2016-17: Wrestled at 141 pounds … Garnered a win over Irvin Enriquez of Appalachian State at the Southeast Open ... Took second at the Newberry open, going 4-1 overall ... Wrestled at the National Collegiate Open and finished 1-2 ... Went 6-7 overall for the campaign.
2015-16: Duke’s starter at 133 pounds … Went 1-8 overall before suffering a season-ending injury … Earned a pin over Alex Rinaldi of NC State at the Wolfpack Open.
Before Duke: A four-year letterwinner for Brent Rastetter at Lexington High School … Amassed a 161-36 career record for the Minutemen en route to four Ohio Cardinal Conference titles and two sectional championships … Qualified for the district tournament all four years and captured the district title in 2015 … Advanced to the state tournament as a junior and senior, taking fourth at 132 pounds in his senior campaign … Established the freshman pin record with 25 falls in 2011 and completed his career with 113 career pins … Also earned All-Academic Ohio recognition in 2014 and 2015 … Was the Greco state runner-up and a two-time Disney Duals All-American ... Was a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Tim and Kris Leynaud … Born June 14, 1996 … Has one brother, Ryan.