CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia redshirt freshman Jon Fausey (Dalmatia, Pa.) was named to Amateur Wrestling News’ All-Rookie Team, as announced recently by the publication. Fausey was named to the fourth team at 184 pounds.
Fausey went 29-10 at 184 during the 2010-11 season. He went 19-5 in dual matches and racked up four falls, two technical falls and eight major decisions. In contrast, all 10 of his losses came by decision (seven points or fewer).
An automatic qualifier to the NCAA Championships, Fausey took third place at the ACC Championships. He went 2-2 at NCAAs, picking up wins over Chattanooga’s Jason McCroskey and Arizona State’s Jake Meredith. His two NCAA losses each came to national seeds.
Fausey also was named to the VaSID All-State First Team this year and earned a spot on the 2011 All-ACC Academic Wrestling Team. He picked up the Virginia wrestling team’s Freshman of the Year Award as well.