Peter Sturgeon
Position: Heavyweight
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winter Park, Fla.
High School: UNC Greensboro
Major: (3.46 GPA)
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Peter Sturgeon
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Release: 03/23/2012

Transferred to CMU from UNC-Greensboro following 2010-11 season.

2011-12: Won three matches to place third at heavyweight at the MAC Championships (3/4) ... claimed a pair of wrestleback matches to secure third place after losing in the championships semifinals ... earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships (3/15-17), where he went 1-2 ... competed unattached, claiming 285 pound open division at Eastern Michigan Open (11/5) ... went 3-1 at Northeast Duals, including a 2-1 decision over Maryland's No. 6 Spencery Myers (11/26) ... defeated Minnesota's No. 2 ranked Tony Nelson by decision, 6-4 (12/2) ... earned first fall of the season at Bison Duals, pinning Princeton's Stephen Turner (12/17) ... claimed a 4-2 SV2 decision over Eastern Michigan's Wes Schroeder (1/13) ... improved to 3-0 in overtime matches with a 2-1 TB1 decision over Northern Illinois' Jared Torrence (1/20) ... earned back-to-back dual meet victories vs. George Mason's Hunter Manspile, 17-5, (2/4) and Old Dominion's Grant Chapman, 2-0 (2/5) ... split a pair of matches at National Duals (2/12), defeating Purdue's Alex White, 5-2, before falling to American's Ryan Flores ... closed dual meet season with a 5-3 decision over Michigan State's Mike McClure (2/16) and a 7-2 decision over Purdue's Alex White (2/19).

2010-11: National qualifier ... posted second straight runner-up finish at Southern Conference Championships ... placed third at NC State Invitational and fifth at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... 30-13 overall record.

2009-10: Went 32-15 as the starter at 285 pounds … his 32 wins marked the fourth-most wins in a single season in school history … earned runner-up honors at the Southern Conference Championships … won the 285 pound title at the NC State Open with four wins, including a pin against Zachary Burke from Gardner-Webb … fought his way back through the consolation bracket to come in third place at the UNC Pembroke Open where he went 7-1 … came in eighth place at the Southern Scuffle … had five pins on the season.

2008-09: Went 2-9 on the year while seeing some time as the starter at 197 pounds ... went 2-1 at the Davidson Open to finish runner-up ... defeated Anderson's Zach Anderson and Limestone's Waholi Revels to advance to the finals where he narrowly lost, 6-5, to Glenn Holmes ... also competed at the NC State Open, Navy Classic and Southern Scuffle.

2007-08: Redshirted.

High School: 2007 graduate of Winter Park High School in Winter Park, FL... four-time letterwinner for the Wildcats wrestling at both 171 and 215 lbs. ... named MVP 2005-07... finished third at the state tournament... also a four-year letter winner in football as a defensive tackle.

Year Overall Dual Tournament MAC  
2008-09*     2-9                    
2009-10*     32-15                    
2010-11*     30-13                    
2011-12     31-13     17-6     14-7     3-2  
Career     95-50                 3-2  
*Dual and Tournament totals not available from UNC-Greensboro