Career: Three-time NCAA qualifier (2015, 2016, 2017) ... three-time EIWA placewinner (2nd in 2017, 5th in 2015, 7th in 2016) ... two-time EIWA All-Academic ... enters senior season with the 11th most wins in program history with a record of 89-35 ... one-year captain.
2016-17: Team captain ... NCAA qualifier at 197 pounds after earning an automic bid with a runner-up finish at the EIWA Championships ... went 0-2 at the NCAA Championships and 3-1 at the EIWA Championships ... went 31-7 during the season, all at 197 ...unbeaten in bonus-point matches, posting three pins, three tech. falls, and 11 major decisions ... was 15-1 in duals, including a perfect 10-0 in EIWA duals ... overall win total was the 11th most in program histoy and his dual win total was the 16th most in program history ... had a 22-match winning streak, including 19 straight to close the regular season ... won the Cleveland State Open with a 4-0 record ... went 4-1 and placed third at the Navy Classic ... finished seventh at the Cliff Keen Invitational with a 5-2 record ... wrestled four nationally-ranked wrestlers, including a 3-2 win over No. 15 Frank Mattiace (Penn) ... received the team's Leadership Award ... named to the EIWA All-Academic Team ... earned freestlye All-America honors during the offseason with a seventh-place finish at University Nationals.
Before Bucknell: Four-year wrestling letterwinner … also earned one letter in football … finished career ranked first in school history in wrestling single-season wins (43) and career victories (140) … four-time state qualifier … placed third in state at 170 pounds in 2013 … followed that with a third-place finish at 195 in 2014 … two-time Regional champion … twice named District Outstanding Wrestler … four-time District champion … three-time team captain … named Courier Express Outstanding Wrestler in 2012-13 … four-time TCS/C-E Wrestling All-Star … two-time champion at King of the Mountain … Flo National champion at 195 in 2014 … placed fifth at Flo Nationals at 170 in 2013 … fifth-place finisher in Super 32 at 182 pounds in 2013 … voted as Most Athletic by the senior class in 2014.
Personal: Thomas Gerard Sleigh … born Dec. 14, 1995 in DuBois, Pennsylvania … son of Jim and Kim Sleigh … has two brothers, Sean and Justin … Justin is a twin and plays baseball at Lock Haven … Sean is a former member of the baseball team at St. Bonaventure ... majoring in environmental studies.