|Hometown:||Broadview Heights, Ohio|
|High School:||Brecksville-Broadview Heights|
2011-12: Compiled an 11-8 overall record as a sophomore... went 6-4 in open tournaments and 5-4 in dual meets... wrestled one match at 197, earning a win, but competed primarily at 184 pounds... won the individual title at 184 pounds at the Baldwin-Wallace College John Suma Memorial Tournament... finished in second place at the season-opening University of Mount Union Invitational... placed sixth in the NCAA Super Regional Two tournament.
2010-11: Won a team-best 18 matches and posted an 18-13 overall record as a freshman, competing primarily at 174 pounds... was named team's co-most valuable wrestler at conclusion of year... was 1-0 at 184 pounds... was 8-5 in dual meet competition and tied for second on the team with seven pins... ended season ranked second individually at 174 pounds in Divsion II Super Region 2... placed fourth at annual Midwest Classic event... had dual winning streaks of four and three matches during the season.
PRIOR TO LAKE ERIE: Wrestled and played football for four years at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School... was state runner-up in wrestling... served as football team captain.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 25, 1991... majoring in adolescent/young adult education... parents are John and Maria Linden.