Player Profiles



Zeke                               Moisey
Zeke
Moisey
Class: Fr.
Hometown: Northampton, Pa.
Height: 5-9
Weight: 125
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

At West Virginia in 2014-15
  • 2015 NCAA Runner-Up at 125 pounds
  • 2015 NCAA All-American, WVU’s first since 2007
  • First unseeded wrestler to make the NCAA finals since 2003
  • Big 12 Wrestler of the Week (Feb. 9)
  • Two-time WVU Student-Athlete of the Week
  • Led the team with a 32-14 mark overall
  • Scored six pins, two tech. falls and eight major decisions
  • Defeated six ranked opponents over the course of the season
  • Ranked inside the top-25 by Flo Wrestling and InterMat at various points in the season
  • Took third place at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 2) while wrestling unattached, topping then-No. 19 Conor Youtsey (Michigan) in an 11-8 decision
  • Placed fourth at the Hokie Open (Nov. 9), wrestling unattached
  • Won a 12-2 major decision over Arizona State’s Judson Preskitt (Nov. 13) in his first official bout for the Mountaineers
  • Went 6-1 to take third at the Navy Classic (Nov. 22), winning a 5-2 decision over No. 18 Ben Willeford (Cleveland State)
  • Took eighth place at the Cliff Keen Invitational in Las Vegas (Dec. 6)
  • Pinned No. 10 Sean Boyle of Chattanooga in 2:27 at the Virginia Duals (Jan. 9)
  • Went 2-1 in Big 12 action, winning a 13-5 major decision over Iowa State’s Kyle Larson (Feb. 7) and topping Oklahoma’s Ryan Millhof 7-3 in tiebreaker one (Jan. 18)
  • Was the runner-up at 125 pounds at the 2015 Big 12 Championship (March 7), defeating Millhof in a 5-0 decision before dropping a 5-3 decision to No. 9 Eddie Klimara of Oklahoma State
  • Upset four unseeded wrestlers to advance to the finals of the 2015 NCAA Championships in St. Louis (March 21)
  • Opened the tournament with a 14-6 major decision over No. 15 seed Chasen Tolbert of Utah Valley
  • Upset No. 2 seed Nahshohn Garrett of Cornell in a 5-2 decision in the second round
  • Advanced to the semifinals with a 5-2 decision over Big 12 foe Klimara, the seventh seed, in the quarterfinals
  • Pinned No. 6 seed Thomas Gilman of Iowa in 52 seconds in the quarterfinals
  • Dropped a 9-5 decision to No. 4 seed Nathan Tomasello of Ohio State in the finals 
Prep
  • Competed for Jeff Karam at Bethlehem Catholic
  • Finished in the top-5 at the state tournament all four years
  • Boasted a career record of 141-14
  • Took first at Beast of the East
  • Dapper Dan All-Star Team honoree
  • Dreamteam USA
  • Also wrestled for Randy Cruz at Weaver Elite
Personal
  • Son of Scott and Kelly Moisey
  • Has two brothers
  • Born August 14
  • Chose WVU over Arizona State

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