Shane Conners
Shane Conners
Height: 5-9
Weight: 157
Year: So.
Hometown: Mount Airy, Md.
High School: South Carroll

2017-18: Lettered as a first-year ... expected to compete for the starting nod at 157 pounds again this winter.

2016-17: Finished his rookie season with a 24-12 overall record, including a 4-3 mark in Centennial Conference matches ... had four wins by fall, six by major decision and six by technical fall ... earned NWCA Scholar All-America laurels ... posted a team-best total for takedowns (65) to earn the team's Gary R. Franke Takedown Award ... also led the team in 2-point near falls (11) and 4-point near falls (20) ... was second on the team with 47 escapes and had four reversals ... finished fifth in the 157-pound weight class at the W&J Invitational (11/12) ... placed third in the 157-pound bracket at the Ohio Northern Invitational (12/3) ... finished as the runner-up in his weight class at the W&L Jim Crytzer Invitational (1/7) ... placed fourth at the Centennial Conference Championship (2/11) and went 2-2 at 157 pounds at the NCAA East Regional (2/24-25).

High School: Earned four letters in wrestling, two in football and played one season of baseball at South Carroll High School ... helped lead the wrestling team to three state championships and helped the football team to one regional championship ... two-year captain for the wrestling team ... was a two-time placewinner at the Maryland State Championship and the 2016 Maryland State Champion at 152 pounds ... went 54-0 with 48 pins as a senior and set the county career wins record ... 2015 Carroll County Times Co-Wrestler of the Year ... earned the U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athete Award ... also garnered first team Maryland All-Academic honors ... received the U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award and the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award.

Personal: W&L Scholar-Athlete ... serves as a youth wrestling referee and volunteers for Walk for Water and Relay for Life ... undeclared major.