Michael Delaney

Michael Delaney

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tracy, Calif.

High School:
Brethren Christian HS

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 125

Birthdate:
02/24/1979

Experience:
3V

OREGON STATE: One of 9 returning lettermen and 5 returning starters ... in preseason rankings, No. 5 in Pac-10 ... (2002) As a junior, was in his first season in the OSU lineup ... at NCAA Championships, unseeded, did not place, went 0-2; pinned by No. 7 seed Luke Eustice, Iowa, 6:47 in first round; major dec. by Marlon Felton, Northern Illinois, 9-0 in wrestleback preliminary round ... at Pacific-10 Championships, unseeded, placed fourth, went 3-2 with 0 pins; major dec. by Nathan Peterson, Stanford, 9-1 in preliminary round; dec. over Zach Enoch, Portland State, 7-4 in wrestleback preliminaries; major dec. over Robert Valenzuela, Cal State-Fullerton, 9-1 in wrestleback quarterfinals; dec. over No. 4 seed Matt Sanchez, Cal State-Bakersfield, 6-5 in wrestleback semifinals; major dec. by Nathan Peterson, Stanford, 12-2 in third-place final ... season summary, dec. by No. 14 Shaun Williams, Oregon, 12-7 in dual meet ... major dec. by No. 1 Stephen Abas, Fresno State, 14-5 in dual meet ... dec. by No. 9 A.J. Grant, Michigan, 4-1 in dual meet ... major dec. by No. 2 Leroy Vega, Minnesota, 9-1 in dual meet ... at Midlands Open, went 2-2 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including dec. by No. 2 Leroy Vega, Minnesota, 9-3; medical forfeit over No. 14 Greg Schaefer, Indiana ... major dec. by No. 5 Jason Powell, Nebraska, 11-2 in dual meet ... at Las Vegas Classic, went 2-1 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; also had medical forfeit to No. 1 Stephen Abas, Fresno State ... opened season with 5-match win streak, including 2 pins, team bonus points in 3 matches ... at Southern Oregon Open, placed first, went 3-0 with 2 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools ... (2001) As a sophomore, lettered ... in lineup final 7 dual meets at 125 pounds as Nathan Navarro recovered from injury; went 3-4 ... dec. over No. 7 Shaun Williams, Oregon, 11-8 helped spark OSU win in season’s second Civil War dual ... pinned by No. 11 Ruben DeLeon, Cal State-Bakersfield, 4:12 in dual meet ... pinned by No. 1 Stephen Abas, Fresno State, 2:35 in dual meet ... dec. by No. 8 Matt Brown, Oklahoma State, 5-1 in dual meet ... at Southern Oregon Open, went 2-1 vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools ... (2000) As a freshman, lettered ... in lineup when 133-pounder Ben Richards was hurt in late January ... had pins vs. Arizona State, Cal Poly ... pinned by No. 7 Zach Zimmerer, Stanford, 6:52 in dual meet ... moved to 133 pounds Jan. 28 for dual meet at Stanford ... at Southern Oregon Open, went 2-2 with 0 pins; including pinned by No. 19 K.C. Rock, Boise State ... (1999) Redshirted ... record of 2-1 with 1 pin at 125 pounds in open tournaments.

BRETHREN CHRISTIAN HIGH: Lettered 4 years; coached by Steve Glassey ... 3-time CIF champ ... section champ ... state medalist ... 5-time freestyle state champ ... state placer ... school Boys Athlete of the Year ... 3.2 GPA; Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Health Promotion and Education; considering career in public health ... born Feb. 24, 1979 in Orange, Calif. ... parents are Mike and Debbie Delaney; family includes sister Christine (29) ... enjoys pro sports, music ... prep teammates include North Carolina’s Pat Cadwallader, Pittsburgh’s David Priestley, Cal-Davis’ Larry Rodriguez ... top athletic thrill was runner-up finish at 1999 University Freestyle Nationals ... favorite athlete is Marshall Faulk; favorite movie is Kings of Comedy; favorite actor is Cedric the Entertainer; favorite group is Kurupt; favorite food is Mexican; favorite restaurant is Tacos Mexico ... chose OSU for its educational opportunities, wrestling program.

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS

2000	 W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
125 lbs. 3-3	1-1	2-2	0-0	6.0	33%
133 lbs. 2-3	2-3	0-0	0-0	12.0	40%
Total	 5-6	3-4	2-2	0-0	18.0	36%
	 DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
125 lbs. 1-2	1-0	0-0	1-1	0-0	0-0
133 lbs. 0-1	0-0	0-0	2-2	0-0	0-0
Total	 1-3	1-0	0-0	3-3	0-0	0-0
2001	 W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
125 lbs. 5-5	3-4	2-1	0-0	11.0	30%
	 DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
125 lbs. 2-3	1-0	2-0	0-2	0-0	0-0
2002	 W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
125 lbs. 14-18	4-11	9-8	3-4	31.0	19%
	 DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
125 lbs. 8-11	2-6	1-0	2-1	1-0	0-0
CAREER	 W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
125 lbs. 22-26	8-16	13-11	3-4	48.0	23%
133 lbs. 2-3	2-3	0-0	0-0	12.0	40%
Total	 24-29	10-19	13-11	3-4	60.0	25%
	DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
125 lbs. 11-16	4-6	3-0	3-4	1-0	0-0
133 lbs. 0-1	0-0	0-0	2-2	0-0	0-0
Total	11-17	4-6	3-0	5-6	1-0	0-0
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