|High School:||Brandon High School|
Scouting Rashard Goff
One of the two returning Viking NCAA qualifiers from last year, Goff looks to make his fourth straight appearance in the NCAA tournament. As a mid-sized heavyweight, Goff takes great pride in his physical strength which is key to his successes along with his quickness on the mat.
2007-08 - Junior Season
Compiled a 22-13 record...ran his NCAA Tournament record to 4-6 making his third straight appearance at nationals...won his final two regular season matches, including a 4-2 decision against Joe Fedone of Edinburo...recorded a first place finish at CSU open...earned a fourth place showing at EWL Championship.
2006-07 - Sophomore Season
Voted into the NCAA Tournament as a wild card selection after placing 3rd at the EWL Championships at 285...Came back from first round loss to Joe Fendone of Edinboro at the EWL Championship to score a pair of tough victories for third place finish, including a win over Fendone in the consolation bracket...First round winner at NCAA before losing to eventual winner, Cole Konrad of Minnesota in the second round...went 1-2 overall at NCAAs...second on team in victories with 26.
2005-06 - Freshman Season
Won a match in the NCAA tournament, defeating Matthew Weight of Illinois, 4-2...finished second at the Eastern Wrestling League championship, losing by just one point in the final bout...posted 24-18 record, including a 7-2 mark against EWL opponents... led team with five pins...his 24 wins were the second most on the team...captured third-team All-Rookie honors from Amateur Wrestling News...pinned Joe Zimmer of Mercyhurst in 34 seconds...pinned Eastern Michigan's Timothy Wood in 54 seconds...won 11 of last 13 matches.
2005-06 - Redshirt Season
Went 15-8 with seven pins in open competition.
Won two state championships at 215 lbs. at Brandon High School (FL)...went 49-1 his senior year...posted a career record of 121-9...guided Brandon to team state championships in his junior and senior seasons...earned three letters in football and two in track & field.
Born Dec. 31, 1985 in Lakeland, Florida...son of Albezine and George Goff...both parents teach at Brandon High School...has an older brother,
George...public safety management major.