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  Kevin Christensen

Kevin Christensen

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairborn, Ohio

High School:
Greenon HS

Weight:
165

07-08 Honors:
All-MAC Academic Team Selection

Kevin Christensen - 149 pounds


2009-10: Finished his senior season at 165 pounds with a record of 12-19 and a career mark of 32-40 ... Recorded his 30th career victory on January 14 by pinning John Odeen of Northern Illinois ... Set a career-high mark of 12 wins in a single season ... Won four consecutive bouts from January 9-24 ... Posted a tournament record of 5-10 and a dual meet record of 7-9 with MAC record of 1-4 ... Earned 9 victories by decision, one by major decision and two by pinning his opponents.

2008-09: Finished the season with a 3-12 ledger competing at 149 pounds ... Posted an 0-8 mark in dual action and a 3-4 record in tournament competition ... Competed in two MAC duals and lost both by decision.

2007-08: Took second place at the MAC Tournament and was named to the All-MAC Academic Team ... Defeated Kent State's Clint Sponseller in the first round of the MAC Tournament ... Pinned NIU's Kalen Knull in the second round of the tournament ... Lost to Central Michigan's Brandon Carter in the 149 pound championship match of the MAC Tournament ... Rebounded by defeating Knull again, 2-0, in the consolation bracket championship to be runner-up ... Posted a 11-16 mark in his sophomore season ... Had a 10-7 record in decisions, 0-2 mark in major decisions, 0-0 showing in technical falls and 1-5 tally in falls ... Faced three nationally ranked wrestlers ... 0-4 mark in conference duals ... Won team's Most Improved award.

2007-08 Results: 11/11- L (2-0) Tim Hammer (Michigan State) 11/11- L (7-3) David Pienaar (Eastern Michigan) 12/16- W (5-3) Andrew Saunders (UNCG) 12/16- W (8-1) Andrew Vasquez (Findlay) 12/16- L (Fall 3:41) Joey Eckloff (Pitt) 12/16- L (MD 12-2) #8 L. Palmer (Ohio State) 12/30- W(11-2) Josh Lowe (Gardner-Webb) 12/30- L (Fall 2:03) #18 A. Hall (Boise State) 12/30- W (11-6) B. Toro-Segara (Binghamton) 12/30- W (7-3) Jeremy Depoy (Kent State) 12/30- L (10-5) Matthew Fittery (Lock Haven) 1/4- L (5-3 OT) A. Jones Jr. (Michigan State) 1/11- W (2-0) Shawn Harris (Virginia) 1/11- L (7-2) Andre Patelson (ND State) 1/11- W (5-0) Nathan Reinhart (Duquesne) 1/18- L (5-4) Kalen Knull (NIU) 1/20- L (Fall 1:46)#10 Darrion Caldwell (NC State) 1/26- L (2-0) Pat Lloyd (Buffalo) 2/1- W (5-2) Matt Rosen (Virginia Tech) 2/8- L (6-0) Clint Sponseller (Kent State) 2/15-L (4-0) Vincent Ramirez (UNC) 2/15-L (MD 14-6) David Jauregui (WVU) 2/24 - L (Fall 1:58) Brandon Carter (CMU) 3/8- W (3-1) Clint Sponseller (Kent State) 3/8- W (Fall 3:51) Kalen Knull (Northern Illinois) 3/8- L (Fall 2:39) Brandon Carter (CMU) 3/8- W (2-0) Kalen Knull (Northern Illinois)

2006-07: Went 6-2 in his freshman season but did not compete after Dec. 17 due to injury ... Won his final five matches of the season ... Defeated Purdue's Nic Bertucci by a score of 4-3 to finish a perfect 3-0 at the Purdue Duals on Dec. 17 ... The match turned out to be his final match of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Career record of 135-20 at Greenon High School ... Central Buckeye Conference Champion and two-time sectional qualifier ... Finished fourth in state competition in 2005 and 2006 ... Was a two-time district champion.

PERSONAL: A recreation management major ... Son of William and Diane ... Has two brothers, Todd and Sean, and two sisters, Sara and Briana ... Born on June 18, 1987.