Jed Pennell

Jed Pennell

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Cave Junction, Ore.

High School:
Illinois Valley HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 174

Experience:
3V

OREGON STATE: Team co-captain ... 1 of 10 returning lettermen and 6 returning starters ... in preseason national rankings, 19th at 184 pounds by Amateur Wrestling News, 18th at 174 pounds by InterMat ... 46-34 career record with 7 pins, team bonus points in 23 percent of matches (18 of 80) ... (2003) Academic All-District VIII first team ... Pacific-10 All-Academic first team ... earned team's Academic Excellence Award ... as a junior, was in his third season in the OSU lineup ... wrestled at 165, 174 and 184 pounds ... placed second in Pacific-10 at 184 pounds .. at athletic department's year-end Benny Awards, earned Male Performance of the Year for his debut weekend at 184 pounds, when he earned a pin in his first match and then and another victory over a nationally-ranked wrestler on a trip to Oklahoma and Oklahoma State ... 11-8 record with 2 pins, team bonus points in 15 percent of matches (3 of 20) ... at 184 pounds after Jan. 24, 9-4 with 1 pin plus 1 win over a nationally-ranked wrestler ... at NCAA 10 Championships, unseeded, did not place, went 1-2 with 0 pins; major dec. by No. 1 seed (1) Jessman Smith, Iowa, 14-4 in first round; dec. over Rowdy Lundegreen, Cal State-Fullerton, 7-4 in wrestleback first round; major dec. by Pete Friedl, Illinois, 11-1 in wrestleback second round ... at Pacific-10 Championships, seeded second, placed second, went 2-1 with 0 pins; major dec. over Tony Rolen, Oregon, 14-2 in quarterfinals; dec. over John Garfinkel, Stanford, 6-2 in semifinals; pinned by No. 1 seed (20) Ryan Halsey, Cal Poly, in 1:22 in championship final ... dec. over Tony Rolen, Oregon, 8-1 in second Civil War dual meet ... dec. over Ron Renzi, Arizona State, 7-0 at 184 pounds in dual meet helped OSU upset nation's eighth-ranked team 18-16 ... Jan. 24-Jan. 25, at 184 pounds for first time in career; pinned Derrick Brown, Oklahoma, 5:38 in dual meet; dec. over (9) Jake Rosholt, Oklahoma State, 12-11 in dual meet ...at Midlands Open, did not place at 165 pounds, went 1-2 with 1 pin vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including dec. by (1) Matt Lackey, Illinois, 5-3 ... at Southern Oregon Open, placed fourth at 165 pounds, went 2-2 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including dec. over (1 NAIA, 157) Patrick Cadwallader, Embry-Riddle, 7-6 ... in preseason rankings, nationally No. 19 by InterMat; No. 4 in Pac-10 ...(2002) Placed sixth in Pacific-10 ... Pacific-10 All-Academic first team ... team Academic Excellence Award ... as a sophomore, was in his second season in the OSU lineup ... won 9 of last 14 matches, scoring team bonus points 3 times ... at Pacific-10 Championships, unseeded, placed sixth, went 2-2 with 0 pins; dec. by No. 2 seed (15) Burt Pierson, Cal-Davis, 13-7 in quarterfinals; dec. over Shawn Keinonen, Portland State, 8-5 in wrestleback preliminaries; dec. over John Garfinkel, Stanford, 6-1 in wrestleback quarterfinals; pinned by Nick Frost, Arizona State, 3:41 in wrestleback semifinals; dec. by No. 4 seed Brody Barrios, Cal Poly, 10-3 in fifth-place final ... dec. by (6) Eugene Harris, Oregon, 9-4 in dual meet ... dec. by (2) Matt Lackey, Illinois, 11-6 in dual meet ... dec. by (19) Charles Martelli, Michigan, 7-4 in dual meet ... at Midlands Open, went 3-2 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including dec. by (6) John Hardy, Minnesota, 11-4 ... major dec. by (3) Tyrone Lewis, Oklahoma State, 18-6 in dual meet ... major dec. by (10) Eugene Harris, Oregon, 20-7 in dual meet ... at Las Vegas Classic, went 2-2 with 1 pin vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools ... major dec. by (14) Nick Frost, Arizona State, 20-8 in dual meet ... (2001) Pacific-10 Newcomer of the Year ... Pacific-10 All-Academic first team ... placed fifth in Pacific-10 ... team Most Promising Newcomer Award, Academic Excellence award ... as a freshman, was in his first season in the OSU lineup ... 4 of 12 losses were in overtime...at NCAA Championships, went 1-2 with 1 pin; dec. by Pat O'Donnell, Harvard, 6-4 in preliminary round; pinned Burt Pierson, Cal-Davis, 6:41 in wrestleback first round; major dec. by No. 3 seed Steve Blackford, Arizona State, 12-2 in wrestleback second round...at Pacific-10 Championships, seeded first, placed fifth; went 2-2 with 0 pins; major dec. by Burt Pierson, Cal-Davis, 10-5 in semifinals; dec. by Luke Larwin, Oregon 6-5 (OT) in consolation semifinals; dec. over Casey Eager, Boise State, 4-1 in fifth-place final...did not wrestle from Feb. 4-Feb. 25 due to leg injury...major dec. by (6) Robbie Waller, Oklahoma, 13-2 in dual meet...dec. over (4) Steve Blackford, Arizona State, 7-6 (OT) in dual meet...dec. by (8) Ben Shirk, Iowa, 7-4 in dual meet...at Las Vegas Classic, went 3-2 with 0 pins; including dec. by (16) Yanni Diamond, Edinboro, 7-3...at Omaha Open, placed fifth, went 3-1 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools ... (2000) Redshirted ... record of 2-2 at 165 pounds in open tourneys.

ILLINOIS VALLEY HIGH: Lettered 3 years; coached by Jay Miller, Pat Pennell ... 3-time state champ ... Greco-Roman state champ; eighth at Greco-Roman Junior Nationals ... also played football, soccer ... 4.096 GPA ... valedictorian, National Honor Society officer, student body president.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science; may become teacher, coach ... born in Medford, Ore. ... parents are Pat Pennell and Rebecca Dillon; family includes brothers Zack (26), Gabe (24), Jason (18), sister Willow (30) ... enjoys surfing, yoga, music ... OSU Big Brothers/Big Sisters program; volunteer at English Language Institute; Health and Human Performance Departmental Award ... top athletic thrill was beating Oklahoma State's ninth-ranked Jake Roshalt in Pennell's first week at 184 pounds ... favorite athlete is Dan Millman; favorite movie is Waking Life; favorite book is Celestine Prophecy; favorite musician is Jack Johnson; favorite vehicle is bicycle; favorite food is tofu; favorite restaurant is Nearly Normal's ... chose OSU for its coaches.

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS
2001	W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
165 lbs.	17-11	8-4	9-7	3-4	46.5	29%
174 lbs.	0-1	0-1	0-0	0-0	0.0	0%
Total	17-12	8-5	9-7	3-4	46.5	28%
	DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
165 lbs.	9-8	4-2	0-0	3-1	1-0	2-3
174 lbs.	0-1	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-1
Total	9-9	4-2	0-0	3-1	1-0	2-4
2002	W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
165 lbs.	18-13	11-6	7-7	2-2	51.5	23%
	DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
165 lbs.	11-9	5-3	0-0	2-1	0-0	0-0
2003	W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
165 lbs.	3-4	0-0	3-4	0-0	4.0	14%
174 lbs.	0-1	0-1	0-0	0-0	0.0	0%
184 lbs.	8-4	5-1	3-3	3-3	33.0	17%
Total	11-9	5-2	6-7	3-3	37.0	15%
	DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
165 lbs.	2-3	0-1	0-0	1-0	0-0	0-0
174 lbs.	0-0	0-1	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-0
184 lbs.	6-1	1-2	0-0	1-1	0-0	0-0
Total	8-4	1-4	0-0	2-1	0-0	0-0
CAREER	W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
165 lbs.	38-28	19-10	19-18	5-6	102.0	24%
174 lbs.	0-2	0-2	0-0	0-0	0.0	0%
184 lbs.	8-4	5-1	3-3	3-3	33.0	17%
Total	46-34	24-13	22-21	8-9	135.0	23%
	DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
165 lbs.	22-20	9-6	0-0	6-2	1-0	2-3
174 lbs.	0-1	0-1	0-0	0-0	0-0	0-1
184 lbs.	6-1	1-2	0-0	1-1	0-0	0-0
Total	28-22	10-9	0-0	7-3	1-0	2-4
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