Billings in 2008-09 (Jr.): After spending two years as a member of the junior varsity squad, saw his first action with the varsity program ... earned his first collegiate win behind a 9-1 major decision over Cleveland State's Josh Pankewicz in the opening round of the Eastern Michigan Open ... went on to place sixth in the tournament ... finished second at the West Virginia Open ... placed sixth at the Navy Classic after upsetting Bucknell's Shane Riccio in the second round ... also competed at the Nittany Lion Open and the Southern Scuffle.
2007-08 (So.): Did not see any varsity action.
2006-07 (Fr.): Did not see any varsity action.
High School: A 2006 graduate of Waterford Kettering High School, Billings was a three-sport standout earning letters in wrestling (4), track (4) and cross country (3) ... crowned conference champion in his junior (24-6) and senior (22-8) years and district winner as a senior ... earned All-State (Mich.) and all-county honors as a senior, while serving as team captain ... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Michael Paul Billings ... son of Greg and Judy Billings ... born June 5, 1988, in Pontiac, Mich. ... majoring in Oceanography ... has been named to the Commandant's List every semester at the Academy, while also earning Dean's List and Superintendent's List mention ... ranked in the top 10 percent of his class in military order of merit ... his service assignment is Nuclear Surface Warfare.