Tony Hook

Tony Hook

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sandpoint, Ida.

High School:
Sandpoint HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 149/157

Experience:
2V

OREGON STATE: One of 11 returning letterwinners ... in preseason national rankings, No. 15 by Amateur Wrestling News at 149 pounds ... 36-24 career record with 6 pins, team bonus points in 22 percent of matches (13 of 60) ... (2004) 18-10 with 2 pins, team bonus points in 29 percent of matches (8 of 28) ... won 13 of last 17 matches, scoring team bonus points 5 times ... at NCAA Championships, unseeded, did not place, went 0-2 with 0 pins; major dec.by No. 3 seed (3) Travis Shufelt, Nebraska, 13-4 in first round; inj. def. to Ben Young, Slippery Rock, 4:24 in wrestleback first round ... at Pacific-10 Championships, seeded No. 2, placed third, went 3-1 with 0 pins; dec. over Nick Budeski, Boise State, 3-2 (OT) in quarterfinals; dec. by No. 3 seed Matt Cox, Cal Poly, 6-4 in semifinals; dec. over No. 5 seed Luis Vendrell, Stanford, 5-2 in wrestleback semifinals; dec. over No. 6 seed Anthony Baza, Cal State-Bakersfield, 7-6 in third-place final ... Jan. 25-Feb. 15, 7-match winning streak, scoring team bonus points 3 times ... dec. by (20) Casey Olson, Fresno State, 8-1 in dual meet ... Dec. 29-Jan. 11, won 6 of 7 matches, scoring team bonus points 4 times ... dec. by (11) Patrick Williams, Arizona State, 4-2 in dual meet ... at Midlands Open, did not place, went 3-1 with 1 pin vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools ... major dec. by (3) Zack Esposito, Oklahoma State, 12-4 in dual meet ... at Southern Oregon Open, went 1-0 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools, injury defaulted out of tournament prior to quarterfinals ... dec. by (5) Travis Shufelt, Nebraska, 9-4 in dual meet ... (2003) Earned Outstanding Newcomer award on OSU team ... as a freshman, was in OSU's starting lineup ... 18-14 career record with 4 pins, team bonus points in 16 percent of matches (5 of 32) ... had a record of 5-7 against nationally-ranked wrestlers ... won 10 of his last 18 matches, with 7 losses to nationally-ranked wrestlers ... at NCAA 10 Championships, unseeded, did not place, went 0-2 with 0 pins; major dec. by No. 10 seed (10) Dustin Manotti, Cornell, 15-3 in preliminary round; dec. by Jake Giamoni, North Carolina State, 6-3 in wrestleback first round ... at Pacific-10 Championships, unseeded, placed fifth, went 4-2 with 1 pin; dec. by No. 2 seed (6) Collin Robertson, Boise State, 2-1 in quarter-finals; dec. over Brett Gordon, Cal State-Fullerton, 14-7 in wrestleback first round; pinned No. 3 seed (20) Tony Overstake, Oregon, 4:58 in wrestleback quarterfinals; dec. by No. 4 seed Matt Cox, Cal Poly, 6-1 in wrestleback semifinals; dec. over Scott Polley, Stanford, 10-6 in fifth-place final; dec. over Nick Davis, California-Davis, 3-2 in true fourth-place match ... dec. over (17) Tony Overstake, Oregon, 3-1 (OT) to spark OSU's 27-13 win in second Civil War dual ... dec. by (6) Collin Robertson, Boise State, 3-1 in dual meet ... major dec. by (1) Eric Larkin, Arizona State, 12-1 in dual meet ... dec. by (4) Jerrod Sanders, Oklahoma State, 6-2 in dual meet ... dec. over (13) Ty Morgan, Central Michigan, 7-6 in dual meet ... dec. over (20) Erik Norgaard, Columbia, 5-4 in dual meet ... major dec. by (9) Travis Shufelt, Nebraska, 13-3 in dual meet ... at Las Vegas Invitational, did not place, went 3-2 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including tech. fall by (2) Jesse Jantzen, Harvard, 16-1 (time n/a); dec. over (4 NAIA) Dustyn Azure, Montana State-Northern, 12-5; major dec. by (8) Collin Robertson, Boise State, 13-1 ... at Southern Oregon Open, placed first, went 2-0 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including dec. over (3 NAIA) Joseph Calavitta, Embry-Riddle, 8-4.

SANDPOINT HIGH: Lettered 4 years; coached by Mike Randles ... 3-time state champ, winning at 152 pounds as a senior, 145 pounds as a junior and sophomore; also placed fourth at 135 pounds as a freshman ... 4-time league champ ... career record of 149-14, including 36-0 with 20 pins as senior ... 3-time tri-state champ ... 3-time Greco-Roman All-American ... 3.65 GPA; graduated with honors.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science; considering a career as a personal trainer ... born in Sandpoint, Ida. ... parents are Mike and Cindy Hook; family includes brothers James Hook (25), Dave Mattingley (24), Hunter Vig (2), sisters Michelle Hook (23), Tasha Mattingley (23), Nona Wellumson (7), Marquala Vig (4) ... Dave played football for Idaho ... enjoys hunting, fishing, wakeboarding ... prep teammate Jake Rosholt wrestles for Oklahoma State, Jared Lawrence for Minnesota ... top athletic thrill was beating Oregon's Tony Overstake in overtime during 2003 Civil War dual at OSU ... favorite athlete is Muhammad Ali; favorite movie is 8 Seconds; favorite TV show is SportsCenter; favorite actor is Denzel Washington; favorite food is steak ... chose OSU to wrestle in Pac-10 and stay in the Pacific Northwest.

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS

2003 W-L DUAL TNY POST TEAM BON

149 lbs. 18-14 9-8 9-6 4-4 48.0 16%

DEC MAJ TF PIN FFT OT

149 lbs. 13-9 1-4 0-1 4-0 0-0 1-0

2004 W-L DUAL TNY POST TEAM BON

149 lbs. 18-10 11-6 7-4 3-3 61.5 29%

DEC MAJ TF PIN FFT OT

149 lbs. 10-6 3-3 1-0 2-0 2-1 3-0

TOTAL W-L DUAL TNY POST TEAM BON

149 lbs. 36-24 20-14 16-10 7-7 109.5 22%

DEC MAJ TF PIN FFT OT

149 lbs. 23-15 4-7 1-1 6-0 2-1 4-0

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