Columbia Wrestling BIO
Austin Akins
Player Profile:
Austin Akins 765869
Weight: 184
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Colonial Heights, Va.
High School: Matoaca

2012-2013: Wrestled two matches at the NY State Wrestling Championships.

2011-12: Wrestled in 10 bouts as a first-year at 197 pounds ... earned first career victory over Michael Dailey (Maryland, unattached) in a 2-1, first-round decision at the Nittany Lion Open ... recorded first pin of career in first round of the New York State Collegiate Wrestling Championships, taking down Mike Conners (Oswego) in 1:23 ... earned 10-3 decision over Jake Swearingen (RIT) at New York State Collegiate Wrestling Championships.

At Matoaca: Four-year letterwinner and three-time captain of wrestling team ... finished 46-5 as a senior with 24 pins ... team placed second at the Central Regional ... individually placed fourth at Virginia AAA States ... finished seventh at the Super 32 Challenge ... Richmond All-Metro at 189 pounds ... Academic All-State as a junior and senior.

Personal: Liberal arts student ... Virginia Math League Champion in 2011 ... born in Petersburg, Va.

Career Record
2011-12: 3-7 overall, 0-0 Ivy League
2012-13: 0-2 overall, 0-0 Ivy League
Total: 3-9 overall, 0-0 Ivy League

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