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  Joe Ellwood

Joe  Ellwood

Player Profile


New Philadelphia, Ohio

High School:
Indian Valley


2006-07:Posted a 1-6 record wrestling at heavyweight ... Finished 0-2 in MAC dual meets ... Earned a 4-3 win against Appalachian State's Derrick Calloway on Nov. 25 in his first match of the season ... Was 0-2 in matches decided by a pin and 0-1 in matches decided by a major decision.

2005-06: Projected to compete at heavyweight but suffered a season-ending injury prior to the first meet.

2004-05: Redshirted ... Competing unattached (results unofficial), went 4-2 to place fifth at the Ashland Open on Nov. 13 and finished 2-2 at the WVU Open on Nov. 7 ... Following the season, he competed in the University Freestyle National Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Finished second in the state at 215 pounds in 2004 for Indian Valley High School and coach Bill Gilmore ... His 35-3 record as a senior set a school record for wins in a season ... Posted a career record of 95-25 ... Lettered three years each in wrestling and football, two years in baseball and one year in track ... Special mention All-Ohio in football and East-West All-Star Game Defensive MVP ... Also a member of his school's pep club and chorus.

PERSONAL: A communications major ... Son of Tim and Kathy Ellwood ... Has an older sister, Courtney, and an older brother, Casey ... Born September 8, 1985.