Kizhan Clarke
Kizhan Clarke
Weight: 149
Year: RS Sophomore
Hometown: Gibsonton, Fla.
High School: Riverview

2017-18 (RS Freshman) – Went 16-13 overall and 5-4 in dual matches… Went 1-2 at 149 pounds at the EIWA Championships… Won his opener, 4-1, over Brett Kulp of Franklin & Marshall, but lost his next two bouts… Had a 3:38 WBF over Trevor Mello in a dual victory over George Mason… Also had a SV-2 loss in a dual to #17 Luke Karam at Lehigh and a 3-2 loss to #20 Nicholas Gil of Navy… Other dual wins came at Campbell, vs. Duke (21-3 TF, 6:43), at Brown and vs. Drexel… Finished 6th at the Wilkes Open after going 5-1… Went 3-2 at the Navy Classic and 1-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.

2016-17 (Redshirt) - Placed at six tournaments during a strong redshirt season... His 32 wins were second among all AU wrestlers (Gage Curry, 35-9)... Won the Messiah Open, winning all four bouts, including two major decisions and a tech fall... Beat Jhared Simmons of Maryland, 13-4, in the final... Third at the Southeast Open to begin the season, going 4-1... Fastest fall of his first collegiate season was 1:51 win over Kellen Devlin of NC State in the 3rd-place match... Also 3rd at the Wilkes Open, going 5-1, including a 7-3 win over Robbie Rizzolino of NC State in the 3rd-place match... Earned 5th at the National Collegiate Open with a 5-2 mark that included two major wins... Fifth at the Warriors Winter Open, losing his first-round match and winning four straight afterwards... Beat Kenan Carter of ODU in 5th-place match... Also 6th with a 4-2 mark at the Storm Open... Had eight major-decision victories.

Riverview HS - State champion wrestler, the first at Riverview... Two-time Florida state finalist... A Disney Duals All-American... Finished high school with a 165-32 record.

 

Year

Overall

Dual

Fall

MD

TF

2016-17 (RS)

32-12

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2 (1:51)

8

2