Josh Popple
Josh Popple
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bear Creek Township, Pa.
High School: Coughlin
Position: 184
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Lowell

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Posted a 3-2 record at the Binghamton Open with one fall and one tech-fall ... Went 2-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... Recorded an 11-4 decision against Ryan Davies of Stanford ... Earned a 3-2 decision over Princeton's Scott Gibbons.

2011-12 (Freshman)
Missed the first semester of action due to injury ... Finished the season with an 8-8 record and five bonus-point wins ... Earned his first career victory over Millersville's Shane Smith via a fall at the 4:38 mark ... Went 3-0 at the Lone Star Duals, including a pair of technical falls and a 10-3 decision over Oklahoma's Marcus Armato.

Before Harvard
Lettered for four years in football and wrestling ... Named captain and wrestling team's MVP for three years ... Had a 44-1 record and finished as the 189 pound state runner-up at the PIAA championships as a senior ... Finished fourth in the state at 171 pounds as a junior ... Disney Duals gold medalist in 2010 and silver medalist in 2011 ... Fifth place at NHSCA All-America wrestling at 171 pounds in 2010 and sixth at 160 pounds in 2009 ... Two-time Kiwanis tournament champion ... Named football team's defensive Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010 ... Selected to the second-team Pennsylvania All-Academic team in 2011 and fourth team in 2010 ... Elected junior class vice president in 2010 ... Attended the people to people leadership summit in 2010 ... Has volunteered at the American Heart Association for five years ... Father, Mark, a 1983 graduate of Wilkes University, wrestled and was elected to the Wilkes Hall of Fame in 2000.