Breen in 2008-09 (So.): Suffered a season-ending injury early in the season that would force him to leave school during the spring semester ... dropped a pair of matches at the Nittany Lion Open.
2007-08 (Fr.): Produced a 5-9 record in his rookie campaign ... began the season wrestling at 133 pounds, but bulked up to 141 right before the turn of the calendar year ... won the first four matches of his career to put him into the title bout at the Eastern Michigan Open where he would finish second ... pinned Michigan's Mike Sears in his first collegiate match and followed up with a 17-0 technical fall over Glen DiStegano of SUNY Brockport ... defeated Campbell's Trevour Smith in the opening round of the Navy Classic ... represented the Mids at 141 pounds in dual matches against Rutgers and Army, while also dropping tight decisions in the EIWA Championship.
High School: A 2006 graduate of McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md., Breen attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2006-07 academic year ... a four-year letterwinner in wrestling, he also earned a letter as a defensive back on the football team ... served as the wrestling team captain as a junior and senior ... earned All-State (Md.), all-city and all-county kudos in his final two seasons ... captured the individual state title in 2005 and `06 ... led McDonogh to the state title in 2006 ... team placed fifth at the 2005 Beast of the East Tournament ... was a member of McDonogh's fishing club.
Personal: Full name is Joseph Michael Breen IV ... son of Joseph III and Sharon Breen ... born June 29, 1988, in Baltimore, Md. ... uncle, Al Cipriani, is a 1969 graduate of the Naval Academy ... uncles, Joe (1978-80) and Mark (1977-80) Jarosz, wrestled at Salisbury State ... majoring in Economics.