Bucknell University
Bucknell Wrestling BIO
 Matthew Kolonia

2017-18 (Freshman): Posted a 14-13 record with a team-best five pins while wrestling at 141 and 149 pounds ... also recorded two victories by technical fall and three by major decision ... took first in the 141-pound weight class at the Lock Haven Classic (Dec. 29) and fourth in the 141-pound weight class at the Mat-Town Open (Nov. 26) ... competed in three duals, going 0-3 ... strung together a six-bout winning streak from Dec. 29 to Jan. 6 ... during that winning streak pinned three-straight opponents en route to title at the Lock Haven Classic ... first career pin came in 36 seconds at the Princeton Open (Nov. 4).

Before Bucknell: Four-year letterwinner and two-year captain at Delaware Valley Regional High School … placed seventh in the state in New Jersey as a senior … four-time first team all-conference … two-time first team all-area … 2017 Hunterdon County Most Outstanding Wrestler … 130-27 career record … two-time district champion and four-time placewinner … three-time placewinner in the regional tournament … led team to 2017 state, district, and sectional titles … team was the state-runner up in 2016 … trained at Rhino Wrestling Club and Fortify Wrestling Club … also lettered four times in soccer and twice in golf.

Personal: Son of Robert and Mary Kolonia … has two older sisters, Sarah and Emily … father played golf at Fairleigh Dickinson … major is undeclared.

Position: 141/149
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Milford, N.J.
High School: Delaware Valley Regional
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