Justin Dinius
Justin Dinius

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Concordia Lutheran HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 197

Birthdate:
09/14/1990



01/15/2012

Wrestling Blanked By #4 Minnesota, 40-0

The Boilermakers fell below the .500-mark with Sunday's loss.

01/12/2012

Wrestling Falls At No. 8 Ohio State, 27-10

Freshman Braden Atwood improved to 5-0 against Big Ten opponents.

01/06/2012

No. 7 Illini Spoil Military Appreciation Night, Wrestling Falls 24-9

The Boilermakers won just three of the 10 matches on Friday.

12/18/2011

Wrestling Wins Two At SIUE Cougar Duals

The Boilermakers scored a combined nine pins in their two meets on Sunday.

12/16/2011

Wrestling Hits Road For SIUE Cougar Duals

The Boilermakers look for their fifth-straight win over SIUE, and first-ever against Truman State.

2011-2012 (SOPHOMORE)
Posted a 2-8 mark in limited action at 197 pounds, competing in 10 duals for the Boilermakers ... accepted a key forfeit victory in a 24-22 win over No. 14 American at the Northeast Duals (11/26) ... earned a 6-2 decision against Truman State at the SIUE Cougar Duals (12/18) ... competed in three Big Ten duals.

2010-2011 (FRESHMAN, 197)
Finished 5-6 in his first collegiate season at 197 pounds ... went 2-2 in the frosh/soph division of the Eastern Michigan Open (11/6), including his first career pin ... posted a 2-2 mark at the Cleveland State Open (12/11) with a medical forfeit and sudden victory ... finished 1-2 at the Simonson Open (1/22) ... earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

2009-2010 (REDSHIRT)
Did not compete during initial season at Purdue.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year varsity letterwinner at Concordia Lutheran High School ... won the conference championship as a junior ... unable to compete as a senior due to injury ... three-year varsity letterwinner in football, earning all-state honors as a senior ... coached on the mat by Erik LeBeau.

PERSONAL
Born on Sept. 14, 1990, in Fort Wayne, Ind. ... full name is Justin William Dinius ...is the son of Randy and Terry Dinius ... has one sister, Cassie ... intends to major in secondary education.

Career Statistics
Year Wt. W L Pct. F TF MD D Other T2 E1 R2 NF2 NF3 Bk. Pts.
2010-11 197 5 6 .455 1 0 1 2 1 8 7 0 1 0 2
2011-12 197 2 8 .200 0 0 0 1 1 2 19 1 0 0 0
Totals 7 14 .333 1 0 1 3 2 10 26 1 1 0 2