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Brandon Sinnott
Position: 174 Pounds
Weight: 174
Year: Senior
Hometown: Allen Park, Mich.
High School: Allen Park HS
Brandon Sinnott
Courtesy: Associated Press
Release: 12/11/2006

Two-time All-American … three-time MAC champion … just the eighth individual in school history to win at least three MAC titles … three-time national qualifier ... finished career seventh in school history with 113 career victories.

2007-08: Placed fifth at 174 pounds at the NCAA Championships to earn All-America honors ... won third consecutive MAC championship … 5-0 in MAC duals … opened the season with 15 consecutive victories … named MAC Wrestler of the Week after winning title at Reno Tournament of Champions … as No. 3 seed, defeated No. 2 seed Brandon Mason (Oklahoma State) in semis and No. 1 seed Matt Stolpinski (Navy) in finals … advanced to semifinals before placing third at Midlands … recorded 100th career victory with a 16-5 major decision over Eastern Michigan’s Derek Foore.

2006-07: Placed seventh at NCAA Championships to earn All-America honors … after an opening round loss, won four straight consolation bracket matches at nationals … defeated ninth-seeded Matthew Palmer (Columbia), 7-3, in seventh-place match … collected second consecutive MAC title at 174 pounds … won three matches at MAC Championships by a combined score of 39-14 … defeated Daniel Burk, 10-4, in finals at MAC Championships … led teammates with 35 victories … ranked in top 10 nationally throughout the season … two-time MAC Wrestler of the Week honoree … earned the honor after finishing 4-0 at Northeast Duals and again after posting 5-0 mark at National Duals … defeated a trio of ranked opponents at National Duals: then-No. 9 Josh Weitzel (Oklahoma), then-No. 12 Gabe Dretsch (Minnesota), and then-No. 13 Alton Lucas (Hofstra) … finished runner-up at Reno Tournament of Champions and third at Midlands … led team with 112 takedowns.

2005-06: Won MAC title as top seed … reversed Kent State’s Aaron Miller in the final minute of 7-5 win in the championship match … ranked as high as 12th nationally during the season … finished third among teammates with 27 victories … opened the season by taking third at Michigan State Open … placed sixth at Reno … twice defeated No. 9 Gabe Dretsch (Minnesota) during the season, once at Northeast Duals and once at National Duals … named MAC Wrestler of the Week after defeating Dretsch, Curt Zinnel (Northern Iowa) and pinning No. 15 Wes Roberts (Oklahoma) at National Duals.

2004-05: Posted 18-8 record … took first at 174 at Muskegon Open and Edinboro Open … finished fifth at Michigan State Open … won three matches to advance to the semifinals of the MSU Open at 174.

2003-04: Redshirted … wrestled unattached … took first place at the Muskegon Open … placed third in the Edinboro Open.

High School: Won state title during senior season … was state runner-up once … three-time all-metro west first team … career record was 170-18 … had over 100 tackles and seven interceptions for the football team that advanced to the state semifinals … lettered four times in wrestling and track, as well as two times in football.

Personal: Twin brother, Christian, is currently on the team … majoring in sociology with a concentration in social and criminal justice … grandson of Michael and Judith Sinnott … born November 24, 1985.