Stein in 2008-09 (So.): Wrestled in four tournaments, including the West Virginia Open in which he took second place ... finished sixth at the Navy Classic ... also saw action at the Nittany Lion Open and the Southern Scuffle ... stepped in and posted a 3-1 dual record, including a 17-8 major decision over Lehigh's Mitch Berger ... also picked up dual wins over North Carolina's Nick Shields (10-6) and NC State's Mike Moreno (10-7).
2007-08 (Fr.): Turned in an 11-19 record as the Mids' starter at 125 pounds ... posted a 3-7 record in dual competition ... won seven of his first 11 matches, including a 10-3 decision over Lindenwood's Danny Morreale for his first collegiate win ... turned in a major decision over Sean Katz of Liberty to open the Navy Classic ... posted a 2-2 record at the Nittany Lion Open where he pinned Hofstra's Tyler Mashkow ... won back-to-back dual matches in mid-January ... earned an 8-1 decision over East Stroudsburg's Matthew Benedetti and followed up a day later with a 7-6 decision over Mitch Berger of Lehigh ... outlasted Rutgers' Ryan Fikslin, 5-4, to earn points for the Mids ... bowed out of the EIWA Championship after three bouts, earning a 4-1 win over Mike Demarco of Rutgers along the way.
High School: A 2006 graduate of Deering High School, Stein attended Wyoming Seminary Prep School during the 2006-07 academic year ... a two-sport standout, Stein earned four letters in wrestling and three in soccer ... Deering High won three-straight region and state wrestling titles between 2004 and `06 behind a combined 133-16 record ... served as the wrestling team captain his senior year, as well as his year at Wyoming Seminary ... named All-State (Maine) his senior year and also garnered prep All-America recognition in 2007 ... served as a freelance writer for the Portland Press Herald where he covered high school sports ... prep school teammate Patrick Smith is a freshman at Army.
Personal: Full name is Samuel Allen Stein ... son of Norman and Ellen Stein ... born June 5, 1988, in Alabama ... majoring in English ... named to the Commandant's List in the fall of 2007.