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A.J.                               Vizcarrondo
A.J.
Vizcarrondo
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
Height: 6-1
Weight: HWT
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013-14
  • Earned an automatic bid to his first NCAA Championships
  • Went 1-2 the the NCAAs, defeating Chattanooga's Dawson Peck, 2-0
  • Placed second at the Big 12 Championships
  • Placed sixth at the Navy Classic on Nov. 23
  • Named Big 12 Wrestler of the Week on Feb. 10 after beating then-No. 17 Ross Larson of Oklahoma, 9-7
  • Finished fourth at the Reno Tournament of Champions on Dec. 22
  • Competed at the Mercyhurst Laker Open on Nov. 9 and the Harold Nichols Open on Nov. 15
At West Virginia in 2012-13
  • Compiled a 6-12 record
  • Started 10 dual meets at 197 pounds
  • Recorded one victory Big 12 victory
  • Competed at the Reno Tournament of Champions and the Wolfpack Open
  • Placed fourth at the Big 12 Championships
Prep
  • Attended Wyoming Seminary College Prep
  • Coached by Scott Green
  • Ranked by WRESTLING USA MAGAZINE as the 89th-best wrestler overall and fifth- best wrestler in the country in his weight class
  • Placed second in consecutive years at the national preps
  • Was the NHSCA national champion as a sophomore
  • Finished third at the 2010 Beast of the East tournament
  • Placed sixth at the 2010 ASICS Junior Nationals
  • ASICS Fargo Junior Greco All-American
Personal
  • Son of Anthony and Elsie Vizcarrondo
  • Has three brothers
  • Birthday is Sept. 26
  • Enrolled in general studies
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Vizcarrondo’s Career Statistics
Year	W	L	Dual	Conf	Falls	NCAA
2013	6	12	3-7	1-2	0	-
2014    20      20      5-8     2-4     4       1-2
Totals	26	32	8-15	3-6	4	1-2

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