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    Ryan Konz  
    Ryan Konz

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Franklin, Tenn.

    High School:
    Franklin

    Weight:
    157

    Birthdate:
    08/17/1990


    JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12)
    Earned 11 starts, including five Big Ten duals ... tallied six wins on the season ... pinned back-to-back opponents at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... picked up a dual win at the IU Quad, Hoosier Duals and SIUE Duals ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010-11)
    Totaled 18 victories overall, and won three of six dual-match starts ... recorded five pins and five major decisions en route to an 18-13 season record ... won the Greyhound Open easily by ripping off four straight, two majors and a 30-second pin in the finals ... finished in the top-eight at both the Michigan State Open and National Collegiate Open ... earned a Big Ten start versus Penn State ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    FRESHMAN SEASON (2009-10)
    Took the mat 23 times, including six dual-match starts for the Hoosiers ... compiled an overall record of 11-12 with one major decision ... placed fifth at both the Michigan State and Missouri Opens ... his run at the MSU Open included a 4-2 decision over Anthony Jones, a Spartan who later advanced to the round of 12 at the NCAA Championships ... also defeated Michigan's regular starter at 157 lbs., Dave Johnson, in the fifth-place bout ... started all five matches in the Hoosier Duals ... represented IU at the Las Vegas Invitational and Southern Scuffle as well ... jumped two weight classes to fill in for an injured Trevor Perry at 174 pounds against Minnesota ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    REDSHIRT SEASON (2008-09)
    Competed in three events, posting a 10-5 overall record with two pins and a major decision ... finished third in the Freshman/Sophomore Division at the Eastern Michigan Open, winning five of six matches ... competed in the F/S Division at the Michigan State Open as well, picking up four more victories while in East Lansing ... notched his 10th victory of the year at the Kent State Open to close out his redshirt campaign.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Finished all four years in the top three at the Tennessee high school state championships ... was runner-up in 2005 and 2008, and took third place in 2006 and 2007 ... also the runner-up in the `07 NHSCA Nationals after placing third in 2006 ... led Franklin High School to the 2005 TSSAA Dual State Championship ... tallied an overall mark of 169-16 ... named Franklin's Most Outstanding Wrestler as a senior ... son of Barb and Joe Konz ... has a sister, Stacy and two brothers, Joel and Cory ... born on Aug. 17, 1990 ... majoring in Informatics.

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