Jon Fausey
Jon Fausey

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Dalmatia, Pa.

High School:
Line Mountain

Weight:
174/184



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

02/07/2014

No. 12 Virginia Downs North Carolina, 21-9

Cavaliers win seven of 10 bouts, highlighted by Spisak upset at 141 pounds

03/21/2013

NCAA Wrestling Championships (by Matthew Holst)

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

2013 NCAA Qualifier - 174 pounds
2011, 2012 NCAA Qualifier - 184 pounds

2012 ACC Champion - 184 pounds

AT VIRGINIA: 2012-13
• Qualified for NCAA Championships for third straight year
• Posted 30-10 record, setting a career high in wins
• ACC runner-up at 174 pounds, falling narrowly to fifth-ranked Josh Asper in the championship bout
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for third straight year
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for third straight year
• Placed fourth at Southern Scuffle (1/2)
• Won 174-pound championship at Cleveland State Open (12/15)
• Was 8-9 against 2013 NCAA qualifiers
• Went 2-2 in ACC duals, with wins over Austin Gabel (Virginia Tech) and Trey Adamson (Duke) and losses to Tanner Eitel (UNC) and No. 5 Josh Asper (Maryland)
• Eight of his 10 losses came to wrestlers ranked No. 16 or better in final polls, including six to national seeds
• Pinned then-No. 8 Grant Gambrell of Iowa on Nov. 16
• Defeated No. 18 Cody Walters and No. 16 Blake Stauffer (medical forfeit) at Southern Scuffle
• Won the 174-pound championship at the Cleveland State Open (12/15)
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for fourth straight year

2011-12
• Went 24-5 during his sophomore season, including a 10-0 mark in duals
• No. 12 seed NCAA Championships at 184 pounds; went 3-2 at NCAAs and reached the round of 12 (one win shy of All-America honors)
• Both of his NCAA losses came to seeded wrestlers and soon-to-be All-Americans (7-6 to No. 5 Kevin Steinhaus of Minnesota, 2-0 to No. 3 Ben Bennett of Central Michigan)
• Went 6-5 against 2012 NCAA qualifiers (representing all of his 2011-12 losses)
• Captured the ACC Championship at 184 with relative ease, winning by tech fall over NC State's Robert O'Neill before riding North Carolina's Thomas Ferguson for much of the match in 4-1 decision
• Ranked No. 10 in final WIN rankings, 15th in InterMat poll and 19th in Amateur Wrestling News rankings
• Was No. 13 in final NCAA RPI and No. 14 in NCAA Coaches rankings
• Was 5-0 in ACC duals, with four of the wins resulting in bonus points
• Won the NC State Open at 184 pounds (11/13)
• Placed second at Body Bar Invitational, losing 2-0 in final to then-No. 4 Steve Bosak of Cornell (11/19)
• Over half of his wins resulted in bonus points (two falls, four technical falls, seven major decisions)
• All of his losses came by four points or fewer

2010-11
• Finished season with 29-10 record
• Went 19-5 in duals, including 3-1 in ACC action
• Earned automatic bid to NCAA Championships, where he went 2-2
• Defeated Chattanooga's Jason McCroskey (8-2) and Arizona State's Jake Meredith (8-0 MD) at NCAAs
• Both of his losses at NCAAs came to seeded foes (No. 9 Quentin Wright of PSU, No. 6 Ryan Loder of Northern Iowa)
• Eight of 10 losses came to ranked wrestlers, including six who were ranked in top 10
• Named to Amateur Wrestling News' All-Rookie Fourth Team
• Named to Academic All-ACC Wrestling Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Top seed at ACC Championship; was upset in semifinals of but battled back to take third and earn automatic berth to NCAAs
• Notched seven wins over 2011 NCAA qualifiers
• All of his losses were by decision
• Picked up ACC wins over UNC's Antonio Giorgio, Virginia Tech's John Dickson and Maryland's Corey Peltier
• Took sixth place at Southern Scuffle (12/29-30)
• Earned team's Freshman of the Year Award

2009-10
• Redshirt season
• Went 15-7 in open tournaments
• Placed third at Shorty Hitchcock Classic, sixth at Bearcat Open and eighth at Southern Scuffle
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

LINE MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL
• 2009 Pennsylvania state champion
• Three-time state placewinner
• Posted 148-15 career record
• 2009 Winner of Dapper Dan (defeated No. 1 Chris Perry of Oklahoma)
• 2008 National Double All-American
• 2008 NHSCA Junior National Placewinner (third place)
• 2008 Junior National sixth-place finish - Freestyle
• 2008 Junior National third-place finish - Greco
• Ranked No. 3 nationally at 189 pounds his senior year
• Two-time team captain
• Coached by Michael Martz
•Also an accomplished football player - a two-time All-State honoree at linebacker
• Was two-time team captain for football team
• Member of National Honor Society; Student Council Vice President his junior year

PERSONAL
• Son of Raymond Fausey and Shelley Herb-Fausey and Denise and George Roberts
• Has one brother, Shawn, who wrestles at Drexel
• Enjoys playing disc golf, ultimate Frisbee and raquetball

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* 184 15-7 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 3-0 0-0 3-0 0:47
2010-11 184 29-10 19-5 3-1 68 3-1/3rd 2-2 8-0 2-0 4-0 0:49
2011-12 184 24-5 10-0 5-0 45 2-0/1st 3-2 7-0 4-0 2-0 0:36
2012-13 174 30-10 14-3 2-2 58 1-1/2nd 1-2 7-0 4-0 4-0 0:19
2013-14 174 15-11 9-5 1-3 30 2-1/4th 0-2 4-0 1-0 0-0 --
Career 98-36 52-13 11-6 201 8-3 6-6 26-0 11-0 10-0 0:19