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 Tyler Smith
47-21 career record entering 2016-17 ... two-time NCAA qualifier ... EIWA placewinner (3rd) in 2015.
2015-16: Posted a 23-13 record wrestling at 141 pounds ... combined 7-0 in matches decided by major decision and tech fall ... 12-4 in dual matches, including 7-2 in EIWA duals ... posted 1-2 record at EIWA Championships ... earned at-large berth to NCAA Championships ... 1-2 record at NCAAs ... finished in sixth place at Cliff Keen Invitational and in seventh place at Michigan State Open ... posted an eight-match winning streak that stretched from January to March ... three wins against nationally ranked opponents ... earned a team Big Win Award for win over Franklin & Marshall's Rick Durso in a November dual.
2014-15: Earned automatic berth to NCAA Championships based on third-place finish at EIWA Championships ... Bucknell’s first 141-pound NCAA qualifier ... entered EIWAs as the No. 5 seed in the 141-pound bracket ... posted 5-1 record at EIWAs with two victories over seeded foes ... 0-2 record at NCAAs, falling to opponents from Old Dominion and Illinois ... posted 24-8 overall record, including 13-3 in duals ... 7-1 in EIWA duals ... 11-1 in last 12 bouts entering NCAA Championships ... 11-5 in tournament competition ... did not lose back-to-back bouts after Jan. 9 until NCAA Championships ... 12-2 in bonus-point matches ... named Bison Athlete of the Week March 9 after third-place finish at EIWA Championships ... earned team Big Win Award for victory over Hofstra’s second-seeded Jamel Hudson at EIWAs ... shared team’s Freshman of the Year Award with classmate Tom Sleigh.

Before Bucknell:
158-21 career record at Franklin Regional Senior High School … three-time state placewinner … won state title as a junior in 2013 … also finished third (2014) and fifth (2012) … helped team to state title in 2014 and third place in 2013 … three-year team captain .. 2013 Freestyle All-American … 2014 Dapper Dan participant … voted Outstanding Wrestler at Dapper Dan … USA Wrestling "Dream Team" selection … All-USA First Team in 2014 … Powerade champion in 2013 and runner-up in 2012 … four-time WPIAL runner-up … four-time section champion … three-time Westmoreland County Tourrnament champion.

Tyler Anthony Smith … born Aug. 3, 1995 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania … son of Todd and Mary Beth Smith … has six siblings, Brett, Brooke, Brandon, Brandan, Chase, Miranda ... majoring in political science.
Position: 141
Year: Junior
Hometown: Export, Pa.
High School: Franklin Regional
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