Junior Season (2007-08)
Competed at the Michigan State Open and the Missouri Open ... earned the Scholastic Achievement Award, given to the student-athlete that boasts the highest grade point average on each respective team.
Sophomore Season (2006-07)
Went 3-3 overall on the year ... won his first three matches of the season, including a pin of Cumberland's Trey Myers in just 1:28.
Freshman Season (2005-2006)
Did not compete.
A four-time letterwinner in wrestling at Floyd Central High School ... was the sectional and regional champion three times in his four seasons at Floyd Central ... was a state qualifier in all three of those campaigns, and finished second in the state at 152 pounds in 2004 ... won four Hoosier Hills Conference championships ... helped Floyd Central to four sectional championships, one conference championship and one regional championship ... earned a total of 10 varsity letters in wrestling, football and golf ... was an All-Hoosier Hills Conference selection in football and golf his senior season ... has one sister, Melissa, and one brother, Cooper who is a senior in high school and defending state champion ... son of David and Penny Samuels ... born on July 25, 1986 ... majoring in Business Entrepreneurship.