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Kyle
Eason
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Dauphin, Pa.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 157
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

  • Expected to be the starter at 165 pounds
  • Gained valuable experience last season, making tremendous improvement
  • Coaches are excited to see how he builds on last year’s experience
At West Virginia in 2010-11:
  • Earned a 6-4 overall record for the year, competing at the Washington & Jefferson College Open and Navy Classic
  • Came in fourth place at Navy Classic
  • At W&J Open, defeated opponents from Pitt Johnstown, Mount Union and teammate Rueben Herrera
  • Fell to Penn State’s James Volrath and West Liberty’s Seth Phalen
  • At Navy Classic, fell to Bloomsburg’s Sam Shirey before defeating three opponents from Bloomsburg and Bucknell
  • In third-place match, fell to Navy’s Bobby Burnhisel by a close 9-8 decision
  • Named to Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
At West Virginia in 2009-10:
  • Earned eight starts for the team at the 157-lb class
  • Finished the year with a 7-12 overall mark, 1-4 against league competition
  • Took fourth at the EWL Championships
  • Defeated Pitt’s Donnie Tasser, 10-4, in the tournament after falling to No. 15 Hadley Harrison of Clarion
  • Posted a 5-2 win against Lock Haven’s Seth Creasy
  • Beat Alex Martinez of Duquesne by major decision at the Navy Classic
  • Finished in second at the Washington & Jefferson College Open after defeating Myers Miller (Pitt Johnstown), Cory Disbennett (Mt. St. Joseph), Joe Harper (Pitt-Johnstown) and teammate Mike Rowe
  • Fell only to Penn State’s David Taylor at the meet
At West Virginia in 2008-09:
  • Wrestled at the Navy Classic
  • Went 2-2
  • Recorded a 15-0 tech fall at 3:15 over Gardner-Webb’s Justin Guthrie
  • Pinned Franklin & Marshall’s Matthew Gittleman

At West Virginia in 2007-08:

  • Redshirt season

Prep:

  • Sectional champion and two-time district qualifier at Central Dauphin East High
  • Team captain of wrestling squad
  • Mid-Penn All-Star team member
  • NHSCA team member
Personal:
  • Son of Jeff and Peggy Eason
  • Birthday is June 18
  • One of four children
  • Majoring in criminology and investigations
  • Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll

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