Duke Wrestling BIO
Career: Team Captain in 2010-11 ... Completed career with 54-68 overall record ... Three-time All-ACC Academic Team selection.
2010-11: Posted an overall record of 17-18 at 141 pounds ... Took second at the NC State Open and third at the Appalachian State Open ... Went 14-12 in tournament action and 3-6 in dual bouts ... Registered a pin against Danny Lopes of North Carolina for an ACC victory ... Had three falls overall on the year ... Went 3-2 at the Hokie Open ... All-ACC Academic Team selection ... ACC Academic Honor Roll choice.
2009-10: Competed at 141 pounds for the Blue Devils ... finished the season with a 12-17 overall record and 4-8 mark in dual matches ... went 1-4 against ACC foes ... posted two falls for the year ... voted to the All-ACC Academic Team.
2008-09: Wrestled at 149 and 157 pounds ... Posted a 13-18 overall record and 12-9 at 149 pounds ... Grabbed runner-up honors at the Citadel Open ... Finished fourth at the Davidson Open ... Forced to move up to 157 pounds in the last half of the season after team injuries.
Prep: Lettered six years, having wrestled varsity since seventh grade ... recorded an overall record of 155-37 in four years ... individual state champion in 2007 as a senior ... team’s most valuable wrestler as a senior ... runner-up at states as a junior and third-place finisher as a sophomore ... school was Tennessee team champions all four years of high school ... team accumulated a record of 92-18 in his four years ... captain during his senior year ... national merit finalist.
Personal: Born Michael Todd Bell on September 3, 1988, in Maryland ... son Gregg and Sharon Bell ... has two brothers, Chris (16) and Matt (15).