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  Marcus Adelman

Marcus  Adelman

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Alliance, Ohio

High School:



2006-07: Posted a 21-9 record in his senior season, including a 13-2 record in his final 15 matches .... Took third place at heavyweight at the MAC Championship ... Tied for the team-lead with 16 dual meet wins (16-4) ... Finished his Bobcat career with a 53-39 overall record ... Won eight straight matches, three by fall, from Jan. 3 to Jan. 21 ... Posted two seperate, four-match winning streaks ... Earned a 4-2 win over nationally-ranked Dustin Rogers of West Virginia on Feb. 9 for his 50th career win ... Went 3-0 in matches decided by a fall ... Ended his career with an 11-0, major decision win over Northern Illinois' Dave Benner ... Posted 3-0 records at the Ashland Duals on Jan. 21 and the Wendy's Big Classic Duals on Jan. 6 ... Was 2-0 at the Ohio triangular, including a final match win that secured an Ohio win over Virginia ... Finished 2-1 at the Purdue Duals on Dec. 17.

2005-06: Finished his junior campaign with a 10-13 record, including 1-4 in the MAC ... Held a 7-10 mark in duals and recorded two major decisions on the year ... His 5-3 decision over West Virginia's Matt Holsopple on Feb. 10 sealed an 18-16 victory for the Bobcats and gave head coach Joel Greenlee his 100th career coaching win ... On Jan. 28, defeated both Ithaca's Tyler Daffine and Delaware State's Sam Johnson by major decision ... Recorded a 5-0 decision of Ashland's Joe Reamer at the Jan. 22 Wendy's Duals ... In the last match of the Nov. 26 Northeast Duals, had to default after injuring his leg against Sacred Heart's Payam Zarrinpour, the eighth-ranked heavyweight in the country ... Returned to the mat on Jan. 5 with a 7-3 win over Eastern Michigan's Jake Wood ... Placed second at the season-opening Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Classic, losing in the finals to Oklahoma's Jake Hager, who was ranked fifth in the nation ... Picked as the MAC's top heavyweight in the coaches' preseason poll ... Holds a 32-30 career record with two pins, two technical falls and seven major decisions.

2004-05: Held a 14-8 record on the season and a 22-17 career mark before leaving school for personal reasons ... His final match of the season resulted in a pin of McKendree's Trevor Maloch on Jan. 23 ... Went 1-1 in MAC matches, scoring a 13-3 major decision over Eastern Michigan's Charlie Walker but losing a 7-5 decision to Northern Illinois' Joe Sapp ... Was one of only two Bobcats to win all three matches (two by major decision) at the Buckeye Duals on Jan. 8 ... Won his first two matches at Midlands ... Beat Findlay's Brett Boggs and Ohio State's Chris Burtscher (exhibition) at Ohio Collegiate Championships ... Finished 1-2 at Mat Town ... Went 3-1 to finish second at the season-opening Ashland Open ... Completed his sophomore season with one pin, one technical fall and four major decisions while not giving up any bonus points.

2003-04: Finished the season with an 8-9 record ... Recorded his first collegiate pin over Shawn Adams of Slippery Rock in the Mat Town Invitational, his first technical fall over Bobcat teammate Adam Faires in the Michigan State Open and his first major decision over Brandon Phillips of Cumberland College at the UNC Rubbermaid Open ... Finished 1-1 in dual meets.

2002-03: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Posted an overall record of 128-24 at Alliance High School ... Finished 39-3 his senior year while wrestling at 215 ... Ended up fourth at the state tournament ... Went 41-4 in finishing third at the state tournament his junior season ... Earned four letters for coach Frank Mancini ... Also lettered three times in football and once in track ... Named second team All-Ohio in football.

PERSONAL: An economics major ... Son of Mark and Melissa Adelman ... Has a younger brother Matt, who is also a student at Ohio University, and an older sister Tina ... His younger sister Megan, Matt's twin, died in an Army paratrooper training accident in January 2005 ... Born February 29, 1984.