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Matt Herrington
Position: 174
Other Position: 174
Year: Senior
City/State: Cambridge, N.Y.
High School: La Salle Institute

2006-07: EIWA third place ... NCAA qualifier ... Reached the Round of 12 ... Honorable Mention All-Ivy ... Did not compete at National Duals, but took a forfeit victory against West Virginia ... Second place at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, losing only to Missouri’s Ben Askren in the final by fall ... Was 3-1 with a decision, major and a tech fall at Northeast Duals ... Lost to James Yonushonis (Penn State) at the NWCA All-Star Classic in Dallas ... Won the Michigan State Open at 174 lbs. ... Earned two falls and two major decisions en route to title.

2005-06: NCAA All-American ... Finished fifth at 174 lbs. at the NCAA Championships ... Named to InterMat.com All-Effort Team ... Unanimous First-Team All-Ivy ... Finished second at EIWA championships ... Went 23-7 overall ... 11-2 in dual meets ... Upset No. 7 Matt Palmer of Columbia (Feb. 11) ... Returned to action at the Midlands after over a year away from the mat.

2004-05: Did not wrestle.

2003-04: Placed third at the 100th EIWA Championships ... Took the runner-up spot at the 2003 Keystone Classic after falling to No. 1 seed Noel Thompson of Hofstra ... Major decisioned Adam Turner of Wisconsin to spark a come-from-behind team victory by the Quakers ... Won the 174 crown at the Penn State Open ... Placed fifth at the Midlands Championships after defeating the second seed Sean Harrington twice ... Went 3-1 at the Lone Star Duals and 4-0 at the National Duals ... Missed almost seven weeks of the season due to injury ... Awarded the Most Takedowns Award after recording 89 takedowns.

2002-03: Put together an impressive freshman season, going 22-11 ... Ranked as high as 12th in the nation and third in the EIWA ... Finished second at the Keystone Classic and captured his first collegiate title at the Aggie Open ... Went 5-3 in dual meets for the Quakers and was 5-3 versus EIWA competition ... Won several matches over top-20 opponents and was the highest-ranked freshman in the nation at 174 lbs.

International: Two-time Junior National Greco-Roman Champion ... Junior National Freestyle finalist ... Cadet National Greco-Roman Champion ... Cadet National Freestyle All-American.

High School: Two-time New York state champion ... National high school record holder for wins in a career with 243 ... Wrestling USA Dream Team Member ... Second-team ASICS All-American.

Personal: Born May 20, 1983 in Albany, N.Y. ... Son of Susan and Howard Herrington ... Enrolled in Wharton with concentrations in marketing and management.

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