David Dennis
David Dennis
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sherman, W.Va.
High School: Ravenswood
Position: 157

2011-12: Three-year letterwinner ... expected to be the team's top option at 157 pounds during his senior season ... enters his final campaign with a 48-24 overall record.

2010-11: Notched a team best 17 wins (17-10) during his junior season while competing primarily at 165 pounds ... led the team with nine wins by fall ... posted 28 takedowns, 21 escapes, eight near falls and six reversals ... finished in sixth place in the 165-pound weight class at the Messiah Petrofes Invitational ... also finished fourth at 165 pounds at the Centennial Conference Championship ... logged a 3-1 record against Centennial Conference competition during the regular season ... was awarded the team's A.E. Mathis Memorial Award for excellence and leadership for the second-straight season.

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: Serves as an officer for the Student Environment Action League ... biology and environmental studies double major.