Columbia Wrestling BIO
 Eren Civan
2011-12: Wrestled in 22 bouts at 165 pounds, going 9-13 and 1-3 Ivy League duals with four pins and two major decisions … placed fourth at the Mat Town Invitational and eighth at the EIWA Championships … went 3-2 at the Mat Town Invitational with a 0:35 pin against Sam Sheppard (Sacred Heart) … won a 16-6 major decision over Davidson’s Tyler Mullen in dual action … pinned VMI’s Carry Joseph … pinned Lester France (Eastern Michigan) in 0:55 … defeated Ian Roy (Harvard) by fall in 6:44.

2010-11: NCAA qualifier at 165 pounds for the second consecutive year ... earned the automatic qualifier after finishing as runner-up at the EIWA Championships ... upset No. 15 Brandon Hatchett of Lehigh in the semi-finals to advance to the finals for the first time in his career ... finished 2-2 at the NCAA Championships with wins over No. 12 Cody Yohn of Minnesota and a 2-1 tb win over Buffalo's John-Martin Cannon ... finished season with 23-13 overall record ... named second team All-Ivy League for third straight year after going 4-1 ... defeated No. 18 Gabriel Burak of Penn 3-1 in dual action ... finished second at New York State Championships, and seventh at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... named Academic All-Ivy League.

2009-10: Named second team All-Ivy League for the second year at 165 pounds ... was 4-1 in Ivy League matches ... finished the season 26-12 overall ... placed fourth at EIWA Championships earning an automatic bid to NCAA Championships ... placed second at the Body Bar Invitational ... defeated No. 18 Gabriel Burak of Penn 7-3.

2008-09: Named second team All-Ivy League at 165 pounds after finishing 4-1 ... lone Ivy League loss came in a hard fought 8-7 setback to top-ranked Mack Lewnes of Cornell ... went 5-1 at Wilkes Open ... finished second at the New York State Wrestling Championships ... earned a 15-6 major decision over Christopher Stout (American) in dual action.

2007-08: Started the season 2-2 before suffering a season-ending injury ... defeated NCAA qualifier Ethan Headlee (Pitt), 4-2 at Mat Town.

At Walt Whitman: Earned four varsity letters in wrestling ... two-time team captain ... Amateur Wrestling News Scholastic All-American ... three-time Maryland state champion at 130 in 2004, 140 in 2005 and 152 in 2006 ... won county and regional championship three times each ... Washington Post All-Met Wrestler 2005 and 2006 ... 2006 Washington Post All-Met Wrestler of the Year ... 2005 Cadet National Champion in Freestyle and Greco ... FILA Cadet National Champion Freestyle and OW in 2006 ... 135-1 high school record ... team won 2005 state championship.

Personal: Economics major ... son of Engin and Michele.

Career Record
2007-08: 2-2, 0-0 Ivy League
2008-09: 17-11, 4-1 Ivy League
2009-10: 26-12, 4-1 Ivy League
2010-11: 23-13, 4-1 Ivy League
2011-12: 9-13, 1-3 Ivy League
Total: 77- 51, 13-6 Ivy League

 

Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bethesda, Md.
High School: Walt Whitman
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