Duke Wrestling BIO
2013-14: Started for the Blue Devils at heavyweight the second half of the season … Went 8-8 overall and 3-3 in duals … Posted an ACC victory with a 4-1 decision over Bob Coe of North Carolina … Also earned dual victories over Gardner-Webb and The Citadel .. Posted two falls.2012-13: Competed at heavyweight … compiled a 4-11 overall record … earned three starts in dual matches, going 0-3 … started the season by going 3-2 at the Hokie Open ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011-12: Redshirt year ... posted a 3-2 overall record at heavyweight before suffering an injury ... took home runner-up honors at The Citadel Open.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for Rocco Fantazzi at Garnet Valley High School ... Compiled a 101-31 career record ... A two-time All-Central League first team selection ... Voted to the All-Delco first team as a senior and second team in junior season ... A two-time Section VI and District I South winner ... Took fourth a junior nationals as a junior ... Brought home top honors at Junior Olympics in 2010 ... Finished third in the region as a senior and fifth as a junior ... Earned a third-place finish at prestigious Beast of the East tournament in 2011 ... Finished fourth at Escape the Rock tournament as a junior ... Posted a career-best record of 41-4 as a senior ... Went 74-10 in his final two seasons, wrestling at 285 pounds ... Garnered third place in Section VI tournament as a sophomore ... Also earned three letters in football ... Named first team All-Delco and second team all-Southeast State ... Named to the All-State Academic Wrestling squad.
Personal: Born Brendan Joseph Walsh on Feb. 23, 1993 in Glen Mills, Pa. ... son of Joseph and Janet Walsh ... has one brother, Conner, and one sister, Olivia.