Juan Archuleta
Juan Archuleta

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Hesperia, Calif.

High School:
Sultana HS

Last College:
Sacramento City Community College

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 141

Birthdate:
09/13/1987



02/02/2010

Purdue vs. Ohio State (1/29/2010)

Photos from the Purdue vs. Ohio State wrestling match on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, in Holloway Gymnasium.

12/03/2008

2008 Boilermaker Challenge

Photos from the inaugural Boilermaker Challenge, hosted by Purdue in Lambert Fieldhouse, Nov. 15, 2008.

Career Statistics
Year Wt. W L Pct. F TF MD D Other T2 E1 R2 NF2 NF3 Bk. Pts.
2008-09 141 15 13 .536 0 0 5 10 0 66 28 5 3 1 9
2009-10 141 28
14
.667 2
0 7 17 2 96 50 11 4 3 17
Totals 43 27 .614 2 0 12 27 2 162 78 16 7 4 26


2009-2010 (JUNIOR, 141)
Recorded a career-best record of 28-14, qualifying for his first career trip to the NCAA Championships ... opened his season with nine straight wins, including an Eastern Michigan Open Championship (11/7) ... placed fifth at the Missouri Open (11/22) ... earned his first career InterMat national ranking after a 3-2 mark at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/4) ... captured seventh place at the Midlands Wrestling Championships (12/29-30), notching a 5-2 mark including wins over No. 19 Trevor Melde of Rutgers (D 3-2) and No. 15 Seth Ciasulli of Lehigh (D 2-1) ... went 2-3 in Big Ten Duals, including a 5-3 sudden-victory win over fourth-ranked Mike Thorn of Minnesota (1/31) ... placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships (3/6-7) with a 3-2 record, earning an automatic bid to nationals ... went 2-2 at the NCAA Championships (3/18-19) ... tied for fourth on the team with 28 wins and ranked fourth with a career-best 96 takedowns ... tied for second on the team with a career best seven major decisions and posted a career best 11 reversals, also good for second on the team.

2008-2009 (SOPHOMORE, 141)
Posted a 15-13 record in his first season with the Boilermakers, including an 0-4 mark in Big Ten duals ... took third at the Eastern Michigan Open (11/1) with a 6-1 record ... was 2-0 at the inaugural Boilermaker Challenge (11/15) ... posted a 2-2 mark at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/5) scoring a major decision over Montana St. Northern's Beau Laselle ... toppled top-ranked NAIA grappler Adam Koballa of Notre Dame College ... was 3-2 at the Midlands Championships (12/29) with a major decision ... scored a 13-4 major decision over George Mason's John Delgado at the Old Dominion Duals (1/4) before suffering an injury against eighth-ranked Ryan Williams of ODU ... had impressive Big Ten Dual showings against top-ranked Zach Tanelli of Wisconsin (L 8-4) and No. 3 Kellen Russell of Michigan (L 2-1) ... went 0-2 at his first career Big Ten Championship (3/7), falling to No. 16 Keith Sulzer of Northwestern (10-6) and Michael Thorn of Minnesota (8-3) ... finished third on the team with 66 takedowns, leading the squad with 2.35 takedowns per match ... eighth on the team with 15 wins and tied for fifth with five reversals.

BEFORE PURDUE
Two-time California Community College Champion at 141 pounds for Sacramento City Community College ... posted a 37-2 record in 2007-08, leading his team to a fourth-place showing at the state championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year letterwinner at Sultana High School ... placed as a sophomore and junior at the California state high school championships, taking fourth as a junior and fifth as a sophomore ... took fifth place at the high school junior national championships as a junior ... coached on the mat by Rocky Humphery.

PERSONAL
Born on Sept. 13, 1987, in Apple Valley, Calif. ... full name is Juan Manuel Antonio Archuleta ... son of Stewart and Esther Archuleta ... has five brothers: Tino, Fidel, Anthony, Danny and Roberto, and one sister Cheyenne ... majoring in Spanish.