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Araad

Fisher

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Durham, N.C.
High School: Riverside

Bio

 Career Statistics   2015-16   2016-17   2017-18

2017-18: Wrestled in two matches at 197 pounds … Went 0-2 at the Keystone Classic … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2016-17: Competed at 184 pounds … Posted a 4-6 overall record … Went 3-2 at the Appalachian Open …. Recorded a 18-0 technical fall over Ryan Ashley of Campbell at the tournament … Also defeated Appalachian State’s Taylor Jackson 9-4.

2015-16: Redshirt season … Went 5-6 in his 11 bouts … Recorded a fall in the freshman and sophomore division of the Hokie Open ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Duke: A four-year letterwinner for Brandon Palmer at Riverside High School … Compiled a career record of 144-42, including a 55-6 mark his senior season … Recorded 39 pins and 105 takedowns his final year … Garnered all-state honors in 2015 after finishing second at 195 pounds … A four-time all-conference honoree and selected as the team’s Most Improved Wrestler as a sophomore … Voted the team’s Most Outstanding Wrestler two years later as a senior … Took fourth at Midwest NC Regionals his sophomore and junior campaigns and second in his last year … Won the WRAL News Invitational as a senior … Named to the News & Observer Triangle Area All-Metro team in 2015 … Helped lead Riverside to the conference team title his junior and senior years and to the runner-up spot in the Eastern Region as a senior … Earned AAU Nationals All-America recognition as a senior … NHSCA Academic All-American in 2015.

Personal: Son of C.C. Fisher and Farzy Fisher … Born Nov. 17, 1997 … Father wrestled for North Carolina, winning the ACC title in 1998 and was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler … Competed internationally for the United States in freestyle and Greco-Roman … Maternal grandfather wrestled for Iran in the early 1960s. 

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