Sam Matzek
Sam Matzek
Weight: 149
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: North Olmsted, Ohio
High School: North Olmsted
Position: 149

2018-19 – REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Placed fourth at the EWL Championships (3/9) … Posted a major decision win in consolation semifinals to guarantee his placing … Won nine matches on the season across two weight classes … Wrestled the plurality of duals at 141 pounds … Went 2-2 in EWL dual action … Posted four pins on season … Had two pins at season-opening Clarion Open while competing at 149 pounds (11/3) … Collected first EWL dual win with pin vs. Bloomsburg (1/27) … Also won EWL dual vs. Clarion (2/8) … Posted major decision win in dual vs. Northern Illinois (2/16). 

2017-18 – REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Competed in three opens and two dual events on season, all at 141 pounds … Won a trio of matches on the campaign … Won a bout against a Big Ten opponent and won another match via fall at Warriors Winter Open … Lost a bout to his Ohio State opponent in dual format in sudden victory session. 

2016-17 – REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON
Moved into the starting lineup late in the season and competed in Eastern Wrestling League Tournament at 149 pounds … Won six matches on the season, including four bonus-point wins … Made his collegiate debut in dual format during tri-match vs. Gardner-Webb and Northern Illinois … Placed at Ohio Intercollegiate Open. 

2015-16 – FRESHMAN SEASON
Won two matches on the year while seeing limited action at 149 weight class … Won first bout at Eastern Michigan Open Nov. 7 … Also won a match against conference foe Rider at Edinboro Open Feb. 6. 

Pre-CSU
Qualified for Junior Nationals in 2013.