Ceron Francisco | Weight Class: HWT
Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.
Previous School: Douglas Byrd HS
Major: Special Education K-12
2014-15 NAIA All-America (6th - 285)
2014-15 First Team All-GPAC
Francisco flourished in his second season at Concordia, posting a 31-17 overall record on the way to earning All-America honors as a wild card entrant ... went 7-2 in dual meets ... posted a mark of 10-1 versus GPAC foes ... recorded six pins and three wins via major decision ... placed at four tournaments: Dakota Wesleyan Open (fourth), NAIA North Qualifier (fifth), NAIA National Championships (sixth) and Buena Vista Open (sixth).
Francisco finished 13-18 overall in his first season of collegiate wrestling ... went 5-9 in dual meets and 2-7 versus GPAC opponents ... recorded four wins by pin, seven by decision and two by forfeit.
Started and lettered for three years at the varsity level at Douglas Byrd High School for coaches Shawn Sledge, Dennis Robinson and Deven Riles ... served as team captain for two years ... qualified for state and posted a 23-4 record as a senior ... named 2013 Disney Duals All-American and 2012 Disney Duals bronze medalist ... earned the North Carolina 3A Mid-east regional championship and the Cape Fear Valley 3A Conference championship ... twice named Fayobserver Athelete of the Week ... played football for three years ... collected first team all-conference and second team all-region honors in football.
Born in Fayetteville, N.C., on July 7, 1995 ... son of Cedrika Francisco and Kelby Goode ... has two younger brothers, Camren Gardner and Jeffrey Perkins ... enjoys listening to music, drawing and playing basketball.