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Ryan Smith
Ryan Smith
Height: 6-0
Weight: 197
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Temecula, CA
High School: Temecula Valley HS
Experience: 3V

47-35 Overall, 17-10 Duals

2010-11 – Earned spot in NCAA Championships at 197 pounds after a fifth-place finish in tough weight class at Pac-10 Championship … compiled 22-11 record with three falls and eight major decisions … 7-2 in dual meets with a fall against Karam Basra of San Francisco State … earned three wins against nationally ranked wrestlers – 5-3 over No. 19 Chad Hanke of Oregon State, 9-7 sudden victory against No. 17 Riley Orozco of Cal State Bakersfield and 8-4 against No. 20 Matt Casperson of Boise State in Pac-10 finals … scored 26 takedowns in dual meets, second on the team.

2009-10 – In sophomore season compiled 19-11 record, including 7-4 mark in duals … second on the team in takedowns in dual meets with 44 … placed fifth in both the Missouri Open and Reno Tournament of Champions and finished second in the Pac-10 Championships at 197, but did not advance to the NCAA National Championships … lost to Riley Orozco of Cal State Bakersfield three times, including an 11-5 decision in final round of Pac-10 tournament … 2-2 mark in Las Vegas Invitational.

2008-09 -- Compiled 6-11 record in redshirt freshman season ... was sidelined nearly two months by injury, but competed in Pac-10 Championships ... won his first four matches of season, two by major decision.

2007-08 -- Redshirt ... was 0-2 at Michigan State Open, his only action of the season.

High School -- Part of a Temecula Valley High School team that was a two-time team CIF-Southern Section champion and two-time CIF-Southern Section Masters champion ... won individual CIF-Southern Section titles three times ... two-time Greco-Roman All-American ... placed at the state championships twice … compiled 105-35 career prep record.

Personal -- Son of Ken and Christina Smith ... four brothers, Brad, Blaine, Kenny and Keesan … traveled to Thailand in the summer of 2010 ... born July 26, 1989 ... lists computers, skating and snowboarding as hobbies ... majors in business administration.