ALL-AMERICA CANDIDATE RANKED NO. 17 IN PRESEASON AMATEUR WRESTLING NEWS PRESEASON RANKINGS
2004-05: Burst onto the scene last year, advancing to his first NCAA Tournament with a 29-14 overall record ... emerged as the starter after a preseason battle ... placed third at 165 pounds at the EIWA Tournament, thanks to a 3-1 overtime victory over Cornell's Joey Hooker in the third-place match ... placed third at the Navy Classic, Penn State Open and All-Academy Championships and was fourth at the Southern Scuffle ... lost two matches in a row only three times all season ... was 3-3 against foes that made the NCAA Tournament prior to the tournament ... defeated Hooker twice during the season, including once by major decision at the Southern Scuffle ... dropped a pair of 6-4 decisions to No. 8-ranked David Bolyard of Central Michigan and No. 17-ranked Nick Baima of Northern Iowa at the NCAA Tournament ... his 43 matches last year were the 10th most in school history ... was 6-2 in major decisions, with the two losses coming to No. 11 Matt Nagel of Minnesota (14-3) and No. 1 Troy Letters of Lehigh (10-2) ... recorded six falls, including two in the All-Academy Championships ... enters his senior season 24-2 in matches determined by extra margin ... his 29 wins were the second most by a 165-pounder in Navy school history.
2003-04: Finished with an 11-8 overall record, all coming at 157 pounds ... did not compete in any dual meets ... opened the season 6-2, including a fourth-place finish at the Navy Classic ... recorded four falls on the season, including Jason McGee of Kent State in the Navy Classic ... registered two consecutive victories by falls in the Sunshine Open.
2002-03: Provided depth in the 157-pound weight class with a 13-8 overall record ... won five of his first-six collegiate matches ... scored a 5-0 victory over Princeton's Ilya Boroditsky to win the freshmen/sophomore division at the season-opening Central New Jersey Open ... wrestled his way to a 5-2 mark and a fifth-place finish at the Sunshine Open ... held five opponents scoreless and won three matches by fall.
PERSONAL: Earned four varsity letters at Montini Catholic High School ... three-year team captain ... two-time all-state selection and was named academic all-state in 2001 ... named team MVP his senior year ... also lettered in football and track ... member of the National Honor Society ... Craig Thomas Dziewatkowski ... born July, 29, 1983 ... international relations major.