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2012 Navy Wrestling - Maryland Pt 2

2012 Navy Wrestling - Maryland Pt 2


2012 Navy Wrestling - Maryland

2012 Navy Wrestling - Maryland


2012 Navy Wrestling - Oklahoma

2012 Navy Wrestling - Oklahoma

• Rebertus in 2010-11 (Jr.): Bumped up to 184 pounds where he recorded a 31-11 record and earned his second NCAA Championship berth in three seasons ... reaching 30 wins for the second time in his career, Rebertus is only the 13th wrestler in program history to reach 30 wins twice in a career ... placed in seven of the eight tournaments in which he played, earning titles at three of them - Eastern Michigan Open, Navy Classic, All-Academy Championship ... also placed second at the Reno Tournament of Champions, dropping an 11-4 decision to then-No. 1 ranked Joe LeBlanc of Wyoming, seventh at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and he punched his ticket to the NCAA Championship by way of his fourth-place showing at the EIWA Championship ... recorded a 2-2 record at the NCAA Championship with wins over Gardner Webb's Jonathan Velazquez (3-1) and Hofstra's Ben Clymer (2-1 TB) won 15 of his first 17 matches of the season, including eight in a row to open the year ... turned in a 6-2 dual record which included back-to-back wins over nationally-ranked foes ... captured a 3-2 tie breaker over Oklahoma's Erich Schmidtke who was ranked 14th and came back a week later to score a 5-4 decision over fifth-ranked Robert Hamlin of Lehigh ... in what is believed to be the longest match under the current overtime rules, Rebertus defeated Rutgers' Dan Rinaldi, 3-2, in the fourth tie breaker ... closed out the dual season with an 11-3 major decision over Army's Will Brown, leading the Mids to their 11th-consecutive victory over the Black Knights.
• 2009-10 (So.): Put together a 6-2 record among the two tournaments in which he competed ... opened up with a second-place effort at the Eastern Michigan Open where he was dealt an 8-3 loss in the finals by 11th-ranked Luke Manuel of Purdue ... reached the finals by way of a 6-2 tie-breaker against Michigan State's Ian Hinton ... went on to place eighth at the talent-packed Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... was forced to bow out of the tournament due to injury, defaulting in his final two matches ... did not compete during the spring season.
• 2008-09 (Fr.): Falls in line with what has been a solid contingent of freshman wrestlers at the Naval Academy ... finished the year with a 36-11 record at 174 pounds, the second-most wins by a freshman in school history ... it was one off the record set by Tyrone Neal in 1998-99 ... he is one of only four freshman in school history to reach the 30-win milestone ... meanwhile, the 36 wins are the third most in program history at 174 pounds ... one of five Navy wrestlers to earn NCAA Tournament berths, Rebertus punched his ticket to the championship after finishing fifth at the EIWA Championship in what was one of the most competitive weight classes across the country ... Rebertus is the third rookie in the last four years to wrestle at the NCAA Championship ... placed in seven of the eight tournaments in which he competed with the NCAA Championship the lone event in which he did not place ... opened the year by taking second at the Eastern Michigan Open, dropping a 4-0 decision to 11th-ranked Mike Letts of Michigan ... came back to defeat Cal State Fullerton's Todd Noel, 7-2, in a dual match which in turn kicked off an 11-match winning streak ... during that streak, he claimed the Navy Classic title, becoming only the sixth Navy freshman to win an individual title at the Navy Classic and the first since Tyrone Neal in 1998 ... after placing fourth at the Nittany Lion Open, he claimed a 6-2 win over Nebraska Kearney's Kamardeen Usman to win the Reno Tournament of Champions title ... placed third at the Southern Scuffle ... suffered a knee injury at the Virginia Duals that would sideline him for three weeks ... in his first match back, he handed Maryland's Patrick Nielson an 11-3 loss and proceeded to win eight in a row ... among the wins was a 10-2 major decision over J.C. Oddo of The Citadel to win the All-Academy Championship ... also among the mix were dual wins over Rutgers' Mike Whalen and Army's Jacob Vetter, giving the Mids' their ninth-straight win over the Black Knights ... entered the rankings at No. 16 heading into the Southern Scuffle ... dropped a 4-3 decision to second-ranked Mike Cannon in the semifinals of the EIWA Championship and then lost a 3-1 decision to Shane Riccio of Bucknell in the consolation round ... turned in a 2-2 record at the NCAA Championship.
• High School: A 2007 graduate of Caravel Academy in Bear, Del., Rebertus attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2007-08 academic year ... a three-year standout wrestler, he was a three-time state champion (2005-07) who turned in a combined 135-14 record ... served as team captain three years ... named the team MVP at NAPS.
• Personal: Son of Russ and Diane Rebertus ... majoring in History.

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