92

Top 10 Career Winning Percentage Place 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Name and Weight Bill Mitchell, 167-77 Ronnie James, 134-42 David James, 126-34 Kyle Evans, 141 Mike Keim, 134 Jerry Best, 142 Cole Province, 133 Benny Coleman, 167-77 Dustin Finn, Hvy Mark Dodgen, 125-33

Years 1973-76 1980-84 1976-80 2004-08 1992-95 1994-96 2000-04 1980-84 2006-10 1999-03

3. 4. 4. 4.

Record 141-41-0 132-42-0 131-28-0 131-38-1 130-22-0 130-56-4 126-49-0 125-20-0 122-16-1 121-54-4 120-32-3 116-16-0 113-49-0 111-44-2 104-39-5 103-22-0 101-18-0 100-33-0 100-40-2 100-43-0 98-43-0 96-49-0 97-55-0 96-31-1 95-27-0

Place 1. 2. 2. 4. 5. 5. 5.

Place 1. 2.

Name and Weight Gable Sullivan, 149 Johnny Nimmo, 150-58

Years 1996-01 1986-90

Name and Weight Jeremiah Constant, 197 Jason Tapia, 174 Benny Coleman, 177 Gable Sullivan, 149 Johnny Nimmo, 150 Wayne Cole, 190 Gable Sullivan, 142

Season 1998-99 2003-04 1983-84 2000-01 1986-87 1991-92 1997-98

Top Five Career Technical Falls Place 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Name and Weight Kyle Evans, 141 Shawn Fleming, 118 Keith Cunningham, 158-67 Muhammed Lawl, 184-97 Jerry Best, 142

Years 2005-08 1986-90 1990-94 1999-02 1994-96

45 35 35 35

Falls 23 21 21 20 18 18 18

T. F. 25 19 17 15 12

Top Five Single-Season Technical Falls Place 1. 2. 3. 4. 4. 4.

Name and Weight Kyle Evans, 141 Shawn Fleming, 118 Benny Coleman, 177 Mike Keim, 134 Jerry Best, 142 Muhammed Lawal, 197

Season 2007-08 1989-90 1982-83 1994-95 1995-96 2002-03

Top Five Career Major Decisions Place 1. 2. 3. 3. 5. 5.

Name and Weight Cole Province, 133 Shawn Fleming, 118 Mark Cunningham, 150-77 Keith Kizarr, 118-26 Greg Oplotnik, 190-Hvy Keith Cunningham, 158-67

Years 2001-04 1986-90 1994-98 1993-97 1987-91 1990-94

T. F. 11 9 8 7 7 7

M.D. 33 31 28 28 27 27

Top Five Single-Season Major Decisions

Pct. .893 .881 .879 .862 .867 .856 .855 .849 .840 .829

Place 1. 1. 3. 3. 5. 5. 5.

Name and Weight Greg Oplotnik, 190 Keith Kizarr, 118 Mike Keim, 134 Muhammed Lawal, 197 Ronnie James, 142 Shawn Fleming, 118 Tim Elliott, 125-33

Top Five Winning Streaks Place 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

(Minimum 70 career wins)

Top Five Career Falls

1990-94 2006-10 1999-03 1998-00

Top Five Single-Season Falls

Record 47-3-0 43-6-1 43-9-0 43-12-0 41-4-0 41-5-0 41-4-0 40-14-0 40-7-0 40-7-0 40-9-1 40-12-0

Record 92-11-0 122-16-1 116-16-0 125-20-0 72-11-0 77-13-0 130-22-0 101-18-0 89-17-0 78-16-0

Keith Cunningham, 158-67 Dustin Finn, Hvy Mark Dodgen, 125-33 Jeremiah Constant, 197-Hvy

Falls 54 50 26

Name and Weight Ronnie James, 142 Cole Province, 133 Kyle Evans, 141 Mike Keim, 134 Todd Steidley, 142

Season 1989-90 1994-95 1994-95 2001-02 1983-84 1987-88 2008-09

M.D. 14 14 13 13 12 12 12

Season(s) 1982-84 2001-04 2006-08 1994-95 1986-87

Streak 47 46 43 33 30


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National Tournament History Central Oklahoma has long had one of the most successful wrestling programs in the nation, having claimed 15 national championships. UCO won eight titles while members of the NAIA and has taken seven crowns since joining NCAA Division II in 1990. The Bronchos have had 35 top-five national finishes in their 58-year

NCAA Division II Championships Season 2006-07 2002-03 2001-02 1994-95 1993-94 1992-93 1991-92

UCO Points 124.5 87.5 128 148 127.25 108.5 91.5

NAIA Championships Season 1988-89 1986-87 1985-86 1984-85 1983-84 1981-82 1980-81 1978-79

UCO Points 105 92.25 98.5 124.25 122.25 105.5 155.25 102.5

history -- including 29 of the last 34 years -- and have finished in the top-four 22 of the last 27 seasons. UCO has also had eight national runner-up finishes in four different divisions -- AAU (1935), NCAA I (1936), NAIA (1974 and ’88) and NCAA II (1990, ’91, ’96 and ’00).

Runner-Up (Points) Nebraska-Kearney (108.5) Nebraska-Kearney (73.5) North Dakota State (116.5) Nebraska-Omaha (103) Minnesota State (65.5) Nebraska-Omaha (68) North Dakota State (78.5)

UCO All-Americans Eight (One champion) Five (Three champions) Seven (Four champions) Eight (Three champions) Eight (Four champions) Seven (Three champions) Six (Three champions)

Runner-Up (Points) Simon Fraser (92) Alaska Pacific (71.5) Southern Oregon (91.25) Colorado State-Pueblo (80.5) Jamestown (89.25) Adams State (88.25) Adams State (69.5) Adams State (69)

UCO All-Americans Seven (Two champions) Seven (Two champions) Six (One champion) Seven (One champion) Seven (Two champions) Six (Two champions) Eight (Six champions) Seven (Two champions)

Regional Champions UCO has had great success in the Midwest Region/Super Regional II since joining NCAA Division II, having won 18 titles in 22 years. The Bronchos have crowned 97 individual champions, with Cole 2009

2002

Tim Elliott (125) Dustin Finn (Hvy)

Cole Province (133) Matt Dodgen (141) Michael Barreras (149) Nathan Gomez (157) Shawn Silvis (165) Jeff Henning (184) *Muhammed Lawal (197)

2008 *Kyle Evans (141) Heath Jolley (197) Dustin Finn (Hvy)

2007 *Kyle Evans (141) Shea Timothy (149) Justin Wood (165) Jared Hess (184) Heath Jolley (197) Josh LeadingFox (Hvy)

2006 Kyle Evans (141) Jared Hess (174) Chris Finn (Hvy)

2005 Kyle Evans (141) Josh LeadingFox (Hvy)

2004 Cole Province (133) *Shawn Silvis (165) Jason Tapia (174) Kevin Lochner (197)

2003 Mark Dodgen (125) *Cole Province (133) Shawn Silvis (165) Jeff Henning (184)

Province (2001-04) and Kyle Evans (2005-08) the only UCO wrestlers to win four regional crowns. UCO has had 11 individuals named Regional Wrestler of the Year since that award started in 1994. Matt Surber (158)

1997 Keith Kizarr (118) Matt Goodson (134) Ryan Vratil (142) Jody Marple (150) Matt Surber (158) Winterhawk Windchief (Hvy)

2001

1996

*Mark Dodgen (125) Cole Province (133) Gable Sullivan (149) Muhammed Lawal (184) T.J. Tallent (197) Jeremy McCoy (Hvy)

Keith Kizarr (118) Matt Goodson (126) Ryan Vratil (134) *Jerry Best (142) Shawn Bateman (150) Jeff Pease (Hvy)

2000

1995

Joe Schneider (141) Gable Sullivan (149) Muhammed Lawal (184) *Jeremiah Constant (Hvy)

Brian Melchiori (126) *Mike Keim (134) Jerry Best (142) Shawn Bateman (150) Mark Cunningham (158) Chad Beeson (167) Kyle Vandruff (177) Chad Humphrey (190) Jeff Pease (Hvy)

1999 Jody Marple (157) Tony Realmuto (174) Edwin Lorne (184) *Jeremiah Constant (197) Claude Davis (Hvy)

1994

1998

Randy Zellner (118) Ryan Martin (134) Mark Cunningham (150) Wes White (158) *Keith Cunningham (167)

Brock Moore (118) Matt Goodson (126) Gable Sullivan (142) Jody Marple (150)

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Chad Drake (177) Chad Humphrey (190) Robert Washington (Hvy)

1993 Randy Zellner (118) Travis Moman (126) Mike Keim (134) Todd Drake (142) Biff Jones (150) Wes White (158) Keith Cunningham (167) Chris Griffin (177)

1992 Travis Moman (126) Ryan Martin (134) Todd Drake (142) Keith Cunningham (158) Howard Moore (167) Wayne Cole (190)

1991 Randy Zellner (118) Todd Drake (142) Wayne Cole (177) Greg Oplotnik (190)

1990 Shawn Fleming (118) Jeff Gowens (134) Johnny Nimmo (150) Greg Oplotnik (190) *-Regional Wrestler of the Year


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All-Time Lettermen A-A-A-A-A

Jerome Adams, 1997-98 Derrick Adkins, 2010-11 David Aduddell, 1983-85-86 Richard Agee, 1988-90 Dylan Aguilar, 2011 Mark Allen, 1982-83-84 Raymond Allen, 1939-40 Will Allen, 1980-81 David Alley, 1979-80 Bill Ameen, 1981-82 Ocie Anderson, 1937-38-39 Ted Anderson, 1935-36-37 Gary Astle, 1980-81-83-84

B-B-B-B-B

Josh Bain, 2003 Fay Barnett, 1988-90-91-92 Gerald Barnett, 1936-37-38-39 Michael Barreras, 2002 Shawn Bateman, 1994-95-96-97 Brett Beams, 1987-90 Chad Beeson, 1995 Scott Berens, 2009-10 Eden Bernstein, 2010 Jim Beshears, 1998 Jerry Best, 1994-95-96

Scott Berens

Larry Blunt, 1988 Ricky Bollenbach, 1983-84-85 Wade Bramlitt, 2002-03-04-05 Trey Branscum, 2008-10 Robert Breece, 1939-40 Danny Brown, 1993 Dudley Brown, 1940-47 Nicky Brown, 1977 Pat Brule, 1980 Shelby Bullard, 2003 Jeff Burke, 1986-88-90

C-C-C-C-C

Arthur Caldwell, 1934 James Callahan, 1929 Tom Carter, 1973 Jeremy Carter, 2002 Shane Caruthers, 2005-06-07 Clakie Chaffin, 1997 Rod Chaney, 1979-80 H.M. Chapman, 2001 Mike Clark, 1981-82 Ray Clemons, 1934-36 Wayne Cole, 1991 Benny Coleman, 1981-82-83-84

Clint Colson, 1984-85 Willard Compton, 1928 Jeremiah Constant, 1999-00 James Copenhauer, 1939-40 Ky Corley, 2011 Kaleb Cradduck, 2011 Kenneth Cramer, 1928 Harold Craven, 1926 Danny Cruze, 1976-77-78-79 Keith Cunningham, ‘91-92-93-94 Mark Cunningham, ‘94-95-96-97

D-D-D-D-D

Richard Dabbs, 1977 Brian Dalke, 2003 Ryan Daniels, 2004-05 Cody Dauphin, 2011 Cory Dauphin, 2011 Dempsey Davenport, 1982 Claude Davis, 1999 Dean Davis, 1975 Lee Davis, 1983-84-85 Luke Davis, 2001 Johnny Deaton, 1984-85-87 Phillip Devine, 1938 Nick Dewey, 2003 Bill Dickey, 1973-74 Gary Dill, 1977 Mark Dodgen, 2000-01-03 Matt Dodgen, 2000-01-02-03 John Doerner, 1930-32 Matt Douglass, 2002 Reggie Douglas, 2007 Gene Doussett, 1974-75 Chad Drake, 1993-94-96 Todd Drake, 1990-91-92-93 Steve Dunlap, 1979-80

E-E-E-E-E

Jarrett Edison, 2008-10-11 Jordan Edison, 2009 Brian Edwards, 1997 Steve Elkins, 2000 Tim Elliott, 2008-09 Luke Elmore, 2008-09 Homer English, 1932 Kyle Evans, 2005-06-07-08 Will Evans, 1991

F-F-F-F-F

Ova Farrow, 1947 Rick Fennell, 1975 Lynn Fidler, 1991-92-93 Kevin Fields, 1983 Jimmy Filippo, 1987-88-89-90 Chris Finn, 2004-06 Dustin Finn, 2007-08-09-10 John Finn, 1978-79-80 Patrick Finn, 2009-11 Shawn Fleming, 1987-88-89-90

L.C. Flemons, 1978 Orville Fletcher, 1940 Ralph Ford, 1939 Ed Foster, 1936 Shane Foster, 1986-87 Steve Foster, 1979-80-81 Lee Fowler, 1980 Tony Franklin, 1979-80 Ross Frederick, 1929-30 Kevin Freeman, 1985-86-88

G-G-G-G-G

Bob Galloway, 1973 Melvin Gatewood, 1981-82 Mark Gibson, 2002 Cameron Gladd, 2009 Larry Glenn, 1975-77 Nathan Gomez, 1999-00-01-02 Matt Goodson, 1995-96-97-98

Jerod Goodwin

Mike Goodson, 1998-00 Jerod Goodwin, 2003-04-05-06 Jerry Goss, 1987-88 Jeff Gowens, 1988-89-90-91 Greg Gracey, 1985-86 Trison Graham, 2010-11 Chris Griffin, 1993-94 Billie Grimes, 1947 Willie Gunter, 2009

H-H-H-H-H

Benton Hart, 1938-39 Ronnie Hawkins, 1977-81-82 Shane Head, 1993 Kelly Henderson, 2009-11 Jared Henning, 2004-05-06-07 Jeff Henning, 2002-03 Ryan Henning, 2006-07 Earl Henry, 1947 Terry Henry, 1974-75 Mickey Henry, 2001-03 Mark Henslick, 1999 Jared Hess, 2004-05-06-07 Alva Hill, 1938-39-40 Warner Hines, 1930-31-32-33 Phillip Hinton, 1983-84 Jim Hixson, 1981 Dwayne Hladik, 1987 Stephen Hodge, 2001 Richard Holland, 1993-94-95 Walter Holt, 1927-28-29-31 Zach Housley, 2011 28

Andy Howington, 1989-90 Jeromy Hudson, 1998 Darren Huff, 1981-82-84 Marc Hull, 1989 Keegan Hulsey, 2010-11 Scott Hulsey, 1984-85 Chad Humphrey, 1994-95 Steve Hunt, 1974-75

I-I-I-I-I

Ben Iker, 2000 Adam Ingram, 2006 Butch Ingram, 1976-77

J-J-J-J-J

Cliff Jackson, 1987 Ed Jackson, 2009-10 David James, 1977-78-79-80 DeWaune James, 2002 Ronnie James, 1981-82-83-84 Zach James, 2009 Heath Jolley, 2006-07-08 Eric Johnson, 2005 Franco Johnson, 1998 Seth Johnson, 2010 Ted Johnson, 1928 Travis Johnson, 2005 Biff Jones, 1993-94 Earl Jones, 2006 Eddie Jones, 1933-34 Hank Jones, 1976-77 Vince Jouret, 1987 John Juby, 1939-40

K-K-K-K-K

Tanner Keck, 2010-11 Mike Keim, 1993-95 Kirby Keith, 1980-81 Dennis Kendrick, 1981 Denny Kennedy, 1993-95 Audrey Kennemer, 1933 Harry Kent, 1926 Sam Kent, 1929 Kevin Kepley, 1980 Glenn King, 1934-35-36-37 Jantz Kinzer, 1987-88-91 Jess Kirk, 1947 Keith Kizarr, 1994-95-96-97 Carson Kleinfeldt, 2005 Arthur Kroeger, 1930-32

L-L-L-L-L

Ron Lambeth, 1974-75-77-78 Aaron Lane, 2001-02 Don Langham, 1973-74 Rickey Langland, 1982-83-84 Muhammed Lawal, 2000-01-02 A.J. LeadingFox, 2007 Josh LeadingFox, ‘03-05-06-07 Jason Leavitt, 2006-07-08


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All-Time Lettermen Robert LeGrande, 1979-80-82 Brooks Levonitis, 1992 Joe Lewallen, 1986-88 Keith Lipps, 1988 Rick Little, 1973 Tom Loafman, 1975 Kevin Lochner, 2004-05 Richard Long, 1976-77 Edwin Lorne, 1998-99 Floyd Lorne, 1999 Clint Loyd, 1999 Scott Luschen, 1983

M-M-M-M-M

Alan Maddox, 1980-81 Bob Manning, 1939-40 Tony Marino, 1986 Johnnie Marks, 1947 Walter Marks, 1926 Jody Marple, 1997-98-99-00 Clay Marrs, 1996-98-99 Dewayne Martin, 1976-77 Ryan Martin, 1990-92-93-94 Tony May, 1977 Paul Mayfield, 2007-08 David Massey, 1980 Tommy McCarty, 2008-09 Zack McCloud, 2009 Jeremy McCoy, 2001 Matt McCullough, 1988-90 Mickey McGowan, 1982-84 Doug McHenry, 1976-77 Brian Melchiori, 1994-95 Kenny Meredith, 2006-08-09-10 Alvin Metcalf, 2008 Dane Meyer, 1986 Bobby Miller, 1996 Chris Miller, 2003 John Miller, 1992 Bill Minick, 1929 Bill Mitchell, 1974-75-76 Travis Moman, 1992-93 Brock Moore, 1996-97-98-99 Howard Moore, 1989-90-91-92 Jeremiah Moore, 1996 Weston Moore, 1999-00-02 Ben Morgan, 2011 Mikey Morgan, 2009 Daniel Morrison, 2007-08-09 Earl Murphy, 1926

N-N-N-N-N

Ryan Neasbitt, 1995 Gary Nichols, 1986 Johnny Nimmo, 1987-88-89-90

O-O-O-O-O

Glenn Oakes, 1929 Brennan Ochoa, 2010 Jack O’Connor, 1984-85-86 Dee Oden, 1947 Bill Ogilvie, 1986-87 Greg Oplotnik, 1988-89-90-91 Todd Osborn, 1981 Rodney O’Shields, 1986 Lance Owens, 1989

P-P-P-P-P

Pat Pace, 1978-79-80 Tony Pacheco, 1989 Dennis Parker, 2001-02 Gary Patterson, 1987 David Patton, 1983 Travis Payer, 2005-07 Jeff Pease, 1995 Darren Peaster, 1987 Mark Peck, 1985-87 Don Pekrul, 1980 Cort Petersen, 2005-06 Virgil Peterson, 1934 Kelson Phillips, 2008 Nathan Phillips, 1997-98 Pen Phillips, 2003-07 Ray Potter, 1928 Boyd Powell, 1936-37 Johnny Powell, 1978-79 Cole Province, 2001-02-03-04 John Province, 2005

Q-Q-Q-Q-Q

Austin Quinton, 2011

Jeff Robinett

R-R-R-R-R

Steve Randall, 1973 Dustin Randle, 2002 Corby Ray, 2008 Allen Raymond, 1938 Tony Realmuto, 1999-00 Rick Reeves, 1980 Billy Reid, 1983-85-86 Richard Reneau, 1989 Louis Reynolds, 1932-33 Jeremiah Rhodes, 2004

Zach Rhodes, 2004 Nick Rice, 2008-09-10 Ray Rice, 2000-01-02 Chad Richison, 1992-93 Curtis Riley, 1985-86-87-88 Jeff Robinett, 1977-78-79-80 Colby Robinson, 2007-08-09-10 Connor Robinson, 2010-11 Ryan Rosales, 2011 Randy Ross, 1973-74-75-76 Casy Rowell, 2010 Cody Rowell, 2007-08-09-10 Wes Ruth, 2005-06-07 Mike Ryan, 1988-89

S-S-S-S-S

Chris Saferite, 2002-04-05 Brent Sarette, 2005-06-07-08 Som Saysana, 1998 Emil Schillstede, 1932-33-34-35 Andrew Schmauch, 2011 Joe Schneider, 1998-99-00-01 J.D. Scott, 1926-27-30-31 Jeff Scott, 1999-00 Howard Seay, 1985-86 Peter Seay, 1989 Barney Shadle, 1932-33 J.B. Shanks, 2003 Zach Sikes, 2007 Shawn Silvis, 2001-02-03-04 Chance Skidgel, 1990-91-92-94 Cory Smith, 1994 Gene Smith, 1931-32-33-34 Kevin Smith, 1973-74-75-76 Todd Smoot, 1990 Joe Snedden, 2010 Eddie Sullivan, 1974-75 Gable Sullivan, 1997-98-00-01 Justin Suskey, 2010 Austin Standage, 2010-11 Todd Stapleton, 1988-89 Zane Stapp, 1991 Joe Starzenski, 1982-84-85-86 Todd Steidley, 1987-88 Dennis Stine, 1977 David Stitt, 2003 Doak Stowe, 1934-35-36 John Stroble, 1977-78 Matt Surber, 1996-97-98 Aaron Sweazy, 2003

T-T-T-T-T

T.J. Tallent, 1998-99-00-01 Troy Talley, 1984-85 Jason Tapia, 2003-04

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Bryan Tapley, 2003-04 Jack Taylor, 1938 Kent Taylor, 1977-78-79-80 Kirk Taylor, 1976-77-78-79 Lee Teague, 1934-35 Burl Thompson, 1937-38 Cody Thompson, 2000 Shea Timothy, 2004-05-06-07 Louis Tomlinson, 1933-34-35-36 Randy Tonche, 2011 David Turner, 1973

V-V-V-V-V

Rusty VanBeber, 1998 Steve Vandervort, 1980 Kyle Vandruff, 1995-96 Morey Villareal, 1935-36-37-38 Ryan Vratil, 1995-96-97

Justin Wood

W-W-W-W-W

Mike Wakely, 1978 Michael Walkup, 2008-09-10-11 Louie Wall, 1977-78-79-80 Robert Washington, 1994 Bryan Watkins, 1927-29-30 Jon Wechter, 2008 Kurt Weir, 1985 Wes White, 1993-94 Vincent Wiley, 1973-74-76 Kirk Willis, 1973 Tony Willis, 1990 Randy Wilson, 1978 Shawn Wilson, 1977-79 Winterhawk Windchief, 1997-98 Jap Wood, 1926 Justin Wood, 2006-07 Chester Woodruff, 1928 Larry Wooten, 1986 Grant Wright, 1935-36-37 Stoney Wright, 1986-87

Z-Z-Z-Z-Z

Randy Zellner, 1991-92-93-94 Ron Zeno, 1979 Tyler Zukerman, 2007


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Season-By-Season Results Orion Stuteville 1921-28 10-10-2 1921-22 (0-1) 10 Oklahoma State.......................... 34 1922-23 (0-1-1) 5 Oklahoma State.......................... 36 12 Oklahoma................................... 12 1923-24 (3-2) 31 Northeastern State........................ 0 4 Oklahoma State.......................... 25 16 Oklahoma .................................. 15 24 Southwestern Oklahoma.............. 3 14 Oklahoma................................... 18 1924-25

(No team)

1925-26 (1-2) 13 Oklahoma Baptist...................... 16 21 Oklahoma Baptist........................ 7 0 Oklahoma State.......................... 19 1926-27 (3-1-1) 17 Oklahoma................................ 17 15 1/2 Oklahoma Baptist.............. 7 1/2 Beat Southwestern Oklahoma Lost to Southwestern Oklahoma Beat Oklahoma Baptist 1927-28 (3-3) 0 Oklahoma State.......................... 27 9 Oklahoma................................... 19 21 Oklahoma City............................. 8 13 Southwestern Oklahoma............ 16 Beat East Central Beat Southwestern Oklahoma

Pat Murphy 1928-32 20-6-1 1928-29 (3-3) 24 Oklahoma City............................. 8 13 East Central................................ 19 19 East Central................................ 11 26 Oklahoma City............................. 8 8 Southwestern Oklahoma............ 26 8 Southwestern Oklahoma............ 19 1929-30 (5-0-1) 38 University Preparatory............... 0 29 1/2 Southwestern Oklahoma...... 6 1/2 16 East Central.............................. 16 29 Northeastern State...................... 5 15 1/2 East Central........................ 14 1/2 20 Southwestern Oklahoma.......... 14 1930-31 (7-1) 36 Southeastern Oklahoma............. 0 6 Oklahoma................................. 20 29 Northeastern State...................... 5 22 1/2 East Central.......................... 7 1/2 26 Oklahoma City .......................... 8 29 1/2 East Central......................... 4 1/2 15 Southwestern Oklahoma............ 9 28 1/2 Oklahoma City..................... 1 1/2 1931-32 (5-2) 24 Southwestern Oklahoma.............. 4

5 8 17 1/2 19 16 17 1/2

Oklahoma State............................ 25 Oklahoma..................................... 20 East Central............................ 12 1/2 Kansas State................................... 9 Southwestern Oklahoma.............. 14 Northeastern State.................... 7 1/2

14 Oklahoma..................................... 12 6 Oklahoma State............................ 20 8 Kansas State................................. 18 7 1/2 Southwestern Oklahoma........ 18 1/2 10 1/2 Oklahoma............................... 13 1/2 9 Southwestern Oklahoma.............. 17

Gerald Barnett 1939-40 1-4-0

Raymond Swartz 1932-36 18-9-1 1932-33 (4-3) 28 Northwestern Oklahoma.............. 10 27 East Central ................................... 3 13 Oklahoma State ........................... 23 11 1/2 Oklahoma............................... 22 1/2 20 1/2 Northeastern State ................... 9 1/2 8 Southwestern Oklahoma ............. 20 20 Missouri....................................... 10

1939-40 (1-4) 8 Southwestern Oklahoma................. 22 6 Oklahoma State .............................. 18 22 Oklahoma.......................................... 8 6 Kansas State.................................... 20 5 Southwestern Oklahoma................. 25 1941-46

1933-34 (6-2) 9 Southwestern Oklahoma ............. 17 10 1/2 Oklahoma State...................... 15 1/2 28 Kansas State................................... 0 18 1/2 Oklahoma............................... 7 1/2 24 East Central.................................... 6 22 Missouri......................................... 6 27 Northeastern State.......................... 3 25 Northwestern Oklahoma................ 3 1934-35 (5-2) 11 Oklahoma State............................ 17 25 Northeastern State.......................... 3 28 Northwestern Oklahoma................ 0 26 Kansas State................................... 0 21 1/2 Oklahoma................................. 4 1/2 6 Oklahoma State............................ 18 18 1/2 Southwestern Oklahoma................ 7 1935-36 (3-2-1) 34 Northeastern State.......................... 0 25 Kansas State................................... 3 10 1/2 Oklahoma State...................... 13 1/2 8 Oklahoma..................................... 20 15 Southwestern Oklahoma................ 9 12 Oklahoma State............................ 12

Gene Smith 1936-39 11-10-0 1936-37 (5-2) 34 Northeastern State ......................... 0 7 1/2 Oklahoma State...................... 16 1/2 19 Oklahoma..................................... 11 29 Northeastern State.......................... 5 15 Oklahoma....................................... 9 7 1/2 Oklahoma State...................... 18 1/2 15 Kansas State................................. 11 1937-38 (3-3) 36 Northeastern State.......................... 0 6 Oklahoma State............................ 26 20 1/2 Oklahoma................................. 7 1/2 7 1/2 Southwestern Oklahoma........ 16 1/2 0 Oklahoma State............................ 28 10 1/2 Oklahoma............................... 13 1/2 1938-39 (3-5) 32 Northeastern State .......................... 0 27 Northeastern State ......................... 3

(No team)

Gene Smith 1946-47 1-6-0 1946-47 (1-6) 0 Oklahoma State............................... 26 0 Oklahoma State............................... 32 11 Oklahoma........................................ 19 26 Wichita State..................................... 8 6 Southwestern Oklahoma................. 24 6 Southwestern Oklahoma................. 20 3 Kansas State.................................... 27 1948-72

(No team)

Jimmy Rogers 1972-78 29-31-1

1974-75 (3-3) 24 Kansas State............................... 20 22 Northern Colorado..................... 26 9 Oklahoma .................................. 30 25 Kansas State............................... 15 15 SIU-Edwardsville...................... 24 26 Central Missouri........................ 14 1975-76 (4-6) 6 Oklahoma State.......................... 37 27 New Mexico.............................. 16 14 Oregon....................................... 26 13 Portland State............................. 22 21 UCLA......................................... 18 16 SIU-Edwardsville...................... 31 32 Central Missouri.......................... 9 6 Cal Poly-SLO............................ 33 23 Louisiana State.......................... 13 12 Oklahoma................................... 36 1976-77 (6-4) 6 Cleveland State.......................... 32 21 Louisiana State.......................... 13 51 Peru State..................................... 0 25 SIU-Edwardsville...................... 11 12 Illinois State............................... 26 32 SIU-Edwardsville........................ 6 45 Southwest Missouri..................... 6 33 Peru State................................... 18 13 Adams State............................... 25 12 Oklahoma................................... 22 1977-78 (4-7) 22 Akron State................................ 21 9 Cleveland State.......................... 40 47 Southwest Missouri .................... 0 25 Central Missouri........................ 18 6 Missouri..................................... 35 19 Adams State .............................. 18 17 Portland State............................. 26 20 SIU-Edwardsville ..................... 22 15 Louisiana State.......................... 26 12 Northern Colorado..................... 25 3 Oklahoma................................... 37

Eddie Griffin 1978-82 40-18-1

1972-73 (2-8-1) 1978-79 (7-3) 4 Northern Colorado.......................... 39 48 Southwest Missouri.................... 0 6 Colorado State................................ 34 24 Western Illinois......................... 15 11 Western State ................................. 32 14 SIU-Edwardsville..................... 26 15 Colorado School of Mines.............. 20 11 Louisiana State......................... 32 2 South Dakota State ........................ 38 46 Cemtral Missouri........................ 3 53 North Texas ...................................... 2 19 Adams State.............................. 14 18 SIU-Edwardsville........................... 18 34 Western State.............................. 9 14 Oklahoma........................................ 31 28 Fort Hays State........................... 7 3 Brigham Young............................... 46 6 Oklahoma.................................. 28 34 Fort Hays State............................... 12 35 Alabama..................................... 6 1973-74 (10-3) 1979-80 (12-5) 29 Fort Hays State............................... 14 27 Southwest Missouri................... 12 49 North Texas ...................................... 0 30 Arizona...................................... 20 41 Missouri-St. Louis............................ 9 24 Washington................................ 17 21 SIU-Edwardsville.......................... 22 32 Weber State.................................. 8 29 Western Illinois............................... 15 8 Colorado.................................... 34 32 Central Missouri............................... 5 36 Fort Hays State.......................... 11 36 Missouri-St. Louis.......................... 12 34 Central Florida........................... 11 14 Colorado State............................... 25 22 Central Missouri........................ 18 54 North Texas....................................... 0 12 Missouri..................................... 26 19 Air Force......................................... 17 20 Portland State............................. 14 21 New Mexico................................... 20 25 Adams State................................. 8 13 Oklahoma........................................ 24 27 Brigham Young.......................... 20 25 Kansas State.................................... 15 0 Oklahoma State.......................... 43 Box denotes national championship season.

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Season-By-Season Results 18 Tennessee................................... 22 23 Oregon....................................... 15 38 Northwest Missouri..................... 3 2 Oklahoma................................... 48

14 Oklahoma...................................... 30 11 New Mexico................................. 37 37 Adams State.................................... 6

1980-81 (14-5) 5 Oklahoma.................................. 39 42 Southwest Missouri................... 3 12 Oklahoma State......................... 31 30 Tennessee-Chattanooga.............. 7 12 Nebraska................................... 23 37 Central Florida............................ 7 36 Carson-Newman......................... 9 46 Central Missouri......................... 2 20 Adams State.............................. 14 32 Fort Lewis................................. 14 23 Air Force................................... 18 49 Mesa State................................... 0 28 Western State............................ 15 21 Kentucky................................... 30 37 SIU-Edwardsville....................... 8 52 Northwest Missouri.................... 0 3 Oklahoma State......................... 37 32 Brigham Young........................... 5 26 Indiana State............................. 18

1984-85 (11-9) 28 Northwest Missouri ..................... 19 4 Oklahoma State............................. 38 6 Oregon State................................. 32 37 Central Missouri............................. 2 2 Wisconsin..................................... 39 4 LSU............................................... 40 15 Northern Illinois........................... 25 33 Hofstra.......................................... 13 30 Morgan State................................. 17 10 SIU-Edwardsville......................... 33 15 Eastern Illinois.............................. 19 43 Fort Hays State .............................. 2 33 Colorado State-Pueblo.................. 17 33 Western State................................ 18 51 Colorado Mesa................................ 0 21 Wyoming ..................................... 26 28 Adams State ................................... 8 39 Southwest Missouri...................... 10 37 New Mexico Highlands................ 12 14 Oklahoma...................................... 31

1981-82 (7-5-1) 21 New Mexico............................. 11 30 Southwest Missouri.................... 9 8 Oklahoma State......................... 35 25 Tennessee-Chattanooga.............. 8 39 Western State.............................. 3 28 Carson-Newman......................... 8 21 SIU-Edwardsville..................... 21 13 Navy.......................................... 24 4 Oklahoma.................................. 38 17 Cal State-Bakersfield................ 24 39 Northwest Missouri.................... 6 9 Oklahoma State........................ 32 28 Adams State................................ 9

David James 1982-Present 341-120-5 1982-83 (7-6) 0 Oklahoma State.......................... 41 38 Central Missouri........................ 11 37 Central Florida........................... 10 13 Navy........................................... 30 26 Northwest Missouri................... 12 19 New Mexico.............................. 32 18 Nebraska.................................... 31 43 Fort Hays State............................ 3 12 Oklahoma................................... 29 20 Adams State............................... 21 33 Western State............................. 18 27 Colorado Mesa........................... 18 29 Southwest Missouri................... 16 1983-84 (11-5-1) 41 Southwest Missouri.................. 10 26 SIU-Edwardsville..................... 18 28 Northwest Missouri.................. 16 31 Central Missouri......................... 9 31 Utah State................................... 6 34 Central Florida.......................... 10 43 Stetson........................................ 6 8 Navy.......................................... 33 6 Louisiana State......................... 44 19 Cal Poly-SLO........................... 23 44 New Mexico Highlands.............. 6 26 Northwest Missouri.................. 18 28 Fort Hays State........................... 8 19 Fresno State.............................. 19

16 Wyoming...................................... 24 45 Fort Hays State............................... 3 1988-89 (12-3) 6 Lock Haven................................... 35 0 Oklahoma State............................. 41 36 John Carroll.................................... 7 14 Oklahoma...................................... 33 23 Missouri........................................ 18 23 SIU-Edwardsville......................... 15 29 Illinois State.................................... 9 43 Fort Hays State............................... 6 36 Central Missouri............................. 9 18 Adams State.................................. 17 34 Western State................................ 11 34 Northern Colorado.......................... 9 32 Southwest Missouri........................ 8 42 Fort Hays State.............................. 8 41 Chadron State................................. 6 1989-90 (12-4-1) 36 SIU-Edwardsville........................... 6 50 Fort Hays State............................... 0 39 Western State.................................. 5 29 Colorado State-Pueblo.................... 8 31 Southwest Missouri........................ 7 27 Central Missouri........................... 19 6 Iowa State..................................... 31 9 Bloomsburg................................... 24 11 Lock Haven................................... 24 24 Missouri........................................ 16 26 Cal State-Fullerton........................ 14 38 Augustana....................................... 2 38 Southwest Missouri ....................... 3 15 Oklahoma ..................................... 22 15 Michigan State.............................. 15 26 Adams State.................................... 8 17 Nebraska-Omaha.......................... 15

1985-86 (12-7) 26 Southwest Missouri...................... 21 33 Northwest Missouri ....................... 8 26 Northern Michigan....................... 11 32 Colorado State-Pueblo.................. 11 21 Northwest Missouri........................ 7 11 Nebraska....................................... 33 31 Air Force......................................... 9 27 Stetson.......................................... 18 14 Navy.............................................. 27 18 Clemson........................................ 25 15 Oklahoma...................................... 28 37 Western State................................ 12 44 New Mexico Highlands................ 14 12 Fresno State.................................. 30 6 Nebraska....................................... 41 19 SIU-Edwardsville......................... 24 36 Adams State.................................... 5 31 Fort Hays State............................. 12 48 Chadron State................................. 2

1990-91 (9-4) 5 Oklahoma...................................... 29 25 Nebraska-Kearney........................ 9 20 Cal State-Fullerton........................ 21 32 San Diego State.............................. 3 27 Simon Fraser................................... 9 18 South Dakota State....................... 15 12 Nebraska-Omaha.......................... 19 20 Missouri........................................ 19 25 SIU-Edwardsville ........................ 14 26 Wisconsin-Parkside...................... 10 14 Fresno State.................................. 27 18 New Mexico................................. 15 36 Central Missouri............................. 3

1986-87 (12-5) 11 Oklahoma...................................... 20 17 Nebraska-Omaha.......................... 20 40 Northwest Missouri...................... 11 19 Weber State................................... 23 18 Oklahoma State............................. 26 21 Tennessee-Chattanooga................ 11 17 SIU-Edwardsville......................... 21 34 Central Missouri........................... 13 49 Southwest Missouri........................ 0 43 Fort Hays State............................... 6 50 Northwest Missouri........................ 0 26 Colorado State-Pueblo ................. 16 36 Western State................................ 14 47 Northern Colorado.......................... 8 26 Adams State.................................... 8 43 Chadron State................................. 6 32 Fort Hays State............................. 16

1991-92 (14-1) 32 South Dakota State....................... 11 41 Wisconsin-Parkside........................ 6 22 Boise State.................................... 15 29 Colorado State-Pueblo.................... 9 26 Nebraska-Omaha.......................... 13 20 New Mexico................................. 16 44 Truman State................................... 6 43 Central Missouri............................. 3 27 Nebraska-Kearney........................ 17 25 Augustana..................................... 16 31 SIU-Edwardsville.......................... 9 32 San Diego State.............................. 9 49 Fort Hays State............................... 3 30 Michigan State.............................. 12 16 Oklahoma...................................... 17

1987-88 (9-3-1) 26 SIU-Edwardsville......................... 12 41 Western State.................................. 0 28 Colorado School of Mines............ 8 23 Adams State.................................. 15 24 Cal Poly-SLO............................... 12 5 Cal State-Bakersfield.................... 29 19 Fresno State.................................. 19 31 Cal State-Fullerton.......................... 9 31 Central Missouri............................. 8 7 Oklahoma...................................... 34 41 Fort Hays State............................... 5

1992-93 (7-4) 32 Wisconsin-Parkside...................... 12 44 Central Missouri............................. 0 31 Augustana....................................... 9 28 Nebraska-Omaha ......................... 11 34 New Mexico................................... 6 33 SIU-Edwardsville........................... 6 6 Iowa.............................................. 40

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18 North Carolina State............... 21 19 Oklahoma................................ 20 12 Missouri.................................. 21 29 Nebraska-Kearney.................. 12 1993-94 (12-2) 43 Augustana................................. 3 25 Wisconsin-Parkside................ 12 12 Penn State............................... 30 37 Wartburg................................... 2 24 Michigan................................. 13 10 Nebraska................................. 25 43 Fresno State.............................. 9 26 South Dakota State................. 16 46 Fort Hays State......................... 6 35 Adams State............................ 10 32 Colorado State-Pueblo.............. 6 24 New Mexico........................... 18 41 SIU-Edwardsville.................... 6 29 Nebraska-Omaha...................... 6 1994-95 (11-2-1) 34 Wisconsin-Parkside.................. 9 45 Truman State............................. 0 45 SIU-Edwardsville..................... 0 16 Indiana.................................... 16 15 Iowa State............................... 20 31 Western Montana...................... 9 12 Penn State............................... 26 29 Portland State.......................... 13 32 Wisconsin-Parkside.................. 9 34 San Francisco State................... 7 22 Nebraska-Omaha.................... 10 38 South Dakota State................... 7 29 Lindenwood.............................. 9 39 New Mexico............................. 0 1995-96 (11-5) 6 Oklahoma................................ 31 28 Wisconsin-Parkside................ 10 26 Missouri Valley......................... 8 17 Cal Poly-SLO......................... 29 9 Fresno State............................ 31 13 Arizona State.......................... 28 26 Findlay...................................... 9 6 Michigan State........................ 31 34 Colorado State-Pueblo.............. 6 28 North Dakota............................ 9 37 Western State............................ 4 24 Northern Colorado.................. 13 40 New Mexico............................. 3 24 SIU-Edwardsville................... 13 27 North Carolina State............... 12 23 Nebraska-Omaha.................... 18 1996-97 (9-6) 12 Oklahoma................................ 33 20 Wisconsin-Parkside................ 13 21 Missouri Valley....................... 12 15 Lehigh..................................... 28 24 Central Missouri..................... 12 40 SIU-Edwardsville..................... 6 18 Ohio........................................ 21 28 Minnesota State-Moorhead....... 9 6 Augsburg................................. 36 39 Indianapolis.............................. 6 31 Adams State.............................. 6 21 Western State.......................... 14 16 Nebraska-Omaha.................... 25 42 New Mexico............................. 3 16 Nebraska-Omaha.................... 19 1997-98 (12-2) 6 Oklahoma................................ 31 39 SIU-Edwardsville..................... 6 19 Missouri Valley....................... 12 39 Chicago State............................ 9 20 Northern Illinois..................... 14 21 Wartburg................................. 16


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Season-By-Season Results 31 Chadron State..............................6 26 Fort Hays State............................9 21 Carson-Newman........................18 11 South Dakota State....................28 19 Nebraska-Omaha ......................18 53 New Mexico................................0 30 Central Missouri .........................6 23 Nebraska-Kearney.....................18 1998-99 (11-4) 24 Missouri Valley..........................12 24 Chadron State............................16 27 Northern Colorado.....................16 22 Augustana..................................21 17 Pittsburgh-Johnstown................34 22 Colorado State-Pueblo...............19 19 South Dakota State....................25 30 Nebraska-Kearney.....................12 18 Nebraska-Omaha.......................21 53 New Mexico................................0 34 SIU-Edwardsville......................12 25 Eastern Illinois...........................15 25 Central Missouri........................12 0 Oklahoma...................................41 39 Truman State................................6 1999-00 (9-5) 6 Oklahoma...................................35 11 Cal Poly-SLO............................26 19 Fresno State...............................23 20 Fort Hays State..........................21 24 Chadron State............................18 21 Colorado State-Pueblo...............18 28 Nebraska-Kearney.....................12 34 Chadron State..............................7 5 South Dakota State ...................28 17 Central Missouri........................15 42 SIU-Edwardsville........................9 42 Truman State................................3 33 Nebraska-Kearney.......................7 21 Nebraska-Omaha.........................9 2000-01 (13-3) 3 Oklahoma...................................39 26 Central Missouri........................15 18 Seton Hall..................................13 26 Northern Illinois........................13 52 Missouri Baptist...........................0 30 Chadron State..............................9 44 Central Washington......................3 35 Colorado State-Pueblo.................9 28 South Dakota State......................9 18 North Dakota State.................. 18! 48 SIU-Edwardsville........................0 27 Eastern Illinois...........................13 35 Fort Hays State............................9 38 Truman State................................6 12 Nebraska-Omaha.......................24 24 Nebraska-Kearney.....................15 !-Lost on criteria 2001-02 (15-1) 7 Oklahoma...................................39 25 Lindenwood.................................6 44 Missouri Baptist...........................0

28 Embry-Riddle............................. 19 21 Cal Poly-SLO............................. 19 33 Central Missouri........................... 9 37 Chadron State............................... 7 31 Fort Hays State........................... 12 43 American International................. 6 31 Central Missouri......................... 12 18 Ashland....................................... 14 26 North Dakota State..................... 15 42 Bacone.......................................... 3 33 Nebraska-Kearney........................ 6 29 Nebraska-Omaha.......................... 7 36 SIU-Edwardsville......................... 7

12 Augustana.................................. 27 18 Minnesota State......................... 16 15 Nebraska-Kearney..................... 21 46 Bacone......................................... 3 25 Adams State............................... 10 22 Fort Hays State.......................... 12 15 Nebraska-Kearney..................... 24 5 Nebraska-Omaha....................... 31 28 Central Missouri........................ 18 25 SIU-Edwardsville...................... 18 2005-06 (14-3) 6 Oklahoma................................... 32 38 Chadron State.............................. 0 43 Bacone......................................... 6 29 South Dakota State.................... 10 50 Newport News............................. 0 35 Utah Valley State......................... 6 32 Mercyhurst................................... 6 22 Nebraska-Kearney..................... 14 12 Nebraska-Omaha....................... 28 27 Ashland........................................ 6 25 Adams State............................... 15 35 Central Missouri.......................... 4 47 Newman....................................... 0 19 Nebraska-Kearney..................... 18 15 Nebraska-Omaha....................... 19 25 Fort Hays State.......................... 14 52 SIU-Edwardsville........................ 0

2002-03 (18-1) 38 Bacone........................................ 18 18 Wartburg..................................... 16 21 Cal Poly-SLO............................. 17 49 Missouri Baptist............................ 0 44 Lindenwood.................................. 3 33 Chadron State............................... 6 43 Gannon.......................................... 3 22 South Dakota State..................... 13 19 Nebraska-Kearney...................... 21 28 San Francisco State....................... 9 24 Pittsburgh-Johnstown................. 10 26 Central Missouri........................... 9 37 SIU-Edwardsville......................... 6 41 Eastern Illinois.............................. 7 39 Fort Hays State............................. 3 21 Nebraska-Kearney...................... 13 24 Nebraska-Omaha........................ 12 43 Bacone.......................................... 9 24 Adams State................................ 20

2006-07 (15-4) 18 Oklahoma................................... 20 32 Chadron State.............................. 6 43 Oklahoma City............................. 0 36 Western State............................... 6 47 Newman....................................... 0 38 Air Force...................................... 0 50 Marion Military........................... 0 16 Boise State................................. 18 21 Augustana.................................. 13 32 West Liberty State........................ 6 16 Nebraska-Omaha....................... 20 18 Minnesota State......................... 15 47 New Mexico Highlands............... 0 25 Adams State............................... 12 33 Fort Hays State............................ 0 9 Nebraska-Kearney..................... 24 22 Nebraska-Omaha....................... 14 39 Central Missouri.......................... 0 44 Truman State................................ 0

2003-04 (15-3) 49 Bacone.......................................... 0 9 Oklahoma.................................... 33 30 Missouri Baptist............................ 6 36 Central Florida.............................. 9 25 Pennsylvania............................... 15 17 Wartburg..................................... 16 26 Fort Hays State........................... 10 25 Chadron State............................. 13 26 Nebraska-Kearney...................... 15 31 Adams State.................................. 9. 25 Pittsburgh-Johnstown................. 12 15 North Dakota State.................... 15! 27 Central Missouri......................... 16 3 Northern Iowa............................. 35 40 Bacone.......................................... 6 22 Nebraska-Omaha........................ 12 39 Nebraska-Kearney........................ 3 45 SIU-Edwardsville......................... 2 !-Lost on criteria 2004-05 (12-7) 3 Oklahoma................................... 34 35 Bacone......................................... 4 31 Central Florida............................. 9 12 Wartburg.................................... 18 55 Missouri Baptist........................... 0 3 Cornell....................................... 38 41 Chadron State.............................. 0 26 Gannon......................................... 6 27 Ashland........................................ 9

2007-08 (14-6) 21 Oklahoma City........................... 24 6 Oklahoma .................................. 27 28 Wisconsin-Stevens Point........... 16 38 Wisconsin-Whitewater................ 4 20 North Dakota State.................... 18 30 West Liberty State...................... 13 26 Upper Iowa................................ 13 13 Nebraska-Omaha....................... 25 21 Nebraska-Kearney..................... 19 30 Fort Hays State.......................... 10 23 Nebraska-Kearney..................... 16 18 Adams State............................... 24

40 Grand Canyon.............................. 9 29 New Mexico Highlands............. 18 32 Findlay....................................... 12 12 Western State............................. 27 9 Nebraska-Omaha....................... 26 39 Truman State................................ 7 21 Central Missouri........................ 15 22 McKendree................................ 18 2008-09 (11-6-1) 42 Grand Canyon.............................. 3 0 Oklahoma................................... 39 35 Oklahoma City............................. 6 35 Colorado State-Pueblo............... 10 42 New Mexico Highlands............... 6 9 Virginia Tech.............................. 34 26 Wisconsin-Stevens Point........... 16 33 St. Cloud State............................. 8 14 Minnesota State......................... 27 21 Pittsburgh-Johnstown!............... 21 31 Mercyhurst................................. 13 27 Western State............................. 15 20 Adams State............................... 20 19 Fort Hays State.......................... 21 17 Nebraska-Kearney..................... 24 3 Nebraska-Omaha....................... 43 27 Central Missouri.......................... 7 55 Truman State................................ 0 !-Won on criteria 2009-10 (8-5) 10 Oklahoma................................... 27 31 Oklahoma City............................. 3 19 Fort Hays State.......................... 12 12 West Liberty............................... 24 21 Western State............................. 16 15 Upper Iowa................................ 26 6 Nebraska-Kearney..................... 31 36 New Mexico Highlands............... 9 31 Newman..................................... 10 15 Adams State............................... 26 37 New Mexico Highlands............... 9 28 Central Missouri........................ 19 42 Newman....................................... 3 2010-11 (15-4) 0 Oklahoma................................... 39 23 Colorado State-Pueblo............... 13 34 Oklahoma City............................. 9 13 North Carolina-Pembroke.......... 24 24 Limestone.................................... 9 22 Upper Iowa................................ 13 22 San Francisco State.................... 12 19 North Carolina-Pembroke.......... 15 20 Fort Hays State.......................... 15 39 Wayland Baptist........................... 6 58 Central Baptist............................. 0 42 Newman....................................... 6 23 Arizona State............................. 22 31 Adams State............................... 10 15 Nebraska-Kearney..................... 21 7 Nebraska-Omaha....................... 33 28 Central Missouri.......................... 6 36 Ouachita Baptist.......................... 4 42 Newman....................................... 3

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All-Time Series Records Opponent Adams State Air Force Akron Alabama American International Arizona Arizona State Ashland Augsburg Augustana Bacone Bloomsburg Boise State Brigham Young Cal Poly-SLO Cal State-Bakersfield Cal State-Fullerton Carson-Newman Central Baptist Central Florida Central Missouri Central Washington Chadron State Chicago State Clemson Cleveland State Colorado Colorado Mesa Colorado State Colorado State-Pueblo Colorado School of Mines Cornell Eastern Illinois East Central Embry Riddle Findlay Fort Hays State Fort Lewis Fresno State Gannon Grand Canyon Hofstra Illinois State Indiana Indianapolis Iowa Iowa State Indiana State John Carroll Kansas State Kentucky Lehigh Limestone Lindenwood Lock Haven Louisiana State Marion Military McKendree Mercyhurst Michigan Michigan State Minnesota State Minnesota State-Moorhead Missouri Missouri Baptist Missouri-St. Louis Missouri-St. Louis Missouri Valley

W-L-T Pct. 20-5-1 .788 4-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-1-0 .500 3-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 6-1-0 .833 8-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 1-1-0 .500 2-1-0 .667 3-4-0 .429 0-2-0 .000 2-1-0 .667 3-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 6-0-0 1.000 33-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 14-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 0-1-0 .000 0-1-0 .000 3-0-0 1.000 0-2-0 .000 12-0-0 1.000 1-1-0 .500 0-1-0 .000 3-1-0 .750 8-1-1 .850 1-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000 28-2-0 .933 1-0-0 1.000 1-4-2 .286 2-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-1-0 .500 0-0-1 .500 1-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 0-2-0 .000 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 8-3-0 .727 0-1-0 .000 0-1-0 .000 1-0-0 1.000 3-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 2-4-0 .333 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-1-1 .500 2-1-0 .667 1-0-0 1.000 5-3-0 .625 5-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000 4-0-0 1.000

Opponent Morgan State Navy Nebraska Nebraska-Kearney Nebraska-Omaha Newman New Mexico New Mexico Highlands Newport News Apprentice School North Carolina-Pembroke North Carolina State North Dakota North Dakota State Northern Colorado Northern Illinois Northern Iowa Northern Michigan Northeastern State Northwestern Oklahoma Northwest Missouri North Texas Ohio Oklahoma Oklahoma Baptist Oklahoma City Oklahoma State Ouachita Baptist Oregon Oregon State Pennsylvania Penn State Peru State Pittsburgh-Johnstown Portland State San Diego State San Francisco State Seton Hall Simon Fraser Southeastern Oklahoma Southwest Missouri Southwestern Oklahoma South Dakota State Southern Illinois-Edwardsville St. Cloud State Stetson Tennessee Tennessee-Chattanooga Truman State UCLA Univ. Preparatory School Upper Iowa Utah State Utah Valley State Virginia Tech Wartburg Washington Wayland Baptist Weber State West Liberty Western Montana Western State Western Illinois Wichita State Wisconsin Wisconsin-Parkside Wisconsin-Stevens Point Wisconsin-Whitewater Wyoming

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W-L-T Pct. 1-0-0 1.000 0-4-0 .000 0-5-0 .000 16-7-0 .696 12-14-0 .462 6-0-0 1.000 12-2-0 .857 8-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-1-0 .500 1-1-0 .500 1-0-0 1.000 2-2-0 .500 4-3-0 .571 2-1-0 .667 0-1-0 .000 1-0-0 1.000 13-0-0 1.000 3-0-0 1.000 11-0-0 1.000 3-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 8-45-2 .164 3-3-0 .750 9-1-0 .900 0-29-1 .016 1-0-0 1.000 1-1-0 .500 0-1-0 .000 1-0-0 1.000 0-2-0 .000 2-0-0 1.000 3-1-0 .750 2-2-0 .500 2-0-0 1.000 3-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 14-0-0 1.000 10-13-0 .435 7-4-0 .636 23-8-2 .727 1-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 3-0-0 1.000 8-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 2-1-0 .667 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 4-1-0 .800 1-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 1-1-0 .500 2-1-0 .667 1-0-0 1.000 15-2-0 .882 2-0-0 .000 1-0-0 1.000 0-1-0 .000 8-0-0 1.000 2-0-0 1.000 1-0-0 1.000 0-2-0 .000


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Coaching Records Coach Season Record Orion Stuteville 1921-22 0-1-0 Orion Stuteville 1922-23 0-1-1 Orion Stuteville 1923-24 3-2-0 No Team 1924-25 Orion Stuteville 1925-26 1-2-0 Orion Stuteville 1926-27 3-1-1 Orion Stuteville 1927-28 3-3-0 Ray Murphy 1928-29 3-3-0 Ray Murphy 1929-30 5-0-1 Ray Murphy 1930-31 7-1-0 Ray Murphy 1931-32 5-2-0 Raymond Swartz 1932-33 4-3-0 Raymond Swartz 1933-34 6-2-0 Raymond Swartz 1934-35 5-2-0 Raymond Swartz 1935-36 3-2-1 Gene Smith 1936-37 5-2-0 Gene Smith 1937-38 3-3-0 Gerald Barnett 1938-39 1-4-0 No Team 1940-45 Deroit Smith 1946-47 1-6-0 No Team 1947-72 Jimmy Rogers 1972-73 2-8-1 Jimmy Rogers 1973-74 10-3-0 Jimmy Rogers 1974-75 3-3-0 Jimmy Rogers 1975-76 4-6-0 Jimmy Rogers 1976-77 6-4-0 Jimmy Rogers 1977-78 4-7-0 Eddie Griffin 1978-79 7-3-0 Eddie Griffin 1979-80 12-5-0

Coach Eddie Griffin Eddie Griffin David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James David James

National Finish

2nd, AAU 2nd, NCAA I

4th, NAIA 2nd, NAIA 3rd, NAIA 3rd, NAIA/ 11th, NCAA II 7th, NCAA II 4th, NAIA 1st, NAIA 3rd, NAIA

Season 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11

Record 14-5-0 7-5-1 7-6-0 11-5-1 11-9-0 12-7-0 12-5-0 9-3-1 12-3-0 12-4-1 9-4-0 14-1-0 7-4-0 12-2-0 11-2-1 11-5-0 9-6-0 12-2-0 11-4-0 9-5-0 13-3-0 15-1-0 18-1-0 15-3-0 12-7-0 14-3-0 15-4-0 14-6-0 11-6-1 8-5-0 15-4-0

National Finish 1st, NAIA 1st, NAIA 5th, NAIA 1st, NAIA 1st, NAIA 1st, NAIA 1st, NAIA 2nd, NAIA 1st, NAIA 2nd, NCAA II 2nd, NCAA II 1st, NCAA II 1st, NCAA II 1st, NCAA II 1st, NCAA II 2nd, NCAA II 3rd, NCAA II 4th, NCAA II 3rd, NCAA II 2nd, NCAA II 3rd, NCAA II 1st, NCAA II 1st, NCAA II 3rd, NCAA II 11th, NCAA II 4th, NCAA II 1st, NCAA II 6th, NCAA II 6th, NCAA II 15th, NCAA II 13th, NCAA II

Career Coaching Records Coach Tenure Orion Stuteville 1921-28 Pat Murphy 1928-32 Raymond Swartz 1932-36 Gene Smith 1936-39, 1946-47 Gerald Barnett 1939-40 Jimmy Rogers 1972-78 Eddie Griffin 1978-82 David James 1982-Present Totals

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Years 6 4 4 4 1 6 4 29 58

Record Pct. 10-10-2 .500 20-6-1 .759 18-9-1 .661 12-16-0 .429 1-4-0 .200 29-31-1 .484 40-18-1 .692 341-120-5 .737 471-214-11 .685


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About UCO


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The University The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovative learning community where teaching comes first and students develop personal relationships with faculty and staff who are committed to transforming lives. With 114 undergraduate majors and 54 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Central is home to students from throughout Oklahoma, as well as all 50 states and more than 100 countries. Among Central’s many unique and notable academic programs are Forensic Science, Accounting, Music Theater, Professional Golf Management, Jazz Studies, Mass Communication, Nursing, and Funeral Science. Central is: • Home to the world-renown Forensic Science Institute, which attracts experts from throughout the world to teach students and law enforcement professionals the latest techniques in crime fighting • Rated by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “2010 Great Colleges to Work For” • Winner of multiple national and statewide awards for sustainability efforts • An official Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, as designated by the U.S. Olympic Committee • Home to the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown district • Partnered with Chesapeake Energy to build the CHK-Central Boathouse on the Oklahoma River, which will house Central’s rowing team as well as an entertainment venue and an art gallery • Home to 2008 Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen • Ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life In Fall 2010, Central opened the new state-of-the-art Center for Transformative Learning, a classroom building designed intentionally to encourage collaboration and creativity in its learning spaces. In addition, Central’s appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. Founded in 1890, the University of Central Oklahoma is the state’s first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day.

President Dr. Don Betz Dr. Don Betz became Central Oklahoma’s 20th president in August 2011 after having previously served as UCO’s Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs from 1999-2005, when he developed several initiatives and programs that have helped transform Central into one of the leading metropolitan universities in the nation. President Betz has enjoyed a distinguished career in higher education that spans more than 40 years, developing a reputation for teaching and encouraging students, leadership development and diplomacy through his international activities, most notably with the United Nations and its affiliated non-government organizations. Prior to returning to UCO, he served as president of Northeastern State, a post he held since July 2008. He also served as Chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls from 2005 until his appointment at NSU and as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Palmer College (Iowa) from 1994-1999. In the 23 years prior, he fulfilled various capacities at NSU, including the Vice President of University Relations and Professor of Political Science. While at NSU, he also was the Executive Director of the Educational Foundation, Assistant to the President, Dean of Continuing Education and Special Programs, Director of the Sequoyah Institute/Center for Tribal Studies, the founder and advisor of the university’s President’s Leadership Class and its Model United Nations program. From 1982 through 2003, President Betz worked for and with the United Nations on Middle East issues. He founded and chaired the International Coordinating Committee on the Question of Palestine (ICCP), a UN-affiliated non-governmental organization (NGO) network pursuing peace in the Middle East based on UN resolutions. A frequent writer and speaker, Dr. Betz has addressed international, educational, motivational topics, and has worked with newspapers, radio and television. His life-long interest in global issues and his passion for promoting cross-cultural understanding has led him to more than 80 countries. While president at NSU, he served as the chair of the Northeast Oklahoma Public Facility Authority, board member for BancFirst in Tahlequah, the Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce, Creative Oklahoma, Inc., and chair of the Regional University System of Oklahoma Council of Presidents. He is a member of the Oklahoma Academy, Leadership Oklahoma, Universities and Colleges President’s Climate Commitment, International Association of University Presidents and has served as Chairman of AASCU’s International Education Committee. President Betz received his B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of San Francisco and his M.A. and Ph.D. in International Studies from the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He completed Harvard University’s Institute for Educational Management. 36


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Athletic Director Joe Muller Now in his fourth year as athletic director at Central Oklahoma is Joe Muller, who brought a wealth of Division I experience to the position. Muller became just the seventh athletic director in school history when he took over the position in July of 2008 after previous stints in the athletic departments at Oklahoma State and Purdue. Joe served as senior associate athletic director for external relations at Purdue for two years before coming to UCO. He oversaw all facets of external relations while at Purdue, including development, marketing and promotions and the John Purdue Club. A graduate of Stillwater High School, Joe earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from OSU. He served as director of athletic marketing and promotions at OSU from 1985-90 and then was involved in the television industry for more than a decade. Muller returned to Oklahoma State in 2002 as associate athletic director, serving in that capacity until going to Purdue. His duties at OSU included all development activities of the athletic department, including ticket operations, marketing and promotions and the OSU POSSE fund-raising operation. Under Muller’s watch, OSU raised over $90 million to renovate its football stadium, set football attendance records in 2003, ’04 and ’05 and had all-sport ticket revenues increase more than 115 percent. Joe is married (Julie) and has three sons (Jaxon, Brandon and Matthew).

UCO Media Outlets Media Outlets

KSBI-TV ................................................................................ 470-8306 P.O. Box 720553, Oklahoma City, OK 73172 Mark Van Paasschen, sports director

Edmond

Edmond Evening Sun ............................................................ 341-2121 PO Box 2470, Edmond 73083 Sports Editor

KWTV (CBS)........................................................................ 841-9954 PO Box 14159, Oklahoma City 73113 Dean Blevins, sports director

Edmond Life and Leisure ....................................................... 340-3311 107 S Broadway, Edmond 73034 Steve Gust, sports editor

Tulsa

Tulsa World ..................................................................(918) 581-8355 PO Box 1770, Tulsa 74102 Michael Peters, sports editor

The Vista ................................................................................ 974-5570 UCO, Communications Bldg., Edmond 73034 Trey Hunter, sports editor

UCO Athletic Media Relations Office

KCSU-TV 29 ......................................................................... 974-2589 UCO, Communications Annex, Edmond 73034 Sports Director

The Central Oklahoma Athletic Media Relations Office is under the direction of Mike Kirk, whose main duty is to keep local, state and national media informed about UCO’s 14 varsity sports. Kirk is in his 25th year with the Bronchos, coming to UCO in November 1987. Mike was a student assistant in the sports information office at Oklahoma State University for four years, graduating OSU Mike Kirk in 1982 with a journalism degree. He was a sports writer at newspapers in McAlester and Lawton for five years before coming to UCO in 1987. An active member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) who has served on several committees during his career, Kirk worked as the Press Information Manager for wrestling at the 1996 Olympic Games. He is in his second year as a member of the NCAA Wrestling Championships Committee. Kirk has received 56 CoSIDA publication awards at UCO, including 25 Best in the Nation citations. Mike is married (Debbie) and has two children (Alex and Jessica).

Oklahoma City

The Oklahoman ...................................................................... 475-3314 PO Box 25125, Oklahoma City 73125 Mike Sherman, sports editor; Scott Munn, assistant sports editor Associated Press ..................................................................... 236-0663 500 N. Broadway, Oklahoma City 73102 Sports Editor KFOR-TV (NBC)................................................................... 478-6366 PO Box 14068, Oklahoma City 73113 Bob Barry Jr., sports director KOCO-TV (ABC) .................................................................. 478-6681 PO Box 14555, Oklahoma City 73113 Bob Irzyk, sports director KOKH-TV (Fox) ................................................................... 843-2525 1228 E. Wilshire Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK, 73111 Myron Patton, sports director 37


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Athletic Administration Senior Associate Athletic Director Scott Williams Scott Williams is in his second year as Central Oklahoma’s senior associate athletic director, coming to Edmond in December of 2009 after a nearly five-year stint at Oklahoma State. Williams was associate athletic director for compliance at OSU for three years, overseeing the entire compliance program while also serving as tournament director for the 2008 NCAA Division I baseball regional and 2009 NCAA Division I men’s golf regional. He spent the previous two years at OSU as assistant athletic director for compliance, with the responsibility of seven varsity programs. Scott went to OSU after seven years as assistant athletic director for compliance at Oral Roberts. While at ORU, he was responsible for all compliance-related matters in addition to supervising eight varsity programs and coordinating all event management activities for home athletic events. A 1995 graduate of OSU, Williams earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma in 1998 and worked in the University of Kansas athletic department before going to ORU. Scott, a product of Deer Creek High School outside Edmond, is married (Tammy) and has four children (J.R., Matthew, Hannah and Luke).

Assistant Athletic Director/Business Tina Kurtenbach In her fifth year as the assistant athletic director for business is Tina Kurtenbach, who came to UCO from the University of Oklahoma. Kurtenbach manages more than 130 budgets in handling the day-to-day financial operations of the UCO Athletic Department while also taking care of human resource duties for athletics. Tina served as the financial accountant for the College of Medicine at OU before coming to Edmond. She previously worked in the Redlands Community College Athletic Department, in the bursar office for financial aid at Oklahoma State and as financial manager for the Broken Arrow High School Athletic Department. Kurtenbach received her associates degree from Redlands and her bachelor’s from Northeastern State. Tina is married (Dan) and has two sons (D.J. and Josh).

Athletic C0mpliance Darnell Smith

Athletic Compliance Collin Walker

Serving as Central Oklahoma’s Director of Athletic Compliance is Darnell Smith, who took over the position in June of 2010 after serving in the same capacity at the University of New Mexico. A native of San Antonio, Texas, Smith was a fouryear member of the Oklahoma State football team from 2002-06 at defensive end. He was a three-time recipient of the Arthur Ashe Scholar award at OSU and also earned second-team honors on the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Team. Darnell was named OSU’s Outstanding Senior and earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from there. He served as a graduate assistant in the OSU compliance office in 2007-08 and worked as a management development trainee for the United States Olympic Committee from June 2008 to February 2009. Smith went to New Mexico in February of 2009 and was there until coming to UCO. He is married (Candace).

In his second year with the Central Oklahoma athletic department is Collin Walker, who serves as the director of compliance monitoring for the Bronchos. Walker worked as an intern for senior associate athletic director Scott Williams in the spring of 2010. He was also an intern for the Oklahoma City Thunder prior to earning his Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University in May, 2010. A native of Stillwater, Collin earned an associate’s degree from Central Christian College (Kan.) before going to Oklahoma State. He served as a manager for the OSU men’s basketball team from 2002-05 before earning his bachelor’s degree and then worked as a graduate assistant with the OSU team in 2006-07. He was also an intern in the OSU compliance office. Walker earned his master’s in sports science from the United States Sport Academy in Daphne, Ala. in 2007.

Athletic Tickets Gunner Poff

Athletic Marketing Brandon Baker

Gunnar Poff is in his third year with the Central Oklahoma Athletic Department, coordinating ticket sales for the Bronchos while also assisting in a host of other roles related to the game-day operations. A native of Sayre, Poff earned his bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from Southwestern Oklahoma in 2007. Gunnar was a pitcher on the baseball team while at SWOSU. He went on to earn a master’s of education in intercollegiate athletics administration in 2009 from the University of Oklahoma, working in the office of event management during his tenure with the Sooners. Poff is married (Tessa) and has two daughters (Presley and Piper).

In his first year with the Central Oklahoma athletic department is Brandon Baker, who is responsible for corporate sponsorships and marketing for athletic events on the UCO campus, working with local, regional and national businesses to create memorable experiences for both fans and sponsors. Baker spent the last 10 years with the Oklahoma City RedHawks in a variety of roles, including corporate sponsorships, baseball operations, game-day experience and ticket office manager. He spent two years prior to that with the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx, a minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. A native of Fulton, Mo., Baker attended the University of Missouri and was involved with the Mizzou chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Baker is married (Erin) and has two sons (Benjamin and Evan).

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Hamilton Field House Central Oklahoma’s Hamilton Field House opened its doors in January of 1965, during which time the school’s wrestling program was shut down. UCO revived wrestling for the 1972-73 season and the Bronchos of Coach Jimmy Rogers wrestled their first match in Hamilton Field House on Dec. 8, 1972, drubbing North Texas, 53-2. Since then, UCO has compiled an impressive 177-57-2 record (.754 winning percentage) at Hamilton Field House. Current head coach David James has a 149-35-1 home record (.808) in 29 years at the helm and the Bronchos are 5211-1 (.820) over the past 10 years. UCO went a perfect 6-0 at HFH in 2010-11 and will enter the 2011-12 season with a six-match home winning streak. The Bronchos will host four duals and the NCAA Division II Super Regional II Tournament this season. It will be the fourth time for UCO to host a Division II wrestling regional (1993, ‘98, ‘04). Hamilton Field House underwent renovation in the summer of 2001, with individual chair-back seats installed on the floor. Capacity is 3,000. UCO hosted the NAIA National Wrestling Championships in Hamilton Field House in 1981 and ’84, with the Bronchos winning the championship both times. Central also hosted the 16-team NCAA Division II National Duals for five straight years, from 1995-99. Hamilton Field House was re-named from Broncho Field House on May 1, 1993 in honor of longtime UCO coach and athletic director Dale Hamilton, who helped design the building in the early 1960s. HFH also serves as the home facility for UCO volleyball and basketball. Numerous other events, including the university’s graduation ceremonies, are also held in the building.

Ted Anderson Wrestling Room The Ted Anderson Wrestling Room at Hamilton Field House is Central Oklahoma’s practice facility and ranks as one of the finest in NCAA Division II. Anderson was UCO’s first-ever national champion and a long-time avid supporter of the wrestling program. The Ted Anderson Wrestling Room was dedicated on Feb. 8, 1997 before UCO’s home dual with New Mexico. Ted, who passed away in 2003, captured the NCAA Division I title at 123 pounds in 1936 and followed that with a national runner-up finish at 126 pounds in 1937. Anderson was a three-time Oklahoma College Conference champion, winning in 1935, ’36 and ’37. A 1937 graduate of UCO, Anderson was a coach and teacher in the Edmond school system for 35 years. He was principal of Edmond Junior High and Mid-High for 20 years before retiring in 1976. Ted was named to the UCO Athletic Hall of Fame in 1991 and he received a Lifetime Service Award from the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1996.

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UCO Takedown Club The UCO Takedown Club is an organization of Broncho wrestling fans whose support is vital to the continued success of UCO’s storied program. Members of the UCO Takedown Club receive several special benefits in return for their support. For information on joining the UCO Takedown Club, contact head coach David James at (405-974-2509/djames@uco.edu).

A-A-A-A-A

Darren Abel Larry & Susie Adkins David Aduddell Richard Agee David Alley Alley Construction Bill Ameen Paul Ameen Ted Anderson (In Memory) Gary Astle Athlon II

B-B-B-B-B

Perry Barkley Fay Barnett Gary Bastin Les Bateman Shawn Bateman Scott & Vicki Behenna Jim & Ronda Berens Evan & Ora Bernstein Gerald & Shirley Best Jerry & Kerry Best John Bills Don Birdsong Dusty Birdsong Ricky Bollenbach Matt Borror Phil Boykin Tony Bradley Calvin & Amy Bramlitt Pat Brule

C-C-C-C-C

Mark & Tonia Caruthers Phillip Chandler Aaron Chester Citizen’s Bank of Edmond - Randy Granzow Mike Clark Ron & Vickie Clay Chris Cline Jesse & Rene Cradduck Earnie Crain Dr. Tony Cruse Danny Cruze Ben & Sharon Cunningham Keith Cunningham Mark Cunningham

D-D-D-D-D Kristi Dauphin Lee Davis Chad Drake Connie Drake Todd Drake Steve Dunlap

E-E-E-E-E

Ed & Jennifer Edison Edmond Generals Wrestling Club Tim & Holly Edwards Kyle Evans Scott & Susie Evans

F-F-F-F-F

Fairfax Golf Club Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Steve Ferguson Bob & Adena Finch John & Nancy Finn Shawn Fleming Shane Foster Kevin & Jana Freeman

G-G-G-G-G

Ed & Amy Gallegos David & Tammy Gallo Nathan & April Gomez Matt Goodson Susan & Red Goodson Jeff Gowens Jim Graham Iris Gragg (In Memory) Eddie Griffin David Gunter

H-H-H-H-H Jeremy Hall

P.W. Hayes Matt Henderson Greg & Marie Henning Terry Henry Jared Hess Dr. Robert Hines Jay Hixson Jeff Hixson Jim Hixson Dan & Lynn Hodge Dan & Dolores Hodge Vic Hodge (In Memory) John Housley Daryl Howard Ken Howell Steve Huddleston Darren Huff Marc Hull Scott Hulsey Chad Humphrey

J-J-J-J-J

Butch Jacobson Chris James Danny & JoAnn James Cecil James (In Memory) Ronnie James Greg Johnson Dax Johnston Heath Jolley Hank Jones JSG Medical, Inc.

K-K-K-K-K

Bill & Terrie Keck Mike & Jennipher Keim Jess Keith Kirby Keith Jantz Kinzer Jess Kirk (In Memory) Steve Kreidler Jerry Krittenbrink

L-L-L-L-L

Ron Lambeth Pratt & Michelle LeadingFox Gary and Loretta Leavitt Tom Love

M-M-M-M-M

Jody Marple Randy & Gema Marple Ryan Martin Tom Massey Keith May Tony May Jeff McKibbin Midwest Printing Co. Bobby & Rebecca Miller Chip Miller Bill Mitchell Mojo Sports Trent Monlux Hardell Moore Howard Moore Tom Moore Jack & Sharon Morgan Sean Morgan

N-N-N-N-N

Jane Nailen Pat Nailen (In Memory) Frank Neasbitt Chris Needham Gary Newberry Treble Newberry

O-O-O-O-O

Oklahoma Sports Science & Orthopaedics Jason Oldham Greg Oplotnik OP-Tec Inc. Dennis Ottis

P-P-P-P-P

Dennis Parker Dupree & Kathy Parker Paycom Operatin - Chad Richison Darren & Debby Peaster Janet & Wilbur Petersen Traivs Pettyjohn Kelly Phelps Ken Price Cole Province Larry & Christy Province

Q-Q-Q-Q-Q Joe Quinton

R-R-R-R-R

Ray Rice Chad Richison Jeff Robinett Chuck & Vicky Robinson Jim & Pam Rogers Justin Rosen Brandon Rouse Cody Rowell Jami & Rick Rowell Joe & JoAnn Rowell David & Robin Ruth Johnny Ruth Wes Ruth

S-S-S-S-S

Jerry Scott Ed & Andrea Schmauch

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Herman & Kathleen Schneider Joe & Wendy Schneider Howard Seay Bill & Betty Seay Shelter Insurance Duane & Rayanne Silvis Shawn Silvis Chance Skidgel Kevin Smith Tim & Robin Snider Jerry Speed Steve Spenser Zane Stapp Joe Starzenski Todd Steidley Sandy Stines David Stitt Chuck Stumbaugh Bob Sullivan Eddie Sullivan Gable Sullivan Matt & Deah Surber

T-T-T-T-T

T.J. Tallent Troy & Diane Tallent Bryan Tapley Kent Taylor Kirk Taylor Territory Resources Cody Thompson Tommy Thompson Mike & Melissa Todd Mike Townsend Jeff Tucker Max Tuepker TWID’s Sporting Goods

W-W-W-W-W

Skip Wagnon Steve & JoAnne Walkup Dr. Louie Wall Louis Wall Family Practice Michael Walkup DeeAnn Wallar Dean & Susan Watson Chris & April Wegener Bobby Weis Mark West Lon & Susan White James White Wes White Steve Wilkerson Shawn Wilson Cory Woodam Clayton Wright Michael Wright, M.D.

V-V-V-V-V VK Enterprises

Z-Z-Z-Z-Z Bill Zellner Randy Zellner


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Former Wrestlers in the coaching ranks Central Oklahoma’s powerhouse wrestling program has produced a large number of teachers and coaches as well as national champions and All-Americans. Heading into the 2011-12 school year, 66 former UCO wrestlers were serving as teachers and coaches in schools around the country. A look at the list: Name (Final year at UCO) Current Town (School) Name (Final year at UCO) Current Town (School) Richard Agee (1988) Muskogee Schools Kevin Lochner (2005) San Diego, Calif. High School Fay Barnett (1993) Midwest City (Carl Albert H.S.) Jim Love (1979) Little Axe High School Jerry Best (1996) Allen, Texas High School Ryan Martin (1994) Grapevine, Texas High School Ricky Bollenbach (1985) Edmond (North High School) Mickey McGowan (1984) Hulbert High School Ty Bowling (2004) Glenpool High School Brian Melchiori (1995) Independence, Kan. High School Tom Brack (1973) Duncan High School Bobby Miller (1996) Cushing High School H.M. Chapman (2001) Claremore High School Brock Moore (2000) Yukon High School Benny Coleman (1984) Choctaw High School Howard Moore (1992) Bristow High School Richard Dabbs (1977) Ardmore High School Jack O’Connor (1986) Guthrie High School Lee Davis (1985) Edmond (Memorial High School) Todd Osborn (1981) Elgin High School Link Davis (1998) Oklahoma City University Pat Pace (1980) Montrose, Colo. High School Johnny Deaton (1987) Sand Springs High School Darren Peaster (1987) Catoosa High School Matt Douglass (2002) Moore High School Mark Peck (1987) Moore (Westmoore High School) Steve Dunlap (1980) Tulsa (Union High School) Rick Reeves (1980) Skiatook High School E.J. Edgar (1995) Blackwell High School Curtis Riley (1988) Omaha, Neb. (North High School) Will Evans (1991) Bristow High School Colby Robinson (2010) Missouri Baptist University Ed Evey (1979) Kingfisher High School Wes Ruth (2007) Del City High School Jimmy Filippo (1990) Moore (Westmore High School) Mike Ryan (1989) Columbus, Ohio Schools Chris Finn (2006) Tuttle High School) Chris Saferite (2005) Andover, Kan. Central High School John Finn (1980) Moore (Westmoore High School) Brent Sarette (2008) Moore (Southmoore High School) Steve Foster (1981) Bethel High School Joe Schneider (2001) Yukon High School Shawn Gee (1995) Coweta Public Schools J.B. Shanks (2003) Putnam City High School Darren Huff (1984) Edmond (Memorial High School) Kevin Smith (1976) Austin, Texas (Bowie High School) Ronnie James (1984) Del City High School Todd Stapleton (1989) Moore High School Shawn Jones (1991) Broken Arrow High School Eddie Sullivan (1975) Bristow High School Keith Kizarr (1997) Marlow High School Matt Surber (1998) Tuttle High School Jared Henning (2007) Madill High School Jason Tapia (2004) Albuquerque, N.M. (Cibola H.S.) Richard Holland (1995) Moore Schools Larry Tettleton (1992) Edmond (North High School) Andy Howington (1990) Edmond (Deer Creek High School) Kyle Vandruff (1996) Del City High School Biff Jones (1994) Sapulpa High School Michael Walkup (2011) Putnam City High School John Kincade (1985) Greenwood, Ark. High School Robert Washington (1994) Moore High School John Koehler (2004) Edmond (Deer Creek Public Schools) Randy Wilson (1978) Mustang Public Schools Don Langham (1974) OKC (Western Heights High School) Shawn Wilson (1979) Barnsdall High School


A sAlutE to uCo’s NAtioNAl ChAmpioNs Ted Anderson, ’36

Ray Clemons, ’36

Terry Henry, ’74-75

Bill Mitchell, ’74-75

David James, ’79-80

Bill Ameen, ’81-82

Benny Coleman, ’81-84

Ronnie James, ’81-82-83

Dennis Kendrick, ’81

Alan Maddox, ’81

Jack O’Connor, ’84

Ricky Bollenbach, ’85

Joe Starzenski, ’86

Todd Steidley, ’87

Johnny Nimmo, ’87-88-89-90

Howard Moore, ’90-92

Greg Oplotnik, ’90

Keith Cunningham, ’92-93

Randy Zellner, ’92

Jerry Best, ’94-95-96

Ryan Martin, ’94

Brian Melchiori, ’94-95

Mike Keim, ’95

Matt Goodson, ’98

Jeremiah Constant, ’99

Edwin Lorne, ’99

Mark Dodgen, ’00-03

Cole Province, ’01-02-03-04

Shawn Silvis, ’02-03

Muhammed Lawal, ’02

Jason Tapia, ’04

Kyle Evans, ‘07-08

Johnny Powell, ’79

Todd Osborn, ’81

Shawn Fleming, ’89

Todd Drake, ’93

Wes White, ’93-94

Shawn Bateman, ’96

Mark Cunningham, ’96

Matt Dodgen, ’02

NAtioNAl ChAmpioNs: 1979, ‘81, ‘82, ‘84, ‘85, ‘86, ‘87, ‘89, ‘92, ‘93, ‘94, ‘95, ‘02, ‘03, ‘07

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