Kodie Cole | Weight class: 133
Hometown: Palmdale, Calif.
Previous School: Highland HS
Major: Environmental Science
2014-15 NAIA All-America (8th - 133)
2014-15 NAIA North Champion (133 lbs)
2014-15 Honorable Mention All-GPAC
2014-15 GPAC Wrestler of the Week (Jan. 27)
2013-14 NAIA National Qualifier (133)
2013-14 NAIA North 5th place (133)
Originally planning to redshirt, Cole enjoyed a tremendous sophomore season in which he went 17-8 overall, won the NAIA North 133-pound title and earned All-America status ... went 3-3 in dual meets ... recorded eight pins and two wins via major decision ... had a record of 5-1 against GPAC foes ... captured the 133-pound Briar Cliff Open title as part of a 12-match winning streak ... placed seventh at the Missouri Valley Invite.
Cole posted a record of 18-17 and earned a trip to the national championships while competing at 133 throughout his first collegiate season ... went 4-5 in dual meets and 7-5 against GPAC grapplers ... won seven matches by pin, twice by major decision, eight by decision and one by medical forfeit ... placed at the NAIA North Qualifier (fifth), the Briar Cliff Open (fourth) and the Buena Vista Open (fifth).
Lettered for four years and started for three at Highland High School under head coach Stuart Young ... captured individual league titles in 2012 and 2013 ... won a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) title in 2013 following a fifth-place finish in 2012 ... posted a combined record of 54-5 over his final two seasons.
Born in Palmdale, Calif., on March 8, 1995 ... son of Micheal Stapp and Sharron Cole-Stapp ... has 10 younger siblings: eight sisters and two brothers ... enjoys snowboarding.
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