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04/23/2013

Four OSU Wrestlers Awarded Spots on Pac-12 All-Academic Teams for 2012-13 Season

Thomas and Van Anrooy earn First-Team honors, while Elder and Engdahl are given a spot on the conference's Second Team

01/23/2013

No. 10/12 OSU Wresters Head East For Tussles with Lehigh & Cornell

Beavers are a combined 6-3 against their east coast opponents, having competed against Cornell once and Lehigh a total of eight times

01/19/2013

No. 9/10/12 OSU Wrestlers Handle Stanford 32-6, at Gill Coliseum

Beavers post victories in eight of 10 weight classes for the 26-point victory

01/18/2013

OSU Wrestlers Return Home to Host Stanford, Look to Extend Win Streak

The No. 9/10/12 ranked Beavers hope to rack up their 36th win in 38 tries against the Cardinal

01/13/2013

No. 13/15 Beaver Wrestlers Lasso No. 15/20 Cowboys 21-12, in Laramie

OSU now winners of two straight uses bonus points from Mike Mangrum and RJ Pena for 11 point victory

OREGON STATE
2012-13
Competed at 165 lbs. ... Earned a 13-11 overall record, with an 11-6 open tournament mark and was 2-5 in dual competition ... Accumulated four decisions, six major decisions and three pins ... Fastest fall came against Adams State's Justin Samora (0:52) during Reno Tournament of Champions (Dec. 16) ... Two dual victories came versus Boise State (Jan. 5) and at Wyoming (Jan. 13) ... Went 4-0 at Mike Clock Open (Nov. 11), taking first place honors ... Was 1-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invite (Nov. 30), followed by a 4-2 performance and fifth place finish at the Reno Tournament of Champions ... Was 2-2 at Midlands Championships in Chicago (Dec. 29).

2011-12
Redshirted ... Competed unattached at 157 ... Took second at Best of the West Tournament and first at the Northwest Open in Spokane, Wash. ... Placed third at the California Collegiate Open.

2010-11
Competed entire year at 157 pounds ... Tallied a 12-17 mark overall and 7-11 record in dual matches ... Was 1-0 in bouts decided by pins, 3-5 in major decisions and 1-5 in technical falls ... Manufactured season-long win streak twice, the most recent coming Dec. 29 at the Southern Scuffle ... Only fall of the year came in 6:37 against Cal State Fullerton's Chris Stinnett on Feb. 13 ... Went 2-2 at Pac-10 Championships to place fifth at 157 pounds ... Defeated Stinnett in his final bout at Pac-10 Championships ... Most points in single bout were 27 against Michael Cappus of Simon Fraser on Nov. 27.

WEST SALEM HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four years in wrestling at West Salem for head coach John O'Dell ... Served as team captain for two years, and was a three-time district champion ... Won state twice.

PERSONAL
Born March 30, 1992 ... Major is undecided ... Son of Gary and Diane Elder ... Has one sister, Shelby ... Biggest athletic thrill to date is winning state his junior year at West Salem High School ... Chose to attend Oregon State because of the wrestling program and the school's academics.


  Alex Elder

Alex Elder

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Salem, Ore.

High School:
West Salem

Height:
5-8

Weight:
165

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