Sam Campbell
Sam Campbell
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Winnetka, Ill.
High School: New Trier
Position: 133/141

2010-11: Two-year letterwinner and will be a team captain for the second-straight season ... one of the team's top wrestlers after posting a 33-17 record over his first two years ... expected to be the team's top option at 133 or 141 pounds this winter.

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 ... serves as a leader for the Volunteer Venture program and volunteers with the Waddell Elementary School Head Start program ... is a W&L Scholar-Athlete … politics and English double-major.