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Lorenzo Thomas
Position: 184
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Pittsburgh Central Catholic
Year Overall Duals MD TF Falls Fastest
2011-12 (165) 23-10 11-3 4 0 6 0:56
2012-13 DNP          
2013-14 (184) 30-11 11-3 6 0 8 1:08
Overall 53-21 22-6 10 0 14 0:56

Honors
2013-14: NCAA All-American (Sixth Place)
2013-14: NCAA Championships Qualifier
2013-14: EIWA Championships Runner-Up
2013-14: Second-Team All-Ivy
2013-14: Southern Scuffle Sixth Place
2013-14: Keystone Classic Champion
2011-12: Unanimous Ivy League Rookie of the Year
2011-12: Unanimous First-Team All-Ivy
2011-12: EIWA Championships Seventh Place

2013-14: NCAA All-American, finishing sixth at 184 pounds … NCAA Championships qualifier … Second-team All-Ivy … EIWA Championships finalist … Sixth place at Southern Scuffle … Keystone Classic champion … Led team with 30 wins … Went 30-11 overall … 11-3 in dual meets … 16-4 against EIWA opponents … 8-3 against Ivy foes … Led team with eight falls … Led team with six major decisions … Started season with a 4-1 day at the East Stroudsburg Open (11/17) to finish seconds … Went 4-0 at Keystone Classic (11/24) to win 184-pound title … Pinned both of his opponents at the Grapple at the Garden (12/1) … Stuck Boston University’s Andrew Maksimovic in 2:44 … Pinned Bloomsburg’s Sam Shirrey at 4:00 … Seven of his first 13 wins came by fall … Pinned Lehigh’s Zachary Deikel at 6:36 in dual meet (12/8) … Went 3-3 at Southern Scuffle to finish sixth (1/1-2) … Pinned Oregon State’s Austin Moorehead at 2:02 in second round of Southern Scuffle … Defeated Penn State’s Matt McCutcheon, 4-2, to reach Scuffle semifinals … Lost to No. 1 Ed Ruth of Penn State in semifinals … Won three straight dual meet matches by major decision (1/17-26) … Defeated Brown’s No. 9 Ophir Bernstein, 8-5, in dual meet (2/8) … 3-1 at EIWA Championships (3/8-9) to finish second … Defeated No. 12 Ophir Bernstein, 6-2, to reach final … Lost in championship match to No. 2 Gabe Dean of Cornell, 3-1 … Earned No. 11 seed at NCAA Championships, and went 5-3 to finish sixth … Became Penn’s first-ever 184-pound NCAA All-American in the process … Majored Oregon State’s Austin Moorhead, 12-4, in first round … Defeated by No. 6 Jacob Swartz of Boise State, 2-0, in second round … Knocked off Iowa’s No. 5 Ethen Lofthouse, 6-0, to advance in wrestlebacks … Defeated Michigan State’s No. 14 John Rizzqallah, 4-3, in wrestlebacks … Beat Blake Stauffer of Arizona State, 7-5, in Round of 12 to earn All-American honors … Bested Brown’s No. 12 Ophir Bernstein, 8-5, to reach consolation semifinals … Defeated by No. 3 Gabe Dean of Cornell in consolation semifinals … Took sixth place after a loss to No. 6 Kevin Steinhaus of Minnesota.

2012-13: Did not compete.

2011-12: Unanimous Ivy League Rookie of the Year … Unanimous first-team All-Ivy … 23-10 overall … 11-3 in duals … 11-5 against EIWA opponents … 9-1 inside the Ivy League … Team-high seven wins by fall … 3-2 at Binghamton Open to finish in fifth place (11/13) … 4-1 at Keystone Classic (11/20), finishing second … Seven of 10 losses came inside the Top-20 and six inside the Top-15 … Defeated returning NCAA qualifier Eren Civan of Columbia, 9-3, in dual (2/11) … 2-2 at EIWA Championships (3/3-3/4) to finish seventh … Defeated Civan, 10-4, to take seventh.

High School:
Third place at 2011 PIAA AAA state championships ... 2010 Beast of the East champion at 152 pounds ... 2010 Powerade runner-up ... 2010 PIAA AAA state championships runner-up ... 2009 Powerade third-place finisher ... 2009 PIAA AAA state qualifier.


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