Weight 285
Year Senior
Hometown Gladstone, N.J.
High School Seton Hall Prep
Other College Bucknell
Birthdate November 22, 2013


2013-14: Compiled a 9-10 record at heavyweight … Claimed fourth at the New York State Championships ‘B’ (11/24), beginning the tournament with a pin of Antonio D’Onofrio (Sullivan) in 2:06 … Posted a 4-1 mark at the Wilkes Open (12/28), winning each match via decision … Pinned Dennis Atiyech in 3:21 at Shorty Hitchcock (1/19).

Bucknell: Broke into the starting lineup at heavyweight early in the season ... was 3-16 overall, including 0-7 in duals ... all three wins came in succession at the Wilkes Open in late December.

Seton Hall Prep: Region 3 New Jersey state champion in 2009 ... Essex County champion, District X champion and NJSIAA State Quarterfinalist as a senior ... Second Team All-Iron Hills Conference as a senior ... led team to county championship in 2009 ... team set school wins record (20) in 2009 ... two-time team captain ... fourth-most single-season wins in school history (34) ... third-place finish in District X in 2007 and 2008 ... finished fifth at 2008 NHSCA National Open ... also a member of Seton Hall Prep football team.

Personal: Major is history ... born in West Orange, N.J. ... son of John and Karen Sweeney ... has three siblings ... father played football at Yale (1980-84).

Career Record (Columbia)
2013-14: 9-10, 0-2 Ivy League
Totals: 9-10, 0-2 Ivy League

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