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Bucknell Wrestling BIO
 Garrett Hoffman

Career: One-time NCAA qualifier (2017) ... one-time NWCA All-Academic Team ... one EIWA Academic Achievement Award.

2016-17 (Freshman): NCAA qualifier at 184 pounds with an at-large bid ... went 0-2 in first NCAA Championships appearance ... earned the team's Freshman of the Year Award ... 18-16 record with one tech. fall and three major decisions on the season ... competed at the EIWA Championships, going 1-2 ... placed fifth at the Cleveland State Open and sixth at the Navy Classic ... went 2-2 at the Cliff Keen Invitational ... had a six-match winning streak ... wrestled five nationally-ranked opponents ... made collegiate debut against No. 1 Oklahoma State ... followed that by picking up his first win with a 7-4 decision in the dual against No. 12 Lehigh ... named to the NWCA All-Academic Team ... received an EIWA Academic Achievement Award.

Before Bucknell: Member of wrestling and football teams at Montoursville Area High School … three-year wrestling team captain … three-time First Team Heartland Athletic Conference … Williamsport Sun Gazette Wrestler of the Year … 167-19 career record … most wins in school history … three-time regional and district champion … four-time sectional champion … three-time state medalist, including a finalist as a senior in 2016 … placed third at the 2016 NHSCA Senior Nationals, earning All-America honors … finished fifth at PowerAde … ranked 20th in the nation at his weight class … wrestled for Bison Legend Wrestling Club … helped team to district runner-up three times and two HAC championships … team set record for dual meet wins … team was two-time Dandy Duals champion.

Personal: Garrett James Hoffman … born April 16, 1997 in Niagara Falls, New York … son of Jim and Marisa Hoffman … has a younger brother, Gavin ... major is undeclared.

Position: 197
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cogan Station, Pa.
High School: Montoursville Area
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