Dylan Lydy
Dylan  Lydy

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Ben Davis

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 174

Birthdate:
08/07/1997

06/04/2017

Welch Wins University Nationals Title

Purdue has won a freestyle national title at all three levels this summer

04/30/2017

Maple, Parriott Win National Titles

Shawn Streck places third, qualifies for World Team Trials

04/27/2017

Sueflohn, Maple Return to Freestyle Action

Seven grapplers set for UWW Junior Freestyle National Championships

01/27/2017

Boilermakers Fall to No. 6 Nebraska

Jacob Morrissey locks down fifth straight victory

01/22/2017

Boilermakers Drop Dual at No. 11 Rutgers

Luke Welch, Dylan Lydy and Jacob Morrissey victorious

2016-17 / AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Stats

Tournaments
• Placed fifth at Eastern Michigan Open (11/5)
• Placed fourth at Roadrunner Open (11/20)
• Competed at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/2)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)
• Competed at Big Ten Championships (3/4)
• Competed at UWW Junior Men’s Freestyle Junior National Championships at 74 kg (5/28)
• Competed in freestyle at University Nationals at 80 kg (6/4)

Season Notes
• One of three Boilermakers to start all 16 duals, doing so at 165 pounds.
• Posted three-match winning streaks at three different points throughout the season.
• Was 10-4 in matches decided by three-or-fewer points.
• Won three straight Big Ten dual matches from Jan. 20-27 ... the streak started with a 3-2 decision of Josh Ugalde of Maryland for his first Big Ten dual win ... Lydy scored with a takedown in the first period and added an escape in the third ... both of Ugalde’s points came on escapes.
• Made it 2-for-2 on Purdue’s East Coast swing with a 6-4 outing against Rutgers’ Willie Scott ... scored takedowns in the first and second periods and added a reversal midway through the final period.
• Dustin Williams of Nebraska and Lydy were knotted at 1-1 at the end of regulation with both wrestlers scoring with an escape ... the winning takedown came with just seven seconds remaining in sudden victory to take the match 3-1.
• Went 4-2 at the Roadrunner Open with four decisions ... started season with 4-1 outing at Eastern Michigan Open, picking up first career major decision.

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Redshirted
• Placed eighth at UWW Junior National Freestyle National Championships at 74 kg (5/1)
• Competed at UWW Junior Men's Freestyle Junior World Team Trials at 74 kg (5/22)
• Competed in freestyle at University Nationals at 74 kg (6/4)

HIGH SCHOOL
• 2015 ASICS/Vaughn Junior Freestyle All-American with fourth-place finish at 170 pounds
• Went 8-0 wrestling for Team Indiana at the 2015 Junior National Freestyle Duals (6 TF, 1 D, 1 FOR)
• Placed fourth at 2014 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman Nationals at 76 kg
• 2014 FloNationals All-American with fourth-place showing at 160 pounds
• 2013 ASICS/Vaughn Cadet Freestyle All-American with fourth-place finish at 170 pounds
• Capped off high school career by claiming 2015 Indiana High School Athletic Association 170-pound title and a 46-0 record
• 2014 IHSAA semi-state 170-pound qualifier
• High school record of 125-20
• Two-time Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association Academic All-State selection (2014, 2015)

PERSONAL
• Full Name: Dylan A. Lydy
• Major: Kinesiology
• Birthday: August 7, 1997
• Parents: Daniel and Jami Lydy
• Siblings: Older brother, Jesse, younger brother, Chris

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