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Will Mason
Will  Mason

RS Senior

Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Cape Henry Collegiate School



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Posted a 17-9 record on the season, including a 10-6 mark in dual matches
Went 3-2 in ACC dual matches to earn  the two-seed at ACC Championships
Champion at 133 pounds at the Mat Town Open and US Collegiate Championships
Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth time

Posted a 3-3 record after battling injury early in the season
Went 3-2 at the Southern Scuffle (1/1-1/2) in his first action of the season
Dropped an 8-4 decision to Sean Fausz at No. 3 NC State (1/17)

• Was 9-8 at 125 pounds, including 3-4 mark in UVa duals
• Selected to ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Placed fifth at 125 at Hokie Open, going 4-1 with lone loss coming to eventual NCAA runner-up Zeke Moisey of West Virginia (11/9)
• Posted pair of wins at Southern Scuffle before exiting tournament with injury (1/1); scored 4-2 decision over NCAA qualifier Evan Silver in his first bout at Scuffle

• Posted 11-3 record at 125 pounds, including 2-0 mark in duals
• Competed in three open tournaments, placing in two
• Won the 125 championship at Appalachian State Open (1/25)
• Took runner-up honors at Cleveland State Open (12/14)
• Earned bonus points in each of his dual wins: pin against Anderson's Cory Monteforte (11/2) and major decision against VMI's Dalton Henderson (11/10)

• Redshirt season
• Competed in seven open tournaments at 125 pounds, compiling 18-13 record
• Placed in each of his final three tournaments
• Was runner-up at Franklin & Marshall Open (1/5)
• Placed fourth at Edinboro Open (2/9) and National Collegiate Open (2/24)

• Four-time Virginia Private State Champion
• Four-time Prep All-American
• Posted 202-22 career record
• 2011 Beast of the East Champion (120 pounds)
• 2010 Prep National Champion (103 pounds)
• Named school's Senior Male Athlete of the Year
• Two-time team captain
• Coached by Jack Effner
• Also was midfielder on lacrosse team for four years
• Member of Spanish National Honor Society

• Parents are Mike and Karen Mason
• Has two brothers, Cole and Drew; Cole wrestled at Division III Cornell College

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
2012-13* 125 14-11 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 2-4 0-0 3-0 1:52
2013-14 125 11-3 2-0 0-0 10 0-0 0-0 3-1 0-0 3-0 1:36
2014-15 125 9-8 3-4 0-1 16 0-0 0-0 4-3 1-0 0-0 --
2015-16 125 3-3 0-1 0-1 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 --
Career 23-14 5-5 0-2 26 0-0 0-0 7-4 1-0 3-0 1:36

*denotes redshirt season


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