University of the ozarks 2016-2017 Men's WRESTLING Media Guide

men's wrestling

Only NCAA Division III University to offer Men's Wrestling in Arkansas

New On-Campus Wrestling Facility

Head Coach LeRoy Gardner III and Assistant Coach Jason Schweer
  • Jameer Anderson
  • Treyton Baker
  • Marshall Billiter
  • Montre Blade
  • Nathan Browning
  • Andrew Cannon
  • Ny'Trell Dean
  • Jonathan Gonzales
  • Timothy Horton
  • Devon Jackson
  • Marcus Jones
  • Trevor Lister
  • Kinzer Matjazic
  • Nicholas McDaniel
  • Corey Muniz
  • Siaygnoun Nhamnhouane
  • Sergio Nugent
  • Tyler O'Banion
  • Alejandro Ordonez
  • Patrick Partin
  • Griffin Payne
  • Jesus Perez
  • Eli Raatz (manager)
  • Roland Samec
  • Joseph Schenck
  • Jacob Sherrill
  • Adolfo Sotolongo
  • Mario Vasquez
  • Brandon Willis
  • Zack Wintz

The WrestlERS

Seniors

Trevor Lister

  • Weight: 141
  • Year: Senior
  • Hometown: Waldron, Ark.
  • High School: Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts

Sophomores

Montre Blade

  • Weight: 174
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Little Rock, Ark.
  • High School: Central HS
  • Central HS: Finished 2nd in State. Posted a career record of 30-4.

Ny'Trell Dean

  • Weight: 141
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Amarillo, Texas
  • High School: Palo Duro HS
  • Palo Duro HS: During his junior season, placed 3rd in freestyle state, while also becoming a National qualifier and a UIL state qualifier. District runner-up during his senior campaign.

Timothy Horton

  • Weight: 184
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
  • High School: Southwind HS

Marcus Jones

  • Weight: 157
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • High School: Cy Creek HS

Siaygnoun Nhamnhouane

  • Weight: 125
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Van Buren, Ark.
  • High School: Van Buren HS
  • Van Buren HS: Placed 3rd at State during his senior campaign. Placed 7th at Brute Nationals during his freshman season. Posted a career record of 111-48.

Patrick Partin

  • Weight: 125
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: North Little Rock, Ark.
  • High School: North Little Rock HS

Newcomers

Jameer Anderson

  • Weight: 285
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.
  • High School: Benild-St Margaret’s
  • Benild-St. Margaret's: A state qualifer all four years of his prep career. Claimed 5th place in the 2016 AA HWT. Posted a career record of 107-66 with a 37-11 record during his senior campaign.

Treyton Baker

  • Weight: 184
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Springdale, Ark.
  • High School: Har-Ber HS
  • Har-Ber HS: Three-time state medalist, two-time state finalist, three-time conference medalist, two-time conference finalist, two-time Southern Plains Regional medalist. Posted a 178-59 career record with a 61-8 record during his senior campaign.

Marshall Billiter

  • Weight: 174
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Hopkinsville, Ky.
  • High School: Christian County HS
  • Christian County HS: Regional finalist, state qualifier, runner-up at King of the Bluegrass, champion at Bluegrass State games, and Tiger Class champion. Posted a career record of 85-74.

Nathan Browning

  • Weight: 125
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Damascus, Ark.
  • High School: Greenbrier HS
  • Greenbrier HS: State runner-up and Team State champion. Brute Nationals All-American. Wrestled in Champions vs Champions. Posted a 20-8 during his senior year.

Andrew Cannon

  • Weight: 184
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Franklin, Ga.
  • High School: Heard County HS
  • Heard County HS: State qualifier, sectional qualifier, and CRWA finalist. Posted a career record of 105-28.

Jonathan Gonzales

  • Weight: 133
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Austin, Texas
  • High School: David Crockett HS
  • David Crockett HS: Team captain, state qualifier, three-time district champion, three-time regional qualifier. Posted a career record of 72-33.

Devon Jackson

  • Weight: 125
  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • High School: Bellaire HS
  • Bellaire HS: During his junior season, placed 5th in the Texas UIL State Championships. Also finished 2nd in Freestyle/Greco State Championships. Finished 1st at Regionals and won District Championship. Placed 2nd at Dixie Dual Nationals. During his senior season, finished 3rd in the Texas UIL State Championships. Also placed 2nd in Freestyle/Greco State Championships. Placed 2nd at Regionals and won District Championship.
  • University of Houston - Downtown: U.S. Open participant in 2015. NWCA Conference Champion and NWCA National All-American in 2016.

Kinzer Matjazic

  • Weight: 125
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Flint, Mich.
  • High School: Glynn Academy
  • Glynn Academy: Two-time state qualifier. Placed 2nd in the Dixie Nationals. Holds record for career wins at his high school. Posted a career record of 128-48 with a 28-11 record during his senior campaign.

Nicholas McDaniel

  • Weight: 149
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Derby, Iowa
  • High School: Chariton HS

Corey Muniz

  • Weight: 125
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Hometown: Romeoville, Ill.
  • High School: Fenton HS
  • Fenton HS: Fargo National Qualifier and Team Illinois for his junior and senior season. Posted a career record of 31-10.

Sergio Nugent

  • Weight: 133
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Katy, Texas
  • High School: Katy HS
  • Katy HS: Three-time district champion, regional champion, and three-time state qualifier. Placed 1st at Cyfair ISD and Outlaw. Posted a career record of 53-3.

Tyler O'Banion

  • Weight: 157
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: El Dorado Springs, Mo.
  • High School: El Dorado Springs HS

Alejandro Ordonez

  • Weight: 174
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: North Las Vegas, Nev.
  • High School: Rancho HS

Griffin Payne

  • Weight: 165
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Berryville, Ark.
  • High School: Berryville HS
  • Berryville HS: State runner-up. Helped team to 4th place overall at State. Posted a career record of 68-42.

Jesus Perez

  • Weight: 165
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Hialeah, Fla.
  • High School: Barbara Goleman HS
  • Barbara Goleman HS: District runner-up his senior season. Posted a career record of 102-43 with a 33-14 record during his senior campaign.

Joseph Schenck

  • Weight: 174
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • High School: Perth Amboy HS
  • Perth Amboy HS: 2nd place in District 19. Region qualifier. Posted a career record of 46-17 with a 27-7 record during his senior campaign.

Jacob Sherrill

  • Weight: 165
  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Katy, Texas
  • High School: Cinco Ranch HS
  • Cinco Ranch HS: Placed 3rd at Districts and Cy Ridge Invitational. Junior National team member. Posted a career record of 79-43 with a 31-10 record during his senior campaign.

Adolfo Sotolongo

  • Weight: 197
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Miami, Fla.
  • High School: Southwest Miami HS
  • Southwest Miami HS: Four-time state qualifier, placed in state three times, two-time state finalist, three-time All-American, two-time district champion and regional champion. Competed in the Michigan Grappler placing 2nd in 2014 and 5th in 2015. Posted a career record of 114-13 with a 18-4 record during his senior campaign.

Mario Vasquez

  • Weight: 133
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Amarillo, Texas
  • High School: Palo Duro HS
  • Palo Duro HS: Four-time state qualifier, placed in state three times finishing 6th, 4th, and 1st. Placed 2nd at State games of Oklahoma. Top 10 finish at Fargo. Posted a career record of 122-23 with a 43-0 record during his senior campaign.

Brandon Willis

  • Weight: 125
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: Metairie, La.
  • High School: Archbishop Rummel
  • Archbishop Rummel HS: State finalist. Placed 4th at LA Classic. Posted a 28-9 record during his senior campaign.

Zach Wintz

  • Weight: 285
  • Year: Freshman
  • Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
  • High School: Winston Churchill HS

2015-2016 Results

  • 11-7 @ Hatcher Duals vs Williams Baptist (L 43-12)
  • 11-7 @ Hatcher Duals vs Arkansas Baptist (W 57-0)
  • 11-7 @ Hatcher Duals vs Williams Baptist (L 45-9)
  • 11-7 @ Hatcher Duals vs Central Baptist (W 34-20)
  • 11-7 @ Hatcher Duals vs Lyon College (L 34-22)
  • 11-14 @ Millikin Open (Individual Only)
  • 12-9 @ Bacone Dual (L 51-3)
  • 12-12 @ Williams Baptist College Tri vs Hannibal-LaGrange (L 49-0)
  • 12-12 @ Williams Baptist College Tri vs Williams Baptist (L 60-0)
  • 1-8 @ Central College Dual vs Central College (L 57-0)
  • 1-8 @ Central College Dual vs Davenport (L 52-6)
  • 1-9 @ Central College Under Armour Invitational (Individual Only)
  • 1-19 @ Central Baptist College Dual (W 35-21)
  • 1-23 @ Huntingdon College Dual vs Truett-McConnell (L 33-21)
  • 1-23 @ Huntingdon College Dual vs Huntingdon (L 37-15)
  • 1-27 vs Bacone Dual (L 41-15)
  • 1-30 @ Natural State Tournament (Individual Only)
  • 2-6 @ Maverick Open (Arlington, TX)
  • 2-28 @ NCAA III Regional (Individual Only)

records vs opponents

Records vs Opponents

all-time roster

  • Christopher Aroche (2015-16)
  • Samuel Binns (2014-15)
  • Montre Blade (2015-16)
  • JaToris Combs (2014-15, 2015-16)
  • Ny’Trell Dean (2015-16)
  • James Fackrell (2014-15)
  • Auston Finley (2015-16)
  • Robert Frackwell (2014-15)
  • Eli Garcia (2014-15)
  • John Gruenwald (2015-16)
  • Zack Hall (2014-15)
  • Stanley Hamilton (2015-16)
  • Edladin Harmon (2014-15, 2015-16)
  • Timothy Horton (2015-16)
  • Wade Johnson (2015-16)
  • Marcus Jones (2015-16)
  • Jared Keas (2014-15)
  • Trevor Lister (2014-15, 2015-16)
  • Dakota McGarrah (2014-15)
  • Siaygnoun Nhamnhouane (2015-16)
  • Patrick Partin (2015-16)
  • Elijah Raatz (2014-15, 2015-16)
  • Caleb Royal (2015-16)
  • Brad Rupert (2014-15)
  • James Wheeler (2015-16)

the campus

The college experience is a time of learning and growth — a chance to follow passions and develop potential. For student-athletes in Division III, all of this happens most importantly in the classroom and through earning an academic degree. The Division III experience provides for passionate participation in a competitive athletic environment, in which student-athletes push themselves to excellence and build upon their academic success with new challenges and life skills. And student-athletes are encouraged to pursue their full passions and find their potential through a comprehensive educational experience.

athletic success IN 2015-2016

What We wear

2016-2017 schedule

  • Nov. 6 @ Oklahoma City University Open
  • Nov. 12 @ Hatcher Duals
  • Nov. 18 @ UT-Arlington Duals/Southwest Open
  • Nov. 19 @ UT-Arlington Duals/Southwest Open
  • Nov. 30 vs Bacone College Dual (Home)
  • Dec. 17 @ University of Dubuque Duals
  • Jan. 7 @ Central College Under Armour Invitational
  • Jan. 10 @ St. Olaf College Dual
  • Jan. 21 @ Huntingdon College Duals
  • Jan. 24 vs Central Baptist College Dual (Home)
  • Feb. 1 @ Bacone College Dual
  • Feb. 11 vs Southeast Wrestling Conference Tournament (Greensboro, N.C.)
  • Feb. 25 vs. NCAA III Regionals (Dubuque, Iowa)

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