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05/09/2017

Navy Wrestling Awards Handed Out

Among the award winners were all four of Navy's 2017 NCAA qualifiers - Jadaen Bernstein, Steban Cervantes, Michael Coleman and Jared Prince.

03/17/2017

Navy Wrestlers Bow Out of NCAA Championship

Jadaen Bernstein became just the 14th wrestler in program history to reach 30 wins multiple times over a career.

03/16/2017

All Four Navy Wrestlers Advance to Second Day of NCAA Championship

Each of the Mids are three wins away from earning All-America recognition.

03/15/2017

Navy Wrestling: March to the Arch

Jared Prince (141), Jadaen Bernstein (174), Michael Coleman (184) and Steban Cervantes (197) begin their quest to win an NCAA title on Thursday at the NCAA Championship in St. Louis.

03/09/2017

Coleman Named NAAA Athlete of the Week, NCAA Brackets Released

Freshman Jared Prince received the #16 seed at 141 pounds, while Jadaen Bernstein, Steban Cervantes and Michael Coleman enter the NCAA Championship unseeded.

01/31/2017

All-Academy Championship 1-29-17

All-Academy Championship 1-29-17

01/19/2017

Navy-Lehigh Wrestling 1-13-17

Navy-Lehigh Wrestling 1-13-17

11/28/2016

2016 Navy Classic

2016 Navy Classic

11/22/2016

2016 Blue-Gold Duals

2016 Blue-Gold Duals

Prince in 2016-17 (Fr.): Enjoyed a successful freshman campaign that saw him put together a 27-9 record that featured an undefeated dual season (7-0) and earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship ... the 27 wins are the most by a Navy freshman since Luke Rebertus won 36 matches in 2008-09 ... earned a 19-3 victory over Delaware Valley’s Tim Ambacher in his first collegiate match ... also earned dual wins over Johns Hopkins’ Lucas Escobar (1:22), Maryland’s Jhared Simmons (19-1), Lehigh’s Randy Cruz (ranked #9 nationally, 7-5), Duke’s Zach Finesilver (15-4), George Mason’s Tejon Anthony (4-3) and Army’s Logan Everett (7-5) ... wrestled in five tournaments, placing in three ... took sixth at the Harold Nichols Open after bowing out with an injury ... came back the following week to take second at the Navy Classic ... dropped an 8-1 decision to Bucknell’s Tyler Smith in the championship bout ... competed at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and the Southern Scuffle, but did not place ... swept his competition at the All-Academy Championship, including a 15-2 major decision over 16th-ranked Logan Everett of Army in the finals to win his first collegiate individual title ... named the Most Outstanding Wrestler at the All-Academy Championship and received the award for most wins by fall ... put together a 4-1 record in his first appearance at the EIWA Championship ... dropped a 3-1 decision in the semifinals to top-seeded and fourth-ranked Matt Kolodzik of Princeton who would go on to win the title ... bounced back to defeat third-seeded and 17th-ranked Tyler Smith of Bucknell, 6-4 SV, for third place ... he earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship by way of his placement at the EIWA Championship ... posted a 2-2 mark in his debut at the NCAA Championship, opening with a 7-3 win over Cal Poly’s Colton Schilling ... also topped 17th-ranked Ronnie Perry of Lock Haven.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Palm Harbor University High School in Palm Harbor, Fla., Prince attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2015-16 academic year ... owned a 254-4 career record, including a combined 137-0 mark his junior and senior seasons ...closed out his high school career riding a 185-match winning streak ... a four-time district champion, he became only the third wrestler to win the country title four times ... was also a three-time region champion and four-time finalist ... a four-time Florida State Championship finalist, he won the state crown three times ... a three-time Pinellas County Best Wrestler of the Year selection by the Tampa Bay Times ... named the 2014-15 Pinellas County Schools Male Athlete of the Year ... named Win Magazine’s Best in the State of Florida in 2014 and ‘15 ... earned ASICS Honorable Mention All-America honors in 2014 and ‘15 ... earned First-Team All-America honors by WIN Magazine and USA Today in 2015 ... represented Team USA in the Dapper Dan Classic ... earned.

Personal: Son of Mark Prince Jr. and Amy Russo ... twin brother, Connor, is also a sophomore at the Naval Academy and is a member of the wrestling team ... father wrestled at Hampton Sydney ... also considered attending NC State, Virginia and Purdue ... majoring in Economics.
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