Cody Pae
Cody  Pae

RS Junior

Fulton, Mo.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 133



Spring 2017 Graduates

75 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree


Wrestling Hands Out Season Awards

Two-time NCAA qualifier Alex Griffin named Most Outstanding Wrestler


59 Boilers Tabbed Academic All-B1G

Purdue honored members of its basketball, swimming and diving and wrestling programs


Brunner Upsets, Welch Wins Thriller

Purdue finishes dual season at 8-7, 3-6 B1G


Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

• Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2015, 2016, 2017)


Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Purdue Wrestling Most Dedicated Wrestler Award

• Placed fourth at Roadrunner Open (11/20)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)
• Purple Raider Open 133-pound champion (1/15)
• Greyhound Open runner-up (unattached) (2/5)

Season Notes
• Wrestled all but one match at 133 pounds in his final season ... opted to forgo his final year of eligibility to graduate in May.
• His 6.7 points per match ranked third on the team among those that had 20-or more matches ... ranked fourth with seven reversals.
• Set season highs for points per match (6.7), total points (141), decisions (8), technical falls (2) and shutouts (6) ... tied season high for wins (15), takedowns (23) and bonus point victories (8).
• Won four of his first five matches to start the season ... first win of the season was a 16-0 technical fall in 6:00 vs. Dylan Hurst in Indianapolis dual ... pinned Stanford’s Peter Russo in 1:14 in first match of Roadrunner Open.
• Had a career-best nine-match winning streak spanning the Purple Raider and Greyhound Opens.
• Won second tournament title of his career by pinning Brandon James of Indiana in 5:44 to win Purple Raider Open ... went 5-0 at the tournament ... scored a career high 18 points in a shutout technical fall of Mount Union’s Jarrett Hylton in 2:17.
• Three of his four wins at the Greyhound Open were with bonus points (2 MD, TF, F) ... recorded fastest pin of his career, sticking Cam Fender of Indiana Tech in 49 seconds ... finals appearance was third of his career.
• Answered the call and delivered at 141 pounds in Wisconsin dual on senior night, defeating Cole Martin 6-0 ... after an escape to start the second period, Pae took the Badger down for a 3-0 lead ... took Martin down again in the third and tacked on his final point with 1:01 of riding time to leave Holloway with his arm raised ... the win was his last and 40th of his career.


Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten

• Placed fifth at Eastern Michigan Open (11/7)
• Placed seventh at Michigan State Open (unattached) (11/15)
• Competed at Joe Parisi Open (11/21)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)
• Placed third at Greyhound Open (2/6)
• Competed in freestyle at University Nationals at 65 kg (6/4)

Season Notes
• Wrestled at 133 pounds
• Tied for second in shutouts with five ... his 15 tournament wins ranked fourth on the team
• Averaged 5.7 points per match ... 130 total points scored ... had a 34-point scoring advantage in the third period (61-27)
• Won six straight spanning the Eastern Michigan and Michigan State Opens (4 D, 2 F) ... went 4-1 to take fifth at Eastern Michigan Open ... also went 4-1 at Michigan State Open with a pair of second period falls ... received a medical forfeit in the seventh-place match
• Went 2-2 at first Midlands Championships ... won first two matches via decision
• Made first career start against Maryland (1/17)
• Ended season by taking third at Greyhound Open ... posted a decision, a major decision, a technical fall and a pin

Awards & Honors
• Academic-All Big Ten

• Competed at Michigan State Open (unattached) (11/2)
• Placed fifth at Joe Parisi Open (11/22)
• Competed at Northern Iowa Open (12/13)
• Missouri Valley Open 133-pound champion (1/31)

Season Notes
• Ranked third on team in points scored per match with 6.6
• Won three straight matches on three occasions during rookie season ... won three straight with bonus points in wrestleback action at Northern Iowa Open with two falls and a tech fall
• Closed season on three-match winning streak at Missouri Valley Open en route to first tournament title of career ... won first match with a major decision, followed by two pins

2013-14 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Redshirted

• Four-year letterwinner at Fulton High School
• Four-year Missouri High School state tournament placewinner and two-time champ ... captured 132-pound title as a senior (46-1) and 126-pound title as a junior (39-1)
• Placed fifth at 125 in 2011 and sixth at 119 in 2010
• Finished with a record of 158-18 ... 102 wins by fall
• Set record for most pins in a season with 27 in 2012 and then broke his own record a year later with 28
• Twice named Most Valuable Wrestler
• Also played soccer and ran track

• Full Name: Cody Aaron Pae
• Major: Mechanical Engineering
• Birthday: May 22, 1995
• City Born: Topeka, Kansas
• Parents: Brian and Angela Pae
• Siblings: One brother, Jason


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