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Benjamin

Anderson

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mapleton, Utah
High School: Pleasant Grove

Bio

 Career Statistics   2017-18   2018-19   

2017-18: Redshirt season … Competed at 157 pounds … Posted a 9-2 overall record … Took fifth at in the freshmen-sophomore division at the Hokie Open … Finished sixth at the Wolfpack Open … Registered two first-period falls, including one in just 32 seconds … Both losses came by narrow decisions … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Duke: Four-year letterwinner at Pleasant Grove High School ... Utah State Champion all four years and four different weights - 106 lbs., 120 lbs., 132 lbs and 152 lbs . . . A four-time NHSCA All-American in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. . . Garnered Fargo Cadet Freestyle All-America honors in 2014 . . . Placed at the Walsh Ironman and Powerade tournaments as a junior in 2014 ... Also placed at the 2015 Beast of the East and the 2016 Doc Buchanan . . . 2016 Utah Freestyle state champion ... Team captain his junior and senior years and led his high school to four consecutive team state wrestling titles. . . Voted four times as a Utah High School All-Star and was selectec as the Wrestler of the Year in 2016 ... A UHSAA Academic All-State choice and NHSCA Academic All-America selection . . . Won the Utah State Powerlifting championship in 2016.

Personal: From Highland, Utah . . . Son of Melody and Brett Anderson . . . Older brother Josh Anderson wrestled (redshirted) for Boise State in 2016-2017.

Year Weight Tournament Dual ACC Overall
2017-18 157 9-2 0-0 0-0 9-2
Total 157 9-2 0-0 0-0 9-2
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