Career: Compiled a 55-37 record in wrestling weights ranging from 149 to 165 … 2015 NCAA qualifier … Took third at the ACC Championship in 2015 … Three-time ACC Honor Roll member.
2014-15: Duke’s starter at 149 pounds … NCAA qualifier … Took third at the ACC Championship … Posted a career-best 22-9 record and 9-4 mark in duals … Went 3-2 against ACC foes … Took third at the Hokie Open and fifth at the Wolfpack Open … Grabbed a crucial 5-3 decision over Brian Hamann of NC State to help Duke to the 18-17 victory over the Wolfpack … Also garnered ACC dual victories over rival North Carolina and Virginia Tech … Went 2-0 against Big Ten opponents, winning at Michigan and Michigan State … Pinned Virginia’s TJ Miller in the ACC Championship third-place match to secure an automatic bid to NCAA Championships … Had four pins on the year, including a 36-second fall in the NCAA Championships to advance to the second day of competition … NWCA All-Academic Team … Earned the team’s Scholar Athlete Award … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2013-14: Bumped up to 165 pounds in 2013-14 … Started all but two duals for the Blue Devils … Finished the year with an 11-17 overall record … Went 7-12 in duals and 2-4 against ACC foes … Took third at the Hokie Open … Picked up ACC wins against NC State and Maryland … Wrestled eight ranked opponents during the season … Went 10-9 in decisions … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.2012-13: Led the Duke lineup at 149 pounds with a 22-11 overall record … went 13-3 in duals and 2-1 against ACC dual matches … took fourth at the Keystone Classic after upsetting No. 5 seed Andrew Lenzi of Penn to advance to the consolation championship match … his 22 wins were tied for a team-best … had three falls … earned ACC victories against North Carolina and NC State … posted four major decisions.
Personal: Born Marcus Anthony Cain on Sept. 27, 1992 in Augusta, Ga. ... son of Parish and Teresa Powell ... has three brothers, Brian, Alex and Derrick and two sisters, Janay and Persia.