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  Matt Gentry
Matt Gentry

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grants Pass, OR

High School:
North Valley

Weight:
157

Stanford: NCAA Champion...Pac-10 Champion...Capped a perfect season in 2003-2004 with 42 wins and no losses on his way to becoming Stanford's first-ever individual NCAA Wrestling Champion...Placed first at the Central Missouri Open, first at the California Open, third at the Midlands Invitational, first at the Aggie Open, and first at the Pac-10 Championships...Was Stanford's first participant in the NWCA All-Star Classic where he defeated then third-ranked Jake Percival of Ohio University 13-10...Last year, set Stanford single-season records for most wins in a season (42), most consecutive wins without a loss (42 and counting), and most team points (171.50)...After the season, was named Pac-10 Wrestler of the Year by Pac-10 Coaches, the first Stanford Athlete to receive this honor...Currently tied with Head Coach Steve Buddie for most career wins at Stanford with 109...A three-time NCAA Qualifier, earned Honorable Mention All-American status is 2003...Was named Stanford University's Male Junior Athlete of the Year in 2004 and Male Freshman Athlete of the Year in 2002...Was named by Pac-10 Coaches as Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year in 2002...Named to the Amateur Wrestling News All-Rookie team...Co-captain for the third straight season...A three-time First-Team All Pac-10 Academic selection and a two-time Academic All-American...FILA Junior All-American in Greco-Roman, 2001...

High School: A two-time State Champion and a three-time State Finalist... Outstanding Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestler... Greco-Roman All-American with a fourth place finish at the 2000 Junior Nationals...Top-12 Freestyle placer at the Junior Nationals...Class Valedictorian...Coached by Damian McLean at North Valley High School...

Personal: Enjoys outdoor activities... A Human Biology major..

Gentry's Year-by-Year Statistics


Year

Record

Dual
Record

Team
Points

Falls
Tech.
Falls
2001 Redshirted
2002 35-11 16-2 125.0 4 0
2003 32-10 12-0 102.5 1 1
2004 42-0 14-0 171.5 7 3
Career Totals 109-21 42-2 399.0 12 4

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