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Zeke Moisey

Zeke Moisey

Jr. | 5-5 | 125 | Northampton, Pa. | Bethlehem Catholic

2015-16 (So.)

  • Spent the season nationally ranked at 125 pounds
  • Posted a 26-11 mark on the year
  • Qualified for the 2016 NCAA Championships, but was forced to withdraw due to injury
  • Faced Nathan Tomasello at the 2015 NWCA All-Star Classic to start the season
  • Had four falls, three major decisions and a pair of tech falls
  • Went 3-0 at the Mountaineer Quad, including a 16-4 major decision over Campbell’s Tyler Walker (Nov. 8)
  • Defeated No. 11 Conor Youtsey of Michigan in a 6-4 decision at the Journeymen Northeast Duals (Nov. 15)
  • Was the runner-up at the 2015 Joe Parisi Open (Nov. 21), going 4-1
  • Went 4-2 with a pin of Western Wyoming’s Cole Verner (0:53) and a tech. fall of Columbia’s Vince Pallone, 20-4, at the 2015 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Classic (Dec. 5)
  • Defeated No. 15 Drew Templeman of Wyoming in a 5-2 decision, No. 19 Dalton Macri of Cornell in a 3-1 decision and high school teammate No. 13 Darien Cruz of Lehigh in a 6-4 decision on his way to a third-place finish at the 2016 Southern Scuffle (Jan. 2)
  • Won a 3-1 decision in sudden victory against No. 20 Connor Schram vs. Stanford (Jan. 23)
  • Topped No. 24 Sean Fausz in a 7-2 decision against N.C. State (Jan. 31)
  • Defeated No. 26 LJ Bentley, 3-2, to help WVU upset rival No. 18 Pitt (Feb. 7)
  • Won a 4-1 decision over South Dakota State’s Ben Gillette (Feb. 12)
  • Suffered a season-ending injury against Iowa State (Feb. 14)

2014-15 (Fr.)

  • 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 seeded 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
Year W L Dual Conf Falls NCAA
2015 32 14 13-5 2-1 6 4-1
Totals 32 14 13-5 2-1 6 4-1

Henson Honored by Amateur Wrestling News

By Ashley Bailey | April 28, 2015

WVU's Sammie Henson was named the Rookie Coach of the Year by the publication, while freshman Zeke Moisey was honored as well.

Moisey Caps Season as NCAA Runner-Up

By Ashley Bailey | March 21, 2015

The true freshman dropped 9-5 bout to No. 4 Nathan Tomasello of Ohio State in the NCAA finals.

Moisey to Wrestle for National Championship

By Ashley Bailey | March 20, 2015

Zeke Moisey pinned No. 6 Thomas Gilman (Iowa) to advance to the NCAA finals on Friday evening at the NCAA Championships.