Nathan Coy

Nathan Coy

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oregon City, Ore.

High School:
Oregon City HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 174

Birthdate:
07/24/1978

Experience:
3V

OREGON STATE: One of 7 returning starters ... 2-time NCAA qualifier ... in the preseason national rankings, No. 6 by AWN, No. 7 by IM ... in the preseason Pac-10 rankings, No. 1 ... (2001) Pacific-10 champion at 174 pounds ... as a junior, was in his third season in the OSU lineup…in the final national rankings, No. 7 by AWN, No. 8 by IM… …won 28 of last 34 matches, scoring team bonus points in 12 of those…at NCAA Championships, seeded eighth, did not place; went 2-2 with 0 pins; dec. over Cassidy Shults, Bloomsburg, 8-4 in first round; dec. over No. 9 seed Perry Parks, Iowa State, 10-9 in second round; dec. by No. 1 seed Josh Koscheck, Edinboro, 6-1 in quarterfinals; dec. by Jim Stanec, Cornell, 5-3 in wrestleback fourth round…at Pacific-10 Championships, seeded first, placed first; went 3-0 with 1 pin; major dec. over Garrett Johnson, Stanford, 16-4 in quarterfinals; dec. over No. 14 Curtis Owen, Arizona State, 8-7 in semifinals; pinned No. 13 Steve Strange, Cal-Poly, 4:54 in championship final… Feb. 4-March 15, 8-match winning streak, scoring team bonus points in 6 of those…dec. over No. 10 Michael Barger, Oklahoma, 9-5 in dual meet…dec. by No. 7 Tyrone Lewis, Oklahoma State, 8-5 in dual meet…dec. by No. 4 Gabe McMahan, Iowa, 6-5 in dual meet…had 7-match win streak Dec. 29-30, scoring team bonus points 2 times…at Midlands Open, placed third, went 7-1 with 0 pins; including medical default over No. 17 Jeff Rusak, Old Dominion; dec. over No. 6 Perry Parks, Iowa State, 10-8…had 7 match win streak Dec. 2-16, scoring team bonus points 2 times…dec. over No. 9 Ati Conner, Nebraska, 2-1 in dual meet…at Las Vegas Classic, placed third, went 4-1 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including pinned by No. 2 Josh Koscheck, Edinboro, 2:30…at Omaha Open, placed fourth, went to 4-2 with 0 pins; including dec. by No. 5 Gabe McMahon, Iowa, 6-4 ... (2000) Pacific-10 runner-up at 174 pounds ... as a sophomore, was in his second season in the OSU lineup ... 6 losses were to nationally-ranked wrestlers ... won 9 of last 13 matches and 13 of last 20 ... at NCAA Championships, went 1-2 with 0 pins; pinned by Joseph Tucceri, Cornell, 4:57 in first round; major dec. over Nathan Rickman, James Madison, 13-4 in wrestleback first round; dec. by No. 12 seed Nick Mengerink, Pittsburgh, 3-0 in wrestleback second round ... at Pacific-10 Championships, seeded fourth, placed second, going 2-1 with 0 pins; major dec. over Martin Cook, Cal-Davis, 10-1 in championship quarterfinals; dec. over No. 9 Andy Varner, Cal State-Bakersfield, 8-7 in championship semifinals; dec. by Jason Webster, Cal State-Fullerton, 10-9 in championship final ... major dec. over Jesse Culp, Oregon, 14-4 in dual meet earned sweep in Civil War series ... dec. by No. 5 (NAIA) Per-Lars Blomgren, Simon Fraser, 5-2 in dual meet ... at Texas Duals, went 2-1 with 0 pins; including dec. by No. 5 Mark Bybee, Northwestern, 9-6 ... dec. by No. 12 Andy Varner, Cal State-Bakersfield, 13-7 in dual meet ... at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Classic, placed seventh, went 5-2 with 0 pins; including dec. by No. 1 Otto Olson, Michigan, 8-3 in quarterfinals; forfeit over No. 5 Kole Clauson, Wisconsin, in wrestlebacks; dec. by No. 14 Andy Varner, Cal State-Bakersfield, 4-1 in wrestlebacks ... at St. Louis Open, went 2-2 with 0 pins; including dec. by No. 5 Byron Tucker, Oklahoma, 8-4 ... (1999) As a freshman, was in his first season in the OSU lineup ... at Pacific-10 Championships, went 1-2 with 1 pin; lost to No. 9 Sean Morgan, Oregon, 5-4 in quarterfinals; pinned Bret Friend, Cal-Davis, 1:25 in wrestleback first round; lost to R.J. Gillespie, Portland State, 16-11 in wrestleback second round ... lost to No. 10 Sean Morgan, Oregon, 3-0 in dual meet ... lost to No. 5 Rangi Smart, Brigham Young, 8-2 in dual meet ... dec. by No. 1 Kirk White, Boise State, 14-4 in dual meet ... lost to No. 4 Rodney Jones, Oklahoma, 5-2 in dual meet ... lost to No. 2 (NAIA) Matt Armstrong, Southern Oregon, 3-1 (OT) in dual meet ... lost to No. 11 Sean Morgan, Oregon, 9-4 in dual meet ... went 1-3 at Virginia Duals; included losing to No. 1 Kirk White, Boise State, 10-4; losing to No. 7 Chad Liott, Rider, 7-4 ... fourth in Southern Oregon Open, going 2-2 vs. wrestlers from 4-year colleges.

OREGON CITY HIGH: Lettered 4 years; coached by Dennis Coy ... 2-time state champ ... All-America honors ... 108-8 career record ... competed in football, cross country.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Sociology; considering a career in police work ... born July 24, 1978 in Vallejo, Calif. ... parents are Tim Coy and Maya Herzig; family includes brother Brad Coy (22), sister Marilyn Coy (19) ... enjoys snowboarding, camping ... top athletic thrill was “not placing at NCAAs as a junior, making me more determined to win the title” ... favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine; favorite movie is Braveheart; favorite TV show is Cheers; favorite actress is Gwyneth Paltrow; favorite book is Of Mice and Men; favorite musician is Jimi Hendrix, favorite group is Nirvana; favorite vehicle is 1992 Ford Escort; favorite food is chili verde; favorite restaurant is El Burrito Loco ... chose OSU to “bring a title to the school and myself.”

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS
1999	        W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
165 lbs.	7-13	4-9	3-4	1-2	14.5	5%
	        DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
165 lbs.	6-12	0-1	0-0	1-0	0-0	1-1

2000 W-L DUAL TNY POST TEAM BON 174 lbs. 21-13 11-6 10-7 3-3 66.0 35% DEC MAJ TF PIN FFT OT 174 lbs. 9-12 10-0 1-0 0-1 1-0 0-0

2001 W-L DUAL TNY POST TEAM BON 174 lbs. 34-9 14-3 20-6 5-2 109.5 37% 184 lbs. 1-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 3.0 0% Total 35-9 15-3 20-6 5-2 112.5 36% DEC MAJ TF PIN FFT OT 174 lbs. 18-8 8-0 4-0 2-1 2-0 0-0 184 lbs. 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 Total 19-8 8-0 4-0 2-1 2-0 1-0

CAREER W-L DUAL TNY POST TEAM BON 165 lbs. 7-13 4-9 3-4 1-2 14.5 5% 174 lbs. 55-22 25-9 30-13 8-5 175.5 60% 184 lbs. 1-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 3.0 0% Total 63-35 30-18 33-17 9-7 193.0 44% DEC MAJ TF PIN FFT OT 165 lbs. 6-12 0-1 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-1 174 lbs. 27-20 18-0 5-0 2-2 3-0 0-0 184 lbs. 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 Total 34-32 18-1 5-0 3-2 3-0 2-1

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