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01/16/2014

Navy Wrestlers Look for the Upset Friday at No. 21 Lehigh

The two programs are meeting for the 63rd consecutive year.

01/10/2014

Navy Wrestling Hosts Maryland Saturday at Alumni Hall

The Mids and Terps are meeting for the 65th time with Navy winning 50 of those bouts.

11/23/2013

Mids Take Second at 36th Annual Navy Classic

This year's 14-team Navy Classic was the largest field in tournament history.

11/21/2013

Midshipmen Grapplers Play Host to 36th Edition of Navy Classic

Navy has won the team title in 19 of the previously-wrestled 35 Navy Classics.

02/22/2013

Navy Wrestlers to Face Army in Annual Star Match

The Midshipmen have won 12 consecutive Star Matches against the Black Knights.

02/25/2014

2014 Army-Navy Wrestling

2014 Army-Navy Wrestling

01/12/2012

2012 Navy Wrestling - Navy Classic

2012 Navy Wrestling - Navy Classic

• Hunter in 2012-13 (Jr.): Turned in a 6-5 record, including a 1-1 mark in dual action ... competed at three tournaments - the Eastern Michigan Open, the Nittany Lion Open and the Southern Scuffle ... earned his first collegiate dual victory by way of a 10-5 win over George Mason's Greg Flournoy.

• 2011-12 (So.): Put together an 8-6 record competing in three tournaments ... was 3-2 at the season-opening Knight Point Open, posted a 1-3 record at the Navy Classic and was 4-2 at the Nittany Lion Open which included a 5-3 decision over Army's Ryan Bilyeu.

• 2010-11 (Fr.): Turned in a 2-5 record in his freshman season ... opened the year at the Knight Point Open and followed up with a sixth-place finish at the Navy Classic ... scored his first collegiate victory at the Navy Classic with an 11-4 win over Bucknell's Jack Ingram.

• High School: A 2009 graduate of Harrisonville High School, Hunter attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2009-10 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned four letters in both wrestling and soccer ... a four-time All-State (Mo.) wrestling selection who won the 112-pound state title in 2005 and went undefeated en route to taking the 136-pound state championship his senior year ... named an Honorable Mention All-State selection in soccer his senior year ... member of the National Honor Society.

• Personal: Son of Richard and Julie Hunter ... brother, Jake, wrestled at Penn ... majoring in History.

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