Sam Campbell
Sam Campbell
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Winnetka, Ill.
High School: New Trier
Position: 133

2011-12: Three-year letterwinner and will be a team captain for the third-straight season ... one of the team's top wrestlers after posting a 48-26 record over his first three years ... expected to be the team's top option at 133 pounds this winter.

2010-11: Finished second on the team in wins, posting a 15-9 overall record at 141 pounds ... also notched a 3-0 record in Centennial Conference matches ... led the team with 53 takedowns and also compiled 15 escapes, 10 near falls and two reversals ... received Capital One Third Team Academic All-America honors ... also awarded the Gary R. Franke Award as the team's leader in takedowns.

2009-10: Led the team in wins, finishing the season with a 16-7 overall record while competing primarily at 141 pounds ... finished 5-0 in Centennial Conference matches during the regular season ... led the team with 44 takedowns ... also notched 21 escapes, five near falls and three reversals ...finished as the runner-up in the 141-pound weight class at the W&L Invitational ... was awarded the team's J.C. Peebles Memorial Award for showing spirit and thrill of competition ... received Division III Scholar All-America honors by the National Wrestling Coaches Association.

2008-09: Finished among the team leaders in wins with a 17-10 overall record and a 4-3 mark in Centennial Conference matches as a 133-pounder … had two wins by pin … notched a team-best 52 takedowns, 22 escapes and three reversals … placed fourth in the 133-pound weight class at the W&L Invitational … completed his rookie campaign by winning six of his final eight matches, including a fourth-place finish in the 133-pound weight class at the Centennial Conference Championships … received the D.C. Montgomery Memorial Award as the team’s top first-year wrestler.

High School: Lettered in wrestling and lacrosse at New Trier Township High School ... two-time wrestling team captain and two-time Team MVP ... three-time first team all-conference selection and a three-time state qualifier ... helped lead the team to a pair of conference and regional championships ... holds the school records for wins and takedowns ... named an Illinois State Scholar.

Personal: Serves as a platform chair for the Mock Convention ... member of Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa ... is a W&L Scholar-Athlete … served as an intern with the White House Office of Legislative Affairs over the summer ... politics and English double major.