Dion Crowder
Dion Crowder

RS Sophomore

Chicago Heights, Ill.

High School:
Thornton Factional South HS

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 174



#22 Wrestling Falls to Top-Ranked Penn State, 35-3

Senior Ivan Lopouchanski gave the Boilermakers their only points of the day.


Wrestling Heads to Eastern Michigan Saturday

This is the seventh time in the last eight years the Boilermakers have opened in Ypsilanti.


Wrestling Opens Season With Inaugural Gold & Black Dual

Despite the 16-16 tie score, the Black team prevailed due to NCAA criteria.


Gold & Black Dual Set for Saturday

The Boilermakers' preseason starting lineup will be set this weekend.


Purdue Wrestling 2012-13 Season Preview - Part II

The Boilermaker middle weights feature a pair of returning NCAA Championship qualifiers.

2012-13 (FRESHMAN, 174/184)
Earned a 4-8 record in his first collegiate season ... posted his first collegiate win at the Northern Iowa Open (12/8), scoring a 10-0 major decision over Wisconsin's Nic Veling ... fell to 184-pound NCAA Champion Ed Ruth of Penn State in Big Ten dual competition (1/20) ... went 2-2 at the Indy Greyhound Open (2/2).

Was not a member of the Purdue wrestling team. Participated in the Boiler Elite Wrestling Club.

Four-year letterwinner at Thornton Fractional South high school in Lansing, Ill. ... Two-year team captain ... Rebel Cup award honoree ... Two-time regional champ and conference champion as a senior ... Sectional qualifier as a junior and senior ... State championship alternate (AAA) ... National Honors Society member ... Four-year high honor roll.

Born on July 18, 1993, in Chicago Heights, Ill. ... full name is Dion Osei Crowder ... son of Starla Trice and Darion Crowder ... has two brothers, Kanye and Keon, and eight sisters: Le'la, Jamesha, Aaliyah, Jamese, Destiny, Angel, Tyra and Desire ... enjoys painting and music ... majoring in mechanical engineering technology.

Career Statistics
Year Wt. W L Pct. F TF MD D Other T2 E1 R2 NF2 NF3 Bk. Pts.
2012-13 174/84 4 8 .333 0 0 1 3 0 11 19 2 1 1 5
Totals 4 8 .333 0 0 1 3 0 11 19 2 1 1 5