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Joe Roth
Position: 125 Pounds
Year: Junior
Hometown: Dixon, Ill.
High School: Dixon HS
Major: Health Fitness (3.07 GPA)
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Joe Roth
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 12/03/2013

2013-14: Earned All-American honors while finishing the season with a 28-9 record ... went 3-0 at the MSU Open before withdrawing from tournament with an injury (11/9) ... suffered first loss of the season in a hard-fought 5-3 decision to No. 3 Ryan Mango of Stanford (11/25) ... fell to No. 7 Mason Beckman of Lehigh at the Northeast Duals, 2-1 (11/30) ... defeated No. 17 Rossi Bruno (Michigan)  11-4 (12/15) ... helped the Chippewas upset No. 18 Illinois by defeating No. 13 Zane Richards (Illinois) 6-5 (2/16) ... won a hard-fought match over No. 7 Cody Brewer (Oklahoma) 10-7 (2/16) ... finished runner-up at MAC Championships posting a 2-1 tournament record (3/8) ... Earned All-American honors by placing 7th at The NCAA Championships posting a 5-2 record (3/23). 

2012-13: Went 16-3 overall on the season at 125 pounds ... won by decision over Evan Silver (Stanford) 4-1 (2/16) ... won by decision over No. 14 Jerome Robinson (Old Dominion) 5-2 (2/3) ... defeated Derek Elmore (Northern Illinois), 10-1 (1/18) ... finished seventh at Midlands Tournament at 125 pounds (12/30) ... won by major decision over Kevon Powell (Ohio) 12-3 (12/1) ... finished third at the MSU Open in the 125-pound division (11/11).

2011-12: MAC champion at 125 pounds ... named Most Outstanding Wrestler at the MAC Championships (3/4) ... won three straight matches to claim the MAC title as the No. 2 seed ... defeated No. 1 seed Nic Bedelyon (Kent State), 9-6, in the finals ... earned automatic bid to the NCAA Championships (3/15-17), where he went 1-2 ... voted CMU's Most Improved Wrestler ... competed unattached, placing third in open divisions at Eastern Michigan Open (11/5) and Michigan State Open (11/12) ... went a perfect 4-0 at Northeast Duals (11/26) ... won all three matches, including one by pin, at Bison Duals (12/17) ... won first career MAC-dual match versus Ohio (12/3) ... won four matches to place sixth in the 125-pound bracket at Midlands (12/29-30) ... improved to 3-0 in the MAC with a 12-6 decision over Eastern Michigan's Jared Germaine (1/13) ... remained perfect in MAC duals with a 17-8 major decision over Northern Illinois' Nick Smith (1/20) ... gave CMU a 4-0 lead at No. 10 Michigan with a 17-6 major over Grant Pizzo (1/22) ... posted a 24-9 technical fall over Lehigh's Alex Abreu (1/27) ... dropped to 4-1 in MAC duals with a 4-2 loss to No. 4 Nic Bedelyon (Kent State) (1/29) ... closed dual meet season by sweeping Michigan State's Eric Olanowski, 5-3, (2/16) and Purdue's Camden Eppert, 4-2 SV1 (2/19).

2010-11: Competed at 125 pounds ... won five straight consolation matches to place fifth at the Nittany Lion Open (12/5) ... advanced to the semifinals before placing fourth at the Cleveland State Open (12/11) won the 125-pound championship at the Simonson Open at Ashland University (1/22).

2009-10: Redshirted ... competing unattached at 125 pounds, placed fifth at both the Eastern Michigan Open and Michigan State Open.

High School: Won the Illinois Division AA 119-pound state championship in 2009 ... placed sixth in the state in 2008 ... placed sixth at 119 pounds at Senior Nationals in 2009 ... was eighth at Junior Nationals (freestyle) in 2008.

 

Year     Overall     Dual     Tournament     MAC  
2010-11     21-12     0-2     21-10     0-0  
2011-12     35-9     18-2     17-7     4-1  
2012-13     16-3     4-0     12-3     2-0  
2013-14     28-9     14-4     14-5     7-1  
Career     100-33     36-8     64-25     13-2