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Stephen Doty
Stephen  Doty

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Kirkwood

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 174/184

03/21/2014

Sulzer Moves Into Semifinals at NCAA Championships

He wrestles Tyler Caldwell of Oklahoma State this evening

03/20/2014

Sulzer Advances to Quarterfinals at NCAA Championships

Five Cavaliers remain alive after first day of action

03/20/2014

Virginia Begins Competition at NCAA Championships

Four Cavaliers win opening matches

03/12/2014

Eight Virginia Wrestlers to Compete at NCAA Championships

Program-record five Cavaliers earn seeds, Herrmann nabs at-large berth at 125 pounds

02/16/2014

No. 12 Cavaliers Roll to 34-3 Win at George Mason

Cavaliers win nine of 10 weight classes in regular-season finale

03/21/2013

NCAA Wrestling Championships (by Matthew Holst)

Nine Virginia wrestlers competed in the NCAA Championships Thursday (March 21).

2014 NCAA Qualifier - 174 pounds
2013 NCAA Qualifier - 184 pounds

AT VIRGINIA: 2013-14
• Earned second bid to NCAA Championships
• No. 11 national seed at 174 pounds at NCAAs
• Took second place at ACC Championships
• Placed third at 174 at Cliff Keen/Las Vegas Invitational
• Won 10 of final 12 bouts entering NCAA Championships
• Earned 12 victories against 2014 NCAA qualifiers, including victory over No. 15 seed Billy Curling of Old Dominion during regular season
• Was 5-1 in ACC duals

2012-13
• Went 19-12, including 13-5 mark in duals
• Qualified for his first NCAA Championships after runner-up finish at ACC Championships
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for third straight year
• Went 16-11 at 184 pounds this year
• Went 2-2 at NCAA Championships, with wins by decision over Campbell's James Cook and Wyoming's Shane Woods; lost to Iowa State's Boaz Beard and No. 8 seed Josh Ihnen of Nebraska (sudden victory time)
• Was 3-2 in ACC duals, defeating Alex Utley (UNC), Dylan Ryan (Duke) and Keegan Cerwinski (NC State) and falling to Nick Vetterlein (Virginia Tech) and No. 7 Jimmy Sheptock (Maryland)
• Eleven of his 19 wins resulted in bonus points (five falls, one tech fall, five majors)

2011-12
• Redshirt season
• Went 20-5 while competing unattached in open tournaments
• Won the Mat Town Open (11/26) and Appalachian Open (1/28) at 174 pounds
• Took third place at Edinboro Open (2/11)
• Won three matches by fall and three by major decision

2010-11
• Had a strong sophomore season, going 25-9 and wrestling at 174, 184 and 197 pounds
• Named to All-ACC Academic Wrestling Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Ended season with seven straight wins, including six at 197 pounds while filling in for an injured Mike Salopek
• Defeated NCAA 184-pound qualifier Diego Bencomo, 7-5 in sudden victory time
• Named ACC Wrestler of the Week (2/14) following wins over Bencomo and Appalachian State's Jon Hartley (at 197)
• Went 4-0 in ACC duals
• Took second at Wolfpack Open (11/14) and third at Mat Town Open (11/27)
• Earned team's Hardest Worker Award

2009-10
• Went 13-8 during rookie season while primarily competing in open tournaments
• Took fourth place at ESU Open (11/21)
• Won all three of his dual matches, with two resulting in bonus points
• Earned 19-6 major decision over NC State's Colin Genthert in ACC dual (2/13)
• Lost to top-ranked Mack Lewnes of Cornell at Southern Scuffle (12/29)
• Named to All-ACC Academic Wrestling Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll

KIRKWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
• 2009 Missouri State Champion at 171 pounds
• Posted 55-0 record with 35 falls his senior year; fell one win shy of Missouri state record for wins in a season
• Senior team captain
• 2008 Super 32 Runner-Up
• Had 80 career pins in high school
• Was crowned Missouri USAW state champion in freestyle and Greco Roman in 2009
• 33-5 record with 23 falls his junior year (171 pounds)
• 2007 Outstanding Wrestler at Pat Shaw International Tournament (in Guatemala)
• Member of 2007 Athletes in Action team tour to Guatemala
• Posted 33-3 record his sophomore year (152 pounds)
• 15 and Under Cliff Keen Kickoff Champion in 2005
• 15 and Under Tulsa National Runner-Up in 2005

PERSONAL
• Son of Jay and Sandra Doty
• Earned bachelor's degree in civil engineering

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L Pin
2009-10 174 13-8 3-0 1-0 13 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 5-0 0:56
2010-11 174/184/197 25-9 8-2 2-0 21 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 5-0 0:34
2011-12* 174 20-5 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 3-1 0-0 3-0 1:53
2012-13 184 19-12 13-5 3-2 43 2-1/2nd 2-2 5-3 1-0 5-0 2:41
2013-14 184 29-10 17-4 5-1 72 2-1/2nd 2-2 5-1 0-0 7-0 1:30
Career 86-39 41-11 11-3 149 4-2 4-4 13-6 2-0 22-0 0:34

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