Alex Griffin
Alex Griffin

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
McCutcheon

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 149

Birthdate:
02/08/1994



11/23/2014

Boilermakers Beat Indiana Tech, Upset No. 18 Northern Iowa

Upset of the Panthers marked Purdue's first win over a ranked opponent since 2013.

11/22/2014

Notes // Purdue vs. Indiana Tech, No. 18 Northern Iowa

The Boilermakers will make their first appearance of the season in Holloway on Sunday.

11/16/2014

11 Grapplers Place, Sabatello Wins Title at Roadrunner Open

Brandon Nelsen pins a pair to move into sixth on Purdue's career falls list.

11/15/2014

Purdue Wrestling Corrals Mustangs in Ersland's Debut

Boilermakers won seven of 10 bouts with bonus points at four weights.

11/13/2014

Notes: Purdue Wrestling at Cal Poly, Roadrunner Open

Purdue Wrestling and Ersland Era Opens in California

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 Building Construction Management.

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