Alex Griffin
Alex Griffin

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
McCutcheon

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 157

Birthdate:
02/08/1994



03/09/2014

Purdue Sends Four to Podium at Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Boilermakers record a third-, a fifth- and two eight-place finishes.

03/08/2014

Quiroga and Atwood Punch Tickets to NCAA Championships

Purdue sits in 11th after first day at the Big Ten Wrestling Championships with 30 points.

03/07/2014

Brackets Released for Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Quiroga and Atwood receive first round byes as No. 4 seeds.

03/03/2014

Eight Boilermakers Earn Big Ten Wrestling Championships Pre-Seeds

Quiroga (133) and Atwood (197) tabbed as No. 4 pre-seeds.

02/18/2014

Purdue Grapplers Find Open Tournament Success

Individuals that competed in open events combined for a record of 218-103.

HIGHLIGHTS & AWARDS
• 2014 Outstanding Freshman
• 2014 Co-Bonus Points Award (2 Falls, 4 TF, 5 MD)

2013-14 | REDSHIRT FRESHMAN | 149/57
Split season at 149 and 157 pounds, combining for an 18-13 record ... registered 11 bonus point victories with five major decisions, four tech falls and two pins ... five majors and four techs were both team bests ... his 18 wins tied for third most on the team ... held five opponents scoreless, combining to outscore those opponents 65-0 ... had four match point totals that ranked among the team's top 10 ... appeared in two duals at 149 early in the season and became the 157 starter in late-January ... won 149-pound title at Storm Open, placed fourth at Michigan State Open and sixth at Cleveland State Open.

2012-13 | FRESHMAN
Redshirted ... did not compete during initial season at Purdue.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year varsity letterwinner at McCutcheon High School ... Placed third at the Indiana high school state championships as a senior, going 45-1 ... Set the single-season back point record as a senior with 180 ... Won the Boiler Elite Freestyle Tournament twice, second at freestyle state championships ... MVP McCutcheon wrestlers as a senior.

PERSONAL
Born on Feb. 8, 1994, in Noblesville, Ind. ... full name is James Alexander Griffin ... son of Doug and Kristy Griffin ... has two brothers, Tyler and Will ... enjoys time with his family, fishing and camping ... majoring in technology.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year Wt. W L Pct. F TF MD D Other T2 E1 R2 NF2 NF3 Bk. Pts.
2013-14 149/57 18 13 .581 2 4 5 7 0 18* 23* 4* 10* 4* 32*
Totals 18 13 .581 2 4 5 7 0 18 23 4 10 4 32