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Dakota Cooley
Position: 165 pounds
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chelsea, Mich.
High School: Chelsea HS
Major: Undecided
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Dakota Cooley
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 11/12/2013

2012-13: Went 18-13 overall ... defeated Hofstra's Jay Lynse by major decision at Northeast Duals, 13-0 (11/24) ... went 5-2 and won four-straight matches to qualify for consolation finals and finish fourth at the Cleveland State Open (12/15). 

2011-12: Competed in first duals of career at Bison Duals and earned first career dual victory over Sacred Heart's Jonathon Rizzitello by decision, 3-2 (12/17) ... wrestled at 165 pounds in four open tournaments.

2010-11: Redshirted ... competing unattached, finished fourth in the freshman/sophomore division at the Eastern Michigan Open (11/06) ... finished runner-up in freshman/sophomore division at the Michigan State Open (11/13) competing unattached.

High School: Finished a perfect 60-0 and claimed the Division 2 state championship at 140 pounds in 2010 ... advanced to the state semis before placing third at the 2009 state tournament ... 57-6 overall record as a junior ... finished fifth in the state at 135 pounds as a sophomore in 2008 ... 50-6 overall in 2008 ... also qualified for the state tournament as a freshman at 112 pounds ... career record of 204-16 ... 2010 Washtenaw County Wrestler of the Year by AnnArbor.com ... 2010 Heritage Newspapers All-Area Wrestler of the Year.

Year     Overall     Dual     Tournament     MAC      
2011-12     4-11     1-4     3-7     0-1      
2012-13     18-13     1-0     17-13     0-0      
2013-14     3-5     1-1     2-4     0-0      
Career     25-29     3-5     22-14     0-1