Tyler Grayson
Position: 165 pounds
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gladstone, Mo.
High School: Winnetonka HS
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Tyler Grayson
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 03/28/2010
Career record of 61-35.

2009-10: Won first career conference championship … defeated Buffalo’s John-Martin Cannon, 7-2, in the MAC Championships final at 165 pounds … earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships ... went 1-2 at the national tournament ... placed sixth at Midlands … claimed a pair of wins over No. 19 Nick Amuchastegui (Stanford) … finished 4-0 in MAC duals ... set a career high for victories with a 20-7 overall record ... 13-2 dual meet record ... named program's Most Improved Wrestler.

2008-09: Earned third varsity letter … 12-9 overall, including 2-0 in MAC duals … finished runner-up at MAC Championships … won three straight matches after falling in the first round of the conference tournament … finished 4-2 at Midlands … 2-0 in two MAC dual appearances … finished seventh at 74 kg to earn All-America honors at University Nationals.

2007-08: Posted a 17-12 record as team’s starter at 157 pounds before suffering a late-season injury … placed sixth at Reno Tournament of Champions … advanced to the quarterfinals at Midlands … 2-1 in conference duals … won all three of his matches at Northeast Duals.

2006-07: Stepped in for injured Brandon Carter at 149 pounds … posted 2-2 record in MAC duals with wins over Buffalo’s Jason Hilliard and Kent State’s Jason McGee … advanced to quarterfinals at Midlands before placing eighth … runner-up at Cleveland State Open … tallied 8-3 win over Hofstra’s Mike Parziale at National Duals.

2005-06: Redshirted … competing unattached, advanced to semifinals of Cleveland State Open … posted three wins at Eastern Michigan Open.

High School: Won two state titles while going 80-1 during final two seasons … was 44-1 as a junior and 36-0 as a senior en route to the championships … posted a 148-20 career record, best in school history … placed second in the state as a sophomore with a 40-7 record … finished sixth at High School Senior Nationals to earn All-America honors … four-time first team all-conference pick … named all-metro three times … four-year state qualifier.

Personal: Born Oct. 28, 1986 … parents are Denny and Chriss Doherty … sport studies major.