David Dennis
David Dennis
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sherman, W.Va.
High School: Ravenswood
Position: 165

2010-11: Two-year letterwinner ... expected to be the team's top option at 165 pounds during his junior season ... has totaled a 31-14 record over his first two seasons.

2009-10: Finished his sophomore campaign second on the team in victories, producing a 15-5 record primarily at 157 pounds ... notched a team-best five wins by fall ... logged 16 takedowns, 18 escapes, three reversals and two near falls ... finished as the runner-up in the 157-pound weight class at the Centennial Conference Championships ... also finished as the runner-up in his weight class at the season-opening Ursinus Fall Brawl and at the W&L Invitational ... knocked off a pair of Top 10 Nationally-ranked opponents in going 3-0 in a quad with Stevens, McDaniel and the Merchant Marine Academy ... was awarded the team's A.E. Mathis Memorial Award for excellence and leadership ... received Division III Scholar All-America honors by the National Wrestling Coaches Association..

2008-09: Was fourth on the team in wins with a 16-9 overall record at 149 and 157 pounds … went 5-2 in Centennial Conference matches … notched a team-best eight pins … also had a team-best 31 escapes, 25 takedowns, 11 total near falls and seven reversals … was the second-place finisher in the 149-pound weight class at the W&L Invitational … finished the season by winning eight of his final 11 matches … won three-straight matches by pin during the middle of the season, knocking off Ahmed Dorghood of Southern Virginia (6:59 – 1/28), William Selba of Johns Hopkins (4:16 – 1/31) and Mike Tyler of West Virginia Tech (1:56 – 2/7) … placed fourth in the 157-pound bracket at the Centennial Conference Championships.

High School: Earned four letters in wrestling and also played football at Ravenswood High School ... state place-winner all four years and was a two-time conference champion ... named an All-American as a sophomore and claimed the West Virginia State Championship twice ... class valedictorian.

Personal: Member of the Student Environment Action League ... also serves as a residential advisor ... biology and environmental science double-major.