Wednesday, November 4, 2009
CHATTANOOGA: Two-time NCAA qualifier and one of five returning SoCon champions ... should be a strong competitor for the Mocs at 157.
2008-09 • JUNIOR SEASON: Southern Conference Champion at 157 ... All-Southern Conference ... NCAA qualifier ... finished with a 21-12 record ... 3-1 in SoCon matches ... spent part of the season ranked in the top-20 ... nine of his 12 loses came against NCAA qualifiers ... third place at the Kaufman Brand Open in Omaha, Neb.
2007-08 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Wrestled at 149 with a 21-11 overall record ... NCAA Qualifier ... was 10-4 in duals ... second on the team with 13 decisions to go with four major decisions and four pins, which tied for second on the team ... fourth place at Midlands defeating No. 4 Brandon Carter (Central Mich.) and No. 3 Mitch Mueller (Iowa State) along the way ... defeated then-No. 9 Will Rowe at Oklahoma 6-0...finished second at SoCon Championships.
2006-07 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Registered a 4-4 mark wrestling at 149 and 157 pounds ... All competition came in tournaments ... Was 2-2 at the Missouri Open with victories over Mark Dickman and Central Oklahoma's Wes Ruth ... At the Southern Scuffle, scored a 10-1 major decision over Boise State and pinned a UNC Greensboro wrestler.
2005-06: Redshirted his first collegiate season with the Mocs.
HIGH SCHOOL DUBLIN : State Champion as a junior and senior ... Placed second as a sophomore and fourth as a freshman ... An eighth-place finisher at Junior Nationals in back-to-back years.
PERSONAL: Joseph Kenneth Knox ... Born Feb. 20, 1986 ... Son of Susan Cremering and Mike Knox.