Jason Lovell

Jason Lovell

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Turner, Ore.

High School:
Cascade HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 197

Birthdate:
08/17/1979

Experience:
3V

OREGON STATE: One of 9 returning lettermen and 5 returning starters ... in preseason rankings, No. 2 in Pac-10 ... (2002) Placed third in Pacific-10 at 197 pounds ... as a junior, was in his third season in the OSU lineup ... won 9 of last 11 matches, scoring team bonus points 3 times ... at NCAA Championships, qualified for meet but did not wrestle due to neck injury suffered in practice ... at Pacific-10 Championships, seeded second, placed third, went 3-1 with 0 pins; dec. over Randy Davidson, Portland State, 4-1 in quarterfinals; pinned by No. 3 seed David Schenk, Cal Poly, 1:41 in semifinals; major dec. over Jacob McGinnis, Boise State, 10-1 in wrestleback semifinals; dec. over Randy Davidson, Portland State, 5-2 in third-place final ... major dec. by No. 7 Kyle Smith, Michigan, 17-4 in dual meet ... pinned by No. 3 Owen Elzen, Minnesota, 6:08 in dual meet ... at Midlands Open, went 2-2 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including tech. fall by No. 2 Owen Elzen, Minnesota, 3:59 (15-0) ... major dec. by No. 18 Will Gruenwald, Oklahoma State, 14-4 in dual meet ... pinned by No. 5 Justin Ruiz, Nebraska, 1:49 in dual meet ... had 6-match win streak from Nov. 23-30, including team bonus points in 3 matches ... at Las Vegas Classic, went 3-2 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including dec. over No. 18 Eric Mausser, Clarion, 4-3; injury default to No. 11 Kyle Smith, Michigan ... dec. by No. 7 Erik Gladish, Arizona State, 8-3 in dual meet ... at Southern Oregon Open, placed second, went 2-1 with 1 pin vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools ... (2001) Earned Chad Flack Memorial Award as OSU’s most improved wrestler … placed fifth in Pacific-10 at 197 pounds ... as a sophomore, was in his second season in the OSU lineup… 9 of his 11 losses were to nationally-ranked wrestlers … at Pacific-10 Championships, placed fifth; went 2-2 with 0 pins; dec. over Babak Nejadmaghaddam, Cal State-Fullerton, 7-0 in quarterfinals; major dec. by No. 7 Cheal Sonnen, Oregon, 11-3 in semifinals; pinned by David Schenk, Cal-Poly, 0:33 in consolation semifinals; major dec. over Brandon Arsenault, Cal-Davis, 14-2 in fifth-place final … major dec. by No. 7 Chael Sonnen, Oregon, 16-6 in dual meet … pinned by No. 10 Waymon May, Oklahoma, 1:47 in dual meet … major dec. by No. 4 Mark Munoz, Oklahoma State, 12-4 in dual meet … major dec. by No. 6 Rusty Cook, Boise State, 15-4 in dual meet ... major dec. by No. 6 Chael Sonnen, Oregon 14-2 in dual meet … major dec. by No. 1 Brad Vering, Nebraska, 12-8 in dual meet … at Las Vegas Classic, went 3-1 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including dec. over No. 20 Joe Downey, Buffalo, 7-4; pinned by No. 18 Jon Trenge, Lehigh, 0:51 … at Omaha Open, placed fourth, went 2-2 with 0 pins; including dec. by No. 15 Craig Rumsey, Wyoming, 3-1 ... (2000) Placed sixth in Pacific-10 at 197 pounds ... as a freshman, was in his first year in the OSU lineup ... at Pacific-10 Championships, placed sixth, going 1-2 with 0 pins; dec. by Robert Odell, Cal State-Bakersfield, 6-3 in championship quarterfinals; dec. over Jake Leair, Oregon, 3-1 in wrestleback quarterfinals; dec. by Erik Gladish, Arizona State, 9-5 in wrestleback semifinals; pinned by Andy Hunter, Stanford, 2:37 in fifth-place final ... dec. over Jake Leair, Oregon, 2-0 in Civil War dual meet ... major dec. by No. 11 Rusty Cook, Boise State, 12-3 in dual meet ... at Southern Oregon Open, went 1-2 with 0 pins ... (1999) Redshirted ... record of 1-0 at 184 pounds in open tournaments.

CASCADE HIGH: Lettered 4 years; coached by Tom Phillips ... 2-time state champ; 3-time state placer ... 3-time league champ; 2-time league Most Outstanding Wrestler ... career record of 115-13 ... also competed in football, baseball ... 3.4 grade point average.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science; may become a teacher and coach ... born Aug. 17, 1979 in Salem, Ore. ... parents are Tom and Mary Lovell; family includes brother Casey (21) ... enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, hiking ... prep teammates Brett Phillips, Mike Unger Jr. also wrestle for OSU ... top athletic thrill was wrestling in Gill Coliseum for the first time ... favorite athlete is Brett Favre; favorite movie is Super Troopers; favorite TV show is Dog Eat Dog; favorite vehicle is Ford F350; favorite food is pizza ... chose OSU for opportunities to wrestle and get an education.

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS

2000	 W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
197 lbs. 5-8	1-4	2-4	1-3	6.5	8%
	 DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
197 lbs. 4-6	0-2	1-0	0-0	0-0	0-0
2001	 W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
197 lbs. 16-13	9-8	7-5	2-2	43.5	17%
	 DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
197 lbs. 11-3	3-6	0-0	1-4	1-0	0-0
2002	 W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
197 lbs. 21-13	11-7	10-6	3-1	57.5	24%
	 DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
197 lbs. 13-5	6-2	0-1	1-4	1-1	1-1
CAREER	 W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
197 lbs. 42-34	21-19	19-15	6-6	107.5	18%
	 DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
197 lbs. 28-14	9-10	1-1	2-8	2-1	1-1
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