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    Brian Roddy, Jr.
    Brian Roddy, Jr.

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Highland Heights, Ohio

    High School:
    St. Edward

    Weight:
    184



    03/29/2012

    Celebrate the 2011-12 Wrestling Season at Banquet, Golf Outing

    Annual banquet scheduled for May 5, golf outing set for May 21

    02/15/2012

    Dual Season Ends Friday at Welsh-Ryan Arena

    NU hosts Indiana for Senior Night

    2011-12 Northwestern Match-by-Match Results Get Acrobat Reader

    2011-12: Scored a 6-4 decision over Spence Patrick in NU's season-opening 27-8 dual victory over then-No. 14 Stanford.

    2010-11: Second season as a starter at 174 pounds ... Won eight straight matches after season-opening loss to No. 6 Nick Amuchastegui (Stanford) ... 3-0 at NU Duals with two major decision wins ... Defeated UNI's Brice Wolf with an escape in the final minute ... Eight of his nine losses came against opponents ranked in the top 15 nationally ... Forced to miss the Keystone Classic and Cleveland State dual match due to injury ... Pinned Eastern Michigan's Chris Eggert in the first period (12/12) ... Won 6-1 decision over Indiana's Nick Avery in Big Ten opener ... Sustained an injury that has kept him out of six straight dual matches before returning for the Iowa match ... 0-2 at Big Ten Championships.

    2009-10: Posted an 11-9 record in his first season as a starter at 174 pounds ... Placed eighth at his first Big Ten Championships where he won a match over Wisconsin's Brendan Ard and wrestled No. 10 David Rella of Ohio State to a 3-2 decision ... Ranked in the top 32 in the season's final coaches' poll and narrowly missed an at-large berth in the NCAA Championships ... Recovered after missing the early part of the season due to an injury suffered at the Clarion Open to become one of NU's most steady performers ... 4-3 in the Big Ten ... Entered NU's dual lineup for the first time in his career at Cleveland State, defeating two-time NCAA qualifier Marcus Effner, 7-6 ... 2-1 at Lone Star Duals, winning by technical fall and fall against Air Force and Brown, respectively ... Made Big Ten dual debut against Trevor Perry of Indiana and won by 6-4 decision ... Perry came into the match with an 11-1 dual record and with two wins over Roddy in their prior meetings ... Also won Big Ten matches vs. Penn State, Wisconsin and Michigan ... Four bonus-point wins ... Competed at ASICS University Freestyle Nationals.

    2008-09: Finished 13-8 wrestling unattached ... 5-3 record at Michigan State Open ... Won four matches at Harris Open ... Three wins at Cleveland State Open ... 1-2 at Midlands Championships, including a pin of Cleveland State's J.T. Miller in opening match.

    High School: 96-17 career high school record through junior season ... Ranked No. 1 in the preseason at 171 lbs. going into 2007 ... 38-1 record as a junior ... Won state title and Medina Tournament ... Academic All-Ohio in 2005-06 ... Third place at the Ironman ... High school won 2007 team national championship ... Second in state, Ironman as a sophomore at 171 lbs ... Member of Ohio Division I Championships team from 2005-06 ... Junior National Freestyle All-American ... Sixth in state as a freshman ... National Honor Society member ... Lettered twice in football.

    Personal: Born Brian Robert Roddy Jr. ... Son of Monica and Brian Roddy Sr. ... Chose Northwestern over Ohio State, Michigan, Stanford, and Oklahoma State ... Majoring in communication studies.

    Season Overall W-L Dual Meet W-L Big Ten W-L Dual Points For-Against Big Ten Champs. Pins For-Against Tech Falls For-Against Major Dec. For-Against 2009-10 11-9 8-4 4-3 31-16 8th 1-1 2-0 1-3 2010-11 8-9 8-5 1-4 33-17 DNP 1-0 2-0 2-6 Career 32-26 16-9 5-7 64-33 2-1 4-0
    3-9