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 D.J. Hollingshead

2017-18 (Junior): Posted an 18-12 record with two victories by fall and six by major decision while wrestling at 165 pounds ... went 8-6 in duals, including a 5-3 mark against EIWA opponents ... competed at his second EIWA Championships, going 1-2 ... first EIWA Championships victory came by fall over Franklin & Marshall's Jacob Conners ... took first at the Lock Haven Classic (Dec. 29) and sixth at the Navy Classic (Nov. 18) ... finished second to Tyler Smith among Bison in victories by major decision ... strung together three four-bout winning streaks over the course of the season ... appeared in first two iterations of the NCAA rating percentage index, rising as high as 25th in the first one.

2016-17 (Sophomore): Went 20-15 with four pins, one tech. fall, and three major decisions while wrestling at 165 and 174 pounds ... competed in first EIWA Championships, going 0-2 while wrestling up a weight at 174 ... was 8-4 in duals, including a 6-1 record in EIWA duals ... placed fourth at the Bearcat Open and fifth at the Cleveland State Open ... had a five-match winning streak ... wrestled two nationally-ranked opponents.

2015-16 (Freshman): Posted a 13-14 record wrestling at 165 pounds ... won four consecutive bouts at November's Bearcat Open ... 5-2 in first seven bouts of season ... did not lose consecutive bouts after Dec. 29 (nine bouts) ... competed in six tournaments and four duals. 

Before Bucknell: Wrestling letterwinner at Altoona Area High School … three-time District Six champion … two-time regional champion … placed second and fourth at state championships … named twice to Pennsylvania All-Academic First Team … earned fourth place at Flo-Nationals … placed third, third and fifth at Powerade Tournament … placed fifth in freestyle at Fargo Cadet Tournament … finished seventh at Super 32 Tournament.

Personal: David James Hollingshead … born March 8, 1997 in Altoona, Pennsylvania … son of Jim and Tina Hollingshead … has one brother, Josh... major is environmental studies.

Position: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Altoona, Pa.
High School: Altoona Area
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