Cliffton Wang
Cliffton Wang
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Scarsdale, N.Y.
High School: Edgemont
Position: 184

Sophomore • 2018-2019
Went 9-13 and 2-3 in dual matches at 184 pounds ... Recorded the team's fastest fall (0:28) ... Competed in all five preseason tournaments and five dual matches ... Tallied his first win of the season by a 6-1 decision over Paul Pierce of George Mason at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open ... Went 3-2 at the David H. Lehman Franklin & Marshall Open with a 15-0 technical fall over the unattached Austin Stith and his pin after 28 seconds of action vs. Chris Mittler of Delaware Valley among the highlights ... Earned a 6-0 decision over Stanford's Colbey Harlan in dual action ... Recorded a 10-1 major decision over Franklin & Marshall's Reid Robilotto.

Freshman • 2017-2018
Posted a 2-5 record at 184 and 197 pounds ... Competed in two tournaments, and two dual matches ... Earned first collegiate win and fall against Roger Williams' Michael Fernandes at the JWU Wildcat Open. 

Before Harvard
Member of Iowa Style Wrestling for six years … 2017 All-American at Super 32 … 2017 New York State Champion … All-State in 2016 and 2017 … Four-time NYS Championships qualifier from 2014-17 … Section-One Wrestler of the Year in 2016 and 2017 … 2017 Section-One Most Outstanding Wrestler … Westchester/Putnam Wrestler of the Year in 2017 … All-League from 2014-17 … 169-36 varsity record …  Con-Edison Scholar Athlete in 2016 … Co-authored “Effect of Vascular Smooth Muscle-Specific Expression of Cyp4a12 on Hypertrophic Vascular Remodeling,” published in 2016 … Won the “Society for In Vitro Biology” in 2016 for his research on hypertension … Completed over 600 hours of research with New York Medical College from 2015-16.