ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Todd Preston
Todd Preston
Height: 5-7
Weight: 141
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hampton, N.J.
High School: Blair Academy
Position: 141
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Dunster

Sophomore (2013-14)
EIWA Champion at 141lbs. … Named EIWA Championships Most Outstanding Wrestler … Also named All-Ivy League second team … Placed second at the Keystone Classic with a 3-1 record … Reached the round of 12 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational … Also went 2-2 at the Midlands Championships … Recorded his second career fall against Rider’s John Gentile … Registered four straight wins against John Gentile of Rider with a fall at the 4:34 mark, Tom Page of American, 5-0, Nicholas Tige of Binghamton, 4-3, and Tyler Rauenzahn of Army, 5-3 in sudden victory … Registered 12 consecutive wins with ten decisions, one fall, and one technical … Recorded three consequtive decisions against Tyler Scotton of Boston University, 3-1, Jeff Canfora of Penn, 6-2, and Jordan Laster of Princeton, 3-1 in a sudden victory ... Defeated Zachary Tanenbaum of Brown with a technical fall, 22-5 ... Registered back-to-back decisions against Matt Nystel of Columbia, 2-1 in a tie breaker, and Laike Gardner of Lehigh, 9-4 ...  Placed first at the EIWA Championships with one fall against Andrew Polidore of Sacred Heart at the 5:29 mark and two decisions against Laike Gardner of Lehigh, 6-1, and Luke Vaith of Hofstra, 8-6, in sudden victory … Reached the round of 12 at the NCAA Championships with two decisions against Daniel Neff of Lehigh, 7-4 TB1 and Zach Horan of Central Michigan University, 6-2.

Freshman (2012-13)
Recorded his first career win for the Crimson with a 10-1 major decision against Colton Dempsey of Stanford ... Picked up a 3-1 win over Rutgers' Ken Theobold ... Registered a 2-1 decision over John Belanger of Army ... Won back-to-back bouts aginst Brown's Zach Rees, 11-5, and Boston University's Nick Tourville, 8-6.

Before Harvard
Selected as captain senior year and earned four varsity letters in wrestling … Blair Academy finished the 2011-12 season ranked No. 1 in the country … Led Blair to a National Championship his senior and freshman year, as well as a runner-up finish as a junior and a third place finish as a sophomore … Three-time national prep champion … As a junior was Beast of the East Champion, POWERADE champion and placed third at Ironman … Three-time Fargo Junior Nationals All-American … Made the Commended list for academics all four years at Blair … Volunteered at Flemington Food Pantry as a junior and sophomore.