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Ben Clymer
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 184
Year: Senior
Hometown: Germansville, PA
High School: Northwestern Lehigh
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Fourth year on the Pride wrestling roster...Two-time NCAA qualifier...2011 CAA champion at 184 pounds.

2010-11: NCAA qualifier and CAA champion at 184 pounds...Posted  a 1-2 record at Nationals...Ranked 24th in the final RPI and 29th in the final Coaches Panel rankings...Placed 17th in the final InterMat rankings...Posted a 22-10 overall record including a 12-5 mark in duals and a 5-1 record in the CAA...Tallied one victory by fall and two major decision wins...Was tied for second on the team with 19 victories by decision...Defeated top-seeded Nate Schiedel from Binghamton for the CAA title...Placed second at the New York State Collegiate Championships...Posted a 3-2 mark at the Southern Scuffle...Had  a season-best, seven-match winning streak late in the season...Ranked 21st by Division I College Wrestling in their preseason poll...Ranked third in the CAA preseason rankings.

2009-10: NCAA qualifier and CAA finalist at 184 pounds...Was 0-2 at the NCAA Championships...Earned NCAA Championship bid by placing second at the CAA Championships ...Defeated Joe Budi from Old Dominion, 6-5, in the CAA semifinals before losing to Binghamton's Nate Schiedel, 4-3 in the championship match... Recorded a 23-7 record on the season...Was tied for team-high honors with 16 dual match wins...Posted 18 wins by decision... Placed first at the North Carolina State Open, Returned to a starting role at 184 pounds in 2009-10...Ranked 20th by the Wrestling Report and 22nd by Division I College Wrestling in their preseason polls.

2008-09: CAA All-Freshman team selection as a true freshman...Recorded a 21-12 record, including a 20-12 mark at 184 pounds...Was tied for second on the team with 12 decisions...Tallied three pins, three major decisions and two tech falls...Posted a 9-7 record in dual matches...Defeated Brock Mantella from Pittsburgh, 4-2, in sudden victory in the title match to win the Mat Town Open title at 184...Posted a 4-0 mark in the Mat Town Open...Placed second in the Missouri Open Freshman/Sophomore Division with a 3-1 record...Tallied a 4-2 record in CAA matches...Placed third in the CAA championships, losing to CAA champion and third place national finisher Doug Umbehauer from Rider.

High School: Three-time Pennsylvania State Championships qualifier at Northwestern Lehigh High School in New Tripoli, Pennsylvania...Captured the state title after a 47-2 season as a senior...Posted a 46-6 record and qualified for the state tournament as a junior in 2006...Recorded a 38-10 mark and qualified for the state championships as a sophomore.

Personal: Born September 30, 1989...Has four brothers and three sisters...His brother, Scott, was a 2010 NCAA Championship qualifier at 141 pounds at Liberty University...Enjoys golf and going to the beach in his free time...Aspires to a career in teaching and coaching...Physical education major.

Year                            Overall                CAA            Duals              Falls            T-Falls

2008-09                       21-12                   4-2               9-7                   3-0               2-1

2009-10                       24-9                     6-1               16-2                 1-1               2-0

2010-11                       22-10                   5-1               12-5                 1-0               0-0

Career                         67-31                   15-4             37-14               5-1               4-1

 

 

 

 

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