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Ben Cox
Ben  Cox

RS Senior

Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 165


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At Wisconsin
2014-15: Competed in the 174 lbs. weight class ... marked an overall season record of 6-5 ... took first place at the Wyoming Open ... went 4-1 at the UNI Open

2013-14: Five-time starter for Wisconsin at 165 lbs. ... went 0-3 at the Big Ten Championships ... finished season with 4-9 overall record ... 3-2 record in dual competition ... went 0-2 in Big Ten competition ... 1-2 record at the Navy Classic ... 0-2 record at Midlands

Wisconsin's starter at 184 lbs., and one-time starter at 174 lbs. (0-1) ... 0-13 overall record on the season ... 0-7 in dual meets ... 0-8 vs. Big Ten competition ... 0-2 record at the Loras Open at 165 lbs. ... 0-2 record at the Cliff Keen Invite at 165 lbs. ... 0-1 record at NWCA National Duals at 184 lbs. ... 0-2 record at the Big Ten championships at 184 lbs.

2011-12: took second place at the Stevens Point Open at 165 lbs. with a 3-1 record

2010-2011: 13-9 record in open tournaments at 165 lbs. ... 0-6 in duals at 165 lbs. and 184 lbs. ... took fifth place at 165 lbs. at the Loras Open with a 3-2 record ... went 3-1 at the UW Stevens Point Open at 165 lbs. ... went 4-1 at the Kaufman Brand Open at 165 lbs. ... went 1-2 at the UNI Open at 165 lbs.

High School: Senior season record 44-1, 29 pins (Minnetonka High School All-time single season record) ... placed 2nd at state, only loss of the season was in the finals ... high school record: 155-19 ... champion at all high school tournaments entered during senior year: Wahpeton, Perham, Eden Prairie, Chaska/Chanhassen ... most Outstanding Wrestler at Wahpeton and Chaska/Chanhassen tournaments ... team captain, MVP and Most Outstanding Wrestler senior season ... Minneapolis Star/Tribune Athlete of the Week ... Minnetonka Sunsailor Athlete of the Week ... also captained the Minnetonka Cross Country team ... was an Academic All-State selection in 2010

Personal: parents are Jerry and Peggy Cox ... has two sisters, Allison and Ashley ... hobbies include pond hockey and wiffle ball

Off the Mat with Ben

First started wrestling: Kindergarten
Most memorable match: My first match starting as a Badger
My favorite thing about Wisconsin wrestling is - The team
Favorite Barry Davis quote - "Have I told you my match with Bobby Weaver?"

Wrestling Post Season
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